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National Poetry Day: And the Winners Are…

National Poetry Day celebrations have always been a great success at Grace Academy Solihull where students and staff alike are encouraged to enjoy, discover and share poetry. This year was no exception where students from key stage 3 entered the National Young Writers competition. The theme of the day was ‘This is Me’ which allowed…
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Grace brings books to life on World Book Day 2024!

World Book Day is a huge charity event which is celebrated across the world especially in schools and community groups. This year, as always, Grace Academy Solihull students and staff celebrated this special occasion.  Each year we mark World Book Day at the academy with the aim to celebrate authors, books, illustrations and of course…
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Speaker’s Trust Workshop

On Tuesday 5th of March, Grace Academy Solihull once again played host to the Speaker’s Trust workshop. This was a fantastic opportunity for thirty of our year 10 students to develop their public speaking skills. We are so proud of all those who participated, pushing themselves out of their comfort zones to get involved.   …
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SoLO Charity

Our students in the ARC have been continuing their work with the local charity, SoLO. During last term, students worked very hard in creating decorations and items to sell at our Christmas fair, and all proceeds were donated to SoLO. Our students were able to raise an amazing £125.60 which will go towards supporting vulnerable…
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Young Carers in Schools Award

We are incredibly excited and proud as Grace Academy Solihull has been given a Bronze Award for their work in making sure students don’t miss out on an education because they are young carers.  The Young Carers in Schools programme helps primary and secondary schools improve outcomes for young carers and celebrates good practice through…
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Year 7 Residential Trip – Boreatton Park, Shropshire.

On the first weekend of this year’s October half term break, our year 7 students ventured off on their first action packed residential trip to the PGL site in Boreatton Park, Shropshire. This trip’s aim is to support Y7 students in their transition into secondary school through building positive friendships, getting to know key staff…
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Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award Students Prepare For Their Expedition

Over the last few weeks, 33 of our Year 10 and Year 11 students have been attending training at the Academy on a range of skills to prepare them for their upcoming expedition for their Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Bronze Award. They have been practicing their tenting skills as well as learning about camping stove…
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Houses of Parliament & Natural History Museum Trip

Earlier this term, 30 of our brightest year 8 and 9 students were fortunate enough to embark on an educational trip to London which included, going on a in depth tour of the Houses Of Parliament. Students were taken into the House of Lords and House of Commons, where they learnt the in’s and out’s…
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