Masterclasses began in earnest this week and again I was delighted to see how quickly and easily pupils moved to their Masterclass room and engaged not only with the lead teacher, but with other pupils. I certainly had my skills challenged when I took over the Languages option as Mr Gilmour has been unwell this week. It is a very long time since I studied German, but was able to use the wonders of the internet to create a lesson introducing numbers and a little flavour of the German culture. What struck me was that all pupils were on a level playing field when it came to learning numbers 1-10 and all pupils put in a tremendous effort that they were rewarded with merits which go towards Knox Academy Personal Achievement Awards that are presented in the summer term at Awards Ceremony, so I am hopeful we will again see a large representation from Meadowpark pupils there. Read more here...Newsletter 02.11.18