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Examination Results 2017

Students at the Kings of Wessex Academy are celebrating their excellent A Level results. The A Level pass rate remains at an impressive 98% and more than half of the students were awarded grades of B, A and A*.

Click here for the A and AS exam results.

There was much to celebrate at The Kings of Wessex Academy on Thursday, as Year 11 students yet again picked up an excellent set of GCSE results. We are very proud to be celebrating our students' achievements with 75% of students in Year 11 achieving five or more standard passes, including English and Maths.

Click here for the GCSE exam results.


Schools Minister Praises Kings

The Kings of Wessex Academy is praised by Schools Minister Nick Gibb for being in the top 5% for student progress from Key Stage 2 to the end of Key Stage 4.


GCSE grades in England are changing

Starting with English and maths, GCSE grades in England will be graded from 9 to 1. Find out more:


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.


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 Gavin Ball.


Latest News

KINGS' STUDENTS MAKE WAVES THIS SUMMER

Year 10 Kings’ student Bettine Harris and her crew Sam ended the summer holidays on a high when they won the Cadet Nationals in Abersoch in Wales. It was a week of tricky wind conditions,...

SOPHIE AND MATT SWIM THE ENGLISH CHANNEL

Two Kings' students had a unique and exceptional experience during the summer holidays that they will never forget. Well done to Sophie (Year 13) and Matt Chillingworth (Year 11) who took...

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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


BBC School Report - Going the Extra Mile

On Thursday, 16 March, the Kings and Queens News Team were "Going the Extra Mile" with their look at local bus provision in our rural community.

You can see the team's report that was recorded on the day!


Performance

DfE Performance |  Key Stage 4 Results


Safeguarding


Tootoot allows students to be able to report incidents directly to the school, including screenshots and attachments using the online app or by downloading the app to an apple device. Login to Tootoot here.

Preparing to join Kings in September 2018

Induction - Dates for Year 8 Students

31 January 2018 - Year 8 Parents Information Evening "Making the Right Choices", 7.00 pm, Hall

6 June 2018 - New Year 9 Parents Information Evening, 7.00 pm, Hall

2 July 2018 - New Year 9 Parent/Tutor Evening, 5.00 - 8.00 pm, Hall



Publications


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.