Expressive Arts

Mr Tait  (Curriculum Leader)
Subjects - Art, Drama, Design & Manufacture, Graphic Communication, Photography, Music, Music Technology, Practical Woodwork.


Faculty News: Expressive Arts

Published: 28 May 2024

The Music Department has lots of extra-curricular groups to get involved in:

MONDAY - Knox Jazz Band (3:30 - 4:15pm) Mrs Woodsend

TUESDAY - Knox String Quartet (3:30 - 4:30pm) Student-led

WEDNESDAY - Knox Guitar Group (Lunchtime) Mr Aien

WEDNESDAY - Knox Choir (3:30 -4:30pm) Mrs Middlemiss

THURSDAY - Goats' Toes Folk Group (Lunchtime) Student-led

THURSDAY - Knox Orchestra (3:30 -4:15pm) Mrs Loughrey

Check out our twitter page to see Knox musicians performing during Haddstock 2024:

Published: 23 April 2024

Listen again to the Spring Concert which was held on Wednesday 27 March 2024 on the concerts section of our website.  Previous concerts are also accessible on their individual pages.

Thanks to Emily Ross, Ingrid Maycock and Lois Houston for filming the concert.


Published: 26 March 2024

The Spring Concert will take place on Wednesday 27 March 2024 at 7pm.

Tickets available in the Music Department, the school office and on the door. £4 adults, £2 concession. CASH ONLY 

This is a pupil-led event and an incredible amount of organising has been undertaken by our student Spring Concert Committee with S6s Leila Maycock & Ivy Briggs at the helm.

Please use this opportunity to celebrate our fabulous senior musicians as they perform in their final Knox Academy concert!!

Published: 05 March 2024

Haddstock Music & Arts Festival is running a Newcomer Stage at the Corn Exchange on Saturday 25th May 2024

All entries need to be made via email ( by 10th March 2024


Published: 02 February 2024

Award-winning Scottish musician, Fergus McCreadie, is returning to Knox Academy for two masterclasses with our Jazz Band!

These will take place on Monday 5 February 2024 (3:30 - 4:30pm) and Monday 26 February 2024  (2 - 3pm) in the Music Department.

This is an incredible opportunity for our young musicians!

Fergus has just released his new album 'STREAM' and is about to embark on a UK tour so check him out...

In partnership with Haddstock Music & Arts Festival 2024