"The staff are supportive and help us achieve things we didn’t realise we could do." Student
Macmillan Academy employs a team of qualified and experienced members of staff to deliver its Outdoor Learning provision. The staff team have a wide range of experience and bring a wealth of knowledge and opportunities to the academy.
Our core staff come from the outdoor learning sector, bringing the technical skills and qualifications to lead our students in the outdoors. They are outdoor leaders, who know how to balance the skills of teaching, facilitation & coaching to maximise the learning opportunities for our students. There is an extended team of qualified staff who support the programme.
Student have the opportunity to participate in a variety of residential programmes with the Outward Bound Trust at a number of their centres across the country. It is a programme consisting of challenge and adventure with activities ranging from jumping into the lake to climbing the Lakeland fells.
Students have the opportunity to learn surfing with Saltburn Surf School. They provide excellent equipment and professional instruction that ensures our students are safe. Students love this and always make great progress. (link?)
PGL Ski are our preferred supplier for Ski Visits to Austria. The next visit is in 2018!