Head’s News 23 June 2021 – End of School Year - 23rd Jun, 2021

As we end the School year we have included final points before we finish on Friday. A letter will be sent to all Families over the course of the Summer with latest updates and plans. Please find below our latest calendar of events ‘Parent version’ to help planning. This may be subject to change with […]

Head’s News 18 June 2021 - 18th Jun, 2021

The penultimate Friday of the term has arrived. You will note we, like many other schools and parts of the country have been challenged and pushed by the Delta variant over recent weeks. Thank you for the ongoing work you do in echoing key messages and please continue to do all you can at home […]

Head’s News 11 June 2021 - 11th Jun, 2021

The timetable for 20/21 is now complete as we prepare for our new 21/22 timetable next week. We will make some changes to our staggered times to allow us the chance to issue timetables but in a Covid safe way. See main points below; S2 S3 Parents – please complete this consent to help us […]

Head’s News 4 June 2021 - 4th Jun, 2021

As we complete the first week in June, here are some key updates from this week; SQA Update – There have been several updates over the past few weeks as we come to the end of our assessing phase and are now working through the marking. There was also an update on the appeals process […]

Head’s News 28 May 2021 - 28th May, 2021

As we enter June we are taking the final steps in our assessment window in terms of looking at progress and supporting any follow up work with our young adults. We are also taking the first steps in getting ready for our new timetable due to start in a few weeks; busy as ever. Some […]

Head’s News 21 May 2021 - 21st May, 2021

This week has reminded us starkly that we must continue to take all the steps we can to manage Covid19 in our community. We will not remove Covid alone, but we can take steps to help. Some of these steps as we know are; -Coverings, hand san, 2m distance from adults -Home test kits, please […]

Head’s News 14 May 2021 - 14th May, 2021

As the weeks progress we are getting back into the full throttle life of a busy, dynamic, city Secondary School in the heart of Leith….and all that brings. It’s great having everyone back and we are doing all we can to support positive learning, engaging and being with friends. The releasing of restrictions is positive, […]

Head’s News 7 May 2021 - 7th May, 2021

A fairly short week this week and since our last update there isn’t too much ‘new’ to share. As we enter the first week of our assessment window, some key points of info are below; Covid Steps – All of our usual steps will remain in place next week and our staggered times will be […]

Head’s News 30 April 2021 - 30th Apr, 2021

As we enter the bank holiday weekend into May many of us will enjoy the easing of restrictions. That said, we are aware that colleagues across the country are still working through outbreaks and isolation periods. Though we cannot remove Covid, the steps we are taking will hopefully help us in managing situations in as […]

Head’s News 23 April 2021 - 23rd Apr, 2021

Thank you to all of us involved with Leith Academy for making the first week as positive as possible. There is no denying the adjustment and planning required in having nearly 1000 pupils and 120 staff returning. We hope rest and relax is on your radar this weekend. Though we continue to travel out of […]