Recent News

The latest updates to the Extra-Curricular Timetable including Supported Study Sessions is now...
Knox Academy is pleased to invite applications for the following vacancies: Closing Date:...
To support pupils, parents/carers and staff we have developed an updated Attendance Management...
A short but very sweet newsletter this week. I am delighted to hear so much positivity from across...
Many thanks to everyone who voted in yesterday's Pupil Parliament elections, and particular thanks...

A Word from Miss Cook, Head Teacher

06 September 2019

Staffing News
We are currently advertising for an Acting Curriculum Leader of Communications (English, Literacy and Languages) and a full-time Music teacher post. Both of these posts should be advertised today and are to cover the maternity leave of the current post holders.

One Learning Assistant was appointed at Meadowpark last week and will start as soon as possible following the pre-employment checks.

Congratulations to Louise Gill, one of our Welfare Assistants, who has been appointed as Wellbeing Adviser at Queen Margaret University.

Pupil News
British Team Gymnastics

Oakleigh Robertson and Amy Reid, both S3, competed at the British Team Gymnastics Finals during the summer holidays. They qualified in 3rd place at the Northern Qualifiers in Spring. Their full level 3 Junior Team came 6th out of the whole of Britain. What a fantastic result!  The girls also train in the National Performance Pathway. 

The Martin Garner Spurn Young Birder of the Year
Corin Woodhead, in S2, has been selected as a finalist in The Martin Garner Spurn Young Birder of the Year competition, held this weekend at Spurn Bird Observatory on the Humberside coast.  Corin has done amazingly well to be selected as one of the final six selected from a national competition which focuses on migration, field skills, topographical studies and general knowledge on birds and their identification and behaviour.  Corin has been solidly revising over the last couple of weeks and all in the Knox Academy community would like to wish him all the best and look forward to hearing how he did.  

General School Information/Activities
Knox Academy’s Vision

As you may be aware, Knox Academy’s school values were agreed two years ago through consultation. These values are: Ambition, Respect and Community (ARC). The next step is to develop a whole school vision and I am inviting parents/carers, pupils, staff and community partners to give their views.  Our overall vision will focus on what we would like all our young people to achieve over the next 5-10 years at Knox Academy. I...


Knox Academy is the secondary school for Haddington and the surrounding area in East Lothian, Scotland, UK.  We are an active school community with many events taking place regularly.

The Bulletin is updated with news relevant specifically to pupils on a day-to-day basis, while other school news can be viewed below. Our school calendar contains key dates throughout the current session. A summary of session dates is also available.  Current vacancies for staff are advertised on myjobscotland and also in the Recruitment News section of this website.  

Please contact the School Office if you require further information on any aspect of the community at Knox Academy.