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Could you build your own car?

Putting the ‘E’ back in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths), Year 8 and Year 9 students took part in interactive workshops to learn more about the world of engineering. In small teams, each student was trained in a variety of engineering roles, from ‘Mechanical Engineer’ to ‘Electrical Engineer’. They were then tasked with designing…
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Grace Academy Student on BBC’s Radio 4

Twelve year old Bradley got in touch with the BBC Radio 4 show Sliced Bread after trying out his mum Jennifer’s acupressure mat. Jennifer says she swears by it – she says it relaxes her, and she even falls asleep on it! However, after testing it out himself, he was less than convinced. He asked…
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Grace Academy Celebrates DofE Bronze Awards

On Thursday 20 June 2024, we welcomed students, parents and carers to an event celebrating the successes of our young people towards their brilliant achievements as part of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award. Just over 18 months ago, we introduced the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award at the Academy to support, encourage and reward our…
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Inclusive Student Leadership

Grace Academy Solihull is proud to announce the launch of their new academy student leadership group called the “Inclusion Ambassadors”. The role of an Inclusion Ambassador is to ensure those children who might not feel they have a voice, will have the confidence to speak to their peers and others who perhaps know and understand…
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Successful Y12 Work Experience

Year 12 students have completed their two weeks of work experience in various industries, including: Retail stores Hospitality Local Educational institutions Recreational Centres A local farm A garden centre West Midlands Police An estate agents office Charity & community support organisations Building Materials and Infrastructure Suppliers Feedback from all placements has been very positive overall,…
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World Environment Day 2024

On Wednesday 5 June, the Academy was recognised by the United Nations as an official celebrator and contributor towards this year’s World Environment Day, which is a global platform for inspiring positive change. People from more than 150 countries participate in this United Nations international day, which celebrates environmental action and the power of governments,…
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Women in Science and Engineering Competitions Winners!!!

On Tuesday 18 June, 25 aspiring scientists and engineers in year 9 attended the WISE event at Birmingham City University. The event, which was hosted by BCU and Aim Higher, was aimed at inspiring young women with a keen interest in science and/or engineering to enter a male dominated industry and make a difference. Students…
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Diamond League Athletics

Over a period a three weeks a small number of Y7 and 8 students have been competing in a variety of athletic events. Students demonstrated our values excellently displaying resilience, determination teamwork and respect from start to finish. Through their hard work they secured a variety of first, second and third place finishes. Congratulations to…
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