Sciences

Mr J Taylor (PT Curriculum)

Faculty News: Sciences

Published: 22 January 2019

What will cities look like in 2050? How will they be powered to be vibrant, healthy and clean places to live? That’s the question put to students aged 11-14 by The Bright Ideas Challenge.  Watch the first video on this page and if you are interested in forming a team to enter the challenge then come to Mr Taylor's room (T1.10) on Thursday lunchtime at 13:30 for more information.  There are individual and school prizes for the winning entries as well as trip to London.

Published: 10 January 2019

The Royal Society of Edinburgh work in partnership with various universities around Scotland to organise a set of Science and Technology Masterclasses to conduct science experiments with S1 and S2 students.  One such masterclass will take place at Queen Margaret University.  Dates have still to be confirmed but likely to be in April and May.

The sessions are intended to give young people who have shown an interest in science and technology the opportunity to broaden their knowledge and experience. The sessions promote participation and provide the students with a unique insight into academic life and research. At these Masterclasses, students get up to all sorts of science and technology mischief!

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Published: 23 November 2018

Please find link below to a flyer detailing the EDF energy Engineering Maintenance apprenticeships.  Torness is holding 2 open days details of which are on the attached flyer. Anyone interested in attending  will require to email Gillian.Farquhar@edf-energy.com to book on to one of the sessions.

ENGINEERING MAINTENANCE APPRENTICESHIP SCHEME ADVERT

Published: 06 February 2018

Another revision class will start on Wednesday the 7th of February 2018 for National 5 Physics.  This will take place in Mr. Taylor's room (T1.10) from 15.50 until 16.50.  All National 5 Physics pupils are welcome.  The plan is to continue with this every Wednesday until the exam.  This week we will work through the 2017 National 5 paper and focus on any tricky questions.  Hope to see you there.

Published: 29 September 2017

There are a range of extra-curricular activities available on offer at Knox Academy.  Speak to your teachers, and keep an eye out in The Bulletin for activities which match your interests, skills, or ambition to try something new!

Details of sporting activities can be found in the most recent Sports Timetable (August 2017) while other activities (including revision classes) are available  in a separate document.