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Year: 2017

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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Exams and Revision Sessions WC 22/05/2017

Here are the Revision Sessions and Exams scheduled for the week commencing Monday 22nd May 2017.

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Cambridge Students talk University with our Sixth Form

A big thank you to students from Newnham College, Cambridge for joining us here at Grace Academy Darlaston to talk to our Sixth Form students. Our Students had all of their questions answered and also gained a real insight into life at university. Students thoroughly enjoyed the talk and found the advice both informative and […]

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Year 9 Students go on an Energy Quest!

Year 9 students participated in Tomorrow’s Engineers “Energy Quest” here at Grace Academy. Energy Quest is a half day workshop for students in Year 9. It was made up of four interactive sessions with an Engineering careers message running throughout. The aim of the workshop was to improve pupils’ understanding of energy as a resource and the role […]

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Animal Man Brings Rainforest Mini-beasts to Darlaston

Over 160 Walsall primary school students came face-to-face with Milkshake the milk snake, a Tegu lizard, a hissing cockroach, and a blue-tongued skink, after they made a flying visit to Grace Academy Darlaston with the Animal Man. Animal expert Mitchell Price, whose reptilian friends have appeared on Channel 4, Lion TV and Blue Peter, gave […]

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Gifted Darlaston Primary School Students Win Battle of the Brains 2017

Six Year 5 students from Kings Hill Primary School in Darlaston have won the prestigious ‘Battle of the Brains’ challenge, after competing against thirty other gifted and talented students from six primary schools across Walsall. The winning team received their ‘Battle of the Brains’ trophies after putting their specialist subject knowledge to the test in […]

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Primary Maths Competition Challenges Local Year 5 Students

Yesterday we held our annual Primary School Maths competition and welcomed teams from Kings Hill, Salisbury Street, Rough Hay and Moorcroft Wood. The teams took part in various rounds including a guess the amount of sweets in a jar, a maths treasure hunt and a problem solving round. We were delighted with the energy and […]

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