Year 6: Transport Arrangements: If you would like your child to travel to King James in one of our coaches and have not yet booked a place, can you please contact the academy as soon as possible on 01388 603388. The closing date for reserving a seat will be Monday 10th July. After this date, we will not be able to guarantee a place.

King James I Academy News

All the latest news from King James I Academy

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Reunited with French Friends Through Skype

March 2014

Last year, a group of students travelled to France with Mrs Pethybridge, our Director of Learning for Languages, to establish a new link with young people in our partner school, Collège Béranger. The trip resulted in firm friendships, which have since been nurtured through emails and social networking.

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ICT Students Visit Sunderland University

March 2014

ICT students in Years 11,12 and 13 have visited Sunderland University School of Computing to see the excellent facilities and to find out about the options available for further education in the field.

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Celebrating the BIG Award

February 2014

We are again celebrating success as we have achieved the BIG Award, a prestigious national award, supported by Esther Rantzen, which is given to schools and organisations who achieve excellence in bullying intervention. The award is judged by the Bullying Intervention Group (BIG).

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Learning Sociology Through Theatre

February 2014

As part of our A Level Sociology course with Mr Shearer, we recently went to see 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert' at Newcastle Theatre Royal. This was linked to our studies of culture and diversity as it looked at people’s reactions towards drag queens and addressed the issue of stereotypes.

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Sixth Form Students Aim Higher in the Capital

February 2014

Sixth Form Drama and Performing Arts students have recently spent two days in London discovering the progression routes into a career in the Arts as part of our Aim Higher programme.

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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.

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Exclaimer Magazine Vol. 9

February 2014

Brilliance of British Film

Inside: Issue 9 of the free e-magazine written and produced by an editorial team of young people at King James.

Click Here to visit the Exclaimer Magazine website.

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Sixth Form Media Students Discover Talents as Author-Illustrators

February 2014

Sixth Form Media students have recently turned author-illustrators for a BTEC unit on Graphic Narrative. Eighteen students in total have written and illustrated a range of children’s story books and comics for a variety of age groups, with exceptional results. Their work has now been produced as a collection of hard-back books.

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Tree Planting Ceremony Marks the Beginning of a New Chapter

January 2014

A tree has been planted at King James to mark the beginning of the multi-million pound building project that will see our academy transformed by September next year.

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Representing South West Durham at the Cross Country Championship

January 2014

Following on from an excellent performance in the Year 7 Cross Country Championship race at Teesdale School in November, Ben M was chosen to represent South West Durham at the County Championship race, held at Meadowfield

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King James I Academy, South Church Road, Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL14 7JZ