Remote Learning Notice

Following the Government Announcement on Monday 4th January 2021, King James I Academy is closed to all students except vulnerable students and the children of critical workers until further notice. Please contact the Academy if you require a place for your child.

Vocational examinations for Year 11, 12 and 13 students have now been cancelled
See here for more information(07/01/2021)
The latest letter from our Acting Headteacher can be viewed here (06/01/2021)

COVID-19 Test and Trace for Students

You should have received a letter regarding routinely testing students and staff for COVID-19.
The letter is also readable here (Updated 5/1/2021).
Click here to sign a digital consent form for each of your children at the Academy.

Sixth Form

Welcome to the King James Academy Sixth Form Website.


Latest events and achievements in our Academy's Sixth Form

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About Us

Learn all about our Sixth Form here at King James I Academy.

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Apply Online

Use our on-line form to apply for 2021/22

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Moving Into Sixth Form

News for Year 11 students and their families. Take a Virtual Tour and more....

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Information about the subjects we offer.

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Aim Higher

Find out about inspirational programme to prepare our students for the future.

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All you need to enrol at our Sixth Form.

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Find out about upcoming events related to King James I Academy Sixth Form.

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Information for University Applicants

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Elite Football Academy

Find out about Football Programme in association with AFC Shildon

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Case Studies

Case Studies of our former students.

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View our Prospectus here

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Social Media

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Latest Sixth Form News...

Donation to If U Care, Share Foundation

Students and staff at King James I Academy raised £70 for the North East charity, ‘If U Care Share’, which offers a full range of services to help prevent suicide and support families who have been affected by suicide.

Feeding Families this Festive Season

As part of the school’s annual Christmas fundraising programme, students and staff at King James I Academy have been collecting food donations to support the North East based charity, Feeding Families. The charity provides food hampers to families in need across the region.

Creating the Next Generation of Film Makers

As part of their coursework, Year 13 Media Production students have been creating a series of short documentary films on a variety of topics to appeal to young people.

Dynamic Performances in Drama and Performing Arts

Students have been working hard on exam pieces in our Drama & Performing Arts Department throughout the last term.