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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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Students become “Mini Medics” for the day!

Year 9 and 11 students recently took part in a fantastic Medical Mavericks workshop, gaining insight into the inner workings of the human body, trying their hand at real-life medical procedures and finding out more about career paths in health science.   Students had the opportunity to try out professional equipment in order to calculate […]

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Professionals share career journeys with students

It was a privilege  to have visitors from University of Gloucestershire, as well as past students, a professional lawyer, and our independent career adviser with us recently to deliver a series of career-focused assemblies and workshops for Year 10, 11, and 12 students. Students heard from guests about their various career journeys, with talks designed […]

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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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FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY TO SEE PROFESSIONAL ORCHESTRA AT PRESTIGIOUS VENUE

A selection of year 8 students went to the Symphony Hall, along with 7,000 other students from the region, to watch a full-sized symphony orchestra perform a selection of both classical and contemporary music. The programme included both classical musicians, along with modern day film music composers such as Hans Zimmer and John Williams. This […]

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GB LONG JUMP CHAMPION FERON SAYERS TO VISIT ACADEMY

Great Britain’s long jump champion Feron Sayers from Sports For Champions UK will be visiting the Academy on 27 February to share some top tips on how to succeed with over 50 Year 9 students. Feron will be inspiring students by sharing his top tips on the resilience he needed to achieve the top rankings, […]

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