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Year: 2019

Grace really HAS got talent!

There was an exceptional display of creativity at our Grace’s Got Talent grand final recently as we invited staff, students and parents to join us in celebrating the hidden talents of our Grace Academy students!   The talent competition took place over a number of weeks, beginning with lunchtime auditions in front of a panel […]

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Students arrive in style to prom 2019

Our Year 11 Prom saw many arriving in style to celebrate the end of a long exam season!   We’d like to congratulate all of our students on the successful completion of their exams and 5 years with us at Grace Academy. We wish you all the very best for the future.

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Graduation comes early for 3 Year 9 students

Year 9 students have successfully completed a 2 year Advanced Learners programme with the University of Warwick.   The girls spent multiple Saturdays throughout the programme learning new skills to help prepare them for work and studies in the future. To end the course, they were challenged to research ”food sustainability” and present their findings […]

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Primary pupils inspired at miniature Careers Fair

It was an inspiring morning for primary pupils at Coleshill Heath Junior & Infants recently with a mini Careers Fair organised by our Post-16 manager, Mrs Baker.     Local business partners as well as other organisations within the community were invited to come and showcase their career opportunities for primary pupils, helping to inspire […]

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Public Speaking Feat for Year 10 Student

Year 10 student, Kia, recently participated in a public speaking challenge at the University of Birmingham alongside 14 other Year 10 students from across the West Midlands.   Kia’s carefully crafted 3 minute speech explored the topic of ‘modern following’, discussing how being followed online could lead to being followed in real life… After weeks of […]

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Year 12s take on WM Housing Assessment Centre

Year 12s recently took part in their very first “Assessment Centre” experience, preparing them for what to expect in a real-word scenario. Delivered by brilliant business partners at WM Housing, students were given a series of tasks to perform throughout the day while being assessed on skills such as communication, teamwork, leadership, presentation delivery and […]

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Grace Academy hopeful is among top-pick to take part in CBBC football contest

  We’re backing Year 7 pupil, Jada, for CBBC’s second series of ‘Match of the Day: Can You Kick It!’ In search for the UK’s best young technical players, the CBBC’s kids TV program follows the journey of young footballing hopefuls as they compete to show off their skills to the pros while undergoing an […]

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“YOU CAN IF YOU THINK YOU CAN” Post-16 students gear up for work experience!

Work experience is just around the corner for our Year 12s, and they’ve been getting ready with a preparatory workshop from local business partners. The 2 hour workshop featured group discussion, writing tasks, and motivating input from visiting professionals who encouraged students to seize every opportunity with both hands, be friendly and professional, and believe […]

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STUDENTS SHARE EVERYDAY EXPERIENCES OF ACADEMY LIFE IN BRAND NEW VIDEO LAUNCH

Grace Academy Solihull has invited students to do the talking and share their real, everyday experiences of school life in a new video to showcase the Academy. WATCH HERE WHEN YOU CLICK ON NEWS ITEM! So many excellent things take place Grace Academy and the new video offers a genuine glimpse of who we are […]

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Pop-Up Easter Experience Success

In the lead up to Easter, students enjoyed an immersive pop-up “Easter experience”, designed to help them learn more about the story of Easter and why it is celebrated by Christians today. Through an interactive audio tour, students were guided through different aspects of the Easter narrative, with activity stations to help them consider their […]

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