Sixth Form News

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

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Sixth Formers Turn Music Video Producers

March 2015

In Film-based Media, Year 13s have produced a range of creative music videos using combinations of carefully edited bespoke and existing footage.

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On the Way to Glastonbury Festival

March 2015

Our 2015 Glastonbury Festival Volunteer Team are busy planning and fundraising for the event in June. This is the second year we have offered this exciting opportunity to Sixth Form students.

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Uptown Funk Reworked for Music Video

March 2015

As part of their BTEC studies, Sixth Form Music student have been collaborating with 11 Media students to produce a music video for a reworked version of the hugely popular Bruno Mars hit, Uptown Funk.

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COMING SOON! Stargazing at Kielder Observatory

March 2015

On 17th March, as part of National Science and Engineering Week, a group of students will be visiting Kielder Observatory for an evening of stargazing.

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Health and Social Care Explore Culture and Religion

February 2015

Sixth Form Health and Social Care and Children’s Play, Learning and Development students have recently returned from a cultural experiences visit to Newcastle.

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Studying the Mathematics in Roller Coasters

February 2015

Fourteen students in Years 9-13 have recently returned from an extraordinary Maths-based educational seminar in Disneyland Paris.

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Commended in National Photography Competition

February 2015

For the second year in a row, A Level Photography student, Adam B, pictured here, has been commended for his outstanding photography work by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

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Celebrating A-Level Results

August 2014

Students are once again celebrating after another successful year of Sixth Form study. Year 13 students have achieved particularly well and all students have gained the necessary qualifications to support them as they move into Higher Education, training or employment.

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Discussing Law with Durham University

July 2014

A Level Law students have recently enjoyed a visit from representives of Durham University’s Law School, who came to discuss the opportunities open to them should they choose to pursue a career in Law.

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Support Worker of the Year Award for Linda

July 2014

Following nomination by a number of our Sixth Form students for the Journal’s prestigious North East Schools Awards 2014, Linda Dixon was declared winner in the category of Support Worker of the Year.

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