News Archive


Jeff Rich Percussion Workshop

On Wednesday 26th April Jeff Rich, from the legendary band Status Quo, attended the academy to run a percussion workshop for students in years 7-10.
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Spring Concert 2017

The Spring Concert was a great success and showcased all of the music department ensembles which are held in enrichment time and also solo performances by several students who are leaving us this year.
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Rugby County Cup final V Carmel

The year 8 Macmillan Rugby team have recently beaten Dyke House and English Martyres to make the County Cup final. Click to see how they got on!
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Easter Egg Decorating Competition

The academy Eco Council ran an easter egg decorating competition to raise funds for the Eco Council and sustainability activities around the academy.
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Careers in Construction Workshops

On Friday 24 March, 22 Year 9 students visited Stockton Riverside College for an event which was aimed at those considering construction as a career.
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Polli:Nation Project update

Here at Macmillan Academy we are taking part in an exciting Heritage Lottery funded biodiversity and education project called Polli:Nation.
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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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