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Darlaston Students Win All Expenses Paid Trip to London

An all expenses paid weekend in London worth around £9000 beckons for eight Darlaston students who have won the coveted International Motors Personal Achievement Award for 2014. Winners Christopher Whereton, Amber-Jade Cotterill, Jamie Kendrick, Wiktoria Szczepanska, Mitchell Bradbury, Somparkash Chumber, Chantelle Stevens, and Shivani Jang from Grace Academy Darlaston, are set to enjoy the high […]

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Darlaston Students Create Walking Robot

Darlaston students have created their very own walking robot, which can be seen in action on the new K’NEX Aspire YouTube channel they have just launched. Students from Grace Academy Darlaston are planning to use their new K’NEX YouTube channel to showcase their construction achievements and give out guidelines on how to make their models. […]

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Shannon Percy Achieves Gold Award and in Top 7% in the UK

Shannon Percy, a Year 8 student from Grace Academy Darlaston, has achieved the outstanding accolade of a Gold Award in the national Junior Maths Challenge, run by the UK Mathematics Trust (UKMT). Shannon’s achievement puts her in the top 7% of those who took part in the Challenge from around the country, and follows the […]

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Royal Marines Test Fitness of Darlaston Students

The ‘commando spirit’ is all about your state of mind, according to a couple of Royal Marines who popped in to Grace Academy Darlaston to give students first hand experience of their fitness regime. Year 11 and sixth form students were given a taste of real-life Royal Marines training by serving Royal Marines Josh Nightingale […]

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Recognition for Acoustics at Grace Academy Darlaston

Grace Academy, Darlaston’s new building was recognised this week for achieving excellent acoustic standards, by a group of high profile architects from across the West Midlands. The architects visited the Academy to celebrate the successful use of sustainable acoustics around the building, which complies with BB93, the acoustic design standard for secondary schools. The acoustics […]

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