News Archive


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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WEEE Recycling Competition

Students and staff across the Academy have been collecting waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE). Students that brought in items were entered into a Middlesbrough wide schools competition.
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Sports Awards 2012

The 2012 Sports Presentation Awards was a huge success with over 250 students in attendance. The aim of the evening was to celebrate the students' commitment, hardwork and dedication towards PE and School Sport.
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Year 10 BTEC Visit Roots Farm Shop

Read how our Year 10 BTEC Business students got on when they spent an afternoon at Roots Farm Shop at East Rounton, near Northallerton in North Yorkshire.
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Smoothies Raising Funds for Neonatal Unit

Year 11 Futures students have worked very hard to create another charity campaign to raise funds for the Neonatal Unit at James Cook University Hospital.
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Year 8 National Cup: Macmillan defeats Trinity 7-4!

Read a match report as the Year 8 boys football team from Macmillan lined up against Trinity Catholic College in the first round of The National Cup.
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Post 16 Open evening

On Wednesday 10 October Macmillan Academy hosted their Post 16 Open Evening, we were delighted to welcome 147 students from other schools across the Tees Valley
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Year 11 Visit Malham

Year 11 spent a day in Malham in the Yorkshire Dales investigating whether there is any evidence of footpath erosion along a short stretch of the Pennine Way, as part of their Geography GCSE course.
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ICT BIMA Digital Day 2012

On Wednesday 10 October, ICT and Media Studies students from Key stage 4 and 5 had the opportunity to work together and compete in a national competition entitled D-Day - Digital Day.
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HRH the Duke of Kent visits the Academy

Last week saw the first Royal Visit in Macmillan's history, the Academy was delighted to welcome His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent, to view Outdoor Learning, Sport and Art.
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Hockey Players Meet Olympic Bronze Medalists

Last Saturday morning, ten hockey players from Macmillan had the chance to meet Great Britain hockey players Alex Danson and Beth Storry.


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Sophia Khan Wins Passport Pride Award

Sophia Khan, a Year 13 student, has won one of Teesside University's Passport Pride awards. Sophie said she is 'over the moon' to have scooped this award.
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Year 8 Visit Robin Hoods Bay

This month students from Year 8 have been on an exciting field trip to Robin Hoods Bay in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park as part of their Geography lessons this term.
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Baccalaureate Gold Celebration

Twenty-three students experienced an afternoon of tea and cakes to celebrate their achievement of earning the Gold Baccalaureate Award.
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GCSE Results 2012

Staff and students at the Academy are celebrating GCSE success, with 94% of students achieved 5A* - C passes in all subjects. Click to read more and see images from the day...
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Post 16 Exam Success!

The Academy is celebrating an excellent set of Post 16 results. The average points score per student was 328 with an A Level pass rate of 98.%. Click to read a report on the day...
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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat!

On the 17-19th July, Macmillan Academy students performed the musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.
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BTEC Dance Show

On the 21st June 2012 the very first BTEC Dance showcase took place in the academy theatre. Click to read a report and see images from the performances.
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Jeff Rich Drum Masterclass

Students from Macmillan Academy, Oakfields Community College and Archibald Primary welcomed former Status Quo drummer Jeff Rich to the Academy for a Drum Masterclass.
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