Numeracy and Computing

Numeracy and Computing

Mr C Blair (PT Curriculum)

Faculty News: Numeracy and Computing

Published: 14 February 2019

National 5 and Higher Computing Science Candidates have their Assignment coming up shortly (see below). This should be taken seriously - there are strict time limits and rules - and contributes to the Final Course Award. 

Original details of both Assignment dates were issued in November. Please note that the date for the start of the National 5 Assignment has changed.

Published: 15 November 2018

Full details of the National 5 and Higher Computing Science Assignment dates were issued in class last week. Please use the relevant link below:

Published: 01 October 2018

The Mathematics Department is offering supported study for National 5 and Higher, starting this week and running until the Final Exams. We will focus on revision for the October Assessments (which start next week) and will concentrate on particular topics thereafter, based on results and feedback from the October Assessments.

Anyone is welcome to attend but if you have been asked to 'sign up' please check the posters on classroom doors in the Department to find out which day you have been assigned.

Supported study is as follows:


Monday - 1.07 - 1.45pm with Mr Wren 

Tuesday - 1.07 - 1.45pm with Mr Wren 

Wednesday - 1.07 - 1.45pm with Mr Tait


Monday - 3.50-4.50pm with Mrs Gourley...

Published: 04 September 2018

We'd like to share with you some important expectations within the Mathematics Department including information on home learning, revision materials and assessment. The Support Your Learner section of the school website will be updated in due course to reflect this and provide further information for all levels.

Further details for each level below:

Published: 29 August 2018

If you are keen on pursuing a career in Engineering or interested in aeroplanes and aircraft this is for you!

Every Friday after school a group of Knox Academy pupils take part in the project; rebuilding, refurbishing and putting together aircraft parts as well as learning tool skills from experienced engineers. All transport is paid for and you return to school around 4.30pm.

A limited number of places have become available so if this interests you please see Mr Blair who can give you more details.