Numeracy and Technology

Mrs L McInnes (PT Curriculum)
Mr R Barclay (PT Numeracy)

Faculty News: Numeracy and Technology

Published: 02 September 2016

There is a mathematics outreach event being organised by the University of Edinburgh’s School of Mathematics which some of you may be interested in attending. 

This event, called the Edinburgh Maths Circle, is a free drop-in session where children aged 5 to 16 and their families can join in with exciting mathematical activities, games and puzzles. Students and members of staff from the School of Mathematics will be on hand to help out, and tea, coffee and juice will be provided.

After the success of our first Maths Circle in May, we have arranged another for Saturday 10th September 2016, from 09:30 until 12:30, in the James Clerk Maxwell Building at the University of Edinburgh's King's Buildings campus. Feedback from the previous Maths Circle has been taken into account,...

Published: 27 June 2016

Knox Academy held it first annual Money Week for our new S2 pupils last week and we are now looking for feedback on the Week from pupils (in the new S2), staff and parents.

As part of the review we are looking for some information via the following forms and would be grateful for all constructive comments.

Thanks in advance

Pupils: click here

Parents: click here

Published: 08 October 2015

The Knox Maths Department has a number of opportunities for your child to make sure they are well prepared for their National 5 and Higher Maths Exams. In addition to a number of revision sessions during lunchtime and after school (a timetable can be found on our Website), the RevisionHUB ( is our dedicated place for pupils to find practice on specific topics. It includes worksheets, answers, video tutorials and quizzes.

We have also decided to run, for the first time, revision sessions on a Friday after school from 1245 - 1415. The 5 sessions will be approximately six weeks apart and the dates and we ran a very successful first session recently based on three topic areas decided by pupils: "Arcs and Sectors...

Published: 15 May 2015

Knox Academy and East Lothian Council are delighted to announce that The ‘Jam Packed’ Computing Project is coming to deliver it’s first event in Scotland.

On Friday 29th and Saturday 30th of May we will be hosting what's known as a Raspberry Jam event here in the school and there are 3 main parts:

The first is in school on the morning of the 29th and we're going to have Primary pupils taking part.

The second part is open to all and is our Friday night Family Hack Jam between 6-9pm. Parents are encouraged to come in with the children and take part in various workshops....

Published: 01 February 2015

The Kodu Kup is open to anyone from a Scottish school aged between seven to fourteen years old. Children must be entered by their school teacher as a team of three, forming a mini “game studio”.

Follow @KoduKup on Twitter or ‘Like’ them on Facebook ( to receive regular updates, including dates of free training sessions!

You can download Kodu Game Lab by going to and clicking on GetKodu.

Check the information sheet by clicking here