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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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Students collected 2,500 tins of food for those in need this winter

Students from every year group across Grace Academy collected 2,500 tins of food in a three-week appeal to help those in need this winter. The collection of tins and other non-perishable items will be distributed to struggling families through Birmingham City Mission and Renewal’s Helping Hands food delivery service. Commenting on the vital donations of […]

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Staff sport festive knitwear to support Save the Children

Staff at Grace Academy have dusted off their festive knitwear and delighted students by sporting a host of Christmas favourites including Rudolf, Santa, Christmas Elves and even Polar Bears in a bid to support Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day. Forty staff joined in the festive challenge to ‘make the world better with a sweater’ […]

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80 Chelmsley residents treated to free Christmas lunch and Victorian Christmas Fayre

    During a week of Christmas community festivities at Grace Academy, 80 elderly residents from Chelmsley Wood were treated to a free Christmas lunch with all the trimmings. Darren Gelder, the Academy’s Principal, joined staff and sixth form students to serve food at the lunch as residents, along with special guest the Rt Rev […]

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Little Shop Of Horrors

Seymour and Audrey both work at Mr Mushnik’s Flower Shop in the down and out town Skid Row. One day, Seymour buys a strange and interesting plant who he names Audrey 2. Sadly, the plant soon starts to wilt and die, before Seymour discovers the only thing the plant will eat is…..BLOOD! As the plant […]

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