May 2018

Published: 27 May 2018

The next Parent Council meeting will take place on Wednesday 30 May in the school Library at 6.15 pm. All parents and carers are very welcome to attend. 

Published: 25 May 2018

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

Closing Date: Sunday 10 June 2018

Published: 23 May 2018

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Published: 15 May 2018

East Lothian Council are investing in a new online payments system, iPayimpact, to help you manage your school-related spending better. You will be able to use the new system from Thursday 31 May 2018. As a necessary part of installing the new system, we need to switch off the existing system you use to make school payments online from Thursday 17 May.

The wall-mounted machines in the school dining area will continue to work during this changeover period, and will continue to work from 31 May 2018. If your child doesn’t have sufficient funds on his/her card to pay for meals from 17 May to 31 May, please give them cash to load their cards using the wall-mounted machines, known as Revos. If you have other items you wish to pay for between 17 May and 31 May, please make your payment in cash at the school office.

We apologise for any disruption caused as a result of this temporary withdrawal of online options. We’ve tried to keep this period as short as possible and hope you will appreciate the greater control and transparency you will benefit from in terms of keeping track of your spending on school-related items when you set up your iPayimpact account.

You will receive a personal invitation by letter over the next few days for you to set up your personal account on iPayimpact. We would encourage you to sign up for your account as soon as possible so this new service is ready for you to use from 31 May 2018.

If you have any queries about this email, or the iPayimpact system in general, please contact me, on 01620 827992 or by email.

Stephen Fraser
Project Manager

Published: 12 May 2018

School session dates for the next academic session (2018/2019) can be found in the School Information section of our website.

Once agreement has been reached after the recent consultation, on dates for Session 2019/2020, these will also be published here and on the East Lothian Council website.

Published: 09 May 2018

I am delighted to inform you that following a successful recruitment campaign Susan Cook currently Acting Head Teacher, Trinity Academy, Edinburgh is the preferred candidate, subject to the usual pre-employment checks, for the post of Head Teacher, Knox Academy.  I will be liaising with Susan’s current employer to agree a start date and will provide a further update in due course.  I am sure you will be looking forward to welcoming Susan as she brings a wealth of educational experience to Knox Academy. 

Fiona Robertson
Head of Education