News Archive


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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Macmillan Win Treble

Macmillan's Year 9s made history as they completed the third leg of their three-trophy marathon. The weather was the distraction before kick off as persistent rain hampered the playing surface making conditions unpleasant.
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Let's bring out the cakes and bunting!

Former students are invited to join us for afternoon tea on Saturday 4th July when there will be an opportunity to meet and mingle and enjoy some delicious refreshments and entertainment.
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Leavers' Ball 2015

On Friday May 1st 2015 our current Year 11 students celebrated their Leavers' Ball. Each member of Year 11 was invited into a spectacular 'Persian Paradise' to enjoy an evening of entertainment and performance.
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Race for Life 2015

On Tuesday 12th May all Year 7 students participated in the 'Race for Life' event in order to raise money for Cancer Research UK. The event was organised by Stephen Cartmail and his team of Year 12 BTEC Sport students.
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Promoting Healthier Eating

In the spirit of healthy eating week, we are encouraging students to swap junk food snacks and drinks for a healthier alternative. The student nutrition action group have created a broadcast as part of the assembly programme.
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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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