11 Feb 2016
Our Year 7 students have been taking part in their Adventure and Challenge personal development programme at the Outward Bound Centre in Howtown. Click here for media from week 2 and 3.
09 Feb 2016
On 27th January the Macmillan Academy Year 8 girls’ hockey team won the County Tournament. This was the first time that Macmillan has hosted this tournament on its new all-weather artificial pitch.
27 Jan 2016
An academy desktop calendar has been produced to celebrate the achievements of students (in art and design) from the last year. At both GCSE and A level students continue to produce diverse responses with great skill and enthusiasm.
21 Jan 2016
At Outward Bound Howtown on Lake Ullswater our Year 7 students have been taking part in their Adventure and Challenge personal development programme, spending a week at the Outward Bound Centre in Howtown.
19 Jan 2016
Students at Macmillan have recently been given the opportunity to take part in the ‘hour of code’ initiative. The initiative aims to put all students on the journey to learning how to become a computer programmer.
Principal's Review 2015
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.