News Archive


Lights Camera Parliament Winners

As you may have seen in a previous web post our entry into the 'Lights, Camera, Parliament' competition was chosen as the runner up in the Secondary film category
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Race for Life 2014

On Tuesday 20th 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 Year 12 BTEC Sport students
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Year 11 Leavers' Ball 2014

The annual Year 11 Ball took place in the Academy in which the Year 11 students celebrated their five years at the Academy. Click to see images and read a report from the night...
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Coast to Coast 2014

Students from sixth form completed the 140 mile Coast to Coast charity bike ride to raise money for Yorkshire Air ambulance, CRY, Cystic Fibrosis, Alzheimer's' Society, Help for Heroes and Whizz-Kids.
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BTEC Dance Showcase

Year 10 and 11 BTEC Dance and enrichment students combined for the third annual Dance showcase. It was a wonderful evening and one could only look on with pride at the talent of the students.
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Spring Concert 2014

On the 29th April over 100 students participated in the annual Macmillan Academy Spring Concert. Over a hundred students from mixed year groups entertained a large audience in the spring concert.
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Annual Student Librarian Awards

On Thursday 24th April, ten Macmillan Academy students and their parents attended the 15th Annual Student Librarian Awards Ceremony at Sacred Heart School in Redcar. Click to find out how they got on...
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PULSE Dance Showcase

On the 29th March five of Year 10 BTEC dancers took part in the PULSE sub-regional platform for the North East showcase and competition at the Stockton Arts Centre, 'ARC', performing alongside other dance schools from the local area.
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Smoothie Success

The Year 10 Enterprise group made their visit to James Cook University's Neonatal Unit in order to hand over a hard earned cheque for £693.84.This marks the end of the most successful smoothie campaign to date.
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Fashion Show 2014

Thursday 6 March saw the current Year 11 students put on the annual Fashion Show. During the evening the audience was treated to a range of different fashion sections, including formal, dance and Asian wear.
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Parliamentary Film Award

Our recent entry into the 2014 Lights, Camera, Parliament competition has been chosen as the runner up in the secondary film category, in a year the competition received over 200 entries.
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Routes into Languages

On 13th March, Year 9 students were invited to participate in an event run by the Language organisation 'Routes into Languages' which was led by students and lecturers from Northumbria University
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Bridging the Age Gap

Our Post 16 students are now reaching out and bridging the age gap with pupils at Archibald Primary School. One student assisting those who have English as an additional language is Eleasha Rowney.
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Vote Trib Gosain

On March 20th, young people in Middlesbrough will get to vote in the Youth Parliament elections. Four candidates are standing in the election for the position of Member of Youth Parliament (MYP).
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Language Leaders

On Thursday 27th February the Language Leaders Event took place in the Modern Languages department. Post 16 students planned and resourced mini language lessons for 20 local primary school children.
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Ski Trip 2014

The Ski & Board Visit to Saalbach in Austria over half term was a great success. Forty students enjoyed six days in the mountains of Austria, with local ski & snowboard instructors.
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Digi Maps

Currently the geography department at Macmillan Academy is working closely with the Ordnance Survey using a new piece of software called 'Digimaps', a new mapping tool for students.
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Professional Placement Programme

Our Post 16 students have been keen and eager to get on board with the Post 16 Professional Placement Programme to ensure they gain experience of the 'world of work'.
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Parliament Visit

20 students from the Student Council visited The Houses of Parliament in London. The focus of this visit was to explore and understand how issues are dealt with in both the Houses of Lords and Commons.
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