News Archive


Barcelona Trip

At the end of September, the MFL department took 34 Key Stage 4 students on a cultural visit to Barcelona.
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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!

At this time of year students in Year 9 - 13 have lots of important decisions to make.
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Under 18 Girls Football - Through After Extra Time

On a warm, sunny day the 15 strong squad of players from years 11, 12 and 13 travelled over an hour for their first match of the season.
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Y9 Footballers Retain 'Festival Crown'

Macmillan footballers were delighted to retain the honours in the annual 11-a-side football tournament on Thursday 2nd September held this year at Kings Manor School.
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Middlesbrough Community Awards - 1st for Fairtade

Staff and students at the Academy were delighted to be awarded 1st place in their group at the Middlesbrough Community Awards held at the Chinese Community Centre on 25th September.
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'GetGreenGo' Award Winners

On 22nd September, Dr Wake took 9 students (one from each tutor group in year 8) to Manchester United football ground to attend an Awards Ceremony for the 2008 British Standards Institution 'GetGreenGo' Challenge.
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Macmillan student amongst top ten in country!

One of our Year 11 students was amongst the top ten students in the country for exam performance in Spanish, according to Edexcel, the UK's largest awarding body.
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King's College, Cambridge representative gives talk to Oxbridge Applicants

We were delighted to welcome Catherine Dougherty, the schools liaison officer from King's College, Cambridge to the Academy on 17th September.
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BTEC Life Skills Update

On Tuesday 9th September, the Year 10 BTEC Life Skills students had a visit from a local community police officer.
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Save time and money with our new reading lists service

With so many parents now having internet access, we've decided to make our school reading lists available online.
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Gifted and Talented at Ullswater

9 Year 10 students took on the challenge of returning to Ullswater to complete an Outward Bound course designed to inspire and raise motivation ready for the start of their GCSE courses.
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Gifted and Talented Summer School

This year Macmillan Academy ran its first ever Gifted and Talented Summer School for Year 10 students.
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The New Library Is Open!

The new-look Academy Library is now open and with lots of new stock and some exciting events planned, you should get yourselves along for a browse amongst the gleaming new shelves.
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GCSE Results 2008

Macmillan Academy has continued the recent trend of 5 A* - C GCSE's by matching last year's total of 92%.
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Post 16 Results 2008

Macmillan Academy are pleased to report another successful year for Post 16 students. Jordan Harker leads the achievement with 4 A grades and 1 B grade and goes to Durham to read History.
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Sports Day 2008

Sports Day took place on 14th July and was yet again a great success. Each tutor group worked extremely hard and tried to cover every event.
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CaVEs (Cultural and Vocational Education)

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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Sustainability and Challenge Week

For a number of years now, the Academy has been highly committed to sustainability and our Eco-Council has implemented many changes and new initiatives. Challenge week was another curriculum innovation which ran in conjunction with the Sustainability week.
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Biology Field Trip

On Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th June the Biology department took its Y12 AS students to Teesmouth field centre for a practical investigation.
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