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Vision Magazine

King James I Academy's Official Magazine

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Vision - Issue 17: April-May 2014

April 2014

The Durham Food Charter... we’re going for gold!

Inside: Portable Planetarium experience, Outstanding Mathematicians, BATH in Jamaica, New Build Update, Bringing Shakespeare to Life, Outward Bound at Watermillock and much more.


Vision - Issue 16: March 2014

February 2014

The Transformation Begins!

Inside: New library, Reading mentors, Anti-bullying award, Learning with industry specialists,

Outstanding Drama results, BATH Dance Show, Aim Higher University visits and much more.


Vision - Issue 15: January 2014

January 2014

Inside: Bringing generations together.

Plus: Get Involved Community Leisure Card, Prize evening, Lessons at University and much more.


Vision - Issue 14: November 2013

October 2013

Inside: Drama with TV star, Paul Charlton!

Plus: European Day of Languages, New developments for STEM subjects, Activity-based Maths, Darlington AFC v King James Football Match, 4G Pitch Opens, Year 6 Open Evening and more.


Vision - Issue 13: September 2013

August 2013

State-of-the-art 4G sports facility paves the way for our new school!

Inside: Year 7 Summer School, Exam results-100% pass rate!, Update on our new build, International projects and trips, Learning with technology, Sports news plus much more.


Vision - Issue 12: July 2013

July 2013

Students get involved in our community

Inside: Primary Curriculum Weeks, Maths Challenge Awards, Training with The Marines,

Art and Media News, Summer of Sports Activities and much more.


Vision - Issue 11: April - May 2013

April 2013

Looking forward to our new buildings-work starts this summer!

Inside: Science News, Young Journalists interview Scottish MP, Inspector judges Art as outstanding, BATH visit to Ireland plus much more.


Vision - Issue 10: February 2013

February 2013

New subjects and improved facilities make our Sixth Form better than ever

Inside: Special feature on King James Sixth Form, Latest news on our new buildings, King Gym opens on site, Creative teaching in English plus much more.


Vision - Issue 9: January 2013

January 2013

Education Rocks at King James! Students meet rock band The Silence

Plus Prize Evening 2012, Green screen technology, News from our Science Department, Expedition to the Philippines, PE with a Commonwealth Champion and more.


Vision - Issue 8: November 2012

November 2012

Creating an international learning environment

for our young people

Inside: Welcoming international visitors, Visits from NASA advisor, former Test Cricketer and

Champion Boxer, Ghana project, Year 6 Open Evening, Students launch e-magazine plus much more.

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