News Archive


Salvation Army Appeal 2017

Post 16 students have worked hard to raise funds to support The Salvation Army's Annual Christmas appeal. Students organised a series of activities to provide opportunities for students to donate.
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Year 9 in National Cup Action

Our Year 9 football team faced off against Gateshead outfit Cardinal Newman Catholic College for a place in the national cup quarter finals.
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Post 16 Festive Fundraiser

This year, the much anticipated Post 16 Festive Fundraiser took place on Thursday 14 December. This annual event was great way to celebrate the forthcoming festive period.
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Year 11 Engineering Visit

The Year 11 BTEC Engineering students recently visited SUEZ in Billingham where they learnt about the importance of waste management.
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Post 16 Christmas Jumper Day

On Friday 15 December, Post 16 students are taking part in Christmas Jumper Day and many have got into the Christmas spirit by showing off their fantastic themed jumpers.
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Year 7 Football

The Year 7 football team currently sit top of the Middlesbrough Schools League, and played against St Aidans School in Harrogate in the 5th Round of the National Cup.
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Duke Of Edinburgh Presentations

At the end of November, Silver and Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award participants had the opportunity to reflect upon their experiences as they gave their expedition presentations.
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A Different Type of Reality!

Students from years 8 & 9 visited Leeds University for a special event where they had the chance to experience how engineering, computing, maths, science and design come together to create future technologies.
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Post 16 Engineering Visit

Post 16 Engineering students have recently taken part in a series of visits to Elringklinger Ltd in Redcar.
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Christmas Concert 2017

On Thursday 7th December students from the music department enrichment groups performed to a sell-out audience for the 2017 Christmas concert.
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Seaside success as Y7's win at Scarborough

As the National Cup gathers pace Mr Featherstone took his Year 7 side to Scarborough to face George Pindar School on Monday. Click to read a full match report to see how they got on!
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Year 10 Students Visit Henry Williams Ltd.

Year 10 Engineering students from the academy had the opportunity to experience engineering first hand at Henry Williams Ltd in Darlington.
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Engineering Challenge Day

Year 8 students visited the National Railway Museum, York to participate in their flagship Engineering Challenge Day. The day had an emphasis on science, maths and the application of new technologies to solve real-life problems.
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Remembrance 2017

The Archbishop of York joined Middlesbrough students from Macmillan Academy and Archibald Primary on Friday 10th November in exploring and understanding the importance of Remembrance.
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Sports Awards 2017

The Macmillan Academy annual 'Sports Awards' evening was held last Thursday. This is an important event at which our students are given recognition for the tremendous efforts they put into physical education and sport.
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Post 16 Football

Post 16 has recently formed a new football team under the guidance of Mr Coates, Head of PE/Sport. In their most recent games they achieved a fantastic 9-2 win against Redcar.
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Post 16 Student Visit Auschwitz

On Tuesday 10 October, four Year 13 students flew to Krakow, Poland for a one-day visit to Auschwitz. This annual trip is organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust.
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'Bring It on' Event!

On Wednesday 4th October 15 Year 9 students were taken to the 'Bring it on' event at Sunderland's Stadium of Light. It was an introduction to engineering, covering all aspects of engineering from civil engineering to robotic engineering.
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Spanish Cultural Visit

In advance of the European Day of Languages, academy students spent a week in the Cantabrian region of Spain. For a very demanding schedule, they were based in Suances in an area known as 'Green Spain'.
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Remembrance Preparations

As we approach the 11th November Macmillan Academy and Archibald Primary School students have been learning about the history behind the awarding of medals and the symbolic significance of them.
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World's Biggest Coffee Morning!

Post 16 students raised money for Macmillan cancer Relief by holding a 'coffee and cakes' morning on Friday 29th September.
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Year 6 open Evening 2017

Staff and students were delighted to welcome visitors to our annual open evening on Thursday 21st September. Families were given the opportunity to take a look around our facilities, speak to staff and participate in activities.
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Students work with RSC: Next Generation

Students from the academy have been chosen to become part of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC) first ever young acting company – RSC Next Generation ACT.
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Awards Evening 2017

Our annual awards evening took place here at the academy on Tuesday 12th September. It was a very special event in which we celebrated and applauded the progress and achievements of our students during the past academic year.
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GCSE Results 2017

Our students were celebrating opening their GCSE results this morning. 78% of the students achieved a grade 4 or above in the newly reformed GCSE maths and English courses – an improvement of 6% on the previous year.
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Post 16 Success!

Staff and students at Macmillan Academy are celebrating another superb set of Post 16 results. Students achieved an all-time high of 25 A* grades and almost one in three A level grades was awarded either an A or A*.
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Bookend Week 2017

Last week saw Key Stage 3 lessons suspended and students form Years 7, 8 and 9 engage in a variety of activities, read on to see how they did!
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Welcoming Back Former Students

During Experience Week, the academy welcomed back 4 former students who spoke to Year 12 students and delivered sessions.
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Year 12 Experience Week

Last week, timetables were suspended for Year 12 students to take part in Experience Week, an opportunity to develop skills and learn about issues that can affect them as they go through life.
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New Academy Timetable Details

We spoke to Mr Stott about the changes to the academy day and new lunch details in September to find out the details of what will happen.
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Hairspray Production

Last week saw the culmination of months of hard work from staff and students alike with three performances of the annual academy production.
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Year 11 Leaver's Ball 2017

One of the most eagerly anticipated events of the Macmillan Academy calendar fell on Friday June 30th 2017 when our current Year 11 students celebrated their Leavers' Ball.
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Year 13 Leaver's Party

After months of studying and revising, the exams are over! On Thursday 29 June, Year 13 students let their hair down in style at the Sporting Lodge, Middlesbrough.
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Year 6 Induction

We are delighted to welcome Year 6 students to the academy for their induction experience from Wednesday 5 - Friday July 7.
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Academy Health Day 2017

The annual academy health day took place on Friday 23th June. Students participated in a myriad of workshops, all aimed at promoting a healthy mind and body.
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Academy Sports Day 2017

The annual Macmillan Academy Sports Day took place on 23th June at Middlesbrough Sports Village and was yet again a great success.
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Middlesbrough Schools Cycling Competition

On Tuesday 13th June a group of 20 Year 8 students attended the Middlesbrough Schools Cycling event held at the Cycle Circuit at Middlesbrough Sports Village. This event is a 'School Games' competition.
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Year 13 Leaver's Assembly

On Friday 26 May, Year 13 gathered to celebrate the end of their time at the Academy. Some students have been at the academy for 7 years, there is a bond between them that will last for many, many years to come.
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Year 11 Leavers Assembly

On Friday 26th May Year 11 came together with tutors and parents to celebrate their final assembly as a year group after 5 years at the Academy.
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