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Creating opportunities for adults with additional needs
Local multi academy trust BILTT has been able to offer training and employment opportunities within their Facilities Team to a young man with additional needs. Former Ivel Valley community special school pupil James, 28 had not been in employment since leaving school but is now training in an Assistant Site Agent role.
Sports equipment charity boost for Grange Academy
Grange Academy has been chosen by UK Plumbing Supplies Bedford branch, Plumb City to receive a generous share of over £4,000 raised across their central region for much needed school equipment.
National Competition Success for Grange Academy Pupil
Grange Academy Pupil Mya has taken top spot in a national festive card competition with her stunning digital Xmas tree design. Run by award winning online interactive learning space Purple Mash the winning designs are currently available as personalised digital cards in a learning activity for all users of the highly regarded digital educational platform.
Grange ICT co-ordinator Claudine Rowley commented “Mya worked incredibly hard on her design; she chose the painting technique carefully and used various parts of the 2Paint application”
Charity Abseil - July 2021
Congratulations to Ms Catherine Assink ( Executive Principal and Interim Chief Education Officer of BILTT), Mrs Shannon Poulter (Maple Class Teacher) and Mrs Nikki Horner (Maple Class LSA) for completing their abseil down the National Lift Tower, in Northampton.
They raised an amazing £6050. That is an incredible sum of money. Well done!
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Grange Academy Achieve Gold Artsmark Award
Innovative curriculum changes and school-wide immersive arts experiences have been the key to Grange Academy receiving the news that they have achieved the Artsmark Gold Award.
Grange Academy win People's FA Cup
Grange Academy players were victorious at the FA People’s Cup after beating fellow Bedfordians, the Beds FA County Representatives.
Mayor Dave Hodgson delivers kit to team
Luton Town Football Club visit Grange
Pupils win Bedfordshire Knife Crime Competition
Grange Academy wins the Bedfordshire Police Student Challenge Award 2018, after judges praised their ‘powerful and emotional’ advert, saying “…[the pupils] composed an informative script which was delivered in a moving and very memorable way.”
Click here to hear the winning advert
Grange Academy is a Unicef Gold Rights Respecting School and Gold Artsmark School. Ofsted rated ‘Good’ (May 2022).
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