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Maths Challenge

The maths department would like to celebrate the success of our year 9 and 10 students who took part in the UK Intermediate Maths Challenge this year. This Maths challenge includes some very challenging maths problems, with our students in a competition against some of the best from across the whole country. Our students did…
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Easter Activities

We had a fantastic time during the Easter break with our family enrichment programme. Our families participated in a family Easter cooking and movie day as well as a trip to Coombe Abbey. These activities took place over 2 days and were free to join. Some of the things that our families said about the…
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Post 16 University Visit

On 30th April the Year 12 Sport class went to Birmingham City University to take part in an Explore Sport day. They participated in 3 different workshops as well as a presentation on the different courses available in Sport and career progressions. Students experienced some of the practical facilities as well as lecture rooms. The…
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Year 11 Mock Interviews

On Friday 25th March we welcomed 7 employers from a range of companies into Grace Academy to be part of our Year 11 mock interview day. All students took part in workshops delivered by Wilmott Dixon Construction before the interview day, this involved showing students an insight into the world of work, how to conduct…
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Twisted Tales Writing Competition

This term as part of World Book Day celebrations students in Year 7-9 have participated in the Young Writer’s Twisted Tales Creative Writing competition. As part of this competition students had to create their own retelling of a well-known fairy tale from the perspective of the villain in under 100 words. Over 150 students entered…
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Dr Bike

The Sustainable Travel Team at Solihull MBC, are currently running ‘Dr Bike’ projects around the school’s in the borough to help young people keep their bikes safe and roadworthy. They visited Grace Academy last week and MOT’d 26 of our students’ bikes making their journey to and from school safer. Some of the works carried…
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World Book Day

World Book Day is a huge charity event which is celebrated across the world especially in schools and community groups. This year was the 25th Anniversary of Word Book Day and like always Grace Academy Solihull students and staff celebrated this special occasion. Each year we mark World Book Day at the academy with the…
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Grace Academy Recycling Project

Our Academy Ambassadors are valued student leaders who are making a huge impact on student life. These students identify opportunities in school to improve their experience, plan a project, present to Mr Gelder and then they implement the project . Below Scarlet describes a project our Environment Ambassadors launched this half term, and the impact…
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National Science Week

National Science week went with a bang here at Grace Academy with students being given the opportunity to further develop their knowledge and love for science during our lunchtime activity sessions. Students explored how science affects their daily lives by discovering the role of the heart, examining it’s structure and discussing how that helps it…
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Girl’s football Success

Well done to the Year 8 girl’s football team on winning the North Solihull Girls Football League. The team have played a total of 22 games, and remain unbeaten, winning 14 and drawing 8 which is an outstanding achievement. The girls have also progressed through to the Semi Finals of the Solihull League cup. Our…
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