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Year: 2017

Drew Holmes Wins Christmas Card Competition

A reindeer in the snow was the winning picture in this year’s Christmas Card competition, painted by Drew Holmes in Year 7. Drew’s outstanding design won against entries from every year group across the Academy, and he said, “I entered the competition because I like to draw. When I first found out in Art class […]

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Family Roller Disco – Wednesday 15 February

Family Roller Disco – Wednesday 15 February Join us for a fun session, 3.30pm- 4.30pm. £5 per person or £1 per non skating adult. Everyone welcome! To book contact reception or just turn up and pay on arrival.  See you there!

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Miss Understood Club – Monday 6 March

Miss Understood Club – Monday 6 March After school club for Year 8  and 9 girls covering topics such as self-esteem, body image, emotions, friendships and healthy relationships. The aim of the club is to boost girls’ self-esteem and to develop their skills in building positive friendships. See Mrs Wadley for more details or contact […]

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Family Cooking Night – Wednesday 8 March

Family Cooking Night – Wednesday 8 March Join us for a fun night of cooking.  6.00pm-7.00pm. £5 per family includes all ingredients. Booking is essential as this course fills up fast.  Contact Mrs Bromley on 0121 329 4600 for booking and information.

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Year 10 Building Healthy Relationships Day – Thursday 9 March

Year 10 Building Healthy Relationships Day – Thursday 9 March Year 10 will be taking part in an off timetable day to support students in developing their self-esteem and ability to make intelligent, informed choices based on their values so they can build happy, healthy and safe relationships.

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Local Beavers complete IT badge at Grace Academy!

Twenty-five Beavers, aged from 6 to 7 years old, were awarded their IT badges by Darren Gelder, Principal, after coming into the school and using Grace Academy’s computers to complete their tasks. Denise Makepeace, Beaver Leader, 1st Chelmsley Wood Scout Group, said: “Thank you so much for a wonderful evening at Grace Academy. The IT […]

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BrightLine band shines at Ethos Week

Indy pop band, BrightLine, part of the Message Trust, joined other guests to host our Ethos Week and spark conversations about key social issues from a faith perspective. Ethos Week is a great way for students to explore and engage with the Academy’s Christian ethos and shared key values of Grace, Respect, Integrity, Potential, and […]

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STUDENTS IN 6-HOUR CYCLE MARATHON FOR WORLD CANCER DAY

  Determined Solihull students have raised over £1,000 for Cancer Research UK in a week of fundraising activities in the run up to World Cancer Day. Twenty students from Grace Academy raised £400 by taking part in a continuous six-hour sponsored bike ride during the week, while others raised more funds by selling cakes, unity […]

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January newsletter 2017

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Lauren Croot makes the West Midlands Metropolitan County School team

Lauren Croot is celebrating making the West Midlands Metropolitan County School team after competing in trials against over 30 other girls from Year 9 in the West Midlands area. Only 16 girls made it into the final team and Lauren said, “Getting into the county team is, in my eyes, a big achievement for me and […]

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