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Support for Parents

Where your child has been asked to self-isolate, please note that our excellent Parent Liaison Officers, Manuela Sewell and Kelley-Anne Aldsworth, are available to support you in ensuring that your child is able to continue to access their education remotely using their Chromebook computer. They will make early contact with you to introduce themselves and they will be available to answer any of your questions or queries.

Sixth Form News

All the latest news from King James Academy's Sixth Form

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Lights, Cameras and Action!

July 2018

Media Studies students in Years 11 and 13 have returned from a two-day Media experience to Leeds. The trip included a range of activities designed to increase their understanding of the media industry, and various opportunities to simply try something new.

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Farewell Barbeque for Year 13s

July 2018

To mark the end of their time at King James, and the beginning of the next chapter in their lives, Year 13 students, teachers and support staff gathered together to enjoy an afternoon barbeque and buffet in the sunshine.

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Aim Higher in Leeds

July 2018

As part of our "Aim Higher' programme, a group of our Year 12 students had the opportunity to enjoy a two-day residential trip to Leeds Beckett University.

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Magician Shocks New Sixth Formers

July 2018

Many potential Year 12 students came to our Sixth Form Induction Day event to experience half hour taster sessions in a range of subjects, and to look into Sixth Form life.

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COMING SOON! Barcelona and Amsterdam

July 2018

Students are looking forward to departing on the first international visits of the academic year to the beautiful cities of Barcelona and Amsterdam.

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Capturing the Beauty of our Region in Photographs

June 2018

A group of Sixth Form Photography students have been developing their creative portfolio on a multi-location trip around the North East.

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Chicago... And all that Jazz!

May 2018

Year 13 Performing Arts students have finished their course with a bang! In a spectacular performance, they fused together acting with physical theatre to create a new interpretation of the musical Chicago.

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Getting Down to Business

May 2018

Three of our BTEC Business students in Year 13 have recently completed a 40 hour work experience placement at Arlington Automotive in Newton Aycliffe.

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Letters of Praise from the Royal Shakespeare Company

April 2018

Three of our Sixth Form Music students have received letters of praise from the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company for their support in the recent Primary Shakespeare Festival.

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Sixth Form Media Students Form Publishing Team

February 2018

Year 13 Media students at King James I Academy have produced and published their own career-themed magazine as part of their A Level course.