Sixth Form News

All the latest news from King James Academy's Sixth Form

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UKMT Maths competition success for Sixth Formers

January 2024

Sixth Form Mathematicians have taken part in the annual UKMT Senior Mathematics Challenge with great success.

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Trading Card Marathon Raises £946!

December 2023

A group of community-minded Sixth Form students have donated £946.40 to The Angel Trust, following an unusual fundraising event which saw them take on a 12-hour gaming marathon in the school’s Dining Hall from 8am until 8pm.

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Planning for a successful future at Careers Fair

November 2023

Students in Years 7-13 have taken part in our annual Careers Fair event, which was attended by representatives from over 40 organisations, colleges and universities.

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Media competitions for King James students

November 2023

The Media Department has launched two new competitions for all students at King James in Years 7-13.

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Remembrance Service at King James

November 2023

Today, we held our annual Remembrance Service at our Garden of Remembrance and memorial.

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Students attend the Into Film Festival 2023

November 2023

Media Studies students in Years 10-13 have enjoyed a trip to Cineworld, Dalton Park, to watch Disney's Haunted Mansion as part of the national Into Film Festival 2023.

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Media students go to Whitby Goth Weekend

October 2023

Media Studies students in Years 11, 12 and 13 have enjoyed a trip to Whitby Goth Weekend to see the array of creative costumes worn by visitors to the event.

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Sixth Formers get access to the NHS C-Card

October 2023

Year 12 students at King James have attended an assembly on sexual health and the new NHS C-Card scheme.

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Creative photography for magazine production in Media

October 2023

Year 13 Media Studies students are currently working on a magazine production unit which involves organising a creative photoshoot to get images for their double page spread.

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£470.56 raised for Macmillan Cancer Care!

September 2023

Our annual Macmillan Coffee Morning event has raised an amazing £470.56 for the charity, beating all of our previous records!