I am glad that I took the advice and support that was offered, this gave me the confidence to succeed in my exams.

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Bronze Success for Duke of Edinburgh Students

A huge congratulations to 8 students who completed and passed their assessment for their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award expedition at the Long Mynd in Shropshire over October half-term. Travelling on foot, unaccompanied and completely self-sufficient for 2 days, the students enjoyed the wonderful opportunity to explore the Long Mynd hills in Shropshire. The skills […]

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Science Magic…Magic Science with Ian Dunne

Last week we welcomed several of our local primary schools in to see a fantastic science show delivered by the very engaging and amusing science presenter Ian Dunne. Ian wowed the audience with various scientific demonstrations including a Van de Graff generator, a singing Tesla coil, and an extremely high pitched talking Theramin (pictured)! The […]

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Violin Lessons a hit with Year 7 Students

Students in Year 7 are learning to play the violin taught by specialist instrumental teachers from Forest Arts Centre working alongside Head of Music Mrs Duckett, as well as taking part in singing and musical games. This exciting opportunity enables every child to have the chance to experience live music, group singing, ensemble playing and performance. Our […]

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Year 7 Rounders Team Crowned Walsall School Champions

Only 6 months after being formally introduced to the sport, Grace Academy Darlaston’s Year 7 Rounders team were crowned Walsall School Champions after an impressive final against Streetly. Over the summer months the team played numerous league matches against schools from around the Walsall borough including Aldridge, Pool Hayes, Shire Oak, Brown Hills, St Francis […]

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Dates for your Diary

Christmas Fayre
Thursday 15th December, 5-7pm

Christmas Holidays
Monday 19th December –
Monday 2nd January

Start of Spring Term
Tuesday 3rd January


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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