Head’s News 15th April welcome back! - 15th Apr, 2024

Welcome back as we enter the Summer term 2024. This is a term of final preparations for our senior learners and the beginning of preparations for our new P7’s coming into S1. In between all of this is the new timetable and a period of time where we reflect on the 23/24 school year and […]

Head’s News 22 March 2024 - 22nd Mar, 2024

The busy weeks continue with assessments all through this week in a variety of subjects with our youngsters performing, presenting and displaying really high levels of commitment, maturity and desire to be successful – well done to all and we hope this helps you get the outcomes you want / need for your next steps. […]

Head’s News 15 March 2024 - 15th Mar, 2024

Be Prepared – Uniform and iPad charge. Please see email from Mr Irving last week and thank you to those Families supporting their youngster within our expectations of dressing appropriately for School / Learning / Work. HPV Vaccination forms – Please ensure these forms are returned by 22nd March for the upcoming HPV vaccine on […]

Head’s News 8 March 2024 - 8th Mar, 2024

Another busy week with assessments in Technology, Music, Languages and other areas across the School as the internal work gets packaged and finalised for the SQA. We also had groups from our P7 / New S1 coming in to visit which was great to see in PE, Science and generally getting to know the building. […]

Head’s News 1 March 2024 - 1st Mar, 2024

Some key points; Culture Day 2024 – A superb event once again was planned, led and organised by our young people from our hugely diverse School community. The dress, the food, the music and the atmosphere was something to be very proud of alongside our values of Respect and Diversity at Leith Academy. Thanks to […]

Head’s News 23 Feb 2024 - 23rd Feb, 2024

As we complete our first week back here are some updates in what is an important phase within schools. Once again our youngsters are doing great work on a daily basis to reach their goals and develop as young adults / citizens in their communities. S4,5,6 Focussed Mentors – We have well over 20 staff […]

Head’s News 9 Feb 2024 - 9th Feb, 2024

The Christmas to February half term is always a busy and dark one! As we progress through it we see the days get longer and spring begins to show signs when we return. Our young Leithers have been working very hard across the many aspects of their learning, some key points below to keep you […]

Head’s News 2 Feb 2024 - 2nd Feb, 2024

As we enter February with a week to go until the mid term break, here are some updates below. Assessment window 2 – The assessment and tracking processes we enter every year are now well underway particularly with our Senior Phase youngsters. This is an important time for them; we held assemblies this morning with […]

Head’s News 26 Jan 2024 - 26th Jan, 2024

As we move out of January some key points below; We need support! Hello, Leithers!  If you live / work / study in Leith than you are eligible to vote in the Leith Chooses community ballot.  We have an application with SHE Scotland Empower women and young girls | Edinburgh | SHE Scotland to come […]

Head’s News 19 Jan 2024 - 19th Jan, 2024

Some key updates below; S2 Parents’ Eve – A great turn out online and hopefully a useful session for our staff and families to talk over things that are going well and things to improve as we enter the S2 into S3 course choice process. Talking over things is really important, if you have questions […]