Students’ behaviour is good. They are friendly and respectful towards adults and each other

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Students Awarded Bikes For Excellent Behaviour, Progress and Attendance

Congratulations to students Honey Oyelakin, Josh Latham, Josh Nicholls and Bita Badpa who have been presented with brand new bikes and helmets today for their excellent behaviour, attendance and progress during this school year!

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Students Celebrate 100% Attendance with Afternoon Tea Party

Today Grace Academy celebrated the achievements of students who have 100% attendance this year by holding an Afternoon Tea event. The students were congratulated for this fantastic achievement and were awarded with a “100% Attendance” badge to wear on their school blazers. They will also be receiving achievement certificates.

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Students Produce Their Own Radio Broadcast With Free Radio

  Darlaston students hit the big time when they were given the chance to prepare and record their own radio broadcast in a two-hour workshop with a Free Radio presenter. Free Radio Academy, in partnership with Aspire Recruitment, regularly visits schools, colleges and universities to run workshops that help young people to explore the media […]

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Year 9 Students Write Songs With Chip Kendall

Some of our Year 9 Students participated in a singing/song-writing workshop with musician Chip Kendall earlier this month. The workshop focused on how musicians can build a positive rapport with their audience through ‘Posture, Presence and Projection’. In addition, Chip guided the students as they wrote original songs about ‘inspirations’ and ‘injustice’. It was very […]

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Dates for your Diary


Start of 2017/2018 School Year

Tuesday 5th September 2017

Year 7 and Year 12 only 8.30am

Wednesday 6th September 2017

All students 8.30am


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Welcome from our Principal

Welcome to Grace Academy Darlaston. Our academy has moved forward at quite a pace over the last year and both staff and students should be proud of the achievements made. It is a privilege to be entrusted with the job of leading Grace Academy Darlaston and continuing this excellent work. It is my intention to see the academy flourish and to guide all students to achieve their full potential whilst embracing the core values that all Grace Academies uphold. I look forward to meeting you in the coming months and please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any concerns or queries.

Mr Carl Salt, Principal