News Archive


Newport Primary Murals

Post 16 students have helped brighten up the exterior of a local Primary school by installing several painted murals around the school.
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Coast 2 Coast Cycle

In the May bank holiday, staff and students embarked on the annual Coast 2 Coast cycling expedition, and raised £1,783 for charity in the process.
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Booked Up!

The Library and English department have teamed up to run the national 'Booked up' scheme, allowing every Year 7 student to choose a free book from a special selection in the Library.
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Class of 2009!

The Academy is delighted to welcome its new intake of Year 7 students. Their first day went very well and they can look forward to a busy but enjoyable week.
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GCSE Results 2009

With the GCSE results today, both staff and students at the Academy are celebrating their success, click for a full report.
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Post 16 Success!

Staff and students at Macmillan Academy are celebrating their best ever Post 16 results today, click for a full report.
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Multicultural Mela 2009

On July 16th the Academy held its' annual Multicultural¬ Mela, with students from all years participating. Click for a report and images.
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Re-branding Middlesbrough

The Mayor of Middlesbrough, Mr Ray Mallon came to the Academy to help judge presentations given by a group of A-Level English Language students.
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Sports Day 2009

The Annual Academy Sports Day took place on 13th July and was yet again a great success, click to see photos from the day and the winners!
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Summer Disco!

On Thursday 9th July the Academy held a Summer 'Shades & Shorts' disco for all year groups. Click to see photos from the event.
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Year 8 Challenge Week

Year 8 students are taking part in a variety of activites this week across the Academy as part of Challenge Week.
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Students learn of the dangers of drugs in Sport

A group of Year 10 students joined Steve Cram to discover how performance enhancing drugs are endangering sport in the UK.
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Hot off the press!

A group of Year 8 students have received their own copies of the novel 'Hide and Seek' by Catherine MacPhail, who was our visiting author last year.
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Year 13 Leavers' Party 2009

After two years of hard work and weeks of revision, students could finally let their hair down at the Year 13 Leavers' Party.
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Year 7 Challenge Week

This week Year 7 students at the Academy are taking part in Challenge Week, a series of activities across the Academy, click for updates...
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Surf's Up!

It's that time of year again when brave students and staff from the Academy face the cold waters of the North Sea in pursuit of the perfect wave.
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Three Peaks Challenge

Well done to all of the teachers who successfully completed the Three Peaks Challenge of ascending the three highest mountains in Britain within 24 hours.
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Eco-team get cracking on farm pledge!

Students who attended a three-day residential Eco-Challenge in the Lake District In January paid a visit to Newham Grange Farm last week.
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Climbing Competition

Making the most of our fantastic climbing wall, the Academy’s Outdoor Education team held its first ever climbing competition on Wednesday 13th May.
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Under-16 Hockey

It has been an exciting and challenging season for Macmillan's Under-16 Hockey team, who have played fifteen matches and three tournaments.
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Year 11 Leavers' Prom

Friday 8th May was the night for the Academy's social event of the year: the much anticipated Y11 Leavers' Prom!
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Green Energy

The Academy now has two wind turbines. Because of their position, they are a new landmark for all drivers coming into Middlesbrough on the A66.
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Visit to Durham Cathedral

On the 22nd April the Y13 Philosophy students went to the magnificent Durham Cathedral as a part of their course on Religious Experience.
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Young Librarian Awards

On Wednesday 21st April, student librarians from the Academy attended an Awards Ceremony at Huntcliffe School in Saltburn.
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Post 16 Ullswater Visit

Students from Macmillan Academy sixth form attended a Teams and Leadership course at The Outward Bound Trust centre in Howtown near Ullswater.
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Healthy Towns Workshops

Macmillan Academy was pleased to be host to 9 different schools and 385 primary students for two days in March for a series of workshops.
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Rugby Academy Success!

Macmillan Academy travelled to Darlington Rugby Club with every intention of retaining the U18s County Cup for the third year in succession.
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Macmillan signs up to WWF's Earth Hour

The Academy is supporting the World Widlife Fund's Earth Hour, a global event taking place on Saturday 28th March 2009, between 8.30-9.30pm.
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UK Maths Challenge

Last month a team from Macmillan competed in the National final of the United Kingdom Maths Trust senior team challenge.
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Y9 Boys Football: Final Fever!

Macmillan reached the final of the Cleveland County Cup for the second time in succession, and now has the chance to retain their crown after a gutsy performance against Conyers in Yarm.
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Comic Relief at the Academy

On Friday 13th March the Academy helped the raise money for Comic Relief. Click to read how much money was raised by the Academy.
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British Biology Olympiad

Three Post-16 Biologists have achieved recognition in The British Biology Olympiad (BBO), a national competition with entrants from across the UK.
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Post 16 Charity Volunteer Event

Before half term 16 Post-16 students and Miss King gave up a day to support a local charity based at Daisy Chain in Norton.
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10% off your next holiday!

Middlesbrough Borough Council has teamed up with Hays Travel, to reduce the cost of family holidays taken outside of school term by 10%. Click to read more.
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Hockey Squads Celebrate Successful Season

Congratulations to the academy's hockey squads who have had excellent seasons, reaching impressive positions in their league and cup tournaments
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Paris Trip 2009

Staff and Students from the Academy visited Paris during February half term. Click to read a report and see a gallery of images from their trip!
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Macmillan Goes Bananas for Fairtrade!

All this week the Academy has been promoting Fairtrade. Staff and students have been enjoying a wide range of events, click to read more!
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Darwin Day Celebrations

On Thursday 12th February, the Academy Science department celebrated Darwin Day in a variety of exciting ways.
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Y9 Boys Football: County Cup Quarter Finals

After a long absence from competitive football due to the dreadful weather before the half-term holidays Macmillan got back to their winning ways.
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