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 […]

Head’s News 1 April 2020 - 1st Apr, 2021

As we almost cross the line for the Easter break it has as ever, been busy on a number of fronts as we prepare for the return to Summer term. We hope the information below is useful, we have tried to keep the info simple and easy to understand for all where possible. Please take […]

Head’s News 26 March 2021 - 26th Mar, 2021

We continue to work through our phased return. As much as it is really positive to have our schools feeling busier again, we must not take our eye off the mitigation ball in terms of hands, masks, 2m, wipe downs, one way, use of outdoors, use of home tests and any other steps we can […]

Head’s News 19 March 2021 - 19th Mar, 2021

Thanks to all Staff, Pupils and Families for the calm and safe approach taken this week to our phased return plans. We move to week 2 next week which has a light change to this week, please check week 2 attached below; Staggered times – please see our attached plan, below, for staggered times and […]

Head’s News 12 March 2021 - 12th Mar, 2021

The main focus this week is clearly thinking and planning for next week! Plans have been emailed to all families for next week, please familiarise yourself and the family with these to help make next week as positive and smooth as possible. We will be ready to react and adapt as the weeks progress. Some […]

Head’s News 5 March 2021 - 5th Mar, 2021

Following the First Minister’s announcements on Tuesday we are continuing to work on plans. There are many things to consider, first and foremost our priority is to make the return as safe as possible. We will keep in touch through next week with more details as they emerge. Some key points below; Phased return starting […]

Head’s News 26 Feb 2021 - 26th Feb, 2021

As we enter March next week we hope for further confirmation and detail form the First Minister next Tuesday around the community infection / transmission rate lowering, vaccination rates increasing and the planned steps to return laid out in greater detail. Well done again this week to the ongoing learning that has taken place at […]

Head’s News Feb 19 2021 - 19th Feb, 2021

Another week of adjustments and latest developments to plan for as we enter a new stage of the recovery with nursery and P1-3 returning next week. We too will have some S4,5,6 returning to complete essential practical work that ‘can only’ be done in school, though with testing and 2m distance for all in place […]