News Archive


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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Remembrance Day Broadcast

As part of remembrance Day, the Academy produced a broadcast in which students disscussed their thoughts on the day.
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Maths Challenge Update

On Wednesday 10th of November four Year 12 students took part in the regional final of the UKMT Senior Team Challenge.
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Sports Awards 2010

Macmillan Academy staff and students celebrated sporting achievement in our first ever Sports Awards Evening, click for a report and images from the event.
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Year 8 Football Success!

Macmillan Academy Year 8 boys football team hosted Joseph Swan School in the 3rd round of the ESFA National Cup.
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Technology for our Times

Year Nine students have been involved in an exciting cross-curricular project which enabled them to work collaboratively to explore the principles of the wind turbine.
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Joseph's Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

On Wednesday 13th October, Year 13 students travelled to Darlington to see a performance of 'Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat'.
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Year 8 visit Robin Hoods Bay

In the first week of October students from Year 8 went 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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Year 8 Baccalaureate Stadium Project

Year 8 students have recently participated in a successful Design Technology day which contributes to their Baccalaureate programme.
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Year 9 Football ESFA Cup Match Report

The Year 9 Boys football team played High Tunstall in the second round of the ESFA National Cup on Friday 8th October.
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National Autograss Racing Champion

Jack Rawlinson has recently been crowned a National Champion. He beat fifty nine other competitors in the Junior Specials Class.
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Key Stage 4 Spanish Trip

In September, GCSE Spanish students from Year 10 and Year 11 went on a successful visit to Suances in Northern Spain. Click for a report of their trip.
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Army Inter-School Competition

On Wednesday 22nd September Year 11 students competed in the Annual Inter-School Competition run by the British Army.
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Design an Olympic Stamp Competition

The academy is celebrating after two of our students achieved success by winning a competition to design a stamp for the 2012 London Olympics.
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Students Raise Money for Zoe's Place

Health and Social Care students have raised money for Zoe's Place by offering therapeutic hand massages to visitors at our Open Evening.
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Gifted and Talented Summer School

During the summer, 10 students from our Academy were selected to attend the Durham University Gifted and Talented Summer School.
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Rugby Academy Update

Check up on how our Rugby Academy is doing with some match reports from our latest fixtures...
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Macmillan Academy v Queen Elizabeth College

The Rugby Academy began their season on a bright and blustery afternoon against an opposition who had provided a good test for us last season.
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Somme & Ypres Visit 2010

A total of 46 Year 10 students and four staff took part in a most successful History visit to Ypres in Belgium and to the Somme in France visit World War 1 battlefield sites
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