4 Mar 2014
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.
28 Feb 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.
27 Feb 2014
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.
29 Jan 2014
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'.
17 Jan 2014
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.
It has been another busy and productive year at the Academy. With such a competitive jobs market, never has it been so important for young people to leave school well qualified and with the right personal qualities which employers require.
We aim to offer an aspirational and supportive framework where students can thrive and develop these qualities. We think this is best achieved by trying to strike a balance between academic achievement and extra-curricular opportunities.
This review captures some of the highlights of a busy year.