News Archive


Smoothie Success

The Year 10 Enterprise group made their visit to James Cook University's Neonatal Unit in order to hand over a hard earned cheque for £693.84.This marks the end of the most successful smoothie campaign to date.
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Fashion Show 2014

Thursday 6 March saw the current Year 11 students put on the annual Fashion Show. During the evening the audience was treated to a range of different fashion sections, including formal, dance and Asian wear.
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Parliamentary Film Award

Our recent entry into the 2014 Lights, Camera, Parliament competition has been chosen as the runner up in the secondary film category, in a year the competition received over 200 entries.
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Routes into Languages

On 13th March, Year 9 students were invited to participate in an event run by the Language organisation 'Routes into Languages' which was led by students and lecturers from Northumbria University
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Bridging the Age Gap

Our Post 16 students are now reaching out and bridging the age gap with pupils at Archibald Primary School. One student assisting those who have English as an additional language is Eleasha Rowney.
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Vote Trib Gosain

On March 20th, young people in Middlesbrough will get to vote in the Youth Parliament elections. Four candidates are standing in the election for the position of Member of Youth Parliament (MYP).
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Language Leaders

On Thursday 27th February the Language Leaders Event took place in the Modern Languages department. Post 16 students planned and resourced mini language lessons for 20 local primary school children.
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Ski Trip 2014

The Ski & Board Visit to Saalbach in Austria over half term was a great success. Forty students enjoyed six days in the mountains of Austria, with local ski & snowboard instructors.
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Digi Maps

Currently the geography department at Macmillan Academy is working closely with the Ordnance Survey using a new piece of software called 'Digimaps', a new mapping tool for students.
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Professional Placement Programme

Our Post 16 students have been keen and eager to get on board with the Post 16 Professional Placement Programme to ensure they gain experience of the 'world of work'.
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Parliament Visit

20 students from the Student Council visited The Houses of Parliament in London. The focus of this visit was to explore and understand how issues are dealt with in both the Houses of Lords and Commons.
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Smart Swaps Campaign

Public Health England has launched a new 'Smart Swaps' campaign this week. The focus of the campaign is to support families to reduce the intake of sugary drinks and high fat/sugar snacks, by making simple swaps.
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Oh No It Isn't...Oh Yes it Is!

The pantomime season is upon us and Key Stage 3 drama students have been collaborating hard all term to create some entertaining and truly amazing pantomimes for Year 4 students at a local primary school.
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Salvation Army Christmas Appeal 2013

Each year, Post 16 students undertake a special appeal to raise money and collect donations for the Salvation Army. Read on to find out more...
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Make the World Better With A sweater!

Friday 13 December was Christmas Jumper Day and Post 16 students and staff ‘sprang’ into action to raise money for the Save the Children appeal by wearing their best festive knitwear.
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Academy Awards Evening 2013

Our annual Awards Evening was held on 10th December in Middlesbrough Town Hall. It was a very special occasion in which we celebrated our students' many successes over the past academic year.
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Christmas Concert 2013

On Tuesday 3rd December students from the Music Dance and Drama Enrichments performed to a sell-out audience for the 2013 Christmas Concert. Click to read a report and see images from the night...
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Ullswater Video Blog Week 3

This is the third set in a series of live web updates for the Year 7 Outward Bound adventure. We will be posting more updates as the week goes on, so be sure to check back often. Click the link to see the latest videos from the trip.
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Children in Need

The annual Children in Need fundraising events at the academy once again proved a great success with students, staff and other members of the community raising a grand total of £3323.19.
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