Month: March 2019

Mystery ‘bookie breakfast’ in Solihull on World Book Day

It was an early start for students who enjoyed an enviable โ€˜Bookie Breakfastโ€™ of croissants and hot chocolate, while unwrapping mystery books given out by the library to celebrate World Book Day. Ashley Connolly, Grace Academyโ€™s librarian, organised the breakfast to encourage students to sit down together and talk about, and read, a new and…
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High jump champion David Smith shares sport top tips with students

Birmingham-based High Jump champion David Smith, an athlete from Sports For Champions UK, shared some top tips on how to succeed with over 50 Year 9 students at Grace Academy Solihull. David Smith, who came first in the High Jump at the 2017 Scottish Championships, and second in the 2017 British Championships, put students through…
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Students perform futuristic musical comedy spectacular ‘We Will Rock You’

Students have paid homage to popular glam rock band, Queen, in their latest production of the futuristic musical comedy spectacular, โ€˜We Will Rock Youโ€™. Over 600 people enjoyed the show with Grace Academy Solihullโ€™s biggest ever cast performing some of Queenโ€™s smash hit favourites including โ€˜We are the Championsโ€™, โ€˜Killer Queenโ€™ and โ€˜Bohemian Rhapsodyโ€™. Younger…
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Year 9 Trampolining Competition

On the 6th March the year 9 Trampolining team wentย  to Smiths wood to compete in the Solihull school games competition. Each competitor must carry out a series of set skills ranging from basic core jumps to backdrop half twists and then they must memorise and perform a set sequence consisting of 10 complex jumps/landings.…
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