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Our Senior Student Team have been busy putting the final touches on plans for Charities Week next week!
Parents will have received a letter about events and to thanking you in advance for all your support too.
This year's three charities chosen by our students are:
In Charley's Memory
Daughters of Eve
On Friday 9 December 2016 there will be a non-uniform day (mufti) for all students.
Lower School students do not wear uniform and the Sixth Form get to wear fancy dress for the day.
Students are asked to pay 2 pounds each for this special treat that will go towards the fun fundraising!
Thank you once again for your support for what we know will be a wonderful week of entertainment for a good cause!
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.
Click here for the GCSE results.
Click here for the A and AS exam results.
The final academic year calendar is now available online, please click here to see it.
The October issue of The Kings' Messenger is now available online, please click here to read it.
The 2016 issue of Platform, the Kings' arts magazine of student work, is now available online, please click here to view it.
For more information on accessing Firefly please visit our Parents Online page here.
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 Chris Richardson.
"They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them."
This week at The Kings of Wessex Academy we have had some different faces around school.
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.
The Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) is Mrs Barbara Marshall (Deputy Head) and the Child Protection Team includes all members of the Academy Leadership Group (ALG)s and our Year leaders.
We share information about concerns with agencies who need to know, and involving parents and children appropriately
Further information can be found from the Somerset Safeguarding Children Board http://sscb.safeguardingsomerset.org.uk
The latest copy of The Kings' Messenger is now available online.
New Brilliant work, including some brilliant music, by students at Kings has been added to the Brilliant page.
A number of documents for Parents have been replaced or added.
A number of Policy documents have been replaced or added.
A new student Blog entry is now available.
The January 2017 PPE Exam Schedule for Year 11 has been added.
New letters for the Duke Of Edinburgh Award have been added to the Duke Of Edinburgh page.
A Sixth Form Application Form for 2017 is now available.
A Sixth Form Prospectus for 2017 is now available.
The Summer 2017 Exam Schedule has been updated.
A new Parents' Letter regarding the Computing and ICT study trip to San Francisco in October 2017.
A form to be completed by students and parents as an Agreement for bringing a mobile phone into school.
The presentation from the Sixth Form Parents' Information Evening on 14 September 2016.
The Cafe @ Kings menus and pricelists have been updated for the 2016-17 academic year.
Watch this space ....
The next production from the students at Kings will be Chicago, due to be staged in 2017. Those involved can keep in touch with developments via the School Plays Chicago page on Firefly.