August 2018

Published: 31 August 2018

Yoga will take place in the Drama studio on Tuesday morning at 8 am.

Both staff and pupils welcome.  Mats provided.  Wear loose and comfortable clothes.

Get your zen on! :-)

L Montgomery and B Cahoon

Published: 31 August 2018

Amnesty International will meet on Monday at lunchtime in RME 2 - 1.30.

Everyone welcome! :-)

Published: 30 August 2018

All pupils attending the trip to The Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 5th September are required to attend a pre-trip briefing on Monday 3rd September AT 13:15 in room M.5 (Mr Miller's room)

Please bring your lunch with you!!

Published: 30 August 2018

Please could all SOR players ensure that their Parental Consent forms are returned to Thomas Salkeld.

It is vital that we receive your PC1 form so you can participate in matches and training. 

Published: 30 August 2018

Knox Academy was one of the original Schools of Rugby and was the first School of Rugby in East Lothian. Through investment from Scottish Rugby Union and Haddington Rugby Club we will run 5 teams to play in the SRU Conference system from September to December then play friendly fixtures against other schools within and outwith our district.

Our SOR values RESPECT/ RESPONSIBILITY / DETERMINATION /PRIDE /LEADERSHIP will be at the forefront of everything we do within our Rugby programme.

Interested in joining us?  Visit the School of Rugby area on the school website for an application form and parents pack.

Published: 30 August 2018

The extra-curricular timetable for Sports Activities has now been updated and is available on the website and around the school building.

Published: 30 August 2018
On 2 July 2018, the Scottish Government published An Action Plan 2018-21: Consultation on Progressing Children's Rights in Scotland - An Action Plan 2018-21.
 
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - what is it?
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is an international treaty that sets out the rights that all children and young people under the age of 18 have. 
  
What are Rights?
Rights are about making sure people are treated well and get a fair deal.  They set out the sorts of things that must be put in place for this to happen.  Everybody has rights.  Children’s rights are human rights.  The rights set out in the UNCRC include, for example, the right of children and young people to an education, good quality health care, to be protected from being hurt or badly treated and the right to relax and play. 
 
Please complete this shortened version of that consultation, designed for children and young people to complete so we can gain their views on the Action Plan..
Published: 29 August 2018

If you are keen on pursuing a career in Engineering or interested in aeroplanes and aircraft this is for you!

Every Friday after school a group of Knox Academy pupils take part in the project; rebuilding, refurbishing and putting together aircraft parts as well as learning tool skills from experienced engineers. All transport is paid for and you return to school around 4.30pm.

A limited number of places have become available so if this interests you please see Mr Blair who can give you more details.

Published: 29 August 2018

Knox Hockey is back on Monday Nights after school.

Juniors (S1-S3) from 4.15 - 5.30
Seniors (S4-S6)  5.30 - 6.30

Get involved, have fun and Aspire to be Great!

Published: 29 August 2018

Applications to become and S6 Prefect can be found here. Please complete the form and return to Mr Redford or Mr Illingworth by the end of the day on Monday 3rd September 2018.

Application Form

Published: 28 August 2018

On behalf of all the participants in last weekend's Haddington Triathlon event, Miss Fox would like to say a big thank you to all of the Knox pupil marshals who braved the weather on a cold and wet Sunday morning as part of their Duke of Edinburgh Award. THANK YOU, YOU WERE FANTASTIC! 

Published: 28 August 2018

Please could all Young Enterprise Team members attend a meeting today (Tuesday) at 1.10 pm in M.12. The Business Advisor is coming in to meet you.

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