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Welcome to Grace Academy

Welcome to Grace Academy Solihull

We offer a stimulating environment that enables every learner to progress and flourish. Our aims are clear: every student should reach and exceed their potential. We offer a clear and explicit support programme for all students and this extends to parents and carers. We are a community academy that embraces its responsibilities to work with the community and places itself as a hub for community events.

In addition to academic studies, we offer an exciting range of extracurricular activities. We offer family events and a variety of clubs linked to personal development. Both Sport and The Arts feature heavily in our extensive programme of activities. The performances that are staged at the school receive consistently outstanding praise. The academy has an excellent sporting reputation both locally and regionally, offering a wide and diverse range of sporting opportunities.
The Academy is an industry standard learning space where students have the opportunities to work with business people to develop their ‘real world’ learning. Each year the students experience and are involved with enterprise and business activities that help to widen their understanding of the opportunities available to them.
Students at the academy develop personal and social skills throughout their time with us that prepares them for the challenges ahead in a global environment. To support this we have our Academy Charter that give clear guidelines of what is acceptable behaviour at the academy and how you as parents and we at the Academy can work together to ensure that your child’s time with us is a rewarding and positive experience.
Our distinctive ethos based on sound Christian values ensures that our students appreciate the excitement of learning, the rewards of personal challenge and the importance of responsibility to others. As a result they become true citizens of the world. Please feel free to browse the site and if you have any questions or would like to visit, do not hesitate to contact us

About us

Our Vision

Our Grace Vision is to develop well-educated, considerate and caring citizens with a strong sense of values, who will succeed in and contribute to modern society. At the heart of all we do is the passion to provide an outstanding education for our students which develops the whole person through our Christian ethos.

It is our Christian ethos that makes Grace Academy unique, shaping who we are as an organisation, and providing a clear road map for success through our five shared values of grace, respect, integrity, potential and excellence.

Our aim is for our shared values to be outworked through our Academy culture, embedded across an enhanced curriculum, role modelled by our staff, and explored and demonstrated by all of our students. Our vision makes Grace Academy a better place to learn, work and achieve.

Our Values

We believe that all of our students and staff have the limitless potential to succeed; and with a positive attitude of mutual respect, genuine integrity and amazing grace, they can strive for intentional excellence. At Grace Academy our aim is for everyone to work together to demonstrate our Christian ethos through our shared values of;

  • Limitless POTENTIAL We can achieve so much more than we think we can
  • Intentional EXCELLENCE Success doesn’t happen by mistake
  • Mutual RESPECT Everyone deserves to feel valued and important
  • Genuine INTEGRITY Honesty and doing the right thing are what really counts
  • Amazing GRACE Life is better with fresh starts and second chances

Our values make Grace Academy a better place to learn, work and achieve.

Facilities available

The Academy is based on one campus, within easy walking distance of Chelmsley Wood Town Centre and Marston Green, both have access to tranpsort across the borough and into Birmingham.

The Academy specialism is Business and Enterprise and we have established links with local business, including the NEC, who offer excellent opportunities to our students.

We have specialist learning resources for our courses, including facilities for sciences, art, music, performing arts, dance and sport.

We have a Post Centre 16 for the exclusive use of our Post 16 students that has facilities for study and relaxtion throughout the Academy Day.

Students have the use of the Academy restaurant or can use the kitchen area in the Post 16 Centre to make drinks or snacks.

Post 16 students with their own transport have access to the Academy car park

Additional support

The Academy is committed to ensuring that students with additional need or disablity are catered for.

Learner success

Year on year we have achieved a high pass rate at A2 and BTEC Level 3. Students that have completed the UCAS cycle have always gained their first or second choice course when applying to univeristy.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Grace Academy directly.

Last updated date: 22 December 2016
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