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Published: Fri 20 Apr 2018

The Foundation Apprenticeship presentations will take place Period 1 today as follows:

Early Years Childcare - DR.3 (Mr Redford's room)

Scientific Technology - M.5 (Miss McPhee's room)

Financial Services - M.9 (Miss Stobie's room)

The presentations will start at 9.15 am. Pupils should be there by 9.10 am.

Any concerns, please see Mr Flood.

Published: Thu 19 Apr 2018

Metaphrog will be in Knox Academy on Wednesday 23rd April 2018, Period 3, to lead a Graphic Novel Workshop. The award winning Metaphrog will work with pupils from Knox Academy, Dunbar Grammar, and North Berwick High. If you wish to come along to this workshop please see Ms Lynch or Mr Plain in the Library. You can learn more about Metaphrog here.

Published: Thu 19 Apr 2018

Early Learning and Childcare Careers Information event

The City of Edinburgh Council

Friday 20 April 2018 at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR.

If you're looking for a job that's rewarding, fun and has the potential to change lives, then sign up for one of our information events and find out more. 

To help you decide if a career in early learning and childcare is for you, Bookings for the event can be made here:

Choose from two sessions: 

Morning: 9.30am - 12 noon

Afternoon: 12.30 - 3pm.

You'll hear from men and women who have made the leap to a successful career in early years and childcare. 

You'll also hear from...

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Published: Thu 19 Apr 2018

The latest newsletter of career and training opportunities from East Lothian Works can be viewed here

Published: Thu 19 Apr 2018

Costa, Odeon at Fort Kinnaird are looking for Barista’s 

Wage : £7.83 per hour

Hours: TBA

Job Ref : NRD-AND-003767

Our Costa...

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Published: Thu 19 Apr 2018

A fantastic opportunity for S4/5 pupils who are interested in a careers in Investment Management is available on  Friday 22nd June 2018, in Edinburgh. The event will provide a an ...

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Published: Thu 19 Apr 2018

To raise funds for future Duke of Edinburgh and Hill Skills Courses to cover increasing costs and make these course as accessible as possible our current Duke of Edinburgh group who are completing a Hill Skills Award with Outdoor Education would like to give something back by gaining sponsorship for completing the final part of their award which is walking their first Munro next Friday.

Please see our Just Giving page to donate and share it as well please.

Published: Wed 18 Apr 2018

Author John Young will visit Knox Academy on Monday 23rd April to discuss his book Farewell Tour of a Terminal Optimist. The event will be held in the library for all S3 pupils. You will have the chance to purchase the book following John's presentation and get your copy signed. Registration teachers have flyers about the book to distribute to you. We are sure you will give John a warm and respectful welcome to Knox Academy and will engage fully with his presentation on Monday.

Mr Plain & English Department

Published: Tue 17 Apr 2018

The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office London is offering UK 6th form students (year 12 and 13) the opportunity to experience an unforgettable month at a Hong Kong university this summer while boosting their CV.

All students have to do is demonstrate why Hong Kong is a unique and attractive place for start-up businesses.

Might you be interested? Then it’s time for you to get your creative juices flowing - you could be one of five lucky winners on their way to the trip of a lifetime!

Applications close 8 May 2018. See the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office website, call 020 7290 8208 or contact...

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Published: Tue 17 Apr 2018

Tempest Photography will be coming into school on Thursday 26 April 2018 to take a whole school photograph. This photograph only takes place every 7 years to allow every year group to have the opportunity to be part of it.

These photographs are always a good keepsake, marking the years of secondary school. Information about how to purchase the photographs, if you should wish to do so, will be sent home in due course.

Pupils should be dressed smartly, in full school dress code for this event. Senior pupils should be in their blazers and ties. All pupils should be wearing a white shirt, tie and all black trousers or skirts and shoes.

Please do not hesitate to...

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Published: Tue 17 Apr 2018

The consultation on the Draft Local Transport Strategy (LTS) and associated documents is now live on the Council's Consultation Hub covering the period from 2018 to 2024. The LTS outlines a range of problems and issues affecting Transport in East Lothian and what actions and measures it proposes to deal with these issues. The draft Strategy reflects the key role of transport and outlines plans for ongoing development taking into account the wider changes in East Lothian as detailed in the Local Development Plan. 

As well as the main draft LTS, there are a number of associated Plans which will deliver specific aspects of...

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Published: Tue 17 Apr 2018

Please could anyone who received a trophy/shield/cup at last year’s Awards Ceremony, hand it back into the school office, in preparation for the Awards Ceremony 2018.

Published: Tue 17 Apr 2018

Due to popular demand, pupils who are attending the S1 residential trip to Ullswater will be able to purchase a hoodie (with personalised option available).  Should pupils wish a hoodie they must collect an order form from Mrs Cochrane by Friday 20 April 2018.  All orders must be returned and paid for in full by Friday 27 April 2018.

Hoodies are completely optional, and should you have any issues with the payment deadline, please contact Mrs Cochrane as soon as possible and by Friday 20 April 2018.

Published: Mon 16 Apr 2018

Activities Week is fast approaching and we now need to organise your activity groups for Outward Bound, as well as who you will be sharing a room with. For further information on this, could all S1 girls going on Outward Bound please come to Miss Orr's room at interval today (Tuesday 17th). Could all boys please come to Miss Orr's room at interval on Thursday 19th.