News Archive


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 £1000 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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Academy Desktop Calendar

An academy desktop calendar has been produced to celebrate the achievements of students (in art and design) from the last year. At both GCSE and A level students continue to produce diverse responses with great skill and enthusiasm.
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Outward Bound Adventure

At Outward Bound Howtown on Lake Ullswater our Year 7 students have been taking part in their Adventure and Challenge personal development programme, spending a week at the Outward Bound Centre in Howtown.
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Tees Valley Handball Champions

Mr Atkinson's Year 8 boys came up trumps as his team became Tees Valley handball champions. Going into the unknown proved a strong motivator for the boys, who put in an impressive performance.
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'Hour of Code' initiative

Students at Macmillan have recently been given the opportunity to take part in the ‘hour of code’ initiative. The initiative aims to put all students on the journey to learning how to become a computer programmer.
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Archbishop of York Visit

We were honoured to receive a recent visit to the academy from the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu. He visited the academy on Friday 18th December as part of his Pilgrimage of Prayer.
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Salvation Army Appeal

For many years now, the Year 13 Business students, along with their teacher Mrs Maddison, have organized the Salvation Army Christmas Appeal on behalf of the academy.
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Christmas Concert

On Tuesday 15th December students from the music department enrichment groups performed to a sell-out audience for the 2015 Christmas concert raising funds for the academy charity COCO.
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Awards Evening 2015

Our annual Awards Evening was held on Tuesday 8th December in Middlesbrough Town Hall. The evening was a celebration of our students' efforts and accomplishments throughout the past year.
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