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Sixth Form News

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

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A Study of County Durham Public Health Intelligence

July 2017

Our Sixth Form Health & Social Care students were recently visited by Katie Dunston-Smith of the County Durham Public Health Intelligence Team for a session on community health provision.

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It's Been an Amazing Journey!

June 2017

What better way to demonstrate the opportunities we provide for our students than to offer a case study or two? Here, Year 13 sisters Niamh and Emelia talk about their time at King James.

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Funding Secured to Launch Rock School

June 2017

We have recently received the exciting news that our Academy has been successful in securing Youth Music funding to run a ‘music school’ over a two year period.

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Prestigious Durham University Scholarship for Bethany

May 2017

Year 13 student, Bethany H has been successful in her application for the prestigious 'Robert Young Scholarship' from Durham University.

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VIP Football Reward

May 2017

A group of 45 students were recently given the unique opportunity to take part in a training session at St George’s Park, the home of the England Football Team. Students were nominated for a place as a reward for their hard work and dedication to the Academy.

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Return from Two 'Brazilliant' Weeks

April 2017

As part of BATH”s 'Brazilliant ‘17' project, students in Years 10-13 have spent two life-changing weeks in Brazil working on a variety of Drama and Dance related projects.

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Media Students Stay Silent for Charity

March 2017

Media students in Years 10-14 have recently raised over £250 for charity by taking part in a six hour long Sponsored Silence. The event was the latest in a programme of fundraising activities which have been organised by the team since November.

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King James Joins Forces with SAFC Foundation of Light

March 2017

In September, King James I Academy will be launching the brand new ‘Stadium Sports Academy’ in partnership with SAFC Foundation of Light and Bishop Juniors FC.

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'Brazilliant' Group on the Way to Navirai

March 2017

As part of BATH”s Brazilliant ‘17 project, students in Years 10-13 are on their way to Brazil to work with members of BANHO, the Brazilian cohort of BATH, on a variety of Drama and Dance related projects.

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Aim Higher Trip to Edinburgh

February 2017

Fifteen Year 10 students have travelled to Edinburgh on a two day residential trip as part of our Aim Higher programme. They visited Queen Margaret University, which is located in the centre of the city.

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