March 2016

Published: 29 March 2016

The S3 Course Choice Personalisation Form and Information Booklet have been uploaded to Curriculum Section of the website. This information is for pupils who are currently in S2 and will be entering S3 in August 2016.

Published: 26 March 2016

Knox Academy is pleased to announce the following vacancies:

Applicants interested, in the following position are invited to apply through myjobscotland, where further details can also be accessed. The closing date for applications is indicated below:

Closing Date: Sunday 3 April 2016

Closing Date: Sunday 10 April 2016

Published: 25 March 2016

Special thanks go to Bethany Hunter, Melissa Smith and Sam Thomson who have assisted with some "behind the scenes" work with content classification on the re-designed website.

Published: 24 March 2016

The latest edition of Knox Newsletter is now available for viewing and downloading on this website in the News section: News > The Knox Newsletter.

 

If you require a paper copy and cannot access the website, please contact the school office on 01620 823387.

Published: 24 March 2016

The Knox Academy Formula 1 Team need to do some fundraising as part of their experience. If you would like to help them out go to https://organizer.sponsormyevent.com/#/dashboard?code=falseand donate to help them.

Published: 24 March 2016

In Google Calendar, on the left hand side, choose the drop-down option next to 'Other Calendars'.

Choose 'Add by URL'.

The address of the Knox Academy calendar is:  http://www.ka-net.org.uk/calendar/ical

 

Using other calendar applications you can subscribe via webcal://www.ka-net.org.uk/calendar/ical

Published: 22 March 2016

Pupils in S5/S6 will receive their tracking report today.  This will include details of presentation levels for the forthcoming SQA Examinations.

Published: 16 March 2016

Self found forms are due Monday 21 March 2016.

S3 pupils are nearing the end of the time when self found forms can be handed in  The deadline is Monday 21 March 2016.  Please let us know at school if the form will be held up for any reason.  If forms are still at the bottom of bags, it's probably too late to secure a placement now.  The database has a supply of jobs remaining, but they are dwindling fast!

Miss Easson

Published: 16 March 2016

The latest updates in Book Collections are:

The Dystopian Collection from East Lothian Libraries is currently in Knox Academy. If you are looking for
something to move onto after The Hunger Games browse and find your next new read now.

A Human Rights Book Collection is in school to support the work carried out by the Rights Respecting
School Group. The collection is currently in the East Lothian Collection section of the library.

Quick Reads and World Book Day books are available for loan in the School Library near the Issue Desk.
The titles include books by Andy McNab; David Baddiel and Juno Dawson.

Published: 15 March 2016

Once again this year, Knox Academy is offering Easter Revision Sessions to assist our pupils with additional support as they prepare for their Final Examinations.  This will be on offer Monday to Thursday of the second week of the holidays.  The Easter Revision timetable is available here.

The Library or a classroom will also be open on all 4 days between 10-12 noon and 12.30-2.30 pm for general study/revision. All pupils must sign in and out at the main entrance (am and pm), before attending any of the revision classes or studying in the Library. The school is not open to pupils outwith the times of the revision sessions.

School dress code is not required but pupils should be dressed appropriately. A high standard of behaviour is expected at all times in all parts of the school. A member of the Senior Management Team will always be on duty each day.

Published: 10 March 2016

The BBC School Report team has successfully completed their submission for News Report Day.  The S2 pupils have been working extremely conscientiously to produce a news report on the "Impact of Housing Developments in Haddington".

 

Their news broadcast can be viewed on the BBC School Report area of the website and work is also on display in the library.

Published: 04 March 2016

If you are making payments to the school for various activities (including Activities Week) before the Easter holidays, please could these (if paying by cash/cheque) be made by Friday 18 March 2016.  This will assist the school office in end of term arrangments: cheques handed in after this may not be cashed until after the Easter Holidays, and this means no cash is in school over the holiday period for security.

 

The Italy Excursion has a final payment date of Wednesday 23 March 2016 - this is now extended until Wednesday 13 April 2016.

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