Head’s News 2 Dec 2022 - 2nd Dec, 2022

Industrial Action / Strike – Colleagues from the SSTA Union are potentially on strike next Thursday 8th Dec. Each School has a differing number of colleagues in each Union, at Leith, the majority of our Teaching staff are SSTA. There will be some finer details early next week, but for now the key points to […]

Head’s News 25 Nov 2022 - 25th Nov, 2022

As we come to the end of November, the month of Christmas is upon us. It is a particularly busy time of year for all schools, but our young people are working hard to get the best outcomes and learning they can each day, thanks to the support provided at home. Key points; Mid-Year Assessments […]

Head’s News 18 Nov 2022 - 18th Nov, 2022

Updates from this week: Strike Day – Information has been shared from the Council / Authority whilst we put together plans linked specifically to Leith. To reiterate, school buildings will be closed to all pupils across Edinburgh. We will keep all updated with finer details as we enter next week and approach Thursday. Mid Year […]

Head’s News 11 Nov 2022 - 11th Nov, 2022

Today, on Nov 11th across the country we held our remembrance service in School which is joint created between our S6 Prefects and our Rev Ian May from South Leith Parish Church (where Leith Academy began in 1560). As ever this was a sensitive and poignant moment of thought and reflection, at a global time […]

Head’s News 4th Nov 2022 - 4th Nov, 2022

It’s bonfire weekend and we hope whatever fun people have, it is safe and well planned. Some key points for Families this week; Mid Year Assessments / Prelims – Ms Watson is pulling together plans and details for the upcoming assessment window during Nov / Dec (see dates on our calendar section). Our youngsters in […]

Head’s News 28 Oct 2022 - 28th Oct, 2022

It was good to be back following the half term break as we enter a busy time of year in schools across the country. Key points; S4/5/6 Online Parents’ Eve – Families in Anderson House and Barton House will have their Parents’ eve next week (Tuesday 1st Nov). Emails will be sent to Families to […]

Head’s News 14 Oct 2022 - 14th Oct, 2022

As we reach the half term, our young people and their Families have worked extremely positively to support and have high aspirations for the young people of Leith! We have next week as a break, the Monday is an extra holiday due to the passing of the Queen and the Tuesday is Staff In Service […]

Head’s News 7 Oct 2022 - 7th Oct, 2022

With 1 week to go till the half term, some key points below for Families; S1 iPads – These have been rolled out all week, thanks to staff and Parents / Families for helping youngsters adjust to their new ‘kit’! Please ensure the devices are charged and ready to be used to enhance learning. S1 […]

Head’s News 30 Sept 2022 - 30th Sep, 2022

As the weather turns towards Autumn / Winter, another busy week with the youngsters of Leith. Key points below; Exceptional School Closure – Please see below a letter from the Council outlining the change to school dates. Monday 24th October is now an additional holiday, the 25th October is now an In Service day for […]

Head’s News 23 Sept 2022 - 23rd Sep, 2022

Thank you for supporting the S6 Fundraiser with our opt in dress down. We’re back to normal Leith uniform, ready to learn / work on Monday. A busy time of year as ever with several updates across several year groups for Families to be aware of. S4-6 How to Pass Your National Qualifications Evening – […]