Faculties

Meadowpark

Faculty News

Published: 27 September 2016

EDF Energy is holding two information days for applicants to its successful Engineering Maintenance Apprenticeship scheme.

Click here to find some information about the scheme and here to find out what you need to apply.

The advert goes live on 1 November 2016 and will close on 15 January 2017.

The information days will prove invaluable to anyone considering a career with EDF Energy.

Come along,...

read more...
Published: 02 September 2016

There is a mathematics outreach event being organised by the University of Edinburgh’s School of Mathematics which some of you may be interested in attending. 

This event, called the Edinburgh Maths Circle, is a free drop-in session where children aged 5 to 16 and their families can join in with exciting mathematical activities, games and puzzles. Students and members of staff from the School of Mathematics will be on hand to help out, and tea, coffee and juice will be provided.

After the success of our first Maths Circle in May, we have arranged another for Saturday 10th September 2016, from 09:30 until 12:30, in the James Clerk Maxwell Building at the University of Edinburgh's King's Buildings campus. Feedback from the previous Maths Circle has been taken into account,...

read more...
Published: 27 June 2016

Knox Academy held it first annual Money Week for our new S2 pupils last week and we are now looking for feedback on the Week from pupils (in the new S2), staff and parents.

As part of the review we are looking for some information via the following forms and would be grateful for all constructive comments.

Thanks in advance

Pupils: click here

Parents: click here

Published: 18 May 2016

S3 pupils have a busy time ahead - work experience comes straight after activities week, so we are preparing pupils now to do their final bits and pieces before they hit the workplace!  You can help at home by going through the final checklist summary attached below and checking that all the "t"s are crossed and "i"s are dotted.  Please give me a call if you need any more information. Spare log books and supervisor report forms can be printed off from the website or picked up from the school office.

Good luck to all S3 pupils!

Published: 03 May 2016

This composition started off as a piece for piano. My inspiration to compose it came from hearing James Galway playing ‘Annie’s Song’ by John Denver on the flute. After listening to it over and over again and falling in love with this song, I decided to try and compose my own short piece for piano, using the main melody as my starting point but altering it to make it my own. A good friend of mine suggested that I should try composing it for an orchestra, and I thought why not? I can always try and see where it takes me! Over time, I came up with new ideas, creating new rhythms and experimenting with them on different instruments. I wanted to ensure that all parts of the orchestra played the main melody or important themes at some point during the piece as I wanted to share out the...

read more...