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A week with some positives as early news of steps regarding a vaccine emerge and a wonderful night for the country as the National Football Team qualify for next year. The expectation of 22yrs makes this significant, but compounding that is the fact we can now look forward to this event as a country in […]

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Another busy week at Leith Academy as we progress through November. Some key points of information for this week; Parents’ Eve Thank you to all Staff and Parents who contributed to making this a largely positive experience. Throughout Covid we have boldly embraced new ways of working. Our sole aim was to provide some form […]

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This has been a particularly busy week with updates and developments, Edinburgh as you know is in Level 3 of the latest Govt thresholds. It will be useful to familiarise yourself and your family the implications around this Govt based level. I have highlighted some points I think are of interest to Pupils and Families; […]

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We hope you had an enjoyable break last week. Today our staff were working on plans and details linked to our ongoing recovery. We have a big half term coming up, normally filled with presentations, concerts, parents’ eve and prelim assessments – all of which we are rethinking in line with National and Council advice […]

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My continued thanks to all our staff, pupils and families for the joint effort, work and support as we have navigated our way through a school half term like no other. Our community spirit which we have in Leith will be needed as we return through November and December so this break presents a welcome […]

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This week has had several updates for schools but also in our wider community as restrictions change. The weather turns to Autumn and this in itself will continue to bring added challenge to how we adapt through the pandemic. My communication yesterday was specifically linked to the SQA news and signposting you to the Parent […]

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Following the announcements yesterday from Nicola Sturgeon First Minister and John Swinney Deputy First Minister we will continue to plan our next steps. Andy Gray, Chief Education Officer has written to all Parents. The letter can be found here and you should have received a text taking you to the Council website. The SQA latest […]

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With 2 weeks till the October half term we are continuing to work hard to provide a balance of a happy, supportive learning environment alongside a safe and secure space in terms of infection control. The later depends heavily on our individual actions and I thank our Pupils and Staff for their continued efforts here. […]

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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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