General News

Published: 24 November 2017

We have all had a reasonably quiet and settled week at Meadowpark, and in spite of the colder and

wet weather, pupils could not be deterred from being outside ... read more in Meadowpark - Newsletter - 24.11.17.

Published: 17 November 2017

Today many Meadowpark pupils and staff have turned up in school with spots on in aid of Children in Need.  National events like Children in Need are an excellent opportunity for Meadowpark pupils to be fully included in activities and events. Read more here... MEADOWPARK - NEWSLETTER - 17.11.17

Published: 10 November 2017

As I write this newsletter Meadowpark teaching staff are holding our inaugural Parent Consultation

Evening. It is a lovely opportunity to meet the parents of our young people as nearly all travel by taxi

to and from school; such is the need of a semi-rural community. Read more in our Meadowpark Newsletter - Week 12 - 10.11.17

Published: 10 November 2017

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

Closing Date: Sunday 19 November 2017

Closing Date: Sunday 26 November 2017

Published: 03 November 2017

Kayaking resumed this week and I volunteered my services to support two of our pupils – Jack and Declan on the River Tyne.  I was delighted to see how confident these two boys were on the water.

Jack was in a kayak by himself and paddled hard and fast against the current upstream, pulling way ahead of me... read more in Meadowpark Week 11 Newsletter.

Published: 28 October 2017

Staff and pupils returned rested after the October half term and have re-energised for the term ahead. Am I allowed to say ‘Only 8 weeks till Christmas’?

All three classes are planning for a Hallowe’en party on Tuesday 31st October when pupils will be able to participate in Disgusting Discoveries, Find the Witch and Pin the Tail on the Cat and of course Dooking for Apples.

Read more in our Week 10 Newsletter.

Published: 27 October 2017

You will be aware that child sexual exploitation (CSE) has been in the news recently due to a number of high profile cases in England.  East Lothian and Midlothian Public Protection Committee would like to bring to your attention the following information which they hope that you will share with your friends, family and community to raise awareness of child sexual exploitation.

Published: 26 October 2017

Families/carers of children and young people (up to 18 years old) with a diagnosis of ASD are invited to attend  a number of Family Information Sessions.

Please note these sessions are for adults only. There will be no crèche facilities.

The next session takes place on Tuesday 7 November 2017 from 6pm - 8 pm in Musselburgh.

For more details and to book a place please refer to their information leaflet.

Published: 26 October 2017

Team United are offering a fantastic opportunity for young people aged 10-16 years with ASD to join in a 20-week programme of supported and coached sports sessions.  For more information please take a look at their promotional leaflet.

Published: 26 October 2017

The Bridge Centre in Haddington are offering Dance and Movement sessions for boys and girls with autism who are aged between 8-16 years.  For more information please take a look at their promotional leaflet.