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School admission arrangements for children who are due to start or transfer school for the 2019-20 school year, and those moving school during the 2019-20 school year will be consulted on for a period of 6 weeks ending 31 January 2018.
The consultation applies to a number of school and academies throughout Somerset.
This consultation period allows parents, other schools , religious authorities and local community to raise comments or concerns about proposed admission arrangements.
To view the admission arrangements and for details of how to make comments, please visit www.somerset.gov.uk/admissions and choose the page School Admissions Policy or phone (01823) 356146.
We have received the Ofsted report from the safeguarding inspection in October, and have emailed a copy of the report to all our parents. You can read the report here
The Kings of Wessex Academy is praised by Schools Minister Nick Gibb for being in the top 5% for student progress from Key Stage 2 to the end of Key Stage 4. Read his letter here
Starting with English and maths, GCSE grades in England will be graded from 9 to 1. Find out more from this Government explanation
Starting with English and maths, GCSE grades in England will be graded from 9 to 1. Find out more from this Youtube clip
We were delighted to receive a letter from Rebecca Clark, the Regional Schools Commissioner for the South West congratulating us on our provisional 2016 Progress 8 score. You can see the letter here.
For more information on accessing Firefly please visit our Parents Online page here.
Tootoot allows students to be able to report incidents directly to the school, including screenshots and attachments using the online app or by downloading the app to an apple device. Login to Tootoot here.
31 January 2018 - Year 8 Parents Information Evening "Making the Right Choices", 7.00 pm, Hall
6 June 2018 - New Year 9 Parents Information Evening, 7.00 pm, Hall
2 July 2018 - New Year 9 Parent/Tutor Evening, 5.00 - 8.00 pm, Hall
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 Gavin Ball.
Back to last September and the report of the fantastic EPQ presentations delivered by our Year 13 students. Following their presentation, students completed their projects, which included a 5,000 word report and a log book charting the progress of their project; which all had to be done and dusted by the first week in October. No mean feat! The results are now in and a huge congratulations...... more
Last Wednesday (10/1/18), Kings’ top runners competed at the Mendip Area Cross Country championships at Millfield School with other local school teams.
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
On Thursday, 16 March, the Kings and Queens News Team were "Going the Extra Mile" with their look at local bus provision in our rural community. You can see the team's report that was recorded on the day!
The 2016 issue of Platform, the Kings' arts magazine of student work, is available online, please click here to view it.
The December issue of The Kings' Messenger is available online, please click here to see it.
The current academic year calendar is available online, please click here to see it.
The next academic year calendar is now available online, please click here to see it.