News Archive


Hockey Players Meet Olympic Bronze Medalists

Last Saturday morning, ten hockey players from Macmillan had the chance to meet Great Britain hockey players Alex Danson and Beth Storry.


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Sophia Khan Wins Passport Pride Award

Sophia Khan, a Year 13 student, has won one of Teesside University's Passport Pride awards. Sophie said she is 'over the moon' to have scooped this award.
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Year 8 Visit Robin Hoods Bay

This month students from Year 8 have been on an exciting field trip to Robin Hoods Bay in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park as part of their Geography lessons this term.
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Baccalaureate Gold Celebration

Twenty-three students experienced an afternoon of tea and cakes to celebrate their achievement of earning the Gold Baccalaureate Award.
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GCSE Results 2012

Staff and students at the Academy are celebrating GCSE success, with 94% of students achieved 5A* - C passes in all subjects. Click to read more and see images from the day...
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Post 16 Exam Success!

The Academy is celebrating an excellent set of Post 16 results. The average points score per student was 328 with an A Level pass rate of 98.%. Click to read a report on the day...
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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat!

On the 17-19th July, Macmillan Academy students performed the musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.
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BTEC Dance Show

On the 21st June 2012 the very first BTEC Dance showcase took place in the academy theatre. Click to read a report and see images from the performances.
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Jeff Rich Drum Masterclass

Students from Macmillan Academy, Oakfields Community College and Archibald Primary welcomed former Status Quo drummer Jeff Rich to the Academy for a Drum Masterclass.
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Health Day 2012

Year 10 students enjoyed a day-long 'Health Day' on Tuesday 19th June, which promoted healthier lifestyles and taught students about health and physical well-being.
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Year 6 Induction 2012

Year 6 students started a three day programme today to enable them to have a taste of Academy life in preparation for the start of Year 7 in September.
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Sports Day 2012

The Annual Academy Sports Day took place on 19th June at Clairville Stadium and was yet again a great success. Click to see images from the day, the winners and the full scoring tables!
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Post 16 Ethical Issues Day

Year 12 students were involved in 'Ethical Issues day on 13th June, in which they were given the opportunity to investigate and debate complex subjects.
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Rugby Stars

Two Year 11 students have gained contracts at Leeds Carnegie Rugby Club, scholarships for a Grammar School in Leeds as well as being chosen for the England U16 Team.
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Macmillan's Own Masterchefs

Year 10 catering students recently experienced what life is like in a real kitchen as they worked alongside the Academy's catering team to prepare lunch for the students and staff.
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Coast to Coast

Post 16 students at Macmillan Academy in Middlesbrough have recently completed the Academy's tenth annual Coast to Coast cycle ride from Workington to Sunderland.
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French Students Visit Macmillan!

On Thursday 10 May French students from a school in Rambouillet, spent the day with us to discover more about life in an English school.
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Year 11 Leavers' Ball 2012

Friday 11th May saw the annual Year 11 Leavers' Ball take place at the Academy for the Class of 2012. Click to read a report and to see photographs from the event...
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Post 16 Five-a-Side Competition

Sixty post 16 students took part in a very successful five-a-side competition at Goals on Wednesday 9th May. Click to see how they got on.
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Student Librarian Awards

On the evening of Thursday 26th April students from Macmillan Academy attended a Student Librarian Awards Ceremony held at The King's Academy.
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Marvellous Mardale!

Four adventurous members of staff set out to conquer a small corner of the Lake District on Saturday morning as part of a series of staff climbing days.
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iPads enhancing reading in Year 10

The academy's new ipads are proving to be winners with Year 10 English students in the Library recently. Click to read a report...
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Holland Mixed Sports Tour 2012

Over the Easter break, staff and fifty students from the academy went on an exciting sports tour to play football and hockey in Holland.
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NPower BIG Dribble

On Tuesday 17th April, twenty-six hockey enthusiasts from our Academy attended the NPower BIG Dribble Hockey Roadshow in Middlesbrough.
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Cultural Visit to Florence & Venice

Over the Easter break, students and staff from the Academy enjoyed an educational tour of Italian cities in an exciting week-long cultural visit.
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Tree Planting at Gillet Wood

The Eco Council recently visited Gillet Wood in County Durham in order to learn about 'Tree Miles' and plant new trees. Click for images and video.
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Year 8 Baccalaureate Challenge

Over the last few terms, Year 8 students have been working in their tutor groups on their 'My Academy' challenge.
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What happens to waste?

Our students visited the local council's bin depot on 26th March to see what really happens to our waste once we put it out on the pavement.
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BBC School Report

This year's BBC School report sees a dedicated team of students from both Macmillan Academy and Oakfields Community College produce a range of news stories.
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Students Celebrate North-East in Book Launch

Macmillan Academy students have contributed to a new book which was launched this month which celebrates life along the North East Coastline.
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Fashion Show

Thursday 23th February was the night of the much anticipated annual Fashion Show, a key event for Year 11 students which helps raise funds for the Leavers' Ball in May.
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ICT London Experience

Year 10 students studying ICT travelled to London for a two day visit to see how ICT is used in several exhibits around the city. Click to read a report about the trip...
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Displays for Learning

New and exciting displays have been unveiled in the Science Building, transforming corridors into stimulating learning zones for students.
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Charity Auction Update

We are delighted to report that the charity auction night organised by a very special Year 11 student was a huge success and money raised exceeded all expectations.
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Eco-Council Update

The Academy's Eco-Council has recently undertaken a survey into the number of students who cycle to school and has been busy planting bulbs at Stewart's Park.
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Charity Auction Night in Memory of Brooke Ingles

Ellie Dalton, a Year 11 student, has gone to great lengths to organise an auction of celebrity merchandise to raise funds for local neonatal units.
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Richard McCann Presentation

Author of 'Just a Boy', Richard McCann visited the Academy recently to share some inspirational words with Year 11 students.
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Academy Christmas Concert

The annual Academy Christmas concert took place on December 15th with staff and members of the public enjoying a variety of musical performances from our students.
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Annual Awards Evening 2011

Our annual Awards Evening was held on Tuesday 6th December 2011 in Middlesbrough Town Hall. Click to see images from the night.
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