Remote Learning - Morning Registration Form

All Students must fill in this registration form every morning when remote learning BEFORE the following times:

  • Year 7 & Year 9: 8:50am
  • Year 8 & Year 10: 9:50am
  • Year 11: 9:40am
  • Sixth Form: 9:30am
  • Please note you must be logged in to your academy Google account to access this form. For example, on your Chromebook.

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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.

Remote Learning Notice

Following the Government Announcement on Monday 4th January 2021, King James I Academy is closed to all students except vulnerable students and the children of critical workers until further notice. Please contact the Academy if you require a place for your child.

Vocational examinations for Year 11, 12 and 13 students have now been cancelled
See here for more information(07/01/2021)
The latest letter from our Acting Headteacher can be viewed here (06/01/2021)

COVID-19 Test and Trace for Students

You should have received a letter regarding routinely testing students and staff for COVID-19.
The letter is also readable here (Updated 5/1/2021).
Click here to sign a digital consent form for each of your children at the Academy.

Sports News

All the latest King James I Academy News relating to Sports


New Football Academy Partnership

December 2019

This academic year we have launched an exciting new partnership between King James I Academy and Shildon AFC. The partnership will allow footballers of all standards to progress their skills whilst studying an academic qualification.


An Excellent Academy Sports Day

July 2019

Our annual Academy Sports Day was an outstanding demonstration of determination and sportsmanship as young athletes in all year groups competed in a variety of track events from sprints to relays.


An Excellent Sports Day

July 2018

Our annual Academy Sports Day took place on the last day of term and our young athletes competed with great determination and sportsmanship in a number of track events from 100m sprints to relay races.


Girls Active in Wimbledon

July 2018

This month, eight of our Year 10 girls travelled to London to take part in our Girls Active Wimbledon trip. The two-day trip is organised each year by our PE Department to promote female participation in sport and to reward students who show dedication in their lessons.


Football Tour of Holland

May 2018

A group of 32 students in Years 7, 8 and 9 have recently returned from a football-inspired trip to Holland. Organised by our PE Department, the trip was designed to inspire a passion for sport, health and fitness, whilst giving students the opportunity to experience Dutch culture.


Angry Birds Egg Cup on Goodison Park Turf!

May 2018

A 10-man King James Year 7 and 8 squad were recently lucky enough to take part in the first ever Angry Birds Egg Cup Football Tournament at Goodison Park, the home of Everton FC.


Cup Final Victory for Elite Football Academy Team

May 2018

The King James Elite Football Academy Team is celebrating victory in the North East Colleges Development League Cup Final.


Panathlon Success

May 2018

Each year, over 800 school children across the country take part in the Panathlon "mini Paralympic' multi-sport challenge. Here at King James we are always keen to take part.


Outward Bound in Cumbria

April 2018

A total of 33 students in Years 7-10 have just returned from an exhilarating five-day Outward Bound experience to Watermillock in Cumbria. This year, due to the popularity of the trip and the increased demand for places, we took more students than ever.


Rock Climbing for GCSE PE

February 2018

A group of eight Year 11 students have visited Durham Climbing Centre this month as part of their GCSE PE qualification.