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As we complete September and enter October next week we continue to work within the unpredictable landscape of the pandemic. Thank you for the support and understanding of those who were impacted by the positive case we had in our community which linked into the School. We received good support from ScotGovt and the NHS […]

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We have followed the guidelines set out by the NHS Team and have an update below. Please see a letter attached from NHS Lothian. This is the 2nd message from Mr Irving and NHS Lothian As you already know, we are aware of a person in the school who has tested positive for COVID-19. We […]

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Pupils, Parents, Partners, We received an update from NHS Lothian today. There is no cause for alarm and the school remains open. Message from Mr Irving and NHS Lothian We were informed today of a person in the school who has tested positive for COVID-19. We are working closely with NHS Lothian Health Protection Team and following […]

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Today we start the September weekend which presents us with a Monday holiday. We hope our families have a nice long weekend and that the weather holds in a positive way. Some key points and updates below; Staggered times Our staggered times and entry points will remain in place for next week. See earlier posts […]

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Update for stakeholders This week has seen a further shift in the First minister’s guidance we all have to follow. Once again I commend our staff and pupils who have worked together through the steps with a shared aim of trying to keep us as safe as possible. The announcements this week have been a […]

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Now that we have been back for almost a month we thought it was important to continue to echo and reinforce the importance of maintaining the steps we have planned at Leith Academy and also the steps our young adults need to take when in their community. Across the country it is well documented that […]

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Thank you for your efforts through this week as we implemented the guidance that we all should wear a covering when travelling around the school. It has been a cautious week in general regarding the pandemic as the First Minister watches parts of the country and our communities carefully. Some key points to keep you […]

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As we complete August and enter September our pupils and staff continue to work within the new expectations and restrictions we have in place. Continued thanks to all for supporting ‘Think LEITH’ and taking the steps we need to keep our return as safe as we can. Some key points below; Letters for Parents Through […]

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Dear Pupil, Parent, Partner, Edinburgh Council has written to all Parents with some updates on various themes including face coverings. The letter is available to view at the bottom of this post. All pupils and staff will play their part from Monday in responding to the Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister’s request that we should wear […]

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On Monday 31st August our school photographer will be with us to take individual photos of S1, S4 and S6 pupils. Many steps have been put in place, both as a school and in conjunction with our photographer, to make sure this is a safe process with physical distancing, sanitising before and after every photograph […]

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