Key Dates and Events for Transition to Year 7 in September 2022

Online School application forms available on Cheshire East website Wednesday 1st September 2021
1-1 Tours of the Macclesfield Academy available – book here from Monday 6th October 2021
The Macclesfield Academy Open Evening Wednesday 6th October 2021
Closing date for school applications Sunday 31st October 2021
Deadline for giving supporting documentation 7 December 20211
Offers made   1 March 2022
Deadline for accepting or refusing places 15 March 2022
Closing date for appeal applications 29 March 2022
Please see Cheshire East website for more information about key dates for school applications.


Welcome to Transition at The Macclesfield Academy

Open Evening and Tours of our School.

We are pleased to announce that from September 6th 2021 our in-person school tours are back!  The tours take place during a normal school day and give you an opportunity to see what life is like here at The Macclesfield Academy. Click here to book onto a tour.

Our Open Evening was held on Wednesday October 6th from 4.30-7.30pm.

If it is not possible to attend a tour or Open Evening please Click here for a Welcome Video & Virtual tour.
For any information about joining us at The Macclesfield Academy you can call 01625 917 377 or email

Upcoming Events for Primary School Children.
  • The Science of Fireworks with Mr. Galvin- 4.30 at The Macclesfield Academy – Wednesday 3rd November 2021
  • Spelling Bee at The Macclesfield Academ – .w/c 8th November 2021
  • Science Stardome at The Macclesfield Academy – 17th-18th November 2021
  • Carols around our tree at Christmas – Tuesday 14th December 2021
  • Pantomime Dress Rehearsal – Wednesday 15th December 2021

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 :



Admissions: How to Apply to The Macclesfield Academy

You must apply for school places starting  Year 7 in September 2022 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.

For in-year applications outside of year 7,  please click here for Cheshire East Council.


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.

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

Important Documents and Forms

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