A Word from Mrs Ingham, Head Teacher

23 September 2016

After a thoroughly pleasant four-day-weekend, everyone returned bright-eyed and ready to work.

In assemblies this week, I have been sharing the story of Alistair and Jonny Brownlee that occurred in the finals of the World Triathlon Championships. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, please follow this link to watch a short clip (http://bbc.in/2cL7mSS) I spoke about the strength of character that it took to help someone to the finish line, and how we, as a school, and as individuals, might be able to mirror that.

I have been asked to bring to your attention a consultation that East Lothian Council are doing as part of their rewriting of our Anti-Bullying Strategy. It’s a short, online questionnaire and can be found at: knox.is/anti-bullying There are different survey for staff, pupils and parents, so, please have your say.

The Staff and S6 are off to Dalguise this weekend for their annual team-building trip. I hope that...

Welcome

Knox Academy is the secondary school for Haddington and surrounding areas in East Lothian, Scotland, UK.  It is our mission to develop our young people's sense of who they are, where their strengths lie and their role in the community.

Every individual has potential and our aim is to help our students know how to go about realising it; with challenges which prepare them for future life and work; and the qualifications and skills, to move on to the next phase in their lives.

Overall Wisdom, Engagement and Respect are our core ethos values driving forwards the development of positive relationships between staff, other students and the local community.

There are always a number of events taking place within Knox Academy.  For a full flavour of what is on offer at the school, and recent activities take a look at Mrs Ingham's weekly updates above, and recent news articles below.  You are also encouraged to follow us on Twitter where we frequently retweet other associated school accounts.

Recent News

EDF Energy is holding two information days for applicants to its successful Engineering Maintenance...
East Lothian Council is in the process of developing a new Anti-Bullying Policy in line with the...
Mr Edwards was able to provide some excellent guidance on personal statements last week. Please...
The presentation given at the Senior Phase Information Evening last week, can now be downloaded for...
Knox Academy is pleased to invite applications for the following vacancy: Closing Date:...

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