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For the latest notices and letters regarding Coronavirus and school closure please visit our Parents Letters page here - includes NHS consent links for vaccinations.

Year 8 Transition

Year 8 students making the transition to Year 9 at Kings can find what they need to know at our transition page

Burnham-On-Sea mental health support charity In Charley’s Memory has received a funding boost from students at Kings of Wessex School. www.burnham-on-sea.com/news

Notices for Year 11 and Year 13 Students regarding Grades

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 Firefly information for Parents 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


2021-22 Calendar

Calendar dates for this academic year.


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.

Latest News

Festive Night Charitable Sale

Year 13 Business Diploma students took part in a Festive Night Charitable sale on Friday night, with sell out success. As part of their ‘Event Management’ coursework they made and sold a range of festive edible goodies which went down a treat! Thank you to all who supported the team on the night. Money raised will be donated to Cheddar Food Bank.... more

Shoreline Black Rock Surf Kayak Champion

Philippa G in year 11 has won the Shoreline Black Rock Surf Kayak Championships, held in Bude at the weekend, competing against kayakers from all over the UK and Europe. Not to mention in a very cold Sea! Well done Philippa!... more

Kings Sixth Form Introduction 2021

Kings Sixth Open Evening 2021

If this Powerpoint presentation will not display you may download the presentation by clicking here

Exams Briefing 2022

Year 8 Parent Information Evening Presentation

Academy Virtual Open Evening

Advent Food Bank Appeal

On Wednesday 1 December Kings launched its Christmas foodbank appeal. Each house has been given different items to donate. Please see below. All donations must be given to tutors by Thursday 16 December. There will be a prize for the tutor group that collects the most.

Ask For ANI

The government has teamed up with independent pharmacies and Boots to launch a domestic abuse Ask for ANI codeword scheme.

The Ask for ANI (Action Needed Immediately) codeword scheme has been developed to allow victims of domestic abuse to access support from the safety of their local pharmacy.

To see more from gov.uk click here


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