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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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Year 9 Maths Superstars win Bronze!

Year 9 Maths superstars recently took part in the UK Intermediate Junior Maths Challenge along with pupils from over 3,000 schools and colleges in the UK. The maths challenge is designed to stretch advanced Year 11 students and below, so we are extremely proud of these three Year 9 students who, despite being among the […]

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Brand new Police Cadets group launches at Grace Academy

Students are getting stuck in to a brand new Volunteer Police Cadets group that has just launched at Grace Academy Solihull. Open to young people from any background, gender, ability / disability and regardless of any interest in joining the Police, the cadets group seeks to provide an opportunity for all young people to be […]

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Mystery ‘bookie breakfast’ in Solihull on World Book Day

It was an early start for students who enjoyed an enviable ‘Bookie Breakfast’ of croissants and hot chocolate, while unwrapping mystery books given out by the library to celebrate World Book Day. Ashley Connolly, Grace Academy’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, ‘We Will Rock You’. Over 600 people enjoyed the show with Grace Academy Solihull’s biggest ever cast performing some of Queen’s smash hit favourites including ‘We are the Champions’, ‘Killer Queen’ and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’. Younger […]

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Year 9 Trampolining Competition

On the 6th March the year 9 Trampolining team went  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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