Our summer school is a great way to get to know your new school  meet teachers and see your fellow pupils! Email to book a place.

Meet the Transition Team Keeping in Touch with TMA
Admissions: how to apply Welcome Videos & Virtual tour 
Key Dates for Transition 2021 Student Guide to TMA
Uniform and Essential Items Class Dojo
Term Dates Important Documents and Forms
Parent Guide to TMA



Meet the Transition Team!

Mrs. Locke

Mrs. Locke

Our Transition Manager is Mrs Kerry Locke.

She is also the Year 7 manager, and will be with you during your first year at the Macclesfield Academy.




Miss. Halsall

Miss. Halsall

Miss Halsall is the Deputy Head of The Macclesfield Academy and is closely involved in the transition process.

If you have any questions about transition or starting at The Macclesfield Academy, email us at :

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Admissions: How to Apply to The Macclesfield Academy


You must apply for school places for Year 7 starting September 2021 through Cheshire East Council.

Cheshire East School Application webpage

Cheshire East school admissions team : email-  phone – 0300 123 5012

If you live in a different English local authority area but want a place in Cheshire East, apply through your home local authority.

Key Dates for Transition to Year 7

Online application forms available 1 September 2020
Closing date for applications 31 October 2020
Deadline for giving supporting documentation 7 December 2020
Offers made 1 March 2021
Deadline for accepting or refusing places 15 March 2021
Deadline for accepting or refusing a place 10 days from offer
Closing date for appeal applications 29 March 2021
Appeal hearings (on time applications) Heard by 17 June 2021 (may be later because of coronavirus)
Appeal hearings (late applications) Within 40 days of appeal closing date where possible or 30 school days of appeal being lodged (may be later because of coronavirus)
Transition Day Monday 5th July
Summer School Monday 9th – Friday 13th August
Start of term Monday 6th September 2021

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Uniform and Essential Items


Academy uniform can be purchased from our sole stockist in Macclesfield, Classworx, King Edward Road, Macclesfield SK10 1AP.
Website:     01625 500552 a list of our full school uniform, please click here.

Bag –big enough to carry large text books and / or A4 file.
Pencil case with at least 2 pens, a ruler and a pencil.
Reading book.
Homework folder.
Uniform and equipment card.
From Year 7 –a scientific calculator. Suitable calculators can be purchased in school or found online.
Alternatively, a calculator and Maths set can be obtained from the school.

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Term Dates 2021/22


Close after school on Re-open on
Autumn Term Monday 6th September 2021
Mid-Term Friday 22nd October 2021 Monday 1st November 2021
Christmas Friday 17th December 2021 Tuesday 4th January 2022
Mid-Term Friday 18th February 2022 Monday 28th February 2022
Easter Friday 1st April 2022 Tuesday 19th April 2022
May Day Friday 29th April 2022 Tuesday 3rd May 2022
Mid-Term Friday 27th May 2022 Monday 6th June 2022
Summer Friday 22nd July 2022
Staff Training Days : Friday 3rd September 2021, Friday 17th September 2021 and Friday 17th June 2022.

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Keeping in Touch with The Macclesfield Academy

The Office is staffed from 8.00am – 3.00pm.
If you have any questions about starting at The Macclesfield Academy please email us:
Headteacher: Mr Mat Galvin

The Macclesfield Academy
Park Lane
SK11 8JR

Tel: 01625 383 100



Twitter: @TheMaccAcademy

Instagram: themacclesfieldacademy


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Parents Guide to The Macclesfield Academy

Download our Parents Guide to starting at The Macclesfield Academy

If you have any  questions please email us at :


Cheshire East Autism Team has a page of resources for Parent and Families to support their children at home with transition.

Click here to access the resources



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Students Guide to The Macclesfield Academy

Download our Students Guide to starting at The Macclesfield Academy

Includes maps and other essential information!






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Important Documents and Forms

Click to Download the Forms
Individual Needs Declaration
Home Academy Agreement
Consent Form for school trips and other off-site activities
Photo and Video Consent form

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