General News

Published: 21 June 2024

It's that time of year when you get to decide on the Pupil Leadership Team for Session 2024-2025.

This year there are 9 candidates who have shown the ambition to take on one of these positions as part of our school community.

Read the manifestos and watch the campaign videos (YouTube Playlist) - in addition follow the campaign on Twitter .

You will cast your vote on Wednesday 26 June 2024.

Published: 07 June 2024

Have you left items in the Business Education Cupboard?  A range of clothing and other items have been left for many weeks unclaimed.  This will be donated to the EcoHub at the end of the school term - Friday 28 June 2024.

Please come and collect from the red box if it could be yours.

  • Mountain Warehouse Jacket - Black with Blue inside - Size 10
  • The Famous Five - Enid Blyton
  • The Hate U Give - Angie Thomas
  • Vision Express - Glass Cleaning Cloth
  • Magnum Plastic Bag - Probly containing the crumbs that were emptied all over the worktop!
  • One Pink Hairbrush
  • One Pink Hydracy Water Bottle - Half Full
  • Black Trousers - Candy - Size 13
  • One Ash/Grey Jumper - Primark - Small
  • One Luxury Grey Scarf
  • White Shirt - M&S - 13-14 Years - Short Sleeves
  • One Black Jumper - Label Removed
  • Black Leggings - River Island - Size 8L
  • Black Joggers - F&F - Size 6
  • Leggings - Thin Material - Black and White Stripes
  • One Black Jumper - M&S - 13-14 years
  • One Black Head Band? - Pretty Little Thing


Published: 28 May 2024

The Music Department has lots of extra-curricular groups to get involved in:

MONDAY - Knox Jazz Band (3:30 - 4:15pm) Mrs Woodsend

TUESDAY - Knox String Quartet (3:30 - 4:30pm) Student-led

WEDNESDAY - Knox Guitar Group (Lunchtime) Mr Aien

WEDNESDAY - Knox Choir (3:30 -4:30pm) Mrs Middlemiss

THURSDAY - Goats' Toes Folk Group (Lunchtime) Student-led

THURSDAY - Knox Orchestra (3:30 -4:15pm) Mrs Loughrey

Check out our twitter page to see Knox musicians performing during Haddstock 2024:

Published: 15 May 2024


Tempest Photography are pleased to report your whole school group photograph is now available to view (with magnification) and order.

Please include your child’s full name to assist with distribution at the school.

Order by 21 May 2024 to avoid P&P charges
(Delivery direct to Knox Academy).

For assistance, please call Tempest 01736 752411

  • Option 3 - Place an order (P&P applies)
  • Option 5 - Customer services
Published: 23 April 2024

Listen again to the Spring Concert which was held on Wednesday 27 March 2024 on the concerts section of our website.  Previous concerts are also accessible on their individual pages.

Thanks to Emily Ross, Ingrid Maycock and Lois Houston for filming the concert.


Published: 22 April 2024

Knox Academy is pleased to invite applications for the following vacancy:

Closing Date: Sunday 5 May 2024

All current and previous vacancies can be viewed within our Recruitment section of our website.

Published: 16 April 2024

Our Whole School Photograph for Session 2023/2024 will be taken by Tempest Photography on Thursday 18 April 2024 first thing in the morning.  It is essential that all our students attend in full uniform (shirt and tie), with Seniors in addition wearing their blazers.

Remember that school uniform items can be provided by the EcoHub - if you require support in this area, please speak with Miss Laudi, Miss McBride or your Pupil Support Leader (Miss Adam, Mr Meekison or Mrs Doig).

The last photograph was taken in 2017/2018.  Don't miss your chance to be a part of this historic event!

Details on how to order the photograph will follow.

Knox Academy - Session 2017/2018

Published: 26 March 2024

The Spring Concert will take place on Wednesday 27 March 2024 at 7pm.

Tickets available in the Music Department, the school office and on the door. £4 adults, £2 concession. CASH ONLY 

This is a pupil-led event and an incredible amount of organising has been undertaken by our student Spring Concert Committee with S6s Leila Maycock & Ivy Briggs at the helm.

Please use this opportunity to celebrate our fabulous senior musicians as they perform in their final Knox Academy concert!!

Published: 13 March 2024

Please see letter from Miss Cook, dated 13 March 2024, for full details of all events and arrangements as term 2 comes to a close. 


Published: 08 March 2024

The new group from S1-S4 is due to start on Wednesday 27 March 2024 and its members will meet every second Wednesday (4.30pm – 6.00pm) at The Gatehouse, Musselburgh.

East Lothian Champions Board is a group of young people who have lived experience in the care system. We come together once a fortnight to get their voice of change out to people in power to make big changes for all lived experienced young people. We have an established group which has been running since 2015 and are now starting a group for young people of the ages of S1-S4!

Further details in the Champs Welcome Pack.

Where? The Gatehouse, Musselburgh

When? Every 2nd Wednesday from 27 March 2024 

What time? 4.30pm-6.00pm