August 2021

Published: 31 August 2021

Hearts FC Innovation Centre is running an 8 week gaming programme for S1 - S3's called Gaming For Good and you will have the opportunity to build your own Video Game!

  • Wednesday 15 September 2021 - Wednesday 3 November 2021
  • Once a week for 8 weeks from 4.30 pm - 6 pm
  • Online with some optional support sessions in-person
  • No previous experience in coding is needed
Published: 31 August 2021

Girls Football will be on at the 3G every Thursday from 4pm-5pm. Everyone is welcome! Make sure to get changed at the school.

Miss Stobie 

Published: 31 August 2021

Interested in learning some more about robotics? Do you have the imagination to create a project for P7 pupils coming to Knox Academy next year?

If you'd like to know more about an exciting project please attend a meeting in Mr Blair's classroom (M1.7) on Thursday 2 September 2021 at breaktime.

If you were previously in the 'Computing 4 Girls+' group then we'd love for you to attend too!

Mr Blair

Published: 30 August 2021

If you are interested in joining the LGBT+ ALLIES group, we will be meeting in my classroom (M.9) on Wednesday 1 September 2021 at 1:30pm. If you identify as LGBT+ or just want to come along and support your peers as an ally, EVERYONE is welcome!

Thanks,
Miss Stobie 

Published: 30 August 2021

All S5/6 pupils interested in being part of the Senior football team this session should attend a meeting in M.11 (Bus Ed) at the start of morning interval on Tuesday 31 August 2021. If you need more information, please see Mr Flood.

Published: 30 August 2021

Most S6 pupils have completed a choice form for their S6 Core class on a Tuesday Period 4 and these classes start on Tuesday 31 August. All pupils have been given their first choice as follows:

  • School Magazine - Mrs Cochrane's room in Modern Languages
  • Young Enterprise - Mrs Ferguson in M.11
  • PE - Miss Graham
  • RE - Mrs Montgomery

If you have still to complete a form please see Mrs Ferguson. If you have any concerns, please see Mr Flood.

Published: 30 August 2021

The Knox uniform bank currently as A LOT of white button-up shirts in all sizes. If any students would like to add a few more shirts to their weekly rotation, please come see Ms. Laudi and she'll find you your size. These shirts are in great condition and they are FREE to take, so please don't be shy!

Published: 27 August 2021

To anyone interested in being part of this session's Pupil Parliament, please fill out the google form before Friday 3 September 2021 to be in the running. The election will be held the following Monday, we are looking for one representative per house per year group.

Depute Head Pupils Katie and Tom will be visiting S1 registration classes to inform new students of this exciting opportunity.

Published: 26 August 2021

All S6 please check your email for the application form to apply and support the school as a Prefect.
 

Thanks
Mr Tait 

Published: 23 August 2021

All S6 pupils should go to the Games Hall Period 4 today. This is your Core class and you will be given an opportunity to choose what you would like to do this session from a number of different options.

Published: 23 August 2021

Knox Academy has a uniform bank consisting of previously loved clothes, but all are in great condition. If any students would like to get some additional uniform items for the school year, they can come see Ms. Laudi in Modern Languages. We have a good selection of white dress shirts, black jumpers, and trousers. 

For any families in the Knox community whose children have moved on from Knox, we are always accepting new donations of uniform clothes. Please bring them in to the school office addressed to Ms. Laudi and they'll be added to our uniform bank. 

Published: 22 August 2021

This is a reminder that OWA classes are compulsory. S5 pupils should attend all OWA classes on their timetable.

If you have an OWA class on a Monday Period 1 you should go to M.11 (Bus Ed).

Published: 22 August 2021

This is a reminder that Core classes for S5/6 pupils on a Tuesday Period 4 and Wednesday Period 2 are compulsory. All S5 and S6 pupils should attend both periods.

Published: 22 August 2021

Netball is back!

Can all S4-S6 netball players please attend a short meeting in the Small Gym on Tuesday lunch time with Ms Borwick. Please feel free to bring your lunch with you and we will meet at 1.30pm. Please spread the word - we would love to see all the old faces, and many new ones! 

Published: 20 August 2021

Hi folks, there will be a meeting in M.9 on Monday 23 August 2021 for Girls Football at 1:30pm. 

Girls Football will start back at the 3G (Whittinghame Drive) next Thursday 26 August 2021 @ 4:00pm.

There is no access currently to the changing rooms so can you make sure to get changed prior to training.  

Thanks,
Miss Stobie 

Published: 20 August 2021

If you have lost a black jacket over the past year and may have hung it up in the Business Education cupboard, please could you come to claim or at least identify as yours!

Thanks
Mr D

Published: 20 August 2021

Do you still need to get your 1st or 2nd Covid jab?

Pop in to a drop-in at #EastLothianCommunityHospital or elsewhere in Lothian this weekend.

Please leave 8 weeks between your 1st and 2nd jab. Detailed information on Drop-in Clinics.