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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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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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Students collect 3,200 items for those in need at Christmas

Students from Year 7 to Post 16 spent three weeks collecting 3200 food and toiletry items to donate to Birmingham City Mission and Renewal’s Helping Hands Food Bank. Matt Loader, Youth and Schools worker at Birmingham City Mission, said, “It is with many thanks again this year that Birmingham City Mission receives a share of […]

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Community Christmas dinner for local residents

Turkey with all the trimmings, Christmas pudding, and a healthy serving of The Nativity performed by students, helped 70 elderly residents to share in the festive cheer this Christmas.  Age UK also added to the community spirit with a chocolate hamper raffle prize to raise money for the charity. Darren Gelder, Principal of Grace Academy […]

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December newsletter 2016

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Hayden Steven and Katerina Bellou are voted in as Head Boy and Girl

Hayden Steven and Katerina Bellou were voted in as Head Boy and Girl for Grace Academy after a rigorous assessment process which involved making a speech to other prefects.  Their peers were then invited to vote on who they thought would make the best Head Boy and Girl, and votes from the teachers were also […]

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