Bulletin Board


Notices for Year 11 and Year 13 Students regarding Grades

All results have now been received from the exam boards for the outgoing Year 11s in respect of the following subjects –

Performing Arts BTEC
Sports Science CNC
Business Enterprise BTEC
Creative iMedia CNC

Results have been sent to your Kings of Wessex email address and hard copies will be posted to you this evening.

For the latest notices and letters regarding Y11 and Y13 grades please visit our Parents Letters page here.


Black Lives Matter Statement from the Wessex Learning Trust

We stand in solidarity with all who support the fight against racism and racial injustice across the world. We strive to represent our community fully, in all its diversity, and we all must do more to stand against inequality. We will continue to work with, listen and learn from the diverse communities we represent. We see you, we hear you and you matter.

Gavin Ball, Chief Executive


Coronavirus Advice

Advice on the coronavirus for places of education from Public Health England can be found here

We have a News page for announcements and advice regarding the coronavirus here


November 2018 Ofsted Inspection

Kings Academy was last inspected by Ofsted in November 2018. You can read the inspection report here


Training Opportunities within the Wessex Trust

Thinking about a career in TEACHING? Wish you had a degree? Do you want to work with children? Do you want to train to be a teacher?
For more information please visit our Training page here.


Firefly and Parent Reports

For more information on accessing Firefly please visit our Parents Online page here.

The School Day



Timetable (Mon-Thur)

Tutor Time ..... 8:45
Period 1 ........ 9:05
Period 2 ....... 10:05
Break .......... 11:05
Period 3 ....... 11:25
Period 4 ....... 12:30
Lunch ........... 1:30
Period 5 ........ 2:15
Finish ........... 3:15

Timetable (Fri)

Tutor Time ..... 8:45
Period 1 ........ 9:25
Period 2 ....... 10:20
Break .......... 11:15
Period 3 ....... 11:35
Period 4 ....... 12:30
Lunch ........... 1:30
Period 5 ........ 2:15
Finish ........... 3:15

Calendars


2020-21 Calendar

Calendar dates for this academic year.

Safeguarding


The Kings of Wessex Academy recognises that the safety and welfare of children is paramount and that we have a responsibility to protect children in all the academy's activities. We take all reasonable steps to ensure, through appropriate procedures and training, that all students, irrespective of sex, age, disability, race, religion or belief, sexual identity or social status, are protected from abuse.

We foster a culture of vigilance amongst staff, students, parents and visitors. We always listen to students and take their concerns seriously. Please do not hesitate if you have any concerns or queries please contact the Academy immediately and you will be directed to a member of staff who will endeavour to help you.

See more at our safeguarding page

Welcome to The Kings of Wessex Academy

As one of the top-performing schools in the South West, The Kings of Wessex Academy strives to provide a first class education for all. We have a dedicated team of staff who work hard to inspire our students to be the best that they can be and to stand out from the crowd. We have high expectations and work hard to provide all our students with the opportunities and support needed to enable them to achieve their full potential. Kings is an exciting place to learn with great teachers, superb facilities, a wide range of subject choices and a programme of exciting enrichment activities.

Please take time to read the welcome message from the Headteacher, Mr Dave Wiltshire.

The Kings of Wessex Academy Virtual Open Evening

SWANS

Kings are prioritising the mental health and wellbeing of our students upon their return to school. The PowerPoint below outlines some key points of focus, along with some coping techniques and strategies which will be delivered to all students returning to school as directed.

To download click here

Latest News


Positive COVID-19 Case

A spokesperson for Kings Academy said: “Public Health England South West and Somerset County Council’s Public Health and Education teams are working together to support pupils, parents and staff following a confirmed case of COVID-19 at the school. A close contact of the student who tested positive on Tuesday 10 November 2020 has tested positive today. Due to them already...... more

Positive COVID-19 Case

A spokesperson for Kings Academy said: “Public Health England South West and Somerset County Council’s Public Health and Education teams are working together to support pupils, parents and staff following a confirmed case of COVID-19 at the school. Close contacts of the confirmed case in Year 10 have been provided with public health advice and are self-isolating for the recommended 14...... more

Admissions

Consultation on admission arrangements for 2021-22

The consultation period on Wessex Learning Trust’s 2021/22 admission arrangements is from 9th December 2019 until 31 January 2020.
Our proposed admission arrangements can be found here:

If you wish to comment on these arrangements please e-mail admissionsconsultation@somerset.gov.uk A final copy of the determined admission arrangements will be displayed on the website by 28th February 2020. After this date objections can be made to the Office of the School’s Adjudicator. For further information on how to make an objection please visit their website http://www.education.gov.uk/schoolsadjudicator/ or phone 01325 735303.