News Archive


Skiers Prepare to Hit the Austrian Slopes

With only twenty-four days to go until their ski trip to Austria, students have been hitting the dry ski slope in Sunderland in preparation.
Read More


Fashion Show

On Thursday 4th of March the Academy held its annual Year 11 Fashion Show, click for a report and pictures from the night.
Read More


Table Tennis Champions!

Students have tasted success in the English Schools Table Tennis Association Butterfly National Team Championships, click to read how they got on.
Read More


Staff Art Exhibition

The Art and Design department are currently hosting an exhibition of paintings, photographs and other artworks by staff at the Academy.
Read More


Who is Jesus?

In February Year 7 students experienced a performance about the story of Jesus by the Lacey Theatre Company for their Relgious Studies course this term.
Read More


Fairtrade Fortnight

Last week was the start of Fair Trade Fortnight and the Eco-council has been working hard to ensure that it is a high profile event within the Academy.
Read More


Engineering Diploma Students Visit Wilton

On Tuesday 9th February a group of Engineering Diploma students were invited to look around the new Yara Project at Wilton near Redcar.
Read More


Murder Mystery Evening

On Thursday Feb 4 the PTA hosted a highly successful Murder Mystery in the theatre which was well attended by students, staff and family members.
Read More


Climate Cops Update

The excitement is building for the students taking part in the national Npower Climate Cops competition, as the date of the grand final approaches...
Read More


Premier Reads!

Year 8 students are working with the Academy Library to generate enthusiasm for reading with the new Premier Reads scheme.
Read More



E-Safety Week

Macmillan Academy is supporting the Europe-wide 'Safer Internet Week' initiative from Monday 8th - Friday 12th February.
Read More


Year 7 Ullswater Visit 2010

Students from Year 7 made their visit to Ullswater for a week of outdoor activities. Click for images from the trip.
Read More


Girls & Gadgets Conference

Year 9 students attended a conference at Teesside University designed to help them understand both the creative and technical skills involved in computing.
Read More


Salvation Army Appeal

In December the Year 13 BTEC Business Group successfully undertook the Salvation Army Christmas Appeal, on behalf of the Academy.
Read More


Christmas Disco 2009

On Thursday 17th December the Academy held a Christmas disco for all year groups. Click to see photos from the event.
Read More


Macmillan Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

Our school celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, click to watch a video interview of staff who have worked at Macmillan since 1989.
Read More


nPower Climate Cops

Follow the progress of our Year 8 students as they work towards winning the npower Climate Cops SOS challenge and travel to London to raise enviromental issues.
Read More


Year 10s March On!

Macmillan reached the last 32 of the national cup with a hard-fought victory over Hipperholme and Lightcliffe High School from Halifax.
Read More



© Macmillan Academy 2016