News Archive


P16 Cultural Trip to New York

On Sunday 19 February 32 Post 16 students and 4 staff headed off on the first Post 16 visit to New York City. After a flight from Manchester to JFK airport the group were ready to see the sights and sounds of New York.
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Library Book Club

Do you enjoy reading? Would you like to discuss books with like-minded people? The Library Book Club could be just for you. Our reading group offers a vibrant way of bringing books to life.
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Austria Ski Trip 2017

he Ski Trip to Saalbach in Austria over February half term was a fantastic success. Forty students enjoyed six days in the mountains of Austria, with local ski instructors.
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Year 11 Fashion Show 2017

Year 11 students were dressed to impress on Thursday the 9th February for their annual fundraising fashion show. During the evening the audience was treated to displays of a range of different fashion collections.
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Safer Internet Day 2017

Macmillan students have been involved in several activities last week learning about different ways of staying safe online.
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Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

Holocaust Memorial Day was remembered last week in Global Perspectives lessons as our KS3 students considered the experiences of Jewish children during the Nazi occupation of Poland.
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Marks & Spencer Placements

Macmillan Academy has recently made a meaningful community connection to Middlesbrough’s Marks and Spencer, who have gladly accepted an ongoing commitment to provide work experience to Year 12 Hospitality students.
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Busta' Rhyme Competition

All students at Macmillan Academy are invited to participate in the Busta Rhyme poetry competition to try and win the £1000 student prize.
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Ullswater Adventure Week 2

Year 7 students enjoyed another fantastic week at Howtown in the Lake District on their Outward Bound experience.
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Aquafusion!

The Year 10 Enterprise group have worked incredibly hard in promoting and marketing the new whole academy charity that supports Coco.
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Help Refugees Campaign

Year 12 student Olivia Chambers has been moved by the plight of the world's refugees and is taking action here in the academy.
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Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

A group of 15 Year 12 science and engineering students recently took part in the 'Introduction to Mechanical Engineering' event run by Sheffield University.
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Ullswater Adventure Week 1

Year 7 students are enjoying a fantastic week at Howtown in the Lake District on their Outward Bound experience.
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Making Choices for Post 16

Thinking about what to do after Year 11? There a quite a few changes to the curriculum at the moment both in KS4 and at Post 16. Click to watch a guide to help you make better choices.
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Work Experience Review

Year 10 students at Macmillan Academy have the opportunity to undertake work experience as part of their Key Stage 4 study programme.
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RSC Backstage Pass

On Friday 9th December three Post 16 students grasped the opportunity to take part in the Royal Shakespeare Company backstage pass programme.
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Students Perform For Care home Residents

On Wednesday 14 December a group of students from Year 7 through to Year 13 visited Parkville Care Home to entertain the residents with a special Christmas performance.
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Festive Fundraiser 2016

This year, the much anticipated Post 16 Festive Fundraiser took place on Tuesday 13 December. This annual event was great way to celebrate the forthcoming festive period.
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Christmas Concert 2016

On Tuesday 6th December students from the music department enrichment groups performed to a sell-out audience for the 2016 Christmas concert raising funds for the academy charity COCO.
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