Sometimes a student may find it difficult to talk to an adult when it comes to personal situations. If you want to report a concern about yourself or anyone around you, you can use Tell Someone


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


See our latest sporting achievements at Match Report blog


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

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

Calendars


2021-22 Calendar

Calendar dates for this academic year.

2022-23 Calendar

Calendar dates for next 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.

Latest News


Senior Maths Challenge - Kangaroo

Congratulations to Toby E (Year 9), who sat the Senior Kangaroo, which is the next stage on from the UKMT Senior Maths challenge. Only around 6000 people were invited to this round so this was an incredible achievement in itself! In the competition are 100 points to score and this year, the threshold for achieving Merit (the top 25% of participants) was 45 points. Toby absolutely smashed...... more

Cheddar Valley Foodbank Appeal Thank You

A Big Thank you to all the families who contributed to our Advent appeal for donations to the Cheddar Food Bank. Pictured are some of our House Captains together with your Christmas gifts. ... 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

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

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