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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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Message to students – This place is here and it’s for you!

The glass-fronted Ethos Room holds a central location just off the street, and aims to be used in a positive way to see students reach their full potential and explore their faith. We aim to see something happening every day of the week that is positive and engaging, something for them to opt into. Beccy Nettleton […]

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PERFORMING AT BIRMINGHAM CONSERVATOIRE

A group of 15 Grace Academy students who are all complete beginners, joined students from schools across the Midlands to play as part of the Modulo orchestra project at the Birmingham Conservatoire. They played pieces by Schostakowitsh and Haydn and two Grace Academy students, Esther Afonso and Aleksandra Solojova put themselves forward to compose a […]

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OUTSTANDING ART

Outstanding A Level Art student, Simran, says A Level is a big push after GCSE, but well-worth the effort. Talking about the process of creating an artwork at A Level, Simran explained: “You start by creating a storyboard of smaller ideas using different materials, and show your annotation about how you felt about using a particular […]

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Dates in the Diary

Arrangements for Start of 2018/2019 Academic Year

Monday, 3rd September, 2018 – INSET Day.  Staff only in the Academy

Tuesday, 4th September 2018 – Year 7/12 start at 10:30am and Years 8,9,10,11,13 start at 11:30am


INSET Day Dates

The dates of Inset Days for the 2018/19 Academic Year when students are not required to be in the Academy (unless taking an examination) are as follows:

Inset 1:     Monday, 3rd September, 2018
Inset 2:     Friday 7th December 2018
Inset 3:     Monday 7th January 2019
Inset 4:     Monday 29th April 2019
Inset 5:     Monday 22nd July 2019

 

School Term and Dates

Autumn Term 2018

First day of term:         

Wednesday 5th September 2018

Half term holiday:       

Monday 22nd October 2018 to Friday 26th October 2018

Last day of term:           

Friday 21st December 2018

 

Spring Term 2019

First day of term:

Tuesday 8th January 2019

Half term holiday:

Monday 18th February 2018 to Friday 22nd February 2019

Last day of term:

Friday 12th April 2019

Easter Holidays:

Monday 15th April to Friday 26th April 2019

 

Summer Term 2019

First day of term:           

Tuesday 30th April 2019

Bank holiday:                 

Monday 6th May 2019

Half term holiday:         

Monday 27th May 2019 to Friday 31st May 2019

Last day of term:             

Friday 19th July 2019

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Welcome from our Principal

Our Vision

Developing well educated, considerate and caring citizens, with a strong sense of values, who will succeed in and contribute to modern society.

I extend to you a warm welcome to our Academy website and hope that you will make the time to come and visit us in person at one of our Open Evenings or Parents’ events. Grace Academy Coventry is a community school in the truest sense of the word, taking our students from the surrounding community and striving to enable all our community members to achieve a bright future for themselves academically, physically, spiritually and personally.

Students at Grace Academy deserve the most extraordinary experience, and we are committed to providing them with a curriculum that empowers them to aspire to and achieve success, that makes the most of their strengths and talents. Every student at the Academy is an individual and it is our responsibility and privilege to support them in developing their character, knowledge and skills. Our ethos, based on sound Christian values, lies at the heart of this and is embedded in all aspects of Academy life and is integral to promoting a lifelong love of learning in our students. We want our students to leave us with a strong sense of themselves as future leaders in the community, ready to make a difference and achieve both personal and academic excellence.

Last year every member of our Y13 leavers gained a place at their first choice University. The Academy continues to make further progress and my main aim as the new Principal is to help drive academic standards even further making Grace Academy the obvious first choice for any parent looking for their child’s secondary school.

Our facilities and resources are truly fantastic, providing a stimulating learning environment that encourages every student to progress and flourish as a learner. In addition to our targeted curriculum we offer a wide range of extracurricular activities, including opportunities in Sport and from the Arts. We have a thriving cadet force and a wide range of events run by our Ethos team to enhance and develop students’ personal, spiritual and health education. Our business team run events with business partners to offer students the opportunity for ‘real world’ learning that compliments their regular careers sessions as part of a long term plan for their journey to employability.

I am excited about the next steps on our journey and invite you to join us as our young people progress towards becoming truly successful global citizens with confidence in their own skills and passion for the changes they can bring to the future of the communities they go on to serve.

Mrs. A Monga, Principal