News Archive


Students Perform at Local Primary School

Macmillan Academy's concert band, choir and dance team all went along to perform for the pupils at Archibald Primary School on Tuesday 15 Feb.
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Murder at the Academy!

On Thursday February 10th the PTA hosted a highly successful Murder Mystery Evening in the theatre which was attended by students, staff and family members.
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Year 10 ICT London Visit

Year 10 students studying ICT travelled to London for an exciting two day visit to see how technology is used in exhibitions around the city.
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The Big Bird Watch!

This week Mr McCallum is hosting the annual RSPB Big School Bird Watch in which we hope to collect data on the species of birds living in and around our academy's site.
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U12's Hockey Success!

Click to see how the Year 7 hockey team performed when they took part in a county wide under 12's tournament last week.
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Students Present Cheque to Hospice

Students from Mr Reed's MacFactor enrichment handed over a cheque for £400 on a visit to Teesside Hospice on 20th January.
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Rugby Academy vs East Durham

Macmillan Academy travelled to Darlington Rugby Club to face East Durham in what proved to be a physical encounter.
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Year 7 Ullswater Adventure 2010

Year 7 students enjoyed a week of Outward Bound Adventure at the Howtown Centre in Ullswater. Click for images and a video from the trip.
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British Colleges Leagues Update

Macmillan Academy travelled to Hartlepool Rovers to play their first game in 5 weeks with a fairly depleted team.
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Performance Poet Inspires Students

Paul Cookson, the performance poet visited the academy on December 14th and shared his enthusiasm and passion for poetry with the Year 7s.
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Christmas Concert 2010

The annual Academy Christmas concert took place this week with staff and members of the public enjoying a variety of musical performances from our students.
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Green Flag Award

The Academy has been recognised for its commitment to sustainability by being given a national Award which puts it amongst the top Eco Schools in the country!
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Academy Weather Station

The Academy now has its very own Weather Station, as part of our on-going commitment as a Climate Change Lead School.
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DfE National Teaching Awards

Click to see how our staff and students did when they represented our Academy at this year's DfE National Teaching Awards in London.
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One Planet Living Assembly

On Wednesday 24th, Mr Ray Mallon, Mayor of Middlesbrough attended a special assembly created by the Academy Eco-Council for Year 9 students.
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Let it Snow!

Macmillan Academy students are not easily deterred from their learning and have made the most of the weather conditions that have caused so much chaos on Teesside.
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Year 12 Ullswater Experience

Year 12 students recently travelled to Howtown, Ullswater to the Outward Bound Centre in the Lake District for a week long residential.
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Children in Need

On Friday 19th November, Macmillan Academy raised an impressive £2241.21 for this year's Children in Need Appeal.
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Baccalaureate Samba Workshop

Year 9 students participated in an exciting Samba workshop day which forms part of their Key Stage 3 Baccalaureate programme.
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