News Archive


BTEC Dance Showcase

On the 7th May, the second Dance Showcase was held in the Greenham theatre. Students from the BTEC dance courses in years 10 and 11 joined the enrichment group for one fantastic evening of dance.
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Year 9 PSHE Workshop

On Thursday April 18 our Year 9 cohort took part in a drama workshop by the 'An Invisible Man' organisation. Central to the performance was the idea of risk and the risks both of a positive and negative nature.
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Students to become expert guides at mima

A new cutting-edge initiative began on Thursday afternoon at mima involving our Year 9 and 10 students in which they are being trained as gallery guides.
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Race for Life

On Friday 19th April all Year 7 students participated in a Cancer Research UK charity event called 'Race at Your Place'. The event was organised by the Year 11 BTEC sport students.
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Malham Tarn Biology Visit

Our Post 16 Biology students will be visiting the Malham Tarn Field Centre for a two day residential course studying ecological concepts. Click here to find out more and watch out for video blog updates.
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Love Where You Live

Thursday 21st March was a very proud time for Macmillan Academy, when Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art held its prize-giving after the "Love Where You Live" event had been judged.
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The Grammar Show

On Tuesday 19th March Year 7 students had the opportunity to improve their writing skills by experiencing 'The Grammar Show', a musical performance by Barrie McDermid.
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Geography Fieldwork Experience

On Tuesday 19th March, Year 12 Geography students undertook a fieldwork experience looking at the £75 million regeneration of the coastal sea defences at Redcar.
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Festival of International Culture

A group of Year 8 students attended another very successful Festival of International Culture on Monday at the University of Teesside this month, read how they got on...
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Red Nose Day

On Friday 15th, Macmillan students and staff paid a pound to come to school in 'non uniform'. Many wore comic relief t-shirts or red to match their red noses, whilst others went for wackier options
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Fashion Show 2013

Thursday 7th March 2013 saw the Annual Year 11 Fashion Show take place, a showcase of fashion and entertainment from the year group to raise funds for the upcoming Leavers' Ball.
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Macmillan Academy Promote No Smoking Day

No Smoking Day is on Wednesday the 13th of March. Year 12 Health and Social Care students are supporting and raising awareness for no smoking day.
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Richard McCann Presentation

Author of 'Just a Boy', Richard McCann visited the Academy recently to share some inspirational words with our Year 11 students.
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Obesity Report Launch

Macmillan Academy was invited to the launch of the Obesity Report by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in acknowledgement of our work in putting recommendations for change forward.
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Lindisfarne Video Project

The 2012 Lindisfarne CaVE was an opportunity for our Year 9's to make a series of short 'living history' films for public exhibition in the Lindisfarne Visitor Centre. Click to watch the videos and read about how they were made.
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Take Me Out Charity Fundraiser

Read a report on how the Academy's Ellie Dalton pulled off another successful fundraiser for the Neonatal Unit at James Cook Hospital with a 'take me out' style auction.
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Paris Trip Photo Blog

During the Half-term break, around 80 students and staff from the Academy will travel to Paris for an exciting 5 day cultural visit. Visit our picture blog here to see live updates.
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ICT Media Trip to London

Year 10 students studying ICT and A Level Media students in Year 12 travelled to London for two days to see how ICT and Media are used in several exhibits around the city.
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Year 7 5-a-side Football News

Macmillan Academy suffered the heartache of missing out on the national 5-a-side finals when they finished runners up in the North East Regional finals in North Shields.
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