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Most Improved Student Award

Gracie Kerr has won the borough-wide award for the most improved student in Maths because she is now securing a grade 7 in mock exams from a starting point of Level 4 at Primary school. This represents 5 levels of progress; a phenomenal student achievement. Gracie is always a polite, conscientious student who works well […]

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Speakers Trust “Speak Out” Challenge Award

Crystal Donaldson, year 10, won second place in the regional final of a coveted public speaking award. Crystal Donaldson wrote an inspiring speech about education for the Speakers Trust “Speak Out” Challenge – Midlands Regional Final. She competed against 14 finalists selected after workshops in 17 schools across the West Midlands. Judges praised her for […]

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Junior Maths Challenge

Junior Maths Challenge Success: Our Best Result Ever! Pupils  at Grace Academy Solihull achieved 3 Golds, 2 Silvers and 7 Bronzes in this year’s UKMT Junior Maths Challenge. Over 260,000 pupils from across the UK sat the Junior Maths Challenge with roughly the top 6% receiving a gold certificate, the next 13% Silver and the […]

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Grace Academy Fun Day

  The Grace Academy Family Fun day on Saturday 14th July was a sizzling success. The whole community enjoyed summer fun with inflatables, a BBQ, petting zoo, Face-painting, gladiator jousting and mini-truck driving. Around 800 visitors enjoyed traditional favourites like splat-the-rat and hook-a-duck and were taken through their acrobatic paces by students from Emma Jayne’s School […]

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Cross Academy Charity Single

On Monday 14 and Tuesday 15 May 30 students from Grace Academy Solihull, Coventry and Darlaston came together to write, record and produce a song to raise funds for the mental health charity MIND. The students worked with  Mark Vallance, a songwriter from award-winning music publisher Phrased Differently. The song has been recorded and produced […]

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Grace Academy Student Paris Trip

From the 6-8 April 2018 49 year 8 and 9 students embarked on a journey across to France to spend some time soaking up the culture, practising their language skills and having a lot of fun. During the trip, pupils were able to see the monuments of Paris including the Eiffel Tower, The Louvre and […]

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Celebrating World Book Day

Celebrating World Book Day To celebrate World Book Day and their love for reading at Grace Academy Solihull staff dressed up as their favourite characters from the world of Literature. Students participated in various activities throughout the big day. World Book Day, which is celebrated annually at the Academy, enabled students to learn about a […]

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Speak Out Challenge

Every young person should able to speak confidently and also have their voice heard. Many young people want to “Speak Out” about a range of issues/ topics that they feel strongly about, or an issue they would like to change. However, they do not always have the confidence or necessarily know how to influence others […]

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Grace Academy Students Ski Trip

During Feb half term, 42 students travelled to Andorra for Grace Academy Solihull’s first Ski Trip. The students had a fantastic time learning many new skills on the slopes as well as taking in the cultural aspects of Andorra’s beautiful capital city Andorra-La-Vella. All students showed fantastic determination, courage and skill to complete a full […]

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Grace Academy Excels At Business Event

12 of our year 10 students took part in the Birmingham Airport Challenge. Students were tasked with pitching a new airline concept to a panel of 5 judges from Birmingham Airport. Students had to research the airline market and decide on a Brand, Target Market, Financial Plan, what destinations they would fly to etc.  There […]

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