General News

Published: 16 December 2021

Our Virtual Christmas Concert will be available as a YouTube Premiere at 7 pm on 16 December 2021 and thereafter on the concerts section of our website.  Previous concerts are also accessible on their individual pages.

Happy Christmas to everyone in our community.

 

Published: 13 December 2021

The Scottish Government and NHS Scotland have provided further information about asymptomatic testing, and what to expect.  Please see the issued poster for more details.  

Published: 13 December 2021

Please return (or renew) overdue library books this week, especially books which you have had out for a very long time. Books which you borrow this week will of course be due back after the holidays. 

If you need a reminder of what books you have out, come to the library to ask, or email Ms Fry.

Published: 11 December 2021

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

Closing Date: Friday 24 December 2021

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

Published: 06 December 2021

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

Closing Date: Sunday 12 December 2021

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

Published: 01 December 2021

I am writing to let you know about a recent situation whereby some schools’ staff have been targeted by online abuse from anonymous social media accounts, which are often set up using the school’s name. This is something that we know other local authority areas are experiencing. I am writing to let you know what we are doing about it here in East Lothian, and how you may be able to help.  

Full details available in letter issued 30 November 2021, from Nicola McDowell, Head of Education.

Published: 01 December 2021

As Christmas approaches I wanted to provide you with an update on the mitigations that remain in place in our schools to keep our staff, children and young people safe from COVID19. As you will be aware, case numbers in East Lothian continue to rise. The impacts of self- isolation are being felt across our schools including staff and support staff, cleaners and home to school transport. Against this backdrop it is essential that we all continue to do all that we can to limit the spread of COVID-19 and the potential disruption to learning. The Scottish Government published updated guidance on 21 November. https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-on-reducing-the-risks-in-schools/ .  The guidance continues to emphasise the need for a range of measures to keep schools safe

Full details available in letter issued 30 November 2021, from Nicola McDowell, Head of Education.

Published: 29 November 2021

SQA have provided a copy of a new learner booklet, Your National Qualifications 2021-22, for your information.  As you will see, the content is based on previous Your Coursework publications, adding in information about the approach for 2021-22 and the exam diet.

SQA are currently printing this booklet and will arrange for a bulk supply, along with a covering letter, to be delivered shortly.

This booklet is also published on the SQA Website. 

 

Published: 26 November 2021

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

Closing Date: Sunday 12 December 2021

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

Published: 21 November 2021

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

Closing Date: Sunday 5 December 2021

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

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