Welcome Videos and Virtual Tour

Welcome Videos

Under normal circumstances you would have visited us several times for some fun activities to get to know the staff, students and the the school building here at the Macclesfield Academy.

Because you can’t be here we have provided you with the next best thing – each of our departments have made a short video introducing themselves, their rooms and the types of things you will be doing in their lessons.


Transition Manager and Year 7 Manager Mrs Locke starts our virtual tour.

Canteen and Dining Area

Mrs Locke shows you our canteen and dining facilities.

Creative Arts

Head of Creative Arts Mr Blaylock takes you around the department and explains what Music & Drama activities you will be doing when you start in September.



Design and Technology

Mrs Lucas, Head of Design and Technology shows some examples of  student work work and talks about the curriculum that the Design and Technology department cover.



You will study a whole range of  texts here using different methods as Head of English Miss Hart explains.



Mrs Dooley tells you what the ‘Humanities’ are and shows you around her department.


IT & Computer Science

Subject leader Mr. Mugridge explains what you will be doing for IT and Computer Science lessons. There is also some good news for Minecraft fans!


The Learning Resource Centre (LRC)

Mrs Locke shows us around the Learning Resource Centre (library) and explains how you can use ‘homework club’.



Mr Laverick explains how we will support you on your maths journey at The Macclesfield Academy.


Modern Foreign Languages

Head of Spanish Mrs Burgess meets us in the languages corridor for a chat about what languages you will be learning here.


Modern Foreign Languages

Mme Frank, Head of French shows you a typical language classroom and explains what you will be doing when you learn languages here at The Macclesfield Academy.



Head of PE Miss Jerome gives us a short tour of the excellent sports facilities here at The Macclesfield Academy. She also lists the sports you can try during your PE lessons and after school.


Visual Arts

Mrs Underhill, subject leader for Visual Arts shows us around the art department and answers your questions.