A Word from Mrs Rodger, Interim Head Teacher

13 October 2017

Events and Activities
Early October has seen a wide variety of activities taking place in school. A highlight for me was undoubtedly the premiere of the Green Team’s short film. The S1, S2 and S3 pupils on the team conveyed a powerful message on the topic of ‘Reuse and Recycle’, as well as making clear the difference between the two. It was a very professional production, with a witty script and impressive performances. There was more creativity and teamwork on show in the Hall as our S2 pupils took on the Design & Technology Enterprise Challenge. The teams had to use their ingenuity and problem-solving skills to produce a projectile launcher. Some of the designs were so effective that an additional measuring tape was required to measure the distance travelled! We certainly have a number of budding engineers here at Knox Academy. Our Advanced Higher modern studies pupils had an interesting day at the Sheriff Court, putting their studies into a real-life context.

Assemblies
In assemblies, pupils heard from the S5 Youth Philanthropy Initiative team promoting the work of East Lothian Foodbank. Pupils in all year groups were encouraged to donate items and this morning the team gathered everything together, ready for delivery to the Foodbank. It was an impressive display, and the team are very grateful to everyone who contributed. This is yet another example of what a wonderfully caring school community we have here at Knox Academy. At the S1 assembly this week, we had a presentation from Eilidh Towler, telling us...

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