News Archive


Awards Evening 2014

Our annual Awards Evening was held on Tuesday 9th December in Middlesbrough Town Hall. It was a celebration of our students’ many accomplishments throughout the past academic year.
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Christmas Concert 2014

On Tuesday 2nd December students from the music department enrichment groups performed to a sell-out audience for the 2014 Christmas concert raising funds for the CRY foundation.
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The Skills Show

Post 16 students were invited by ex-student and BBC's Steph McGovern to visit the skills show at Birmingham NEC; an event that attracts over 75,000 people each year with over 600 exhibitors taking part.
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Sports Awards 2014

The annual Sports Presentation Awards 2014 was a huge success with over 300 students and parents in attendance. It was a pleasure to celebrate our students’ achievements over the past academic year.
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How Macmillan Academy marks Remembrance

On the 11th November, the Academy observed a one minute silence for Remembrance Day. Normal activities stopped as the whole school watched a special televised broadcast.
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Macmillan Academy Alumni Association

The Academy is tremendously proud of many of our former students. We want you to keep in touch and to tell us how you are doing, to find out how read on...
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Northern Builders Support Academy

The Academy was delighted to receive a handsome cheque from Graham Howard, President of the Northern Counties Builders Federation.
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Accelerated Reader Re-launch

Mr Reed re-launched Accelerated Reader for the new academic year by proving how reading has boosted the performance of talented students at the academy.
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Art Bowes trip

As part of their GCSE Art and Design course Year 10 students recently visited The Bowes Museum. Students enjoyed exploring the extensive collection, noting works and artefacts that may inform their future work.
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Bonjour de France!

On Sunday 28th September, almost 40 MFL students and several members of staff set off for an educational trip to Paris. Read the full story to see the link to our live blog posts.
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Geography Department Achieves Top Award

The Academy is proud to report that our Geography department is one of only 10 schools nationwide to join the elite group of those gaining the Centre of Excellence Secondary Geography Quality Mark.
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GCSE Results 2014

Staff and students at the Academy are celebrating GCSE success, with 70% of students achieving 5A* - C grades including English and Maths. Click to read more and see images from the day...
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Post 16 Exam Success!

Staff and students at Macmillan Academy are celebrating another set of excellent Post 16 results. The overall pass rate was 98%, click to read more...
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Year 13 Leavers' Party

After two years of hard work and weeks of revision for final examinations, Year 13 could finally let their hair down at The Sporting Lodge which was the venue for their Leavers' Party on Thursday 26 June.
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Science Bookend

During the first week of the bookend fortnight the Year 8 students took part in a number of activities designed to instil an interest in nature and the natural world, click to read a report and see images from the week...
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Post 16 London Visit

Psychology and Sociology students recently attended a two day visit to London. The visit included a hypnosis workshop with an opportunity to experience a phobia session focusing on arachnophobia.
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Beauty and the Beast

Last week of term saw the culmination of months of hard work, with students involved in the Academy production of Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast', click to read a report and see images from the show...
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Year 12 Experience Week

Now that exams are over for Year 12, students' timetables were collapsed in order to provide an opportunity to take part in a variety of different activities to develop new skills for their future career plans.
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Academy Sports Day 2014

The Annual Academy Sports Day took place on Friday 20th June at Clairville Stadium 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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