News Archive


Year 7 Challenge Week

This week Year 7 students at the Academy are taking part in Challenge Week, a series of activities across the Academy, click for updates...
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Surf's Up!

It's that time of year again when brave students and staff from the Academy face the cold waters of the North Sea in pursuit of the perfect wave.
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Three Peaks Challenge

Well done to all of the teachers who successfully completed the Three Peaks Challenge of ascending the three highest mountains in Britain within 24 hours.
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Eco-team get cracking on farm pledge!

Students who attended a three-day residential Eco-Challenge in the Lake District In January paid a visit to Newham Grange Farm last week.
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Climbing Competition

Making the most of our fantastic climbing wall, the Academy’s Outdoor Education team held its first ever climbing competition on Wednesday 13th May.
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Under-16 Hockey

It has been an exciting and challenging season for Macmillan's Under-16 Hockey team, who have played fifteen matches and three tournaments.
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Year 11 Leavers' Prom

Friday 8th May was the night for the Academy's social event of the year: the much anticipated Y11 Leavers' Prom!
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Green Energy

The Academy now has two wind turbines. Because of their position, they are a new landmark for all drivers coming into Middlesbrough on the A66.
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Visit to Durham Cathedral

On the 22nd April the Y13 Philosophy students went to the magnificent Durham Cathedral as a part of their course on Religious Experience.
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Young Librarian Awards

On Wednesday 21st April, student librarians from the Academy attended an Awards Ceremony at Huntcliffe School in Saltburn.
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Post 16 Ullswater Visit

Students from Macmillan Academy sixth form attended a Teams and Leadership course at The Outward Bound Trust centre in Howtown near Ullswater.
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Healthy Towns Workshops

Macmillan Academy was pleased to be host to 9 different schools and 385 primary students for two days in March for a series of workshops.
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Rugby Academy Success!

Macmillan Academy travelled to Darlington Rugby Club with every intention of retaining the U18s County Cup for the third year in succession.
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Macmillan signs up to WWF's Earth Hour

The Academy is supporting the World Widlife Fund's Earth Hour, a global event taking place on Saturday 28th March 2009, between 8.30-9.30pm.
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UK Maths Challenge

Last month a team from Macmillan competed in the National final of the United Kingdom Maths Trust senior team challenge.
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Y9 Boys Football: Final Fever!

Macmillan reached the final of the Cleveland County Cup for the second time in succession, and now has the chance to retain their crown after a gutsy performance against Conyers in Yarm.
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Comic Relief at the Academy

On Friday 13th March the Academy helped the raise money for Comic Relief. Click to read how much money was raised by the Academy.
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British Biology Olympiad

Three Post-16 Biologists have achieved recognition in The British Biology Olympiad (BBO), a national competition with entrants from across the UK.
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Post 16 Charity Volunteer Event

Before half term 16 Post-16 students and Miss King gave up a day to support a local charity based at Daisy Chain in Norton.
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