News - Month: November 2020

Formal Assessment Calendar 2020 - 18th Nov, 2020

Formal assessments will take place for some S4-S6 pupils week beginning 30th November. The timetable for these assessments is below:

Message from Head Teacher and NHS Lothian – 17/11/20 – Message 2 - 17th Nov, 2020

Please also see the attached letter from NHS Lothian at the bottom of this page – it contains additional information about how to respond to cases of COVID-19 in schools. As you already know, we are aware of a person in the school who has tested positive for COVID-19. We have been working closely with NHS […]

Message from Head Teacher and NHS Lothian – 17/11/20 – Message 1 - 17th Nov, 2020

We are aware of a person in the school who has tested positive for COVID-19. We understand that this is a worrying time but would like to reassure you that we are working closely with NHS Lothian Health Protection Team and following all national guidance. A number of people are currently being contacted because they may […]

Message from Head Teacher and NHS Lothian – 11/11/20 – Message 2 - 11th Nov, 2020

Please also see the attached letter from NHS Lothian at the bottom of this page – it contains additional information about how to respond to cases of COVID-19 in schools. As you already know, we are aware of a person in the school who has tested positive for COVID-19. We have been working closely with NHS […]

Message from Head Teacher and NHS Lothian – 11/11/20 – Message 1 - 11th Nov, 2020

We are aware of a person in the school who has tested positive for COVID-19. We understand that this is a worrying time but would like to reassure you that we are working closely with NHS Lothian Health Protection Team and following all national guidance. A number of people are currently being contacted because they may […]

CONSULTATION ON FREE BUS TRAVEL FOR PEOPLE UNDER THE AGE OF 19 LIVING IN SCOTLAND - 6th Nov, 2020

The Scottish Government is consulting on Free Bus Travel for Under 19s and intends to launch a new statutory national concessionary travel scheme for young people living in Scotland up to their 19th birthday. It is anticipated that legislation would be go to the Scottish Parliament in early 2021 and come into effect later in […]

Fresh start – Christmas Appeals - 6th Nov, 2020

Christmas can be an isolating time for those living in poverty and comes at an ever-increasing cost. Our Christmas Appeals aim to reduce feelings of social isolation and financial stress over the festive period and collections of goods support these initiatives. We run two appeals: our annual Christmas Presents Appeal and, new for 2020, our […]

Family Support Services Survey - 6th Nov, 2020

Dear Parent/Carer, Edinburgh’s Children’s Partnership is really eager to hear the views of Parents and Carers across Edinburgh. If you are a Parent or Carer and live in Edinburgh we would like to hear how you coped during the initial COVID-19 lockdown period and how we can best respond to any new and existing needs […]

Update to S3 Lunch - 6th Nov, 2020

Dear Parent/Carer, UPDATED PLANS FOR ALL S3 PUPILS ON MONDAY 9th NOVEMBER In order that we are able to accommodate more of our young people in the dining hall, we have moved the time of the S3 lunch. Pupils will spend Tutor Time on Monday 9th November familiarising themselves with their new timetables. These timetable […]

Letter regarding Face Coverings - 6th Nov, 2020

The letter is below is from Andy Gray, Head of Schools and Lifelong Learning at City of Edinburgh Council. It refers to the use of face coverings by pupils in class.