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Preparing to join Kings in September 2017

An Options Evening for students starting in September will be held on Wednesday 25 January 2017 in the Main Hall. A Key Stage 4 options booklet is available here, and forms to complete and return by 10 February are available here.

Pre-Public Exams

Please click here for information about the Year 12 and Year 13 Pre-Public Exams.

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.

Examination Results 2016

Click here for the GCSE results.

Click here for the A and AS exam results.

Firefly and Parent Reports

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

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 Chris Richardson.

Latest News


Year 11 student Jamie Harris has started the New Year on a celebratory note when he was crowned Cadet World Champion in Argentina last week with his crew Antonia Wilkinson. The 50th championships...


In the penultimate week of last term The Kings of Wessex Academy was adorned with records and record sleeves and other musical paraphernalia for the annual Charities Week organised by the Senior...

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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

School Musical

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.


DfE Performance |  Key Stage 4 Results


2016-17 Calendar

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

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.