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Breakfast Cafe

The Breakfast cafe is open every school day from 21st January 

7:45 to 8:15

Tea, toast, cereals, fruit, juice, coffee and hot chocolate available

It's open to all pupils and it's FREE!

Leith Links Newsletter



Towerbank Primary School Catchment Review

Letter to Parents and Guardians from Director of Children and Families, Gillian Tee regarding the Catchment Review for Towerbank Primary School.

The statutory consultation period for the proposed changes runs from Friday 8th May 2015 until Monday 22 June 2015.

Developing the Young Workforce - Skills Survey

As a parent, we would like your involvement and feedback on the topic of skills development, from a business’s perspective. As part of DYW, City of Edinburgh is examining the types of skills that students should be developing from Nursery to Third year, and beyond, in regard to being employment ready.

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Are you protected?

There is another chance for teenagers to get their MMR and HPV vaccine in the summer term if they have previously missed out.

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Online Safety
Scotland’s Anti-Bullying Service. Information and advice on all aspects of bullying
for practitioners, parents and pupils
UK police agency dedicated to protecting children from sexual abuse 
A website for young people and their parents/carers and teachers. Run by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) 
The UK’s free, confidential helpline dedicated to children and young people
0800 1111

Physics National 4 & National 5 Online Resources

Leith Academy pupils can access the National 4 and National 5 FlashLearning Resources here.
Please note; You have to log-in to access these resources. Please contact the science department for a username/password.

The Edinburgh Guarantee
The Edinburgh Guarantee exists to make sure that every school leaver in Edinburgh will leave school with a choice of a job, Further Education or training opportunity.
Would you like to:
  • Find out about available opportunities for you?
  • Understand Edinburgh’s job market?
  • Explore your options on leaving school?Find out where to get help to get into employment, education, or training?
For these answers and more, visit our website where you will also find our latest opportunities.

Highers and Nationals in a Nutshell

To help parents better understand the new qualifications, the National Parent Forum of Scotland has produced ‘Nationals in a Nutshell’ and 'Highers in a Nutshell'.  

Nationals in a Nutshell
Highers in a Nutshell

16+ Recruitment and Skills Centre online retail vacancies

The Recruitment and Skills Centre (RSC) at Fort Kinnaird Shopping Centre supports Jobseekers looking to gain and retain employment in the area.


The Recruitment and Skills Centre (RSC) at Fort Kinnaird Shopping Centre supports Employers’ current recruitment and staff development needs and also Jobseekers to gain and retain employment in the area.

In on the Act
An additional support need comes from anything which is a barrier to learning. Most, or all, schools will have some children with additional support needs of some kind. The education authority has many legal duties towards pupils with additional support needs.
Information about this is contained in a booklet called In On The Act : Information For The General Public which is published on the education authority website at or contact the additional support for learning team on telephone number 0131 469 3444