08 Oct 2015
A-Level Biology students visited Malham Tarn Field Centre for a two day residential course. They had the opportunity to work in a variety of habitats and field sites nationally recognized for their ecological importance.
06 Oct 2015
Mr Reed re-launched Accelerated Reader for the new academic year by proving how reading for 30 minutes every day can have a dramatic impact on improving students' academic performance.
02 Oct 2015
Over the weekend of 26/27th September, a group of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award team took on the national 3 Peaks Challenge to raise money for Cancer Research. Read the full report by Mr Bede to find out how they got on.
01 Oct 2015
Macmillan Academy has been registered as an eco- school for almost ten years. This means that we are committed to sustainability and can demonstrate reductions in carbon, waste and water.
30 Sep 2015
Post 16 textiles students recently visited the exclusive Yves Saint Laurent: Style is Eternal exhibition at the Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle and took part in some innovative skills building workshops.
Principal's Review 2014
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.