September 2021

Published: 30 September 2021

What are the major changes in the school flu vaccination programme for 2021/2022?

Published: 29 September 2021

Please join us at 7pm on Thursday 30 September 2021 for the live broadcast of the Knox Academy Awards Ceremony 2020/2021.

The event celebrates the attainment and achievement of many of our young people at the school. We also have a Guest Speaker and some of our musicians performing at our event.

Published: 27 September 2021

East Lothian Council invites comments on the draft school session dates for 2022/23 to 2024/25.  

Comments can be made through the East Lothian Consultation Hub (between 27 September 2021 until 18 October 2021.

The consultation on the draft school session dates for 2022/23 to 2024/25 is to seek stakeholder views.  Our neighbouring authorities, City of Edinburgh Council and Midlothian Council have set, or are in the process of setting, their session dates and these dates are available on the respective websites.  The East Lothian Council draft dates have taken cognises of our neighbouring authority dates and very much align with City of Edinburgh Council dates.

Published: 26 September 2021

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

Closing Date: Sunday 10 October 2021

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

Published: 24 September 2021

I hope you all had an enjoyable long weekend.

I am writing to update you on the latest version of the Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance on reducing the risks from COVID-19 in schools which was updated last week along with a further update on curriculum charges. Full details are available in letter issued on Friday 24 September 2021 from Nicola McDowell.

Published: 23 September 2021

E-sgoil are offering study support weekly. See timetable below.


Published: 16 September 2021

Jason Leitch (National Clinical Director) has written to all parents/carers:

"We are now well into the new academic year, and I have been delighted to see reports of children and pupils returning filled with enthusiasm and optimism for the year ahead. I hope that is reflective of the experience in your own household.

At this stage, I wanted to write to you so that I can help explain how cases of Covid-19 in childcare settings and schools are being managed, and how information that has been gathered since the start of term is helping to inform what arrangements need to be in place going forward."

Continue to read the full letter from Jason Leitch

Published: 16 September 2021

The National e-Learning Offer will continue to support learning and teaching in session 2021/22. Its combination of live sessions via e-Sgoil, recorded lessons on West OS and further supported resources can be used when in school and settings and for any further periods of remote learning or self-isolation. Find everything in one place via the NeLO search page. Full details are available below:

Published: 16 September 2021

Grab the gloves and let's make Haddington an even better place to be this Monday 20 - 26 September 2021. Pick a time that suits you.

Published: 13 September 2021

The Social Subjects Support Classes Timetable is now available for Session 2021/2022.

All members of staff will support you in your studies.  Please speak with individual teachers to discuss any additional support required to assist you in achieving your AMBITION.

Published: 13 September 2021

Dear Parents/Carers, We appreciate there have been a number of changes in how cases of COVID-19 in schools are being managed since the start of term and that this has caused some confusion and anxiety. We hope this letter helps explain these changes. Full details are available in the letter issued from NHS Lothian on 13 September 2021.

Published: 03 September 2021

We were delighted to welcome children and young people back to school at the start of the new term in August.

We are extremely grateful to you as parents and carers for your understanding and ongoing support through what has been a very difficult 18 months for everyone as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for education and learning have been significant and far-reaching. Full details are available in the letter from Nicola McDowell, Head of Education on Friday 3 September 2021.