A Word from Mrs Ingham, Head Teacher

20 May 2016

Last Friday pupils dressed down in aid of UNICEF’s Day of change and managed to raise over £300 for this worthwhile organisation. I am constantly surprised and heartened by the generosity of our pupils and I would like to thank them for this. The school has consistently supported UNICEF and, next Tuesday, we are having a visit from an assessor to see how we’re getting on with our work as a Rights Respecting School. Ms Brannigan and the RRSA pupil group have been working really hard to develop this project – speaking to pupils, having assemblies and talking to parents, and fingers crossed that we are told we are going in the right direction.

This week, as part of the S1 Business Education course, pupils have been using their business skills and knowledge to set up their own Deli Cafe selling a variety of soups, sandwiches and smoothies. Throughout the week all the S1 pupils have been in the Food and Health Department making their products. The standard has been very high and...

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.

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