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Year: 2019

Staff member Claire Cowley gave heartfelt thanks to Macmillan nurses as students expected to raise over £100 for the charity

Cancer survivor Claire Cowley, Science Technician from Grace Academy Coventry, expressed her thanks to Macmillan nurses, as students are expected to raise over £100 in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning organised by Macmillan Cancer Support. Students from across the Academy joined staff in baking tasty cake treats and serving coffee and tea to support the […]

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SIXTH FORM STUDENTS GO ON CAMPAIGN TRAIL FOR STUDENT COUNCIL AND HEAD BOY AND HEAD GIRL POSITIONS

Sixth Form students have learned more about what it means to be Student Council representatives and how to lobby support for the prestigious Head Boy and Head Girl positions. Year 12s will have the opportunity to run for Head Boy and Head Girl by presenting their case in video presentations to win votes, outsmarting the […]

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Achievement Impact

17 days of absence = 1 GCSE grade dropped (on average).

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PARENTS’ FORUM BRINGS THE COMMUNITY TOGETHER

Grace Academy’s first Parents’ Forum was a chance for staff, parents and carers to discuss how the Academy can better serve, and work with, the local community. In addition it provided an informal opportunity for families to discuss any suggestions or questions they had.

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Parents Information Evenings

The key purpose of these evenings are to discuss the Academy’s plans for the upcoming year, whilst also providing an opportunity for parents/carers to ask any questions that they feel are pertinent. There will also be chance to meet the new Principal, Ms Taylor and your child’s teachers.   Please find the dates for these […]

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School Term Dates 2019-2020

Term Dates: Autumn  2nd September 2019 – Inset Day 3rd September 2019 – Start of Term 18th October 2019 – End of Term 21st – 25th October 2019 – Half Term 28th October 2019 – Start of Term 20th December 2019 – End of Term 23rd December 2019 – 3rd January 2020 – Christmas Holiday […]

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BEST RESULTS IN RECENT HISTORY FOR GRACE ACADEMY COVENTRY

Students and staff are celebrating their best GCSE results in over five years, with 61% of students achieving grades 4 to 9 in GCSE English and Maths, up 10% on last year. In addition to this, English Language, Maths, Biology, Combined Science, French and Art all outperformed the National Average in the 2019 Summer Series, […]

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Rise in A Level passes at Grace Academy Coventry

  Grace Academy Coventry is celebrating a rise of over 16% in the number of students achieving at least three A level passes, as the academy builds on last year’s results. Among the performance highlights in individual subjects were a 100% pass rate in Art, Photography, English, PE, and Physics, alongside a 100% pass rate […]

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Students help cancer sufferers in their homes

Coventry students spent a life-changing week offering practical support in the homes of cancer patients, as well as handing out warm food and drinks to over 50 homeless people on the streets of Manchester. Ten students from Grace Academy Coventry joined with seventeen other students from Grace Academies in Solihull and Darlaston to take part […]

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Primary school students experience academy life

Over 150 Year 6 students from primary schools across Coventry spent a day experiencing a range of lessons at Grace Academy, to get a feel for what Academy life is really like on a day to day basis. The students experienced lessons in subject areas ranging from Science and Maths to English and Humanities.  In […]

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