News Archive


Polli:Nation Project Gets Underway

We are delighted to be taking part in Polli:Nation, a heritage lottery funded biodiversity and education project.
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Macmillan & World record holder team up

Macmillan Academy is the first school in the North East to take part in a SCHOOLS NorthEast resilience initiative with record-setting mountaineer, Masha Gordon.
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The Academy lauded for changing lives

North East teenagers led an awards ceremony on 6th October, in which a dozen schools representing every local authority in the region were recognised for their outstanding work in changing lives through the NCS scheme.
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The World's Biggest Coffee Morning

On Friday 30 September Post 16 students and staff contributed to the World's Biggest Coffee Morning, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
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Loire Valley Visit

On Sunday 25th September, 34 students and 4 staff left Macmillan Academy to visit the beautiful region of the Loire Valley in France.
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Duke of Edinburgh Award Taster Day

On Saturday 1 October 21 Year 10 students took part in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award expedition taster day, which took place on the North Yorkshire Moors.
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Academy Awards Evening 2016

Our annual awards evening took place here at the academy on Tuesday 13th September. It was a very special event in which we celebrated and applauded the progress and achievements of our students during the past academic year.
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Geography Field Trip to Redcar

Year 11 basked in the sunshine whilst on their Geography field trip to Redcar on Wednesday 21st September.
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GCSE Results 2016

Students have performed very well in their GCSE examinations and equivalent qualifications this year and we warmly congratulate them on their achievements.
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Post 16 Exam Success!

Staff and students at the Academy are celebrating another fantastic set of Post 16 results. These results are a reflection of the hard work of students and the dedication of Post 16 teaching and support staff at the Academy.
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Year 9 Caves week

This year's CaVEs which took place on the penultimate week of the summer term, offered Year 9 students a fantastic opportunity to develop an area of interest within an intensive week long programme.
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Year 8 Challenge Week

Challenge week saw Year 8 students take on tasks created by five departments across the academy. Click to see a video of the week's events and the full results table.
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Year 7 Decisions week

Year 7 Decision Week features three days within the science department and a further two days with the English and geography departments.
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Year 12 Experience Week

Last week, timetables were suspended for Year 12 students to take part in Experience Week. This is a fantastic opportunity for students to develop skills and learn about issues that can affect them as they go through life.
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Entrepreneurial Success

It was with great pride that the Year 10 Enterprise group presented the international children’s charity, COCO, with a cheque for £2,000.
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Notes From The Past

We were delighted to welcome one of the academy's former teachers Mr David Telfer to perform his own one man play 'Notes from the Front' for an audience of students and staff.
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Grease - The Musical

Macmillan Academy students showed off their skills and talents in a fabulous production of the musical Grease. The production, which took place here at the academy, was a sell out across all three nights.
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Billingham Folk Festival

Dance students from the academy have been working with a Bolivian contemporary dance company to prepare a short dance piece to be performed at the Billingham International Folklore Festival.
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Year 6 Induction

We were delighted to welcome Year 6 students to the academy for their induction experience from Wednesday 29 June - Friday July 1. Click to see how they got on!
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Academy Sports Day 2016

The Annual Academy Sports Day took place on Friday June 24 at Middlesbrough Sports Village and was yet again a great success.
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Year 10 Health Day

Students participated in a myriad of workshops, all aimed at promoting a healthy mind and body as part of the annual Academy healthy day.
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Golden Time Showcase

On Thursday June 23rd Macmillan students from Years 7, 8 and 9 took part in the first Golden Time showcase event in the school theatre.
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Leavers' Ball 2016

On Friday April 29th 2016 our current Year 11 students celebrated their Leavers' Ball. Each member of Year 11 was invited into a spectacular 'Winter Wonderland' to enjoy an evening of entertainment and performance.
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Talented ICT students build website for local cancer support group

A team of talented students have recently been working together on creating a brand new website for the Teesside Prostate Cancer Support Group.
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Academy celebrates DofE success at Palace

This week Year 13 student Andrew Smith attended a once in a life time Duke of Edinburgh's Award (DofE) Gold Award Presentation at Buckingham Palace, London.
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Dance Showcase 2016

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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Doctors Offer An Insight Into Saving Lives

Six Junior Doctors offered to share their experience and train Post 16 students in how to administer CPR and what to do if you see someone choking.
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MACMILLAN UKMT REGIONAL WINNERS!

On Tuesday 26th April, four of our most talented mathematicians from years 8 and 9 competed in the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust 'Senior Team Maths Challenge' regional final.
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Grizedale Forest Field Trip

Year 12 students recently completed a residential field trip to the northwest of England staying in Morecambe, but travelling into the southern and central Lakes too.
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French Partnership School Visit

On Tuesday 12 April our French partnership school Catherine de Vivonne, which is based in Rambouillet near Paris, brought 54 French students and 4 staff to spend the day with us.
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Spring Concert 2016

The annual Spring Concert was a resounding success and involved students from across all key stages of the academy. This showcased all of the music department ensembles which are held in enrichment time.
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Sports Tour 2016

Next week students and staff will form the biggest ever sports tour leaving Macmillan Academy for tour of Spain. Click to find out about our live blog.
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Late strike gets Macmillan out of jail

Dylan Savvery's crisp strike deep into the second half gave Macmillan a slender league win over Acklam.
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Royal British Legion Receive Cheque

On the 8th March the academy was proud to welcome a member of the Royal British Legion, the visit provided students with the opportunity to present a cheque of ÂŁ1000 donation to the appeal.
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Year 11 Fashion Show 2016

Year 11 students were dressed to impress on Thursday the 3rd March for their annual fundraising fashion show. Read about the night and watch some of the highlights now!
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Digital Leaders

As we now enter the second term of the iPad scheme with our Year 10 students, we continue to look for innovative ways to develop the use of this digital technology into the curriculum.
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Outward Bound (Update)

Our Year 7 students have been taking part in their Adventure and Challenge personal development programme at the Outward Bound Centre in Howtown. Click here for media from week 2 and 3.
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Year 8 County Hockey Champions

On 27th January the Macmillan Academy Year 8 girls’ hockey team won the County Tournament. This was the first time that Macmillan has hosted this tournament on its new all-weather artificial pitch.
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Year 8 County Hockey Champions

Year 8 girls won the County Hockey Tournament on 27th January here at Macmillan. A total of eight teams entered with three of them being from Macmillan. All the girls played exceptionally well against some very strong sides.
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