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Fiona Roberston – ELC Head of Education- has requested that Knox Academy conduct a survey to capture parents’ views.
Please can you complete the survey linked here
It will be open until the 9th of June
This is a reminder that next Wednesday, 26th April at 6:30pm , Mrs Ingham is holding a meeting for all interested parents and carers as the first formal meeting following the publication of the Education Scotland Inspecting report. Fiona Roberston ELC Head of Education will also be attending this meeting. The proposed venue is the school hall.
Employability skills were discussed as a recent PSP meeting- mainly in relation to preparing pupils for the interviews/tests that they have to undergo to secure places on training courses with major employers such as EDF and RBS
A couple of web sites were noted as being particularly useful when helping pupils prepare
The school’s employability skills training is open to all senior pupils that want to take part. Knox recently won the Community Partners Team award at the recent East Lothian Council Star Awards for their Employability Skills Programme
A couple of additional web sites that may be useful for vocational training are
Next meeting of the PSP is on Wednesday the 4th of February at 6:15pm in the LSS room
Some parents of S2 pupils have been asking about the timetable for S2 pupils choosing their subjects for S3 .
The pupils currently take 21 subjects in S2 but in S3 they will take 13 subjects.
This will include core subjects English, Maths
All of this will be explained fully at the S2 information evening at the school on March 11th.
S2 reports will be issued on the 19th of March
S2 Parent Consultation evening on the 24th of March
S2 Deadline for course choices is the 1st of April
All these dates are on the calendar on the school website
Please note that all important dates for all year groups are already on the school calendar so if want to plan ahead well worth a look.