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Update Meeting 04/10/2017

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 knoxacademypsp@gmail.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

Sept 17 Active Schools Update

Employability Skills and Vocational Training

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

www.careerkickstart.rbs.com

www.careeracademies.org.uk

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

www.eastlothian.gov.uk/skillscentre

http://southeastscotlandacademies.org/index.html