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Published: 04 July 2022

The Haddstock-Knox Music Project 2022 involved Samba Street Band, Just Sing! Songwriting, Goat's Toes & Build-A-Band with a focus on Inclusion, Resilience & Hope. In Spring 2022, this project encouraged first steps back to live performance & music making after a long season of restrictions. The video was shot by Knox students and edited by professional film maker Rob McDougall. Students also performed live at St Mary's Church in Haddington on Saturday 28 May 2022.

Participants from Knox Academy write an original song during the Just Sing!Songwriting workshops in March 2022 entitled Hold Your Hope Up on the themes of Resilience and Hope.  Further information...

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Published: 27 June 2022

Last week on Wednesday 22 June 2022 and Thursday 23 June 2022, 54 of our S3 pupils took part in this superb event. 

Andy Dennison from 3D Wed Technologies led the days supported by Gary Donlin of SSE Renewables and Naomi MacFarlane, also from 3DW.

The aim of the days was for our pupils to form project development teams for major wind energy companies.  After choosing a site for their wind farm, working within specified constraints they then had to connect their wind farm to the National Grid via under sea bed and underground cables ensuring they remained sensitive to the environment.

Using 3D software they built their...

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Published: 06 June 2022

A fantastic opportunity for new S4, S5 and S6 pupils this summer! East Lothian Tutoring Initiative who are partnered with Queen Margaret College University are running a Summer School Fayre from Monday 4 July 2022 until Friday 8 July 2022.

Feel like you need a head start before you begin your National 5, Higher and Advanced Highers? Not up to much that week? Then apply for a space, attend lots of exciting workshops, meet new people and feel more confident when you return to school in August.  Free lunches are provided every day as well as a £10 gift voucher for every participant! What is there not to like?!

If you have any questions, come and see Miss Campbell in the Maths...

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Published: 16 December 2021

Our Virtual Christmas Concert will be available as a YouTube Premiere at 7 pm on 16 December 2021 and thereafter on the concerts section of our website.  Previous concerts are also accessible on their individual pages.

Happy Christmas to everyone in our community.

 

Published: 04 November 2021

Robotics Club will (finally!) get underway. Our first meeting will be Tuesday 9 November 2021 during lunch in M1.14.

We'll be joined by a STEM Ambassador, Stuart, who works at 4J Studios.

4J Studios is a video game development studio with offices in East Linton and Dundee and is best known for developing Minecraft.

All welcome!

Mr Blair