News Archive


Visit to Haworth and Bronte Country

Year 12 Literature students enjoyed an inspiring and educational visit to the village of Haworth in West Yorkshire on Friday 6th May.
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Leavers' ball 2011

Friday 13th May was the night for the much anticipated Year 11 Leavers' Ball. This is the biggest social event in the Academy year.
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Ski Trip 2011

Over the Easter holidays, staff and students from years 9 and 10 travelled to Kitzbule in Austria for the annual ski trip. Click to read a full report and see images.
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Coast to Coast 2011

Over the May bank holiday students and staff completed what is now the annual coast to coast cycle ride to raise money for the Great North Air Ambulance charity.
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Dressed for Success!

Macmillan Academy were dressed for success when they visited Manor College in Hartlepool for their final Year 7 A and B team football matches of the season.
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Student Librarian Awards

On Tuesday 3rd May, thirteen students attended the Student Librarian Award ceremony at Our Lady and St Bede RC School, Stockton.
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Year 9 Rugby Tour

Over the Easter Break, Year 9 rugby players went on tour to Lake Garda in Italy where they developed their rugby skills and experienced a bit of Italian culture.
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Girls and Gadgets

15 female students from Year 9 went with ICT teacher Miss Glasgow to a ‘Girls and Gadgets’ conference at Teesside University aimed at promoting careers in ICT for women.
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Academy and Holiday Dates

We are aware that there are several public holidays over the next few weeks and have therefore listed key dates for parents in April and May, click for more.
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Helping Students Prepare for GCSEs

Year 11 students were involved in a 'Focus Morning' at the academy on Wednesday 23rd March to help them prepare for their GCSE exams.
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Year 11 Fashion Show

Thursday 17th March was the night of the much anticipated annual Fashion Show, a key event for Year 11 students which helps raise funds for the Leavers' Ball in May.
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BBC School Report 2011

This year’s BBC School report has seen a dedicated team of Year 9 students supported by a number of Post 16 mentors produce a range of TV packages and web news articles.
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Mr Rodway in Kenya

Former student and now member of staff, Mr Rodway has embarked on a voluntary programme in Kenya with the Kariandusi School Trust.
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Bali Rai visits the Academy

Popular novelist Bali Rai visited the Academy on Tuesday 8 March to meet students and deliver workshops in the library to groups of Year 10 students.
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Comic Relief Fundraising

Thanks to all the students and staff at the academy for supporting Comic Relief and helping us to raise an impressive £2,010!
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University Challenge

On Wednesday 9 March four Year 12 students represented Macmillan Academy in the University Challenge Finals at Durham University Campus.
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Ethical Issues

Ethical Issues day took place on 2 March for Year 12 students, in which they attended workshops designed to challenge thinking on a number of controversial issues.
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Awards Evening 2011

The academy's Awards Evening, celebrating the achievements of our students, took place on the 1st March in Middlesbrough Town Hall.
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Fair Trade Fortnight hits Macmillan!

This week is the start of Fair Trade Fortnight and as usual there will be a number of events going on around the Academy to promote the cause.
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