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Academy achieves outstanding GCSE results, building on ‘Good’ Ofsted’

Students at Grace Academy Solihull are celebrating achieving outstanding GCSE results after rapid improvements over the past three years, culminating in a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating in May. The Academy has retained its place as one of the highest performing and most improved schools in the region for the third year running with average attainment improving […]

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Best set of A level results for the third year running

Grace Academy Solihull’s Post-16 Centre continued to improve, with students achieving their best ever results for the third year running. The Academy is celebrating a 19% increase in the number of students achieving at least three A Level passes, and 86% of students entered for three A levels were successful. The average Applied A level […]

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Strengthening mental health provision

In new research, students at Grace Academy said the Academy is good at dealing with mental health issues, but they would like more direct teaching on it so they can recognise the signs and know what to look. The research, carried out by final year Aston University student Kelly Slack, was designed to assess students’ […]

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Year 13s in celebratory football match with teaching staff

Year 13s set the ball rolling for a celebratory football match against teaching staff to mark the end of their final year at the Academy. Teachers Matt Godwin, Jake Upton, Blaine Wakeman, Anton Nunes and Tom Able, took on the Year 13s in a football play-off after school which saw the students competing on equal […]

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Dates In The Diary

Thursday 19th October  – Year 10 Business Networking Event

Friday 20th October – Holland Trip

Monday 23rd – Friday 27th  Half Term

Monday 30th October – Students return



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Welcome from our Principal

Welcome to Grace Academy Solihull

We offer a stimulating environment that enables every learner to progress and flourish. Our aims are clear: every student should reach and exceed their potential. We offer a clear and explicit support programme for all students and this extends to parents and carers. We are a community academy that embraces its responsibilities to work with the community and places itself as a hub for community events.
In addition to academic studies, we offer an exciting range of extracurricular activities. We offer family events and a variety of clubs linked to personal development. Both Sport and The Arts feature heavily in our extensive programme of activities. The performances that are staged at the school receive consistently outstanding praise. The academy has an excellent sporting reputation both locally and regionally, offering a wide and diverse range of sporting opportunities.
The Academy is an industry standard learning space where students have the opportunities to work with business people to develop their ‘real world’ learning. Each year the students experience and are involved with enterprise and business activities that help to widen their understanding of the opportunities available to them.
Students at the academy develop personal and social skills throughout their time with us that prepares them for the challenges ahead in a global environment. To support this we have our Academy Charter that give clear guidelines of what is acceptable behaviour at the academy and how you as parents and we at the Academy can work together to ensure that your child’s time with us is a rewarding and positive experience.
Our distinctive ethos based on sound Christian values ensures that our students appreciate the excitement of learning, the rewards of personal challenge and the importance of responsibility to others. As a result they become true citizens of the world. Please feel free to browse the site and if you have any questions or would like to visit, do not hesitate to contact us.

Darren Gelder, Principal