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Please note that SMARTWATCHES have now joined mobile phones, iPods and MP3/4 players on the list of 'potential technological/web enabled sources of information' that are classified as 'unauthorised items' and must therefore not be brought into any exam. Possession of such items in a public exam is deemed as a 'serious offence' by all exam boards and will typically result in disqualification if found in the student's possession during an exam.
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.
Starting with English and maths, GCSE grades in England will be graded from 9 to 1. Find out more:
An Options Evening for students starting in September was 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.
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.
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.
Last half term, local butchers Nick and Sally Hansford from Hansford Butchers in Shipham visited Kings to talk meat! The lunchtime session was scheduled for Year 10 students studying Food...
During half term, Year 9 student Bettine and her crew Sam Goult were on top sailing form for the final selection event for the Neilson GBR Cadet World Team 2017 series that ended in the spiritual...
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
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!
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.
The final academic year calendar is now available online, please click here to see it.
The 2016 issue of Platform, the Kings' arts magazine of student work, is now available online, please click here to view it.
The December issue of The Kings' Messenger is now available online, please click here to read it.
The next academic year calendar is now available online, please click here to see it.