General News

Published: 17 January 2020

It’s been great to have all staff and pupils back for a full week and settling quickly into the swing of things. The weather has been against us somewhat alternating between warm, wet, mild, cold and windy which has not been conducive to accessing outdoors at break and lunch. However our innovative staff have provided opportunities for socialising in the gym and common room.

A few brave souls have ventured outside and been a little thwarted because one of the playgrounds has had a ‘face lift – well, perhaps mud pack is a more accurate description…. read more here

Published: 16 January 2020

East Lothian Council have taken the decision to allocate 8 May 2020 as an additional day's leave in order to celebrate the 75th Anniversary VE Day Celebrations. This follows a consultation held in December 2019.

The current and future session dates can be viewed on our website within the School Information Section.

Full details can be found in the letter to all parents/carers dated 14 January 2020 from Lesley Brown (Chief Operating Officer - Education)

Published: 16 January 2020

The latest updates to the Extra-Curricular Timetable including Supported Study Sessions is now available.

Published: 14 January 2020

The Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards 2020 are now open for nominations. Can you nominate some of the incredible and inspiring young Scots at Knox Academy who deserve recognition?

From volunteers to community champions and local heroes, we want to hear your stories of young people who work hard to improve the lives of others. This year, there are 13 categories including Sport, Enterprise, Volunteering, Arts, Environment, Education, Entertainment, Equality and Diversity, Health and Wellbeing, and many more.

If the young people you nominate are finalists, they'll attend a glittering red-carpet ceremony in Edinburgh in April 2020.

Nominations close on 23 February 2020, so please do make your nominations today.
The nomination form takes only a few minutes to complete.

Published: 13 January 2020

Following the deposit of £50.00 - Further payment deadlines for the trip are as follows (payments should be made online ): two instalments of £150.00 and a two instalments of £100.00 will be due by the end of each month, excluding December (31 Oct, 30 Nov, 31 Jan, 28 Feb and 27 March).


Online payment is the significantly preferred option, we can no longer accept cash or cheques. Please go to the school website and click on SCHOOLPAY on the right hand side to access the payment options. You will need to have registered for Ipay for online payments.  Please contact Emma Maguire on 01620 823387 if you have any queries re online payments.

Published: 13 January 2020

The next installment of £20.00 for the S6 Leavers Dance must be paid by Friday 31st January. This payment must be paid online. Any issues please see Miss Maguire in the office. All food allergies/dietary requirements for the dance should be with either a member of the committee or Miss McBride by this date also.

Published: 10 January 2020

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

Closing Date: Sunday 26 January 2020

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

Published: 07 January 2020

The following maths clubs are running at lunch time every week from January 2020. Support with homework, any class topics or exam questions available.

  • Tuesday - Everyone welcome in room M1.7
  • Wednesday - All National 5 students welcome in room M1.6
  • Thursday - All Higher students welcome in room M1.8
Published: 07 January 2020

Pupils attending the theatre trip to Lyceum to see Pride and Prejudice on Tues 28th Jan, please return your PC1 by Friday 10th Jan, when tickets shall be confirmed.

Coach leaves Knox 6.15pm, returns us at approx. 11pm. More details are available on Lyceum website. 

Miss Whitfield & Miss MacDonald 

Published: 03 January 2020

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

Closing Date: Sunday 19 January 2020

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