A Word from Mrs Ingham, Head Teacher

30 September 2016

Congratulations to Maria Millar (who works in the Food Court) on becoming “The Scottish Schools Cook of the Year 2016” at a competition earlier this month. She had to prepare a two-course meal for £1.60 – she did a marvellous job and she wowed the judges with a menu of chicken enchilada with coleslaw, followed by strawberry cheesecake made with a wide variety of locally-sourced ingredients. More importantly, we had the privilege of taste-testing some of her practice-runs and I can vouch that they were delicious, so I am not surprised that she won.

Last weekend saw the traditional Staff/S6 weekend to Dalguise. Despite some fairly damp weather conditions everyone seemed to have fun, as Mr. Edwards reported, “Battered, bruised but bolder than when they left, a triumphant S6 returned to Knox Academy last night around 8.30pm. The previous 48 hours had seen some of the finest displays of cheering, persevering and creative use of fruity language ever to grace rural Perthshire....

Welcome

Knox Academy is the secondary school for Haddington and surrounding areas in East Lothian, Scotland, UK.  It is our mission to develop our young people's sense of who they are, where their strengths lie and their role in the community.

Every individual has potential and our aim is to help our students know how to go about realising it; with challenges which prepare them for future life and work; and the qualifications and skills, to move on to the next phase in their lives.

Overall Wisdom, Engagement and Respect are our core ethos values driving forwards the development of positive relationships between staff, other students and the local community.

There are always a number of events taking place within Knox Academy.  For a full flavour of what is on offer at the school, and recent activities take a look at Mrs Ingham's weekly updates above, and recent news articles below.  You are also encouraged to follow us on Twitter where we frequently retweet other associated school accounts.

Recent News

EDF Energy is holding two information days for applicants to its successful Engineering Maintenance...
East Lothian Council is in the process of developing a new Anti-Bullying Policy in line with the...
Mr Edwards was able to provide some excellent guidance on personal statements last week. Please...
The presentation given at the Senior Phase Information Evening last week, can now be downloaded for...
Knox Academy is pleased to invite applications for the following vacancy: Closing Date:...

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