News Archive


Yves St Laurent: Style is Eternal

Post 16 textiles students recently visited the exclusive Yves Saint Laurent: Style is Eternal exhibition at the Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle and took part in some innovative skills building workshops.
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GCSE Catering students visit Jamie Oliver restaurant

The Year 11 GCSE catering group had the opportunity to visit Jamie Oliver’s restaurant in York. It was a research trip to form part of the students’ research for their controlled assessment.
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Baccalaureate Gold Award Celebration Event

A group of Year 9 students experienced an afternoon of tea, sandwiches and cakes to celebrate their fantastic achievement of earning the Gold Macmillan Academy Baccalaureate.
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Redcar Geography Trip

Year 11 geography students had a field work day on the Redcar coast in glorious sunshine. The aim of the day was to see how the coast is being managed and to gather evidence for their Controlled Assessment.
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Inspiring Sculpture Park Visit

Art and design students recently visited Yorkshire Sculpture Park to inspire their studies at GCSE and A-Level. This was the perfect place to experience some of the world’s most influential sculptors.
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Year 6 Open Evening 2015

Staff and students were delighted to welcome visitors to our annual open evening on Thursday 10th September. Families were given the opportunity to take a look around our facilities, speak to staff and participate in activities.
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Middlesbrough Becks Flood Project

Students have recently collaborated with OASES (Outdoor and Sustainability Educational Specialists) and the Environment Agency to raise awareness of the risk of flooding in Middlesbrough.
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GCSE Results 2015

Students have performed very well in their GCSE examinations and equivalent qualifications this year and we warmly congratulate them on their achievements. Click to see the photo gallery and read more...
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Post 16 Exam Success!

Staff and students at the Academy are celebrating another strong 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. Click to see more...
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Bugsy Malone Production

Once again students showcased their talents in the annual Macmillan Academy production. This year the show performed was 'Bugsy Malone', click to see how it went...
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Bookend 2015

During the first week of July, our Key Stage 3 students experienced a week of suspended timetable activities for our Bookend Curriculum. Every year the students get to take part in exciting and different challenges during the week.
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Boosting Students' Employability Skills

Post 16 students received a tremendous boost to their employability skills following a two-day workshop organised by BBC Breakfast presenter Stephanie McGovern.
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Sage Visit

Thirty Year 7 students were fortunate enough to spend the day in the headquarters of Sage in Newcastle. Sage is a global software company which helps businesses manage such things as accounts, payrolls and human resources.
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Year 10 Health Day

On the 26th June the Year 10 cohort enjoyed a full array of activities centred on living a healthy lifestyle.
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Students learn the 'Words for Work'

Read what happened when Year 9 students participated in the ‘Words for Work’ literacy project, organised by the National Literacy Trust.
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Post 16 Activity Week

As exams and coursework deadlines come to an end, Post 16 students had the opportunity to take part in three days of activities outside their normal curriculum.
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Year 6 into 7 Sports Camp

During the first week of the summer holidays, Macmillan Academy is providing an action-packed sports camp for Year 6 students. Students can attend the camp for the full week or choose to attend on a preferred number of days.
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Academy Sports Day 2015

The Annual Academy Sports Day took place on Friday 26th June at Middlesbrough Sports Village and was yet again a great success. Click to see images from the day, the overall winners and read the full scoring tables!
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Promoting Healthier Eating

To celebrate British Nutrition Foundation week here at Macmillan, we have been raising awareness of choosing healthy food swaps. The student nutrition action group have created a dramatisation played in assemblies this week.
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