KJ Linked - Weekly Learning Toolkit

As we enter an indefinite period of lock down in the UK it has never been more important to stay in touch and keep busy.

This weekly newsletter will share positive news and ideas for activities that you can do at home to stay happy and healthy until the crisis passes.

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For any students who have a school owned Chromebook device that is in need a repair, there will be a final drop in session on Monday 6th April between 8 and 11am. If the gates are locked, please phone the Academy on 01388 603388 to hand the Chromebook over. Please note, that this should only be from non-self isolating households as to prevent the spread of the virus. Please practice social distancing in the event that there is anyone else at the school at the time. (Updated 3/4/2020)

Vision Magazine

King James I Academy's Official Magazine


Vision - Issue 34: Spring Term 2020

January 2020

Bringing History to Life

Inside: Young Americans Visit, £30K Music Grant, New Football Partnership, Christmas Activities, Film Making in Malta, Careers Fair, Author Visit, Innovative Religious Studies and much more.


Vision - Issue 33: September 2019

August 2019

New year, new developments and New Starters

Inside: Transition Summer School, Exam Results, Body Positivity Assemblies, Sports Day, Challenge Espana Trip, Media Festival, Art at the Baltic, Sixth Form News and much more


Vision - Issue 32: Summer 2019

June 2019

Learning at King James is a Great Adventure:

Inside: Outward Bound, Mayor's Award, Safety Carousel Event, Geography Field Trip, RTS in Paris, Primary Outreach, Making Music Videos, Sixth Form News and much more.


Vision - Issue 31: Winter-Spring 2019

February 2019

Inside: The Pavilion officially opens, Primary STEM project, Christmas Show, Trip to Auschwitz,

Careers Fair, LA film producer visits, Festive activities plus much more.


Vision - Issue 30: Autumn 2018

September 2018

A very warm welcome to one and all!

Inside: Exam Results, Transition Summer School, New Nurture Centre, STEM Initiatives, Sports Day, Academy Election, Emmerdale Studio Tour, Dance Show, Sixth Form News and much more


Vision - Issue 29 Summer 2018

June 2018

Best Performing State Sixth Form in the North East!

Inside: Sixth form Life, New Nurture Centre, STEM initiatives, Outward Bound, Year 6 Transition, Football Tour of Holland, Maths Department News, Aim Higher Trips plus much more.


Vision - Issue 28 Winter-Spring 2018

January 2018

Looking forward to Academy Life in 2018!

Inside: Sixth Form Life, Christmas Show, Careers Fair, Automotive Studies, Sports Award Winners, STEM Activities, Fundraising Events, Living History, Revision Tips and much more.


Vision - Issue 27: Autumn 2017

September 2017

Looking forward to the New Academic Year

Inside: Exam Results, Transition Summer School, International School Award, Year 5 Curriculum Week,

Stadium Sports Academy Launch, New Music Academy, Art Exhibition and much more.