Sixth Form News

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

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Live music in school with The Mercians

September 2023

Students in all year groups have been treated to a live music performance with up and coming Indie band, The Mercians.

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Media and Photography in Barcelona

September 2023

Students in our Media and Photography departments have enjoyed an educational trip to the beautiful city of Barcelona to take in the stunning architecture and experience the vibrant Spanish culture.

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Sixth Form Results 2023

August 2023

King James I Academy Sixth Form students are celebrating another record-breaking year of success, following A-Level, Applied General and Tech Levels. 100% of students have gained a place at their first-choice university, with students accepted for places at Oxford, Durham and St. Andrew’s universities, including degree courses in Medicine, Psychology and Anthropology.

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King James Alumni: Kara Munro

July 2023

Here, former student, Kara Munroe talks about her journey to her fulfilling career in Speech and Language Therapy.

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Sixth Form Induction Day

July 2023

The school year is not over yet for our current Year 11s, as they delve into our informative Sixth Form Induction Day, to get a taster of what it would be like to study A’ Levels at King James.

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First Aid qualification for Sixth Formers

July 2023

Recently, some of our Sixth Form students have gained a recognised qualification in Emergency First Aid in the Workplace, here at King James.

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Playing the Game of Life!

July 2023

A’ Level Sociology students in Year 12, have been playing the Game of Life in class with their Teacher, Mr Shearer.

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Town Council Youth Award Winners!

June 2023

Bishop Auckland Town Council’s Youth Awards is designed to give recognition to outstanding young people in Bishop Auckland. This year, we are proud to announce that our students won four awards!

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Sixth Form ICT visit Nissan

June 2023

Year 12 students in Level 3 ICT and Computing have recently visited Nissan Motor Manufacturing Ltd in Sunderland to study how robotics are used in industry.

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King James Alumni: Nathan Pilkington

June 2023

Former student, Nathan Pilkington has returned to King James to talk to Year 10 students about his university experience and career as an Architect.