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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