Reception Farm for a Day

Last Wednesday the Reception children invited our St. James’ Pre-school children to visit our farm. Each group of children organised their own activity...

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Otterly Brilliant Worship!

On Wednesday morning Otter class treated the whole school to their worship on the theme of Trust.  They brilliantly shared the story of...

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Fathers’ Day Creativity

At the end of last week the wonderful PSA were at it again – supporting the children to make some fantastic gifts to...

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Girl’s letter changes uniform policy

This is a story that brings together democracy, equality, writing for a purpose and the power of persuasion and it all begins with...

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Reception Farm for a Day

Last Wednesday the Reception children invited our St. James’ Pre-school children to visit our farm. Each group of children organised their own activity...

Read more »

Otterly Brilliant Worship!

On Wednesday morning Otter class treated the whole school to their worship on the theme of Trust.  They brilliantly shared the story of...

Read more »

Fathers’ Day Creativity

At the end of last week the wonderful PSA were at it again – supporting the children to make some fantastic gifts to...

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Girl’s letter changes uniform policy

This is a story that brings together democracy, equality, writing for a purpose and the power of persuasion and it all begins with...

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Year 1 visit to the Library

Last Friday, Otter and Turtle class enjoyed a trip to Southbourne Library. We were warmly welcomed by Tracey the Librarian who told us...

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Welcome to St. James’ Academy!

At the heart of everything we do are the children.  The seven years they spend with us is an extremely precious time of enormous growth and change.  We seek to make every opportunity a learning experience and squeeze the value out of every inch of every day.  You will see from much of the content of this website how central the children are and what fantastic ambassadors they are for the younger generation.

Although learning is our core purpose, so is laughter, friendship, challenge, exploration and collaboration.  Please enjoy looking around the website, and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions.

Jeremy Payne, Principal

House Points

Overall School Attendance

96.49%

(target 97%)

This week’s attendance champions...

1st

98.89%

Turtle

2nd

98.32%

Seal

3rd

97.78%

Beijing

View all attendance scores

Turtle 98.89%
Seal 98.32%
Beijing 97.78%
Madrid 97.70%
Otter 97.57%
Rome 96.94%
Stingray 96.94%
Shark 96.67%
Dolphin 96.39%
Washington 95.98%
Bogota 95.69%
Paris 95.68%
Santiago 95.56%
London 94.44%

Find out how the £4,000 we raised for our sister school in Malawi has been put to good use...

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