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 this together and supporting across the 3 days. The youngsters were a credit to their Families.

Formula 1 in Schools competition – Our Scottish champions are off to Leeds on Wednesday for the UK Finals, look out for a PR launch early next week as we wish them well. We will update through Twitter @leithacademy

Uniform – Despite the heat of recent weeks, Parents please ensure young people are arriving for school in our Uniform and appropriate for work;

-White shirt, Leith tie, Black trousers / skirt, black footwear

Pupils should not wear PE kit to school other than for PE lessons. Crop tops are not appropriate.

The holiday will also present some time to get things organised for Summer. Thank you for the joint work on this together as school / family / home. We have new uniform to offer free of charge if this is helpful.

Final Day – The School year 2022/23 ends on Wednesday at lunch time. For Leith this is 12.42pm. There will be a free school packed lunch at the cafe for those who are entitled to this support.

There will be a final School update on Wednesday to all Families with key information being sent out by email / post over the summer.

Dress Down for Pride – Our final day, Wednesday will be a dress down day to support this awareness raising.

Rail Safety announcement –  There is an increase in reports of trespassing and anti-social behaviour on the railways in your area. Tracy Stevenson is the Community Development Executive at ScotRail. A huge part of Tracy’s role is educating everyone on Rail Safety and Tracy’s ethos is: ‘Everyone home safe everyday.’

Just 15 minutes of education could help save someone’s life. We urgently need you to please share the relevant 15 minute safety videos with your teachers to show in class and send the link to parents who can watch it at home.

Please click on the link below to view the relevant safety video: NEW Secondary school version: Age 11-16

Have a great weekend and see you next week for the final few days.

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