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Grace Academy students show off their business ideas.

Grace Academy Solihull take on Dragons

Students at Grace Academy Solihull have been awarded £300 after winning a Dragon's Den-style competition to test their new business ideas.

Volunteers help to deliver the cookers from Grace Academy, to people's homes in time for Christmas.

Grace Academy Solihull gives families in need way to cook up a tasty Christmas

Grace Academy Solihull has donated eight electric cookers worth more than £2,000 to local families this Christmas.

Gavin Pollock, Royal British Legion, Harvey Jeyes, Grace Academy student, Lee Pollock, Royal British Legion and Keyleigh Charlton, Grace Academy student.

Solihull remembers its fallen war heroes

Locals turned out in force for a series of Remembrance Sunday parades across the borough.

Grace Academy students celebrate top A level results

Students celebrate A level success

It has been exam success across the board this year for schools in Solihull, with students north and south of the borough achieving record results in their A levels and Post 16 examinations

Silver medal joy for Grace Academy team

NORTH Solihull is celebrating a silver medal win for indoor rowing at the recent Solihull, Coventry and Warwickshire school team games at Coventry Sports Centre.

Chelmsley Wood teen gives allowance to Poppy Appeal

A SOLIHULL schoolboy has selflessly sacrificed part of his allowance for two years to donate to the Poppy Appeal.

David Jamieson

Solihull councillor defends support for academies

A borough councillor who has been accused of back-pedalling has defended throwing his support behind school academies when they were set up 13 years ago

MP packs down to promote rugby at Grace Academy

CAROLINE Spelman, MP for Meriden and rugby enthusiast, dropped in on Grace Academy this week to watch students learn new skills from top coaches provided by the Rugby Football Union.

Pupils learn essential business skills

FORTY five mystery shoppers, aged between 13 and 14 years old, put staff through their paces this week at ASDA in Chelmsley Wood, Solihull, as part of an ‘on the job’ training exercise designed to teach them valuable skills.

Family devastated by fire which ripped through their Chelmsley Wood home

A SHELL_SHOCKED family has been torn apart after a fire destroyed their Solihull home.

Celebration as students buck trend

Most borough schools have been celebrating improved results with Langley headteacher Phil Talbot calling his pupils’ GCSEs grades, ‘the best we’ve ever had.’

Chelmsley Wood schoolgirl's 100 per cent attendance

SUPER-fit schoolgirl Skye Sherrington has got through seven years of school without a single day off sick.

BUSINESS students in Smith’s Wood have been rewarded for their excellent customer service.

The Smith’s Wood Sports College Young Enterprise team Fusion received the Best Customer Service award at the recent Chelmsley Wood Trade Fair on March 19.

GREEN fingered Solihull students have turned their growing talents to the business world.

The Grace Academy Solihull vegetable garden is being used to supply fresh fruit and vegetables to the school’s caterers, Aspens Services.

Four pupils applying for each school place

TUDOR Grange is the most oversubscribed school in the borough, with more than four times as many applications as places.

Competition on for university places

SOLIHULL students celebrated another year of excellent A Level results last week.

Solihull students celebrate A levels

SOLIHULL students were celebrating another year of excellent A Level results today.

Disaster’s not first for Jose the brave

WHEN Jose Henriquez started work on August 5 last year, he had no idea that he wouldn’t see daylight again for almost 70 days.

Young artists put work on display

YOUNG artists were the guests of honour at a special exhibition launched in Solihull last week.

Brilliant students on top of the world

SOLIHULL students are top of the class, with another year of outstanding A Level and GCSE results.


Cathrina Hulse
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