News Archive


Student Librarian Training Scheme

On Friday 25th April, 7 Macmillan students, who had successfully completed the 'Young Librarians Scheme', attended an Awards Ceremony at Egglescliffe School with their parents.
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Holland Sports Tour

During the Easter break, 32 students and 4 members of the P.E. staff went to Holland for a football and hockey tour. They left on 7th April and travelled by coach and ferry to Vaulkenberg, where they stayed in the Walrum Hotel.
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'Barristas' has re-opened!

Barristas café has undergone an exciting transformation and this week has been open for Post-16 students to enjoy.
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Malham Cove Visit

Yr10 Geography students spent a day in the Yorkshire Dales National Park on 22nd April carrying out fieldwork investigations into the impacts of tourism on the landscape.
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Raleigh International Project

Year 13 student Rudo Chimbghandah, already a keen volunteer with Save the Children's 'Brighter Futures' project has recently secured herself a place on a Raleigh International expedition taking place from 2nd July-7th September.
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Prepared and Ready for Success!

Over 1,200 student hours of taught revision took place over the first 4 days of the Easter break.
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Learner Contract Event at Riverside

Last year, 8 Macmillan students were selected to take part in a Middlesbrough Council project run by the Department for Children, Learning and Families, known as the 'Learner Contract' programme.
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Spanish Work Experience Trip

Kerry Moore and Hannah Taylor, both Year 13 A2 Spanish students, recently flew from Edinburgh to Madrid and stayed for a week in Segovia, where they had work-placements at local primary schools.
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Y12 Biology: Aids Awareness

On Thursday 3rd April, a guest speaker from Teesside Positive Action will be coming to the Academy to talk to all Y12 Biology students about AIDS and its transmission, as part of their ‘Health and Disease’ module.
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Year 12 Ullswater Trip

On Monday 24th March 38 Year 12 students travelled to the new Outward Bound Centre in Howtown in the Lake District for a week long residential.
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Health and Social Care Challenge

On Friday 7th March, 12 Year 10 Health and Social Care students, accompanied by Mrs. Tickner, attended a 'Challenge Day' at James Cook University Hospital.
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Year 7 World Vision Sponsorship

Following a Year 7 assembly to raise awareness about poverty in the developing world, with the support of Mrs. Barrett and tutors, Year 7 students have raised money to sponsor an Ethiopian child.
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Routes into Languages - International Festival of Culture

On Saturday 8th March, sixteen students from Years 8 and 9 enjoyed spending a day at Newcastle University dedicated to learning different languages and getting an insight into diverse cultural activities.
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Fashion Show

Year 11 students could be seen strutting their stuff on the catwalk on Thursday 6th March for the annual Fashion Show organised to raise funds for the Leavers' Ball this summer.
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Art Trip to Amsterdam

On 17th- 20th February, 28 students flew to Amsterdam with the Art department. On arrival in the city, students went on a canal cruise of the city to help them to work out their bearings and see the sights.
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University Challenge

The Year 12 University Challenge team competed in the school heats of the competition run by Durham University at the Stockton campus last night.
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Réalitiés Françaises – AS French day

On 26th February, 8 Year 12 students attended an all day revision session in Newcastle in order to expand their knowledge of French culture and prepare them for their rapidly approaching AS examinations.
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Latest Sports Results

Click to see how our girls and boys football and Hockey teams have been getting on this week and check out next weeks fixtures.
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Macmillan Academy Scuba Club (MASC)

This summer, MASC will take its first cohort of students to Malta to learn to scuba dive. Twenty-six students and two members of staff will take their PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) Open Water Course.
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