KJ Linked - Weekly Learning Toolkit

29/06/2020 - KJ Linked Issue 13 released!

As you will have seen, the Government is encouraging secondary schools to consider a partial return for Year 10 and Year 12 students from Monday 1st June 2020. Our view continues to be that it is important that we take appropriate, extensive and considered actions to assure the safety of all members of our school community to make the right decision at the right time.

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Academic and Social Support

Intervention groups

Intervention groups take place during period 6.  We aim to tailor make support to match the needs of the students.  These include:

  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Exam Study Skills
  • Social and communication skills.
  • Positive Behaviour
  • Self Esteem / Self Confidence
  • Independant travel.
  • Anger Management
  • Dealing with Anxiety.

Early Birds Reading

Learning Support Assistants at King James run an Early Birds Reading Support, working with Key Stage 3 students to develop their reading and comprehension skills. It helps reluctant readers engage with literature and foster a love and enjoyment of reading for pleasure. 


Boys Group

The boys group is a GCSE focus group of 10 boys who attend targeted intervention sessions in the pavilion from 8.30- 8.50 Monday -Thursday. Sessions are focused on exam skills and are designed to boost students confidence and performance in examinations.



GCSE Pos is a set of online revision resources for GCSE students.  Podcasts of subjects to help students revise who find difficulty in working from text books.