Bulletin Board

For the latest notices and letters regarding Coronavirus and school closure please visit our Parents Letters page here.

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 Parents Online page here.

The School Day


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 ........ 2:00
Finish ........... 3:00


2020-21 Calendar

Calendar dates for this academic year.

2021-22 Calendar

Calendar dates for the next 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.

Kings Sixth Form Introductory Video

Assessing Students in the Summer of 2021

Year 8 Parent Information Evening Presentation

Academy Virtual Open Evening

Latest News

Introducing the Senior Team 2021

Please join us in congratulating the new Senior Team 2021 ! Head Girl – Isla Gardiner Head Boy – Austin Peters Deputy Head Boy – Billy Nash Deputy Head Girls – Abigail Campbell, Amélie Lacassin, Mir Hickson, Tabitha Fuller Senior House Students (Senior House Captains) Lyonesse – Rio Brigden & Amy Warren Avalon – Adam Bulman & Georgia Thurling ...... more

Induction Day 2021 16th June

Year 11 have had a tough 18 months and it was great to see the 2021 Induction Day so positively received. Students participated in Taster lessons in their chosen subjects with some students explaining how 'different' it felt to be in the Sixth Form. Many explained how excited they were to be back and can’t wait to get their courses underway (of course after taking a long leisurely summer...... more

A blessing prayer for those leaving

As you journey onwards,
We give thanks for all the good times and happy memories that you take away with you.

As you journey onwards,
We pray that you will stay safe and well.

As you journey onwards,
May you make the right decisions, knowing that even though things may not always go as planned, God is with you on every step.

As you journey onwards,
May you walk in friendship, love and positivity, ready to face all the challenges ahead of you.

As you journey onwards,
Know that this has been a year of many, many challenges and you have come through it and are ready for whatever you may face in the future.

As you journey onwards,
Remain calm as you wait for your results, enjoy the next few weeks of freedom and know that we at Kings wish you every blessing for the future.

We bless you in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.

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


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.