News Archive


Year 13 Leavers' Party 2013

After two years of hard work and weeks of revision for final examinations, Year 13 could finally let their hair down at The Sporting Lodge which was the venue for their Leavers' Party on Thursday 27 June.
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Academy eCurriculum

Teachers and students in Year 9 have embarked on a new eCurriculum scheme that has the potential to change how all students in the Academy use ICT to support their learning.
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Year 6 induction 2013

Year 6 students started a three day programme today to enable them to have a taste of Academy life in preparation for the start of Year 7 in September.
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Academy Sports Day 2013

The Annual Academy Sports Day took place on Friday 21st June at Clairville Stadium and was yet again a great success. Click to see images from the day, the overall winners and read the full scoring tables!
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Post 16 Summer Exhibition

Post 16 students have been working hard over the past month to mount their summer exhibition in the gallery space along the Art corridor. Staff and students are very pleased with the outcome.
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Macmillan students "A credit to the Academy"

Following a recent inspection, Ofsted have given our Academy a grading of ‘good’ and we were praised for providing an education which is ‘motivational, meaningful and memorable’.
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Year 12 Spanish Film Day

Year 12 Spanish enjoyed a cultural event at Sunderland University on Monday 17th June with other linguists from the north east that allowed them to get a taste of Year 13 cultural study work.
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Science and Technology Challenge Day

On Wednesday 12th June, twelve Gifted and Talented students from Years 8 and 9 took part in the Teesside 'Gifted and Talented Science and Technology Challenge Day'
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Coast 2 Coast 2013

During the bank holiday weekend in May, a group of students and staff undertook the annual 140 mile coast to coast charity bike ride. This year the money raised will be going to the Neonatal unit at James Cook Hospital.
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Spring Concert 2013

On Tuesday 23rd April on a bright spring evening the dining hall was turned into a concert venue. Over a hundred sudents from mixed year groups entertained a large audience in the spring concert.
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Year 11 Leavers' Ball 2013

Friday 10th May saw the annual Year 11 Leavers' Ball take place at the Academy for the Class of 2013. Click to read a report and see some highlights from the night.
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Student Librarian Awards

Recently nine students completed the standard level of the Student Librarian Award Scheme and five students completed the advanced level. These students attended an Awards Ceremony at Yarm School.
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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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