Recent News

Knox Academy is pleased to invite applications for the following vacancies: Closing Date:...
On Monday after months of considering, thinking and pondering, Mrs H finally launched her Breakfast...
A reminder that the school closes for the October Holidays on Friday 11 October 2019 at 12.15 pm....
Pupils and staff continue to make excellent use of our wonderful environment by participating in a...
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A Word from Miss Cook, Head Teacher

11 October 2019

Staffing Update

We have made an appointment in Music and once pre-employment checks have taken place I will be able to give more details as to who the successful candidate is.  

We are in the middle of appointing a job-share Welfare Assistant who will work with Mrs Ball.

Meadowpark – advertising for two Learning Assistants.

Clair Fruish will start as our Acting Curriculum Leader of Communications (English, Literacy and Languages) on Monday 28 October.  We would like to wish Ms Machen all the best on her maternity leave and thank her for all her work in leading the Communications Faculty. 

Pupil News

U18 Hockey

Charlie Gates was selected from the East District to try out for the Academy Series. This is the preliminary step towards selection for Scotland U18s.  We wish him well and will find out by the end of November if he has been selected.

Parents/Carers Information

New S1 Parents’ Information Evening

Thank you to all parents/carers who came along to our information session. It was a great turn out and all the P7s seemed to enjoy trying out the various activities at each faculty.  We look forward to developing this relationship throughout the year and welcoming you back for your Induction Days in June.

Achievement Ties – Nominations

Nomination closed today, Friday 11 October. The Achievement Tie Committee will meet on Tuesday 29 October to review these and pupils/nominators will be made aware of the outcome shortly after this. Thank you to the parents/carers who came forward to be part of this committee.

S1 Parental Experience (new S1 parents/carers only) – Monday 28 October

We are looking forward to nine parents/carers joining us for the day to experience a day in the life of an S1 pupil at Knox Academy.   Following this I will feedback to the wider community on their experiences of this day and look at taking this forward in the years to come.


Thank you to parents/carers for supporting our school uniform policy and our sense of shared values and community. Please can I ask for support in continuing this high standard of uniform into the colder days.  A reminder that hooded tops are no longer an...


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.

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