General News

Published: 03 April 2009

Please see attached list of PE revision materials.  Over the next few months departmental pages on the website will be developed where pupils and their parents/carers will be able to access material of this nature, course outlines, and much more.  Watch this space!

These documents have now been moved to the PE Department pages - please click here.

 

Published: 02 April 2009

The school closes for the Easter break at 12.05 pm on Friday 3rd April. 

Pupils resume at 8.44 am on Monday 20th April 2009.

 

Published: 02 April 2009

Pupils in S4-6 were issued with the Easter Revision timetable this week, and are encouraged to make use of this facility to assist them with their revision. The timetable is attached for info.

 

Published: 16 March 2009

The Scottish Government has confirmed that schools are to close for an additional inservice day during Sessions 2008/2009, 2009/2010 and 2010/2011.  For Session 2008/2009 this additional inservice day will take place on Monday 8th June 2009 throughout East Lothian Council.  Dates for the following two sessions are yet to be agreed.

SQA examinations scheduled for Monday 8th June will not be affected.

 

Published: 06 March 2009

Knox Academy is currently advertising for a Teacher of Biology/Science to join the school from August 2009.  Please use the link below for more information:

http://www.ka-net.org.uk/school-info/recruitment

 

Published: 05 March 2009

Knox Academy introducted allocated seating at the Christmas Concert and plan to do so again at the Spring Concert (1st April). In an attempt to streamline the process this year, all pupils taking part in the Spring Concert will be allocated a priority booking form which will entitle them to reserve up to 4 seats per family. Forms should be returned to the school office by Wednesday 18th March and seats will be allocated on a first come first served basis. There will no requirement for pupils to queue for tickets until the remaining tickets are put on general sale from Monday 23rd March.

Pupils taking part in the Spring Concert will be issued with a priority booking form at rehearsals, however can collect one from the Music Department if they are absent and miss their rehearsal. Forms will be available from Monday 6th March and must be returned, to the school office, by Wednesday 18th March.

 

Published: 25 February 2009

The Knox Academy entry to the East Lothian Council wide Burns Competition coordinated by Library Services has been awarded the overall prize and declared the winner!  A number of individual prizes were also awarded to Knox Academy pupils. 

The competition entry was a real cross-curricular effort involving staff and pupils from English, Art and the School Library.  The overall award means that the school will receive a visit from a well-known author...watch this space for more info. 

Congratulations to all involved for a superb effort!

 

Published: 25 February 2009

Knox Academy is currently advertising for a Teacher of Mathematics to join the school from August 2009.  Please use the link below for more information:

http://www.ka-net.org.uk/school-info/recruitment

 

Published: 19 February 2009

An internet safety evening for parents will be run on Tuesday 24th February from 7.30 to 9.00pm.  For more information please view the calendar entry for this event.

 

Published: 16 February 2009

The school website underwent an upgrade during the February break and the following changes have been put in place:

  • The calendar on the home page now moves with the date.
  • Visitors to the website will be advised which pages have been updated recently.
  • Departmental pages have been added and work will now commence on completing the content.
  • A Head Teacher's update section has been added to the home page.  This will be updated regularly by Mrs Craig, visitors will be able to access an archive of previous updates for information.

We're always interested in hearing from users of our website, what they like, what they don't like, what they think is missing....  If you have any suggestions for improvements please contact us at knoxacademy@knox.elcschool.org.uk.

Happy browsing!

 

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