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Why Choose Us?

As part of Dudley Academies Trust, we benefit from:

  • Support from a team of Outstanding Practitioners – teachers who are experts in their subjects who work with our teachers and your children
  • Help with recruiting exceptional teaching staff
  • Shared best practice in the classroom
  • Shared resources
  • Shared learner support
  • An excellent Careers programme
  • Investment in our buildings, IT and facilities
  • The latest available learning technologies
  • A tried and tested model of how to improve behaviour and motivate learners
  • The resources and expertise of Dudley College of Technology

In addition, St James Academy offers:

  • A friendly school with a positive feeling in the class rooms and the corridors
  • A relatively small school community with a caring ethos
  • A broad range of extra-curricular clubs, teams, activities and trips
  • A central location in easy reach of Dudley bus station, but away from the noise and bustle
  • Large playing fields and good facilities for sport and drama
  • The determination that your child will progress with us and leave with a bright future ahead.