I am delighted to welcome you to St James’ Church of England Academy website. We are very proud of our Academy, our children and their achievements. Behaviour at St James is outstanding and the warm, caring atmosphere in the Academy is frequently commented upon by visitors. Parents are partners in their child’s learning and we welcome them into the Academy.
Autumn Term 2018
School re-opens on Tuesday 4th September
Half Term – School closes on Friday 26th October and re-opens on Tuesday 6th November
Christmas – School closes on Friday 21st December
Spring Term 2019
School re-opens on Tuesday 8th January
Half Term – School closes on Friday 15th February and re-opens on Monday 25th February
Easter – School closes on Friday 5th April
Summer Term 2019
School re-opens on Tuesday 23rd April
School closed on Monday 6th May (Bank Holiday)
Half Term – School closes on Friday 24th May and re-opens on Monday 3rd June
Summer – School closes on Friday 19th July
Breakfast Club will start at 7.45 am as normal after every holiday.
We’ll be posting information here that needs bringing to your attention – whether that be up and coming events that are now imminent or emergency information – such as school closure due to snow etc.
Aims and ethos express the goals and expectations of the school. They express the general targets that we aim for when giving a safe and secure place of learning for your child. Every school needs these clear sets of aims in order to fulfil their vision and values in their pursuite of excellence. Here you will find an outline of ours which will show you our educational model. They will show our dedicaton to your child having not only the best learning experience that we can give but also growing as a person to enable them to tackle their next challenges in life. To enable them to do well as they grow in their education and to be the beginning point in a love of life long learning.
Please click on the links below to view your child/children’s class newsletters.
Autumn Term 2018
Summer Term 2018
Spring Term 2018
Please click on the link below to view our current newsletter.
Summer Term 2017 – Newsletter – April 25th 2017
Click on the links below to view previous newsletters.
Here we will be adding information about the events and achievements of our school council.
Well its only a few days now until the website is completely finished. We’ve worked long and hard on bringing it to this final place of working so well and we’re proud of what we’ve accomplished.
Let’s not forget that the site now enables us to post into multiple directions with one post so that we can talk to our parents through social media, etc.
Here are a selection of very useful and fun websites that will enrich your child’s learning. Click on the image below to view the website menu. It will open up in a new popup window.
Please click on the link below to access the information regarding free school meals.
Here you’ll be able to keep up with all of the news that we send home.
All of our school life general blog information and images will be posted into this area of the website.
Notices of Events
Our School Clubs
Our Weblinks Forum
Our School Awards
Schools can gain awards that demonstrate achievement in a specific area of learning …
Our School Curriculum
Our School Policies
Statistics & Results
The school is granted premiums each year to spend on supporting children in their education. Here we have information on the Pupil Premium and Sport Premiun spends.
The pupil premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities and to close the gaps between them and their peers.
Schools receive PE and sport premium funding based on the number of pupils in years 1 to 6. Schools must use the funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of PE and sport they offer.
Contact us using the information below either by post, phone or by email, whichever you find more convenient.
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Hi everyone. We hope that you all have a fantastic time looking through this website and that it more than serves your needs in answering questions about our school and its facilities. If you want to send us some feedback why not use the online form above? It would be great to hear from you. There will be lots more materials added here over time so please come back regularly to see what's new. That way you won't miss a thing. Enjoy. 🙂
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