General News

Published: 21 June 2019

Transitions have been a huge success and it has been a joy to witness young people become more established and secure in our environment as their familiarity has increased. The addition of Mr Swanston to the team is very exciting and he brings with him knowledge, experience and enthusiasm. After our teacher meeting on Tuesday afternoon I reflected on how much we have progressed and that all those who have joined the Meadowpark team its emerging journey have done so with good grace, optimism and energy which is sending out  a positive message to pupils, parents and the wider community #whatwecando #wecandoit. Read more here...Newsletter 21.06.19

Published: 21 June 2019

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

Closing Date: Sunday 23 June 2019

Closing Date: Sunday 30 June 2019

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

Published: 20 June 2019

All pupils and staff will be able to vote for the new head pupils next Tuesday (25 June 2019). Below are the manifestos from all candidates to help to inform your decision. Thank you for reading.

Published: 14 June 2019

I might as well state the obvious and get it out of the way…the weather has been appalling this week and I moved away from the West Coast of Scotland 30 years ago precisely because of the wet weather! It has been very frustrating forcing pupils to stay indoors, to witness rain seek out the smallest egress and create mayhem and hear the moans and groans about frizzy hair, sodden shoes and battered umbrellas.Read more here...Newsletter 14.06.19

Published: 12 June 2019

Any pupil interested in participating with Queen Margaret University & East Lothian School Libraries “My Future East Lothian” Film Project, please attend an introductory meeting in the school library at break today, Wednesday 12 June.

The project will develop your skills in film editing, script writing, project planning, and interviewing skills. You will be working alongside Queen Margaret University lecturers and students throughout the project.

If you cannot attend this meeting please see Miss Todd in the library ASAP to register your interest.

Published: 07 June 2019

A Visit to Meadowpark Provision... A social story

Published: 07 June 2019

A secondary teacher friend from mainstream school commented this week that she could see the light at the end of the tunnel, meaning of course the summer holidays and I replied that I was sure it was there somewhere but I haven’t quite got sight of it yet. Having come from a primary background it took me a few years to work out why June was a quieter month in high schools: senior pupils have left and the new S1s don’t establish themselves until August so most secondary teachers are currently enjoying a slightly quieter phase. In fact this is something that we can use to our advantage when preparing Meadowpark pupils to attend subject classes in mainstream which a number have this week. I am so proud of those pupils who have managed classes in Knox and their sense of achievement and enjoyment is palpable.... read more here.

Published: 06 June 2019

The exam diet will begin on Monday 27 April 2020 and will finish on Thursday 4 June 2020. 

Results day in 2020 will be Tuesday 4 August 2020. 

The complete timetable will be published on the SQA website in the next few weeks.

Published: 06 June 2019

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

Closing Date: Sunday 16 June 2019

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

Published: 03 June 2019

East Lothian Council has developed a Draft East Lothian Climate Change Strategy 2019–2024 for consultation, setting out how we will continue to reduce carbon emissions that cause global warming, adapt to changes in our climate, and improve sustainability.

We would like to hear your views on our proposals for how the Council, and the wider East Lothian community, including local communities, businesses, organisations and individuals, can tackle climate change.

For more information watch this video (below), and visit the Consultation Hub for the full document and to give your response.