InsideOut

Welcome to InsideOut, the academy’s official termly magazine.
Select an issue below to see what’s been happening at the academy.

Current Issue

InsideOut Issue 49 – July 2018

InsideOut Issue 49 - front cover

This issue includes…

  • Geoff Sanders Young Sports Volunteer-Preston Sweeney
  • CERN Trip
  • Tudor Grange Academy, Kingshurst
  • Alumni – Dale Moon
  • My experiences with AimHigher Plus
  • NCS
  • DJ Enrichment reaches new heights
  • Running up the escalator that’s going down
  • Physics Olympic Project Day
  • DT Appeal for Resources
  • Tudor Grange Academy Kingshurst Football hub boosts on-site participation by 512%
  • Work experience student serve up a feast
  • Science club
  • Year 9 Think Tank Trip
  • Update on the IC
  • WW1 Trench Open Day Saturday 9th June
  • Media
  • Chelmund’s Saxon Settlement
  • My Experience with Work Experience
  • If it’s not broke…
  • Rieanna sacrifices her hair to support “The Little Princess Trust”
  • Solihull Children’s University Graduation
  • Wimbledon 2018
  • Nature Valley Tennis Classic
  • Softball Team win Level 3 School Games

Archive Issues

InsideOut Issue 48 – April 2018

InsideOut Issue 48 - front cover

This issue includes…

  • Sport Relief
  • Explorer Dome brings Science to Life
  • New Developments in the Outdoor Education and Adventure Centre
  • Chelmund’s Anglo Saxon Camp
  • Update on LPPA
  • A message for new Year 7 students starting in September 2018
  • World War 1 Trench Experience
  • Alumni – Eleanor Tyrrell
  • Did You Know? After college activities, first call home
  • Oxford and Cambridge student conference
  • World War 2 Outreach Project and new website
  • Outdoor Education and Adventure Centre Half Term
  • NCS
  • “The time of my life” – National Citizen Service
  • Boys’ football update
  • U13 Girls Football Team into the Solihull Cup Final
  • Trampolining success
  • Tennis for Kids
  • Professional basketballer supports our Basketball enrichment
  • Post 16 Solihull Moors FC Football Academy Update
  • LTA Tennis Leader Course

InsideOut Issue 47 – December 2017

InsideOut Issue 47 - front cover

This issue includes…

  • Post-16 presentation evening 2017
  • Life at Post-16
  • Post-16 Open Evening
  • Shakespeare Schools Festival Experience
  • Designer of the Month
  • New Uniform and Academy Day
  • Did You Know?
  • House – Paper Aeroplane Winners
  • Golden Time
  • Pumpkins carving competition
  • The Dodgeball Competition
  • Christmas Card Competition
  • Tudor Grange Academy Kingshurst’s Senior Citizens’ Christmas Party 2017
  • The Great Outdoors
  • Jack Grealish helps launch Children’s University to Year 7 students
  • Year 7/8 Gymnastics
  • Year 8 Netball
  • Year 7 Boys Football
  • Year 8 Boys Football
  • Year 9 Boys Football
  • U13 and U16 Girls Football Teams
  • Football Achievement
  • Year 11 Boys Football

InsideOut Issue 46 – July 2017

InsideOut Issue 46 - front cover

This issue includes…

  • New Post-16 Football Academy
  • IB Results 2017– You Can’t Touch This – 96%
  • CTC Tennis
  • House System Revealed
  • IB Visual Art Exhibition
  • Fashion Show
  • Tudor Grange Academy Kingshurst Free Open Weekend
  • Year 11 Leavers
  • Graduating at the Children’s University!
  • Zambia water carrying fundraiser
  • Outdoor Learning!
  • Personal Development Week
  • Lessons from Auschwitz – Our Trip
  • A pathway to the creative arts
  • Penelope’s Dance Studio
  • Spotlight Stage School
  • Solutions for the Planet 2017: semi-final success!
  • We’re hosting a Great British Tennis Weekend event!
  • Year 11 Prom 2017
  • K2 Development
  • Competition Time!
  • CAS and Fundraising at CTC
  • Career Advice: How I got to this point…
  • Young leaders in service
  • Chess Club
  • Trampoline success
  • Sport Day 2017
  • Wimbledon
  • My week working at the Aegon Classic
  • School of Tennis

InsideOut Issue 45 – April 2017

InsideOut issue 45

This issue includes…

  • Red Nose Day 2017
  • Lost Communities Day
  • Zambia Appeal
  • Design Technology – Designer of the Month
  • World War One Lessons
  • What is the House system?
  • Let your voice be heard!
  • Pathways and GCSE grading
  • ID Card Update
  • Holocaust Memorial Day – 26th January 2017
  • How can life go on? – Holocaust Memorial Day
  • Curriculum Day
  • Production of Bugsy Malone
  • Vickers’ VC Trench Inspires Artwork
  • Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
  • Soroptimist International Public Speaking Competition
  • The New Uniform 2017
  • How being part of a “School of Tennis” has helped me – Candy’s tennis journey
  • The coach’s view
  • Meet our new tennis coach!

InsideOut Issue 44 – December 2016

InsideOut issue 43

This issue includes…

  • Senior Citizens’ Christmas Party 2016
  • Tudor Grange Academy Kingshurst awarded NCS Champion School 2016
  • NCS – A truly memorable experience
  • Alumni – Ben Ashby
  • Alumni – Nicole Callow
  • Alumni – Daniel Pugh
  • Man-kind initiative: students raise funds to support “Man-kind”
  • Chess Club
  • Clothes Show Live 2016
  • ID Card Update
  • Focus on Maths
  • CTC Lunchtime Clubs
  • Outdoor Education and Adventure Centre Update
  • Local Primary School enjoys World War I experience in our Arthur Vickers VC trench
  • Sport Club Links
  • Literacy Competition
  • Dodgeball
  • Ever Thought of Rugby?
  • Birmingham City starlet emerges from the CTC
  • Birmingham City Football Club Community Trust signed football competition
  • Did You Know?
  • DJ Instruction Enrichment
  • Fun Fest Holiday Club
  • Year 7 Puzzle Day
  • Tudor Grange Academy Kingshurst Post-16 extends recruitment to Sweden
  • Outdoor Education and Adventure Centre – Educational Programmes
  • Tennis Update
  • CTC Karate Club
  • CTC Tennis Hub Community Coach
  • School of tennis
  • Trampolinists triumph

InsideOut Issue 43 – July 2016

InsideOut issue 43

This issue includes…

  • Record Breaking Post-16 Results!
  • Tennis Leaders meet Wimbledon hero Marcus Willis to promote launch of Tudor Grange Academy Kingshurst Tennis Hub
  • Be Safe!
  • CTC Media Training
  • Battle of the Somme commemorative event – 1st July 2016
  • Alumni – Ashleigh Woodall
  • Literacy winners
  • Sports Day 2016
  • Year 13 BTEC Art & Design Exhibition
  • Curriculum Day – British Values
  • Curriculum Day – Imperial War Museum – Duxford
  • Challenge 2016 – World of Football
  • Challenge 2016 – Pallets to Profit
  • Cubs Presentation
  • Encouraging girls to pursue STEM careers
  • Prom Spectacular – Class of 2016 celebrate in style!
  • Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award 2016
  • The impact of volunteering on your future
  • DJ sessions for CAS
  • EPICO
  • Battle of the Somme Family Day 2nd July
  • K2 adverts
  • Solihull Children’s University Graduation
  • OEAC Science Lesson
  • Rednal Hill Infants School visit our innovative Outdoor Education and Adventure Centre
  • Designer of the Month
  • CERN Trip
  • Mrs Wright bids farewell after starting at the CTC in 1988
  • My IB Journey 2014-2016 – Laurie-Anne Kinsella
  • What makes the IB better than A-Levels?
  • Wimbledon 2016
  • Athletics Victory for Cassie-Ann Pemberton
  • Tennis Leader’s Course Review
  • Outstanding CTC facilities enable Solihull competitions to take place
  • Spotlight Stage School – Dance World Cup 2016
  • Staff v students rounders match
  • Tudor Grange Academy Kingshurst Sports Hub Gets Set for its First Summer of Tennis

InsideOut Issue 42 – April 2016

InsideOut issue 42

This issue includes…

  • “The time of my life” – National Citizen Service
  • Coding comes to the academy
  • GoApe
  • Art / Fashion / Textiles Gallery
  • Sign Language
  • James Howell moves on to pastures new
  • Who is Eric?
  • Parent Puzzle
  • Pupil Puzzle
  • Designer of the Month
  • Alumni – Josephine Soden
  • Debate Mate
  • Wanted – InsideOut reporters
  • Aspire and Achieve Update
  • Student Services
  • Holocaust Memorial Day 2016
  • Football coaching opportunities
  • Off to pastures new
  • Archery club
  • Touch Tennis
  • Cassie-Ann Athletic Success
  • New Gym and Tennis Enrichments
  • CTC Mini Kickers
  • Davis Cup Visit
  • Lawn Tennis Association becomes key CTC Kingshurst Academy partner

InsideOut Issue 41 – December 2015

InsideOut issue 41

This issue includes…

  • Tudor Grange Academy Kingshurst’s Senior Citizens’ Christmas Party 2015
  • Zambia
  • Joshua Williams – “Mr Birmingham”
  • Alumni – Lauren Berry
  • Alumni – Christina Webley
  • Alumni – Daniel Parsons
  • Solihull Gardens In Bloom
  • Post-16 CTC students invited to the national T19 tournament at St George’s Park
  • DT benefits from free goods kindly donated to the academy
  • Tudor Grange Academy Kingshurst retains National Citizen Service Trust Champion School status
  • Shakespeare Schools Festival
  • Fordbridge Prize
  • Houses of Parliament visit 2015
  • Year 7 learn how to save a life
  • Spotlight on Humanities – Staff Development, Educational visits, Black History Month, Curriculum days, OEAC
  • IC update
  • Local dancers become world champions
  • Young gymnast follows in Louis Smith’s footsteps
  • Year 7 footballers remain unbeaten this season
  • Jake continues to excel at international level
  • Community use of the Outdoor Education and Adventure Centre (OEAC)
  • How can the OEAC help our community?
  • Windy Arbor students use the CTC’s “fantastic facility”
  • CTC 3G – Mini Soccer Referee Courses, Champion Soccer, 3G hire, 3G testimonial
  • The FA People’s Cup
  • Girls’ football continues to thrive
  • National Football Museum Visit
  • Cycling initiatives at the academy
  • Sports Day 2015