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 […]

Practical S4,5,6 update 18Feb - 18th Feb, 2021

Dear S4,5,6 Pupils and Families, This is a brief update since Mr Irving spoke with you at assembly Tuesday morning. The First Minister confirmed the plan for S4,5,6 Practical coursework plans to continue. The message remains clear, if work can be completed at home and we can use our extensive digital solutions through iPad, Teams, […]

Head’s News Feb 5th 2021 - 5th Feb, 2021

We enter the half term break after a challenging 6 weeks of home learning and for the most part, staying at home to enable the pandemic numbers to come down to a safe level. We all hope efforts now will result in a more positive spring / summer 2021. Key points; First Minister update – […]

Head’s News 29 Jan 2021 - 29th Jan, 2021

As we enter the final week before the half term break away from screens, devices and Teams we continue to be impressed with the engagement and quality being shown by our pupils / families during the ‘stay at home’ lockdown. Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister will provide an update on the Public Health position and in […]

Head’s News 22 Jan 2021 - 22nd Jan, 2021

We enter the last week of January next week with 10 working days until the February half term ‘break’. Clearly it will be a break from work but it will continue to be a frustrating and difficult time as we live and work within tight restrictions in order to keep ourselves and others safe. Hopefully […]

Head’s News 15 Jan 2021 - 15th Jan, 2021

A huge well done to our brilliant community for the work completed and engaged in this week through our online learning; staff, pupils, parents, carers, partners have all been amazing in doing what they can to plan, adapt and support the changes we are all dealing with. We continue to work from home and stay […]

Heads News 8 Jan 2021 - 8th Jan, 2021

Parents, Carers, Pupils and Families, We have been adapting, planning and organising over the last few days. As ever with the pandemic the pace is frantic and challenging. We will keep you updated as matters develop, for now some key points to take us into next week; Online learning update Assembly Monday morning Mr Irving, […]

New Term update 5 Jan 2021 - 5th Jan, 2021

We hope that during the break our young people and families were able to enjoy the white Christmas Edinburgh had, albeit within restrictions that are a challenge for all. As you will know, Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister for Scotland has announced further restrictions with a clear message of ‘stay at home’ for all if at […]

End of term update 22 Dec 2020 - 22nd Dec, 2020

The weekend has clearly brought some news that we are all having to adapt to. Once again highlighting the need to continue to work against this virus and take any steps we need to keep safe. Key points; Changed School Dates The Scottish Govt have announced a change to the school dates as you will […]

Head’s News 18 Dec 2020 - 18th Dec, 2020

The final full week of 2020 in Schools is complete and although it has certainly not felt the same as usual there have been some festive events. Some key points below; Christmas themes We have been involved in leading, organising and delivering food parcels to various community hubs to show our support for families in […]