Sports News

All the latest King James I Academy News relating to Sports

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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King James Wins County Award for Contribution to Sport

January 2018

Following our win at local level, we are now celebrating further victory in the Active Durham Sports Awards. At the Durham County Awards ceremony, King James won the award for Secondary School Contribution to Sport and Physical Activities.

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COMING SOON! Football Trip to Holland

January 2018

In May, students will be travelling to Holland for an exciting opportunity to take part in a football themed trip.

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