General News

Published: 07 February 2024

Many parents/carers have already signed up for parentsportal, and current functions allow absence reporting, data updates and viewing of attendance.   

We plan to begin issuing reports to parents electronically.  This requires parents to register for parentportal and to ensure details are kept up to date. 

If you are experiencing any issues trying to register, please contact the school office for advice.


Published: 02 February 2024

Award-winning Scottish musician, Fergus McCreadie, is returning to Knox Academy for two masterclasses with our Jazz Band!

These will take place on Monday 5 February 2024 (3:30 - 4:30pm) and Monday 26 February 2024  (2 - 3pm) in the Music Department.

This is an incredible opportunity for our young musicians!

Fergus has just released his new album 'STREAM' and is about to embark on a UK tour so check him out...

In partnership with Haddstock Music & Arts Festival 2024

Published: 01 February 2024

Cases of measles are on the rise.  That's why it's important that children and young people are fully vaccinated.

For more information, and to find out about the signs, and what to do if you think you or your child has measles, visit


Published: 31 January 2024

On Thursday 18 April 2024 we will have a whole school photograph taken by Tempest - just 10 weeks away now!

Please add this to your calendars to avoid making other appointments that morning, you don't want to miss out.

All students (as always) are expected to be in 100% uniform: shirt and tie, plus blazers for S5/S6.

Should anybody need any assistance with uniform please visit The Cost of the School Day: Essentials Hub

Published: 16 January 2024

Listen again to the Christmas Concert which was held on Thursday 21 December 2023 on the concerts section of our website.  Previous concerts are also accessible on their individual pages.

Thanks to Emily Ross, Ingrid Maycock and Amy McLure for filming the concert.


Published: 15 December 2023

The Knox Christmas Concert will take place on Thursday 21 December 2023. 

Tickets are sold in the Music Department every Break.

£4 adults, £2 under 18s. Cash Only. Limited Availability.

Come along and enjoy the fabulous talent on display by the students and staff of Knox Academy!

Published: 12 December 2023

Please note that S1 and S2 pupils will be released from class at 12:50pm on Wednesday 13 December 2023 to allow them to attend the first sitting of the Christmas lunch.

All other pupils will attend at the usual lunch time.

Published: 09 December 2023

Did you attend the Christmas Fayre?  It was a great event!

Have you lost 2 small children's hats? One Pink/Purple and another mottled white/blue?

These were found on a radiator at the Social Area.

Contact the School Office to reclaim.

Published: 08 December 2023

We extend a warm welcome to the community to our Christmas Fayre held between 10 am and 12 noon on Saturday 9 December 2023.

  • There will be stalls from our S1 pupils, with a few returning stalls from last session. 
  • You will get the opportunity to meet Santa as he browses the stalls looking for inspiration to take back to the North Pole.
  • There will be music from The Goats' Toes and The Jazz Band while you enjoy a tea/coffee and biscuits.
  • Don't forget to visit our Face Painting stall.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Published: 07 December 2023

The Autumn/Winter term is always packed with activities, which add something special to school life, and this session will be no different in terms of the number of events taking place during the month of December. 

Please see Miss Cook's letter dated 1 December 2023 for full details of all events and arrangements as the term comes to a close.