Careers Guidance In Post 16

The Careers Library is located next to the main Library. It has an extensive range of information resources suitable for students.

Our results speak for themselves. In 2016 we had a 100% pass rate in Year 13 with 56% of our A level entries being A* - B grade.


  • Offering information on choices at keys points of transition.
  • Sign posting students towards comprehensive, fully inclusive, up to date careers information.
  • Explaining choices available through one to one guidance interviews, which includes an invitation to parents.
  • Access to impartial advice and guidance by qualified staff.
  • Guidance linked to academic tutoring, open evenings and STCE.
  • Effective recording and referral systems
  • Support on how to use the materials available.

What we offer

The Careers Team works closely with teaching staff to ensure all students are aware of the facility and have inclusive access to it.

It has successful partnerships with local industry to offer students post 16 experience of the world of work.

These links are developed further through Next Steps Day, Health Day, mock interviews and guest speakers.

To take the pressure from working parents, a University Open Day Programme is offered to Post 16 students who are interested in going to higher education; the Academy will provide transport to the universities.

Careers resources are also available through remote desktop under curriculum software, enabling student access to information either at school or in their home.

Students will also recieve one-to-one guidance and support regarding the admissions and application process to competitive universities.

Useful Links

National Careers Service Online

Directions careers newsletters

Which University Guide

UK University Search - The Alternative University League Tables

Loud Mag - magazine for students aged 16 - 18.


We believe we are the best Sixth Form provider in the local area. But don’t just take our word for it. Our results speak for themselves. In 2016 we had a 100% pass rate with 55% of our A level entries being A*-B grade.

Latest News

Awards Evening 2017

Our annual awards evening took place here at the academy on Tuesday 12th September. It was a very special event in which we celebrated and applauded the progress and achievements of our students during the past academic year.

Results Day Success!

Staff and students at Macmillan Academy are celebrating another superb set of Post 16 results. Students achieved an all-time high of 25 A* grades and almost one in three A level grades was awarded either an A or A*.

Contact Us

Post 16 Macmillan Academy
Stockton Road

Phone: 01642 736583

Fax: 01642 353000



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