News Archive


Year 6 Induction 2012

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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Sports Day 2012

The Annual Academy Sports Day took place on 19th June at Clairville Stadium and was yet again a great success. Click to see images from the day, the winners and the full scoring tables!
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Post 16 Ethical Issues Day

Year 12 students were involved in 'Ethical Issues day on 13th June, in which they were given the opportunity to investigate and debate complex subjects.
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Rugby Stars

Two Year 11 students have gained contracts at Leeds Carnegie Rugby Club, scholarships for a Grammar School in Leeds as well as being chosen for the England U16 Team.
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Macmillan's Own Masterchefs

Year 10 catering students recently experienced what life is like in a real kitchen as they worked alongside the Academy's catering team to prepare lunch for the students and staff.
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Coast to Coast

Post 16 students at Macmillan Academy in Middlesbrough have recently completed the Academy's tenth annual Coast to Coast cycle ride from Workington to Sunderland.
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French Students Visit Macmillan!

On Thursday 10 May French students from a school in Rambouillet, spent the day with us to discover more about life in an English school.
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Year 11 Leavers' Ball 2012

Friday 11th May saw the annual Year 11 Leavers' Ball take place at the Academy for the Class of 2012. Click to read a report and to see photographs from the event...
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Post 16 Five-a-Side Competition

Sixty post 16 students took part in a very successful five-a-side competition at Goals on Wednesday 9th May. Click to see how they got on.
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Student Librarian Awards

On the evening of Thursday 26th April students from Macmillan Academy attended a Student Librarian Awards Ceremony held at The King's Academy.
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Marvellous Mardale!

Four adventurous members of staff set out to conquer a small corner of the Lake District on Saturday morning as part of a series of staff climbing days.
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iPads enhancing reading in Year 10

The academy's new ipads are proving to be winners with Year 10 English students in the Library recently. Click to read a report...
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Holland Mixed Sports Tour 2012

Over the Easter break, staff and fifty students from the academy went on an exciting sports tour to play football and hockey in Holland.
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NPower BIG Dribble

On Tuesday 17th April, twenty-six hockey enthusiasts from our Academy attended the NPower BIG Dribble Hockey Roadshow in Middlesbrough.
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Cultural Visit to Florence & Venice

Over the Easter break, students and staff from the Academy enjoyed an educational tour of Italian cities in an exciting week-long cultural visit.
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Tree Planting at Gillet Wood

The Eco Council recently visited Gillet Wood in County Durham in order to learn about 'Tree Miles' and plant new trees. Click for images and video.
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Year 8 Baccalaureate Challenge

Over the last few terms, Year 8 students have been working in their tutor groups on their 'My Academy' challenge.
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What happens to waste?

Our students visited the local council's bin depot on 26th March to see what really happens to our waste once we put it out on the pavement.
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BBC School Report

This year's BBC School report sees a dedicated team of students from both Macmillan Academy and Oakfields Community College produce a range of news stories.
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