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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


Schools Minister Praises Kings

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


GCSE grades in England are changing

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


Kings Confirmed as Top School!

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.


Firefly and Parent Reports

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

Safeguarding


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.

Preparing to join Kings in September 2018


Induction - Dates for Year 8 Students

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

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 Gavin Ball.

Latest News


BUSINESS STUDIES STUDENTS ON THE MONEY AND GET MOTIVATED

Year 12 Business Studies students were on the money when they visited The Royal Mint yesterday (Thursday 16 November 2017) to see how all the coins and many of the foreign currencies are manufactured in this high security showcase of cash. Since 1971, The Royal Mint has been based in Cardiff, having moved from Tower Hill London under the direction of former Chancellor of the Exchequer,...... more

STUDENTS TAKE-ON HE+ PROJECT

The HE+ Project is a scheme from the University of Cambridge, which helps students from State Schools prepare for applying for university. Last Friday (10 November 2017), students from other Schools with Sixth Forms from around Somerset met at The Kings of Wessex Academy. Every student was deliberately split into several different groups, in order to mix with other Year 12 students from...... more

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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

BBC School Report - Going the Extra Mile

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!

Performance


DfE Performance |  Key Stage 4 Results


Publications


Platform Arts Magazine

The 2016 issue of Platform, the Kings' arts magazine of student work, is now available online, please click here to view it.


The Kings' Messenger

The December issue of The Kings' Messenger is now available online, please click here to read it.


2017-18 Calendar

The next academic year calendar is now available online, please click here to see it.