King James I Academy News

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Innovation in Performance

June 2014

Our Performing Arts Department, under the creative direction of Miss Howard, is known for innovative performances. Last term was no exception, as A-Level students in Year 13 performed two exciting and colourful pieces as part of their coursework.

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North East Schools Awards Finalist

June 2014

Linda Dixon, our Academy Support Worker, who was nominated by over 20 of our Sixth Form students to receive an award, has reached the final of the North East Schools Awards, which celebrates excellence in education. Linda is one of three finalists in the category of ‘School Support Staff of the Year’.

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Vision - Issue 18: June-July 2014

June 2014

Inside: King James vs McAlpine Football, Pupil Voice, Jamaica Difference Project, First Aid Training,

Carnegie Book Competition, Photography with Joe Cornish and much more.

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Students Join the Carnegie Book Competition Vote

May 2014

The CILIP Carnegie Medal is the UK’s most prestigious children’s book award - it is the gold standard in children’s literature. Each year, students across the UK decide which book should receive the award by reading those nominated and voting for their favourite.

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Linking Books to Theatre and Film through War Horse

May 2014

Students in Years 7, 8 and 9 have recently enjoyed a trip to Sunderland Empire to see a theatre production of Michael Morpurgo’s novel, War Horse.

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Students meet World Famous Photographer

May 2014

British photographer and author, Joe Cornish is one of the most famous commercial photographers in the world. Known for his dramatic landscapes, he is responsible for the photography in more than 30 travel books, has worked as an expedition photographer in Alaska and regularly works freelance for the National Trust.

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Newcastle United player returns to King James

May 2014

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.

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Breaking Barriers with Paralympian

May 2014

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.

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First Aid Training

May 2014

Last term, 40 of our Sixth Form students successfully completed First Aid Training in an initiative organised by Dawn Hindmarch, our Health and Wellbeing Co-ordinator. This recognised qualification is highly valued by both universities and potential employers.

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Back to the 80's at Bishop Auckland Town Hall

May 2014

Retro music lovers enjoyed a musical journey back to the 80s last night at Bishop Auckland Town Hall thanks to our music students. The concert, which was organised by Sixth Formers as part of their BTEC studies, included classics from Madonna, Rick Astley, Chaka Khan, Fleetwood Mac and Cindy Lauper, among others.

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