Key Dates for Transition to Year 7 2021

Parents 1-1 meetings (June) Friday 11th June from 10:30am
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 at The Macclesfield Academy Monday 5th July
Teaching Assistants after school tour (for selected students) at The Macclesfield Academy 7th & 14th July
Summer School Monday 9th – Friday 13th August

Welcome to Transition at The Macclesfield Academy

Meet the Transition Team Welcome Videos & Virtual tour 
Admissions: how to apply Uniform and Essential Items
Virtual Parents Evening Meeting Video Class Dojo
Parent Guide to TMA Important Documents and Forms
Transition FAQ’s Important Documents and Forms


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 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.


Virtual Parents Evening Video July 2021

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.

Term Dates 2021/22 

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



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 :





Transition FAQ’s

Important Documents and Forms

Click to Download the Forms