General News

Published: 01 July 2017

The latest edition of Knox Newsletter is now available for viewing and downloading on this website in the News section: News > The Knox Newsletter.

Published: 01 July 2017

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

Closing Date: Sunday 13 August 2017

Published: 16 June 2017

Enter to win £5,000 of National Book Tokens for your school - enough to buy hundreds of new books for the library. And just in case that warm, fuzzy feeling isn't enough, you'll also get £100 of National Book Tokens to spend on yourself!

Accepted in thousands of bookshops and online, National Book Tokens are the perfect way to reward, encourage literacy and inspire a love of books.

Please complete the online entry form here
Mr B. Plain

Published: 07 June 2017

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

Closing Date: Sunday 18 June 2017

Closing Date: Sunday 11 June 2017

Published: 26 May 2017

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

Closing Date: Sunday 11 June 2017

Additional posts are currently being advertised with a closing date of Sunday 4 June 2017.

Published: 23 May 2017

The newest version of the Young Scot National Entitlement card has a pink strip under the date of birth on your card as shown in the image. If you don't have this on your card - even if you've used the travel discount up until now - you will require an update or you'll no longer be able to use your card for travel discounts. The easiest way to request a new card and update your photo if you are living in East Lothian is online.

Published: 18 May 2017

Seasons for Growth is an peer support educational programme which aims to promote the social and emotional wellbeing of children and young people coping with significant loss and change in their lives, usually as a result of death, separation or divorce.

Marie Prior, Enhanced Support Officer is a trained “Companions” and will be offering this programme to Knox Academy pupils. This school term priority will be given to the current S1/S2 but it will eventually be rolled out to all year groups. If you think that your young person could benefit from this programme please encourage them to speak to their guidance teacher or to Marie. Further information is available on their website. 

Published: 18 May 2017

Finlay Hay, who left Knox a couple of years ago, to attend the Yehudi Menuhin School, is home for half-term with six friends and they have agreed to play in a special pop-up concert in aid of Refugees.

Friday 2nd June, 6pm in Garvald Church.

Please go along to support this very worthwhile cause.

Published: 08 May 2017

We have received information from our colleagues within NHS Scotland concerning a social media ‘game’ called the Blue Whale Challenge. This activity encourages young people to self-harm followed by sending a picture as proof. There are no reported cases in Scotland however, we would like to make you aware of this and if you have any concerns your child may be at risk please get advice by contacting your child’s school and speak to their Guidance Teacher.

Our schools provide children and young people with information on keeping themselves safe within the Health & Wellbeing curriculum delivered within schools. East Lothian Council also promotes the safe use of the internet and if you wish to access further information on the safe use of technology online see