A Word from Mrs Rodger, Head Teacher

19 November 2017

Events
Last Sunday, many Knox Academy pupils participated in Haddington’s Remembrance parade and service at St Mary’s Church. Cole Dean, Head Pupil, laid a wreath at the cenotaph on behalf of the school community. I was certainly very proud of all our young people, who conducted themselves with dignity and respect on the day. Recently, the Hall seemed more like a crime scene for our S3 pupils, who were attending a forensic science event run by the science faculty. Activities included a CSI whodunit, with white-suited S3s in full kit playing the part of Scene of Crime Officers. The pupils took on the task with enthusiasm, and this may just be the first career step for forensic investigators of the future. You may have seen on Twitter that a team of Knox pupils have done a great job supporting Haddington in Bloom, doing their bit to keep our town looking attractive. The pupils were praised for their hard work, their willingness to take on any task, and their good humour. Yet another reason for us to feel proud of Knox pupils! Our Community Development Officer, Doug Haig, is full of awe for another group of Knox young people: S2s have been taking part in a Decipher Assist programme in the community and Doug describes them as “a pleasure to work with.” The week ended on a fun note, with a dress down day and bake sale in aid of Children in Need. As I drove into school in the morning, it felt a bit surreal to see Batman at the gate reading a newspaper, but that was just a hint of the sights to come: instead of dressing down on the day, the S6s showed...

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Knox Academy is the secondary school for Haddington and the surrounding area in East Lothian, Scotland, UK.  We are an active school community with many events taking place regularly.

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