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Academy Health Day 2017

The annual academy health day took place on Friday 23th June. Students participated in a myriad of workshops, all aimed at promoting a healthy mind and body.
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Academy Sports Day 2017

The annual Macmillan Academy Sports Day took place on 23th June at Middlesbrough Sports Village and was yet again a great success.
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Middlesbrough Schools Cycling Competition

On Tuesday 13th June a group of 20 Year 8 students attended the Middlesbrough Schools Cycling event held at the Cycle Circuit at Middlesbrough Sports Village. This event is a 'School Games' competition.
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Year 13 Leaver's Assembly

On Friday 26 May, Year 13 gathered to celebrate the end of their time at the Academy. Some students have been at the academy for 7 years, there is a bond between them that will last for many, many years to come.
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Year 11 Leavers Assembly

On Friday 26th May Year 11 came together with tutors and parents to celebrate their final assembly as a year group after 5 years at the Academy.
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Chamonix Mountaineering Adventure

World record holder Masha Gordon's Grit & Rock programme has just culminated in a fantastic five day challenge in Chamonix, France which took place over the half term.
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Dance Showcase 2017

Dance students from across the Academy combined very successfully for the annual Dance showcase this week, click to find out more from the night.
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North York Moors Field Trip

A very successful field trip for Year 10 geographers took place to the North York Moors. In preparation for their examinations next year they undertook various data gathering techniques along a river's profile.
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Jeff Rich Percussion Workshop

On Wednesday 26th April Jeff Rich, from the legendary band Status Quo, attended the academy to run a percussion workshop for students in years 7-10.
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Spring Concert 2017

The Spring Concert was a great success and showcased all of the music department ensembles which are held in enrichment time and also solo performances by several students who are leaving us this year.
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Rugby County Cup final V Carmel

The year 8 Macmillan Rugby team have recently beaten Dyke House and English Martyres to make the County Cup final. Click to see how they got on!
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Easter Egg Decorating Competition

The academy Eco Council ran an easter egg decorating competition to raise funds for the Eco Council and sustainability activities around the academy.
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Careers in Construction Workshops

On Friday 24 March, 22 Year 9 students visited Stockton Riverside College for an event which was aimed at those considering construction as a career.
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Polli:Nation Project update

Here at Macmillan Academy we are taking part in an exciting Heritage Lottery funded biodiversity and education project called Polli:Nation.
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P16 Cultural Trip to New York

On Sunday 19 February 32 Post 16 students and 4 staff headed off on the first Post 16 visit to New York City. After a flight from Manchester to JFK airport the group were ready to see the sights and sounds of New York.
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Library Book Club

Do you enjoy reading? Would you like to discuss books with like-minded people? The Library Book Club could be just for you. Our reading group offers a vibrant way of bringing books to life.
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Austria Ski Trip 2017

he Ski Trip to Saalbach in Austria over February half term was a fantastic success. Forty students enjoyed six days in the mountains of Austria, with local ski instructors.
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Year 11 Fashion Show 2017

Year 11 students were dressed to impress on Thursday the 9th February for their annual fundraising fashion show. During the evening the audience was treated to displays of a range of different fashion collections.
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Safer Internet Day 2017

Macmillan students have been involved in several activities last week learning about different ways of staying safe online.
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Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

Holocaust Memorial Day was remembered last week in Global Perspectives lessons as our KS3 students considered the experiences of Jewish children during the Nazi occupation of Poland.
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Marks & Spencer Placements

Macmillan Academy has recently made a meaningful community connection to Middlesbrough’s Marks and Spencer, who have gladly accepted an ongoing commitment to provide work experience to Year 12 Hospitality students.
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Busta' Rhyme Competition

All students at Macmillan Academy are invited to participate in the Busta Rhyme poetry competition to try and win the £1000 student prize.
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Ullswater Adventure Week 2

Year 7 students enjoyed another fantastic week at Howtown in the Lake District on their Outward Bound experience.
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Aquafusion!

The Year 10 Enterprise group have worked incredibly hard in promoting and marketing the new whole academy charity that supports Coco.
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Help Refugees Campaign

Year 12 student Olivia Chambers has been moved by the plight of the world's refugees and is taking action here in the academy.
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Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

A group of 15 Year 12 science and engineering students recently took part in the 'Introduction to Mechanical Engineering' event run by Sheffield University.
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Ullswater Adventure Week 1

Year 7 students are enjoying a fantastic week at Howtown in the Lake District on their Outward Bound experience.
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Making Choices for Post 16

Thinking about what to do after Year 11? There a quite a few changes to the curriculum at the moment both in KS4 and at Post 16. Click to watch a guide to help you make better choices.
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Work Experience Review

Year 10 students at Macmillan Academy have the opportunity to undertake work experience as part of their Key Stage 4 study programme.
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RSC Backstage Pass

On Friday 9th December three Post 16 students grasped the opportunity to take part in the Royal Shakespeare Company backstage pass programme.
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Students Perform For Care home Residents

On Wednesday 14 December a group of students from Year 7 through to Year 13 visited Parkville Care Home to entertain the residents with a special Christmas performance.
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Festive Fundraiser 2016

This year, the much anticipated Post 16 Festive Fundraiser took place on Tuesday 13 December. This annual event was great way to celebrate the forthcoming festive period.
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Christmas Concert 2016

On Tuesday 6th December students from the music department enrichment groups performed to a sell-out audience for the 2016 Christmas concert raising funds for the academy charity COCO.
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Shine Programme at York university

On Friday 2nd December students from Year 11 went to York for the final session of the 'Shine' Programme. The 'Shine' programme is run by York University and aims to provide information about further education
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Post 16 Welcomes back guest speaker

On Monday 5 December we were delighted to welcome back former student Marion Reddy who was the guest speaker at our Post 16 briefing.
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Middlesbrough School Sports Hall Athletics

On Tuesday 22nd November the Year 13 BTEC Sport students held the Year 7 and 8 Middlesbrough Schools Sports Hall Athletics competition at Eston Leisure Centre.
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Salvation Army Appeal 2016

On Thursday 8th and Friday 9th December, the Year 13 business students will be running an event in aid of the Salvation Army.
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international Languages Week

We are extremely fortunate, here at the academy, to be able to host two foreign language assistants each year in order to support the learning of our students of French and Spanish.
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Love Your Neighbour

Macmillan Academy was delighted to be asked to participate in the launch of ‘Love Your Neighbour’ at Teesside University.
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