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Catering students visit Rockliffe Hall

Macmillan Academy's GCSE Catering Students enjoyed a traditional afternoon tea experience at Rockliffe Hall, the North of England's only 5-star luxury golf and spa resort.
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Holocaust Memorial Day Assembly

Dr David Lawson, author of Escape Story: How a Young Girl Survived the Holocaust recently visited the Academy to present a special assembly.
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Healthy Lifestyle Workshops

On Friday 18th January, Real Food Works came into the Academy to deliver healthy lifestyle workshops. Their aim is to educate and reinforce the link between food and our health.
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Post 16 Taster Evening

Don't worry about what to do after Year 11! Wherever you're from in Teesside, get all the answers you need at our taster evening on Wednesday 6th February from 4.30-8.00.
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A Celebration Christmas Broadcast

Traditionally at this time of year it is good to look back and remember what has gone whilst also celebrating success; Sit back and enjoy some of the highlights from December 2012.
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Post 16 Christmas Quiz

Post 16 students and members of staff battled it out in the annual Big Post 16 Christmas Quiz. The whole event was organised by the senior student team, led by Head Girl Jessica Temple.
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Ullswater Week 3 Photos

See how the third and last group of our Year 7 students got on taking part in their Adventure and Challenge personal development programme, spending a week at the Outward Bound Centre in Howtown.
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Christmas Concert 2012

On Thursday 13th December students from the Music Dance and Drama Enrichments performed to a sell-out audience for the 2012 Christmas Concert. Click to read a report and see images from the night...
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Lifetime Achievement Award

Macmillan Academy has won a special Lifetime Achievement award for its many years of working alongside Middlesbrough's environmental teams to support the sustainability agenda and work on environmental issues.
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Awards evening 2012

Our annual Awards Evening was held on 11th 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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A Night at the Musicals

On Tuesday 4th December students from the Dance and Drama Enrichments worked hard to put together some great performances for 'A Night at the Musicals.'
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Sky Sports Living for Sport Project

On Monday 12th November, Amanda Coulson, a Sky Sports Living for Sport Mentor and former GB Boxer visited the Academy to work with students who have been chosen for the project.
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Ellie Dalton Wins Star Fundraising Award

Ellie Dalton, now in Year 12, spent a huge amount of her time in Year 11 not only studying for her GCSEs but also raising an amazing amount of money for the Neonatal Unit at James Cook Hospital.
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Outward Bound Week 2

Outward Bound Howtown on Lake Ullswater the second group of our Year 7 Q band students have been taking part in their Adventure and Challenge personal development programme, spending a week at the Outward Bound Centre in Howtown.
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Autumnal Challenge

Year 9 students were set a challenge to create a representation of autumn. Students were given very few restrictions or guidelines other than it should represent how they as a tutor group see autumn.
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Children in Need 2012

A very well deserved thank you and well done to the staff and students at the Academy. Together, we managed to raise over £2,300 for Children in Need.


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Murder at the Academy!

On Thursday 8th November the PTA hosted a highly successful Murder Mystery Evening in the theatre which was attended by students, staff and family members.
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Year 7 Ullswater Week 1

Our Year 7 students recently travelled to Howtown, Ullswater to the Outward Bound Centre in the Lake District for a residential adventure, click to see how they got on!
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Remembrance Day 2012

At 11.00 o'clock on Friday the 9th November, the Academy observed a one minute silence to mark Remembrance Day. Activities across the campus stopped as students and staff watched a televised broadcast.
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