News Archive


Students bring cheer to local residential homes

Students have been spending time visiting local residential homes showing off their singing and performance skills.
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English Detectives: Who Killed Mary Shelley?

The English department was a hive of activity last week as Year 8 students became detectives in a murder mystery challenge.
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Cooking Together

Parents and students have been working together and learning new skills this term in a food and cookery enrichment run by Miss Mallaby.
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World Cup Fever hits the Library!

To keep everyone reading during the World Cup tournament the Library team have organised football related activities, displays and competitions.
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A new name for 'Fresh'

The Academy's televised broadcasts are undergoing a revamp for the start of the new academic year and we really want students to be involved in its transformation.
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Reading Champions!

In recognition of their achievements in promoting reading for pleasure, a group of Year 8 boys have been given awards by the National Literacy Trust.
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Year 11 Leavers' Ball 2010

Friday 14th May was the night for the much anticipated Year 11 Leavers' Ball. This is the biggest social event in the Academy year and a very special celebration.
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Coast to Coast 2010

Over the May bank holiday seventeen students and staff completed what is now the annual coast to coast cycle ride.
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Academy Election 2010

The Academy has been holding an election campaign for our students to mirror the General Election campaign around the country, click to read the results....
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DCSF Sustainable School Award

Macmillan Academy has been confirmed as a finalist for the Teaching Awards 2010 in the DCFS Sustainable Schools category.
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Spring Library Events

Macmillan Academy are hosting the Student Librarian Training Scheme Award Ceremony at 7pm on the 28th April.
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Ski Trip Austria 2010

On Friday 2nd of April the Students from Year 9, 10 and 11 engaged on a 7 day Ski and board trip to Austria. After a gruelling 24 hour coach trip they hit the slopes.
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Photography Challenge

Here are the winners of this year's 'Learn to Learn' Photography Challenge. Students took photographs of areas which they thought showed success.
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British Biology Olympiad

Six of our Post-16 Biologists achieved recognition in The British Biology Olympiad, an annual competition to challenge and stimulate gifted students.
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English Plus...

The English department is again providing Year 11 students with a fantastic opportunity to boost their chances of success in achieving C grade or higher in English.
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Year 9 Great North Air Ambulance Challenge

Year 9 students have been designing key rings for the Great North Air Ambulance, as a part of a Maths and Technology cross curricular challenge.
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BBC School Report Day

On Thursday 11th March Year 9 students worked together to produce TV, web, radio and print articles as part of the BBC Schools Report Day.
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The Macmillan Academy Baccalaureate Service Programme

Over one hundred Year 8 students have volunteered to take part in a two day outdoor learning course.
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Where can science take me?

Did you wonder what a 25 ft rocket was doing outside the dining room? Students in Middlesbrough have been working together looking at careers in Science.
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