News Archive


Team Maths Challenge

Four of our most talented mathematicians competed in the UKMT Team Maths Challenge Regional Final. The event was hosted at the Academy with other schools from the North East competing the title of regional winners.
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Student Librarian Awards 2015

On Thursday 23rd April, six Macmillan Academy students and their parents had an entertaining evening at the 16th Annual Student Librarian Awards Ceremony at Acklam Grange School in Middlesbrough.
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Hockey Leaders

Three Year 9 students officiated at the Middlesbrough primary schools hockey tournament. The girls were selected after excelling at a recent hockey leaders' course. The tournament involved fourteen primary schools.
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Bushcraft Adventure

Students recently took part in a bushcraft adventure weekend in the Lake District. As part of the course, the students learned how to safely light a fire, how to purify water and how to cook on a camp fire
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Spring Concert 2015

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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Middlesbrough Field of Poppies

On Thursday 23rd April 2015 Macmillan Academy students joined pupils from nine Schools in the culmination of a collaborative project 'Middlesbrough Field of Poppies'.
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BTEC Bootcamp

Last week students took part in a 'Bootcamp' fitness session here at the Academy. The session was led by Jeff Hazell of Physical FX, who put the students through a series of tough exercises.
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Change for Life Campaign

As part of the national 'change4life' sugar swaps campaign, two tutor groups from Year 7 were treated to a fun smoothie bike workshop, delivered by David from realfoodworks.co.uk.
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"The Head that Wears the Crown..."

Fourteen students took part in a Shakespeare Festival at the Acklam Green Centre on the 10th March. This was the culmination of a two-year project working with 6 other schools.
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Strictly Fab-u-lous!

On Saturday 7th March, one of our talented Year 11 dancers took part in a dance workshop with Strictly Come Dancing stars Robin and Kristina culminating in a Samba performance in the evening.
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Language Leaders

Students from Archibald Primary School visited the MFL department where they spent a day learning about different languages and completing creative tasks linked to cultural events around the world.
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Drop Everything and Read

The Academy celebrated World Book Day by participating in a 'Drop Everything and Read' campaign. Students and staff were given the opportunity to complete sustained silent reading every day.
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Fashion Show 2015

On Thursday the 26th February Year 11 students hosted their annual fundraising fashion show. During the evening the audience was treated to a range of different fashion sections, including formal, dance and multi-cultural wear.
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Girls go for Glory at the ESFA National Finals

The Academy's under 12s girls' football team competed in the ESFA National Finals in Derby. They put on an impressive performance, winning their group stage and going through to the semi-finals.
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Lights, Camera, Parliament 2015

After last year's success in the Lights, Camera, Parliament competition the Macmillan Academy student council team were keen to submit an entry into the 2015 competition.
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Cross Country Success

Students from the academy competed for Cleveland at an inter-counties cross country competition on 7th February. Mrs Richardson was delighted with her students' excellent performances.
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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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Success at the PoSBO Awards

Students from Macmillan Academy have been recognized for their positive work in the community at the annual PoSBO Awards, click to find out more!
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Macmillan Academy Achieves Artsmark

Macmillan Academy has achieved the prestigious Artsmark Award from Arts Council England, through demonstrating a commitment to quality arts provision.
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