Thanks to everyone who attended the meeting on the 04/10/2017 -again, it was very well attended and there were a lot of interesting discussions ( draft minutes will be issued soon).
Please see below all the reports that were discussed at the meeting.
The next meeting is the 09/11/2017 at 6.15pm venue to be confirmed.
If you wish to contact the Parent Council directly please use the contact form on this web site or please e mail email@example.com
The agreed minutes from the meeting 30/08/2017 are now on the minutes’ page on this website
HT report 28-9-17
Chair’s report Oct 2017
staff report 28-9-17
leadership team Oct ’17.docx
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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
We intend to have the next Parent Council meeting on Wed 26th April as a single issue meeting, focusing on the Schools response to the recent HMI report and the actions that may already be in place. Please come along. We meet in the School Library at 6.15pm
New S2 parents – could you spare a few minutes to fill out a Questionnaire and email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Louise Elder, Chair
Knox Academy Parent Questionnaire 230616
Our AGM will take place on Wednesday 10th February after the Parent Council meeting at 6.15 in the library.
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
The draft minutes from the 3 December meeting of Knox PSP are available here.