News Archive


Critical Thinking Conference

To support students with the AS Level Critical Thinking exam, 3 members of the Year 12 AS Level class and 9 students from Year 10 went to a national conference in Manchester on 26th February, run by two of the leading experts on the subject.
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Fairtrade Fortnight

The Academy is proud to support 'Fairtrade Fortnight' and you will currently find a variety of goodies available to purchase at break-times in the dining hall.
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Behind Bars Conference

Year 13 Law and Sociology students attended a conference about life 'Behind Bars' on 11th February. The event, supported by Aimhigher, provided students with the opportunity to speak to released prisoners, a Prison Officer and a Forensic Psychologist.
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QCA Young People's Panel for Science

Macmillan students were invited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority to give their views on the current Science specifications and whether they are actually relevant to today's young people.
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Year 9 Focus on Higher Education

On Monday 4th February, students in Year 9 attended a presentation to promote Higher Education both at post-16 and at University (HE4all).
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Year 8 Football Victory!

The Year 8 football team had to show determination to overcome the Cumbria champions in the first round of the Minute Maid National Cup on 6th February.
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Under-16s Hockey Win

The under-16 girls' hockey team had a great win yesterday afternoon when they played Queen Katherine's School, Cumbria.
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Thanks from Zoe's Place

Well done to Year 10 Health and Social Care students, who have raised £225 for the Middlesbrough based children's hospice, Zoe's Place, by selling 'Zoe's Bear' badges.
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'Bag2School'

On Tuesday 5th February, Year 7 students handed over the many bags of clothing collected for the recycling event which was a key part the recent 'Sustainability Day'.
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Energy and Environment Fair 2008

Three Macmillan Eco-Council representatives were fortunate to attend the 'Renew Tees Valley Energy and Environment Fair', which took place on the 31st January and 1st February.
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Celebrating Success!

To celebrate and reward success at Key Stage 3, the Academy has recently launched a new Merit Initiative. The idea for revamping the existing merit system evolved following discussions with Student Council members and Heads of Year.
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Year 7 Sustainability Day

On Monday 28th January, Year 7 students took part in a 'Sustainability Day', organised by Dr Wake. The aim of the day was to raise awareness of sustainability issues in a fun and exciting way.
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Murder Mystery Evening

On Thursday 24th January, a good crowd of parents, students and staff gathered for the last event ever to be held in the Greenham Theatre; a Murder Mystery Evening.
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History Uncovered

An exciting find was made last week by the contractors who are currently digging the foundations of the new Post 16 Common Room and Baristas extension.
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Healthy Eating Passport

On the 4th of February, the Healthy Schools Team will be launching a 'Healthy Eating Passport Scheme' to the whole school, with the aim of encouraging students to make healthier choices and improve their eating habits.
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Latest Sports News

Click to see how our Hockey, Football and Netball teams have been getting on this week and check out next week's fixtures.
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Girls doing swimmingly!

Well done to the Macmillan Academy swim team, who all competed in the 'English School Swimming Championships' on the 15th November 2007.
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World Class!

Macmillan Academy is on top of the world after being given an exceptional report by a Government inspector.
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Well done lads!

Saturday 12 January may not have provided the perfect weather for a football match but there must have been some magic in the air that morning.
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