Head’s News 29 Sept 2023 - 29th Sep, 2023

Industrial Action – The last few days were challenging for all involved and we were glad to see Schools full of young people again today. Thank you for the Family support where possible as our young adults worked through their learning. We’re all hopeful a deal is reached and we will keep all updated as […]

Head’s News 22 Sept 2023 - 22nd Sep, 2023

Industrial Action / Strike – As it stands at time of writing, the planned industrial action of support work colleagues will go ahead on Tues, Wed, Thurs next week. The School will be closed to all learners (the colleagues on strike support building, water, heating, fire alarm, locks / security, cleaning, catering for example). These […]

Head’s News 15 Sept 2023 - 15th Sep, 2023

As we complete the first section of the School year we hope our new arrivals are settling in and our experienced pupils are getting into good routines as they aim for success! Another busy week with some key updates below; S1’s Break and Lunch time – Over recent weeks we have observed our S1’s as […]

Head’s News 8 Sept 2023 - 8th Sep, 2023

A particularly busy week with our S1 Teambuilding Day our Sports Club Fayre and a visit from the SQA Chief Executive today on the work we do to support young people achieve their best outcomes! We also had trips and events through the week, see our Twitter / X feed @leaithacademy for updates and pictures. […]

Head’s News 1 Sept 2023 - 1st Sep, 2023

Some key points from this week as we enter September; Letter from the Council – Please see attached. Parent Council – We had a positive turn out at Parent Council this week where we covered a range of themes and exciting opportunities around the area of fundraising. If you would like to be part of […]

Head’s News 25 Aug 2023 - 25th Aug, 2023

It’s been a busy first week back with some great moments across the week and our new S1’s getting more familiar with their day to day work. As ever in busy Secondary Schools, there were some challenges and obstacles to overcome! It was positive to work with young people and their families to support as […]

Heads News 18 August 2023 - 18th Aug, 2023

Our first week complete, it was busy, quick and really positive to see all our youngsters back looking smart and ready for work, learning and success. Some key points for Families below; Head Pupils and Pupil Leadership Team – After a real life process of application, presentations and interviews we are delighted to share our […]

Head’s News – 14 Aug 2023 - 14th Aug, 2023

We hope our Leith community had a positive summer whatever it involved. Plans are well underway to welcome our youngsters back to Leith on Wednesday morning with an 8.30am start. Every year we email Families in July with some key info to help all prepare for the new year ahead, always an exciting time as […]

Heads News – Final Day 28 June ’23 - 28th Jun, 2023

As we come to the end of the 2022/23 School session, I want to congratulate all of our young people on their work through the year. I want to thank our staff and partners for their work in doing all they can to support our young Leithers. To Families, thank you for the crucial work […]

Head’s News 23 June 2023 - 23rd Jun, 2023

As we complete the final full week, our last few days keep us busy until the end of term. Key points below; P7 into S1 Transition 3 days – A superb 3 day visit for our new S1’s, the energy, the feedback and the enthusiasm were clear to see. Thanks to everyone involved in pulling […]