Jordan Blakeway, took it upon himself to grit an impassable path near his home in Cradley Heath.
On Monday night he noticed it was icy and on Tuesday morning, set out at 7am to grit the path before he went to school.
Local residents who use the route regularly have called him 'a local hero'.
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