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King James I Academy News

All the latest news from King James I Academy

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Christmas at Beamish

December 2019

Nurture Group students have enjoyed a brilliant trip to Beamish Museum this month as a reward for their hard work and progress since the beginning of the academic year in September.

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A Festive Feast for 300 People!

December 2019

It’s no easy task to cook Christmas lunch for 300 people, but once again our fantastic Catering Team succeeded in presenting us with a fantastic festive feast.

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Senior Maths Challenge

December 2019

A team of four of our A’ Level Maths students, have recently competed in the regional finals of the Senior Maths Team Challenge in Durham.

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Hands-on Forensic Science in Religious Studies

December 2019

Year 9 Religious Studies students have recently visited the Centre for Life in Newcastle to take part in an exciting Forensic Science workshop.

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Year 7 Church Visits

December 2019

Last term, Year 7 students took part in our annual church visits experience to compare the diversity within the Christian faith.

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Investigating Hospitality in York

December 2019

A group of Year 10 GCSE Hospitality & Catering students have enjoyed a trip to York to research the variety of catering establishments in the city.

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New Football Academy Partnership

December 2019

This academic year we have launched an exciting new partnership between King James I Academy and Shildon AFC. The partnership will allow footballers of all standards to progress their skills whilst studying an academic qualification.

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History Rewards Trip to Auckland Castle

December 2019

30 students in Year 7, who were all chosen for their outstanding effort and behaviour in lessons, have recently enjoyed a History rewards trip to Auckland Castle.

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Maths Magic at Durham University

December 2019

A group of students in Years 8 and 9 have recently visited the School of Education at the University of Durham to take part in a Mathematical Magic Event along with students from a number of other schools in County Durham.

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Christmas Maths Lecture at Teesside University

December 2019

A group of Year 10 students have attended the annual Christmas Maths lecture at Teesside University.