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This year, whilst our building work is underway, our annual Sports Day took place at Bishop Auckland Cricket Club, which is located next to our school grounds.
After narrowly losing out on the league title last year on goal difference, our Year 7/8 MGFA team were determined to bring home the trophy this year, and they have succeeded in their goal.
Callum Williams is living the dream, a dream held by many a young North-East school student and teacher alike. The 17 year old, former King James student is now pulling on the black and white stripes of Newcastle United.
Our 'Extreme Group' members at King James I Academy had the privilege of meeting Paralympic Fencer, Craig McCann as part of Sky Sports’ Living for Sport - Youth Sport Trust.
Students have recently visited Watermillock in Ullswater for our annual, week-long outward bound trip. Unlike last year’s arctic conditions in Howtown, the weather was good, which meant that students could take part in a wider range of outdoor challenges.
This year, we launched the King James Badminton Club for students in all year groups. Run by Ms Stewart, one of our Student Support Workers, not only has the club proved hugely popular, but it has also revealed some previously undiscovered sporting talent.
On Wednesday 11th December 2013, the Under 16’s District Badminton Tournament took place at Greenfield School.
The Under 14’s District Badminton Tournament took place on Wednesday 4th December 2013 at Bishop Barrington School.
The King James Primary Winter Football Festival took place on Friday 29th November.
Monday 25th November, saw Mrs Barlow and her elite Boccia Team win the first game of the Boccia season 7-3. The King James team travelled to Consett to play a tough game against Villa Real.
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