As part of BATH”s Brazilliant ‘17 project, students in Years 10-13 are on their way to Brazil to work with members of BANHO, the Brazilian cohort of BATH, on a variety of Drama and Dance related projects.
Once again, as part of our longstanding working partnership with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), we have hosted the annual Primary Shakespeare Festival. The event saw hundreds of local primary school pupils perform ‘The Tempest’ alongside our Year 8 English Literature students.
Nine of our Year 7 students are about to have their creative writing work published in a book entitled ‘Welcome to Wonderland, Another World’, following their success in the national ‘Young Writers Competition’.
BATH performers have received an exceptional response to their recent Dance Show, entitled 'Proximo Passo' (The Next Step) with over 300 visitors attending the one-night-only evening show at King James.
In terms of fundraising, our students, parents and staff have always shown great enthusiasm for supporting a wide variety of charities. However this year our Red Nose Day activities far exceeded expectations by raising over £1,700!
We are proud to be celebrating the success of one of our talented athletes, Year 10 student, Leon D, who recently represented King James I Academy at the National Schools Trampoline Finals. Leon achieved joint 5th place in the prestigious competition, which was held at Gateshead Leisure Centre.
Students in our Year 7 Nurture Group have raised £120 thanks to a creative fundraising project, which saw them decorate and plant up a total of 60 made-to-order terracotta pots for Mother’s Day!