March 2020

Published: 19 March 2020

The Speech and Language Therapy  would like to be able to be able to support our families in East Lothian and continue to offer their service at this time.

If you have any worries or concerns please call the Speech and Language Therapy Department Helpline Service.

Published: 19 March 2020

If your young person is looking for career advice or support our Skills Development Scotland advisor Chris Trotter is able to support you even when the school is closed.

You can email Chris at Skills Development Scotland.

It is also worth using MyWorldofWork to guide your career options.

Published: 18 March 2020

Any medication kept within school can be collected from the Medical Room by parents/carers from Thursday 19 March 2020.

We are aware that those on prescription drugs may not be able to access these as freely during this unprecedented time. 

Any non essential medications not collected will be stored until the school reopens.

Published: 18 March 2020

Following the Coronavirus outbreak, the First Minister has today announced that it is her expectation schools and nurseries in Scotland will close to pupils at the end of this week.

This will clearly be a very challenging time for all of us, and families will be concerned about the provision of education during the period ahead.

Full details of the current situation can be read in the letter issued this afternoon (18 March 2020) by Lesley Brown - Chief Operating Officer (Education)

Published: 18 March 2020

The Qualifications Contingency Group, have issued a statement regarding the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak on the 2020 examination timetable, and wider qualifications certification.

Full details of this statement can be accessed on the SQA website.

Published: 17 March 2020

Updated Home learning materials for S1 to S2 here 

Published: 17 March 2020

Considering the current situation we have decided to put a hold on the plans for the Leavers' Dance 2020. We will make a final decision regarding the event following the Easter Break. Please do not pay any more money into the fund for the timing being.

We will be in touch with any updates as and when we are able to.

Published: 16 March 2020

The delivery of all Prevoc, Foundation Apprenticeship and School College Partnership courses is now suspended with immediate effect (this includes all East Lothian Works community based activities).

Further information will follow for affected pupils during the scheduled times of these activities.

Published: 16 March 2020

East Lothian Council is continuing to act on national advice with regards to Coronavirus.

Lesley Brown (Chief Operating Officer - Education) has today written a letter providing an update to parents/carers.

Published: 16 March 2020

The Knox Academy Spring Concert due to be held on Wednesday 25 March 2020 has been postponed.

Published: 13 March 2020

FLIP (Family Led Information Point) is for parents and carers of children with additional support needs in East Lothian. It offers parents and carers the chance to meet up, share experiences and access information about services and support for children with additional support needs and their families. FLIP parents and carers also get a chance to share their views on how services for  children with additional support needs could improve.

FLIP meets on a Wednesday morning at the MUSSELBURGH EAST COMMUNITY LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTRE in Musselburgh from 10.00am to 11.30am

Dates for 2020 are:

  • 25 March
  • 27 May
  • 24 June
  • 26 August
  • 30 September
  • 28 October
  • 25 November

Please email Lisa Shine or find FLIP East Lothian on Facebook for further information.

Published: 12 March 2020

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

Closing Date: Sunday 22 March 2020

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