2014/2015

Farewell to all the wonderful P7s who leave today
P5 at Bonaly

P5 at Bonaly

On the 22nd of June P5 went on a trip to Bonaly outdoor centre. First of all we went into a barn. We dropped off our bags and then were... more

Leith Primary win Best Picture AGAIN!

Leith Primary win Best Picture AGAIN!

This week P3/4 and Mrs Hind won the top prize in the Film Festival beating off over 130 other entries from other schools. You can view the outstanding film here.... more

Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle

First we went to the  palace of James V we learned that a jester was able to be mean about a king and he also spied for the king. We saw... more

Marathon

Marathon

Well done to all the children who ran in the races on Saturday and to the Staff Team who ran the Marathon on Sunday in just over 4 hours. Many... more

Interscolastics 2015

Interscolastics 2015

Well done to the whole Leith Primary Team for their attitude and athletic ability at the competition on Monday. Wiktoria achieved a 3rd in the 150m race.

Short News

Short News

Crops in Pots Blog Please visit this wonderful blog with photos of all the work at Leith Primary. www.leithcarboneers.wordpress.com     Dear pupils and parents from Leith Primary School Come and Support the Staff Relay Team... more

Goodbye Mrs Egan

Goodbye Mrs Egan

Mrs Egan leaves Leith Primary School as a teacher today to take up a new post as an Additional Support for Learning teacher. She has worked here for 23 years... more

Leith Primary Eco Code

Leith Primary Eco Code

The Eco Committe are running an 'Eco Code challenge' over the next month. If you can recite the Eco Code off by heart when stopped in the corridor or playground... more

Staff Marathon Team

Staff Marathon Team

A crack team of staff are running the marathon to raise money for outdoor learning at Leith Primary School and the Nepal Earthquake Disaster. Any money raised will be split... more

Benmore 15

Benmore 15

Last week 27 children from P6 had an outstanding visit to the Benmore Outdoor Centre. During the week they took part in adventure activities and learning linked to the John... more

Short News

Short News

Free swimming over the Easter Holidays http://www.edinburghleisure.co.uk/news/its-back-free-swimming-primary-school-children-easter-break School Returns after the Easter Holiday on Tuesday 21st April. Reminder - School meals going up to £1.95 for P4 upwards after the Easter Holiday. Good Book... more

Day of action 2015

Day of action 2015

All children took part in a series of workshops linked to Rights Respecting Schools, Eco Schools and Fair Trade schools on Tuesday this week. Children worked in different groups and... more

Short News

Short News

Following various requests Leith Primary will host an Internet safety event April 22nd 6pm in school All parents welcome Child care will be provided as children will not be allowed to be at the... more

Fair Trade feedback to Mrs Moloney

Fair Trade feedback to Mrs Moloney

I just wanted to contact you personally, as I embark on the plethora of follow up e-mails to all the schools that we met on the tour, to say a... more

P6 went on a trip to the Water of Leith

P6 went on a trip to the Water of Leith

P6 went on a trip to the Water of Leith. We discovered the river and the forest, we explored loads of wildlife noises in the forest, we Conserved by litter... more

P6 and P7 Schools Cross Country Finals

P6 and P7 Schools Cross Country Finals

On Monday Morning Leith Primary runners took part with over 50 other schools in the P6 and P7 Cross Country Finals at Cavalry Park. Well done to all the runners... more

Red Nose Day raised £628

Red Nose Day raised £628

Red Nose Day raised £628! Well done that’s an amazing result for Leith Primary School.

Short News

Short News

Running Club ONESIE MILE FOR COMIC RELIEF 8am at the school for a fun warm-up before the run Friday 13 March Run one mile round the Links in your onesie,... more

We are working towards our UNICEF Rights Respecting School Award

We are working towards our UNICEF Rights Respecting School Award

UNICEF is the world’s leading organisation working for children and their rights. In 1989, governments worldwide promised all children the same rights by adopting the UN Convention on the Rights... more

Fairtrade News

Fairtrade News

We have had a very busy Fairtrade Fortnight!   On Saturday 28th February Mrs Moloney went to the Fairtrade Festival at Summerhall with Mhairi, Bruna and Lily.   At the festival we were fed... more

P7 at Edinburgh University

P7 at Edinburgh University

On Wednesday the 25th we visited Edinburgh University. We met up with Neil in the lecture theatre and he explained to us where we were going. I was interested I... more

Short News

Short News

In the Good book this week were –Lovel, Ioanna, Jaydon, Sean, Daniel, Kacie, John, Vishesh, Olik, Lily, Al-Zahra.   Red Nose Day Noses We will start selling Red Nose Day noses next... more

Lecht trip

Lecht trip

Leith Primary School had another successful ski residential visit to the Lecht before the holidays. 23 children from P5,P6 and P7 spent 3 days away learning and improving their skiing... more

New Nursery and bollards

New Nursery and bollards

You will have noticed the new Nursery has arrived! We hope all the work will soon be finished and plan for the Nursery to open (subject to care inspectorate approval)... more

Short News

Short News

Some of Primary 1 met a local police officer Many thanks to all the parents and helpers who spent last weekend moving and improving the planter boxes in the playground. This... more

Fair Trade News and Bake Sale

Fair Trade News and Bake Sale

Leith Primary Fair Trade Committee are holding a bake sale for Fairtrade Fortnight on Friday 6th March in the school playground, from 12 noon. We would love you to bring some... more

Short News

Short News

Calendar Sale £2 each from now on. We have a few 2015 school calendars now on SALE for £2 each from the school office.   The P7 Bake sale made £40 profit last... more

Emergency situations/School closures

Emergency situations/School closures

In emergency situations/school closures text messages will be used to update parents. For this reason it is very important that we have your most up to date mobile numbers so... more

The Vikings visit Leith Primary
Generation Science workshops

Generation Science workshops

For the past 2 weeks we have been fortunate to host free Generation Science workshops for every class in school.

P1 have been working on People who help us

P1 have been working on People who help us

P1 have been working on People who help us. They met the fire service and crossing patrol staff.  

Please support the LPPC at £eith Decides…

Please support the LPPC at £eith Decides…

Vote for the LPPC’s bid to re-vamp the P1/2 Playground: You can vote in person on 7th February between 1pm and 3pm at the Leith Community Education Centre, New Kirkgate, OR Go... more

Short News

Short News

P1, P2 and P3 Packed lunch on Friday. If you DO NOT wish to take a school packed lunch can you please let your child’s teacher know. This will avoid wasted... more

Scottish Opera

Scottish Opera

Well done to all the P5, P6 and P7s who took part in the fantastic opera on Wednesday at Leith Academy. Many thanks to the record crowd of parents who... more

Short News

Short News

Green Certificates for last term. Last term 207 children achieved 70 or more days on Green. This is a fantastic achievement for all these children. They have all been awarded a... more

Generation Science

Generation Science

On Thursday P3/4 went to Generation Science. It was fantastic as we did loads of experiments. We learned how to make a multi coloured liquid. We used a liquid indicator... more

Free Microsoft Office for all pupils

Free Microsoft Office for all pupils

Pupils from P3 upwards can download the latest version of Microsoft Office for Mac or PC onto up to 5 computers at home for FREE. Pupils can also make use of... more

Happy New Year to all families at Leith Primary

Happy New Year to all families at Leith Primary

We look forward to another exciting year of this school. We will continue to work very hard to provide the best possible education for all children.   If you change your phone... more

New Lunch Tables

New Lunch Tables

We have 14 beautiful new lunch tables with seats attached! They are movable and are already making a huge difference to the lunch hall.

Sustainability

Sustainability

On Friday 5th December, students from Heriot Watt University came to talk to us about sustainability. The first thing we did was to find out where all our clothes came from... more

BFG

BFG

All the school had a fantastic visit to the Lyceum to see the BFG this week. The reaction and feedback from children has been very, very positive. Many thanks to... more

Lord Provost visits Leith Primary

Lord Provost visits Leith Primary

This week were delighted to welcome the Lord Provost to Leith Primary. He came to present a cheque to the school to support outdoor learning. This money came from the... more

Short News

Short News

The last day of school before the holidays is Friday 19th December. School will close at 12 noon for all children.   School Photos We are still happy to take any late photo orders... more

Update on Duncan Place Resource Centre

Update on Duncan Place Resource Centre

Duncan Place Resource Centre was closed in September to allow building surveys to take place. These surveys have shown that there are significant issues with the building fabric and the... more

School Christmas Fair

School Christmas Fair

A huge thanks to everyone who crafted, baked, manned stalls, set up, donated, attended and bought last Friday – all this made the Fair a great success. The LPPC Christmas... more

Short News

Short News

Travel Survey – how do children come to Leith Primary School each day? Walk 52% Cycle 11% Scooter 9% Park and Stride 5% Driven 15% Bus 7% P1A and P1B Bake Sale £82 Well Done Good Luck to... more

Christmas Fair

Christmas Fair

Only a week to go till the Christmas Fair! Please come along if you can. All funds raised will go to the school. Raffle – We have some fantastic prizes this... more

Children in Need Onsie Run

Children in Need Onsie Run

Children in Need Onsie Run Really well done to all the children and families who took part and raised over £80 this morning before the rain.  

Loom bracelets for Nyabyea

Loom bracelets for Nyabyea

Once again this year we will be sending Christmas cards and messages to the children in Nyabyea primary School in Uganda. As a small gift to accompany these cards we... more

New bike shed is now open for business

New bike shed is now open for business

The new bike shed is now open for business. Each lunchtime children are able to borrow play equipment from P7 volunteers. On certain days older children can borrow one of the... more

Short News

Short News

Do we have your up to date phone numbers? It is really important that we have your most recent phone numbers so that we can contact you if your child is... more

Fun Run

Fun Run

On Sunday 12 October, 13 members of Leith Primary Running Club went to Holyrood Park to take part in the Big Fun Run. It was a sunny day and everyone... more

Zoolab visit P1 and P5

Zoolab visit P1 and P5

On 2.10.14 the zoolab came to see us and Primary 1in the art room.  Ross showed us the animals and the insects. My favourite was the frog . He jumped... more

Junior Tour Guides At Doors Open Day

Junior Tour Guides At Doors Open Day

On Saturday 27th September, two of our P7  Junior Tour Guides were on duty at Trinity House for Doors Open Day. Busy taking members of the public on tours of... more

Leith Primary Running Club

Leith Primary Running Club

The Running Club has been meeting on the Links three times a week this term, as we train for the Big Fun Run 5km race in Holyrood Park in October.... more

Short News

Short News

Last week P6 made £92 from their cake sale Last Year Gladstone House won the house points prize. They have chosen their prize – All children in Gladstone House have a... more

ONE PLANET PICNIC 2014

ONE PLANET PICNIC 2014

Thank you for all the contributions of Scottish and Fair trade food for our 'One Planet Picnic' event on Wednesday. The rain stayed away so we were able to set... more

School Lunch Menu

School Lunch Menu

SPRING/SUMMER 2014 Lunch Menu Download_menu_here

Next week

Next week

School is closed on Monday for the holiday. School is closed to children on Thursday for a staff in service training day. School is open as normal on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.     Following... more

Lagganlia Experiences…

Lagganlia Experiences…

At Lagganlia we developed life skills in order to help us tackle new challenges. Here are some of the skills we found helpful. Positive Attitude When I was in Lagganlia I had... more

Monday Skiing

Monday Skiing

Well done to all P4s and P5s who started skiing on Monday and many thanks to Ms Lester and Ms Bissett for taking the group to Hillend.

Stone work Scaffolding

Stone work Scaffolding

Now that the majority of the scaffolding has been removed from the back playground. From Monday All Primary 1 and Primary 2 should line up by the cones in the back... more

Closure of the School Gym hall and Nursery

Closure of the School Gym hall and Nursery

You will be aware that the School Gym Hall and Nursery have been closed. We hope to find alternative venues as soon as possible for PE, assemblies and the many other... more

 Ski Hillend P5

Ski Hillend P5

P5 start a block of ski lessons on Monday 1st September at Hillend. P6 and P7 will start their ski lessons on 3rd November.

Our Tuck Shop starts again

Our Tuck Shop starts again

Our Tuck Shop starts again on Monday Healthy tuck shop in the playground at break time from Monday 25th August.  We stock fresh fruit, breadsticks, yogurt tubes, cheese, rice cakes, fruit... more

P7 off to Lagganlia

P7 off to Lagganlia

On Monday next week all the P7s will leave for a 3 day visit to Lagganlia Outdoor Centre in the Cairngorms. We have planned this exciting opportunity to develop their... more

Tentipi photo

Tentipi photo

  Tentipi

Welcome Back

Welcome Back

Welcome back to school after the summer holiday. A very warm welcome to all our new Primary 1 children and the 20 new children who have joined us in other... more

2013/2014

P7 end of year trip and Short News

P7 end of year trip and Short News

It was a beautiful sunny day on Tuesday 17th of June. Primary 7 were chatting with excitement as we clambered on to a coach on our way to The Time... more

P4 and P5 Football Team

P4 and P5 Football Team

On Saturday 14th June the team represented Leith Primary at citywide tournament and won four out of 5 games!. When the team got together in August they had never trained... more

End of Term/Leavers' Discos  Wed 25th June

End of Term/Leavers’ Discos Wed 25th June

This is FREE and paid for by Leith Primary Parent Council. Juice and biscuits and water will be available. There are 2 discos P1-2 -  5 - 6.15pm P3-7 -  6.30 - 8pm. P3s may... more

Leith Gala day

Leith Gala day

A huge THANK YOU and well done to all parents and carers who baked, donated and collected tombola gifts, manned the stall, crafted and generally supported the Leith Primary Parent... more

Historic Scotland

Historic Scotland

Many thanks to All at Historic Scotland expecially Karen and Lucy. All the parents and families who came on the first tours. Bibi’s for the wonderful cake Ms Lester for all her hard work All... more

P5 Games at the Hub

P5 Games at the Hub

On Wednesday P5 went to Forrester Sports Hub. We had to take a coach there at 9am. When we got there, we saw lots of different schools from all around... more

P6/7 are our amazing tour guides for Trinity House

P6/7 are our amazing tour guides for Trinity House

Pupils from Leith Primary School in Edinburgh this week took on new roles as junior guides at Trinity House in Leith, the home of the Incorporation of Shipowners and Shipmasters. The... more

Soul Boxes Trip

Soul Boxes Trip

In the morning we went on a coach. We arrived at the Hub-a beautiful, majestic building with a welcoming glow. After meeting Louise we arrived in a huge room, filled... more

SUCCESSFUL DAY AT INTERSCOLASTIC

SUCCESSFUL DAY AT INTERSCOLASTIC

ATHLETICS! On Tuesday 3rd June 28 children from P5, P6 & P7 went to Meadowbank Sports Centre to compete against 37 other schools in the Commonwealth Interscholastic Athletics. It was a... more

LEITH PRIMARY SCHOOL MARATHON RELAY RUNNERS 2014

LEITH PRIMARY SCHOOL MARATHON RELAY RUNNERS 2014

Garry McDougall, Alex Melichar, Angus Armstrong, Sergio Leitao, Andy Hein, Will Grigg, Rachel Hein, Amy O'Leary, Evie Murray, Melisa Rodriguez, Anna Cox and Kieran Smith. Missing from the photo: Jen Shepherd,... more

GALA DAY BAKING REQUIRED

GALA DAY BAKING REQUIRED

Our Gala day bake stall needs YOU!  Leith Gala Day is on next Saturday (14th June) and Leith Primary Parent Council will have a Baking and tombola stall there to... more

Classes and Teachers from August 2014

Classes and Teachers from August 2014

After many years of service Miss J Thompson and Mrs K Johnston will be retiring as teachers this summer. We will all wish them well and thank them for all... more

Short News

Short News

P1 Enterprise Project. Primary 1 and P1/2 have been very busy creating items for sale to raise funds for their end of term trip.   On Friday 30th May we will have a... more

Quiz team

Quiz team

Here are a few photos from this week’s Rotary Semi Finals quiz. The other teams were Dean Park, Towerbank and South Morningside. South Morningside were the clear winners - we... more

P1 and P2 Sports Day

P1 and P2 Sports Day

Well done to all the children who took part last Friday in the Sports Morning. Many thanks to all the parents and families who came along. Huge thanks to the... more

Hibs Club Pupils visit Easter Road

Hibs Club Pupils visit Easter Road

On Saturday 10th May members of the Hibs 90 minutes Challenge Club (Lewis W, Ian, Lewis C, David, Logan, and Alex) were invited to Easter Road Stadium for a tour,... more

Diversity Day

Diversity Day

On Wednesday we had our 2014 Diversity Day. All the classes drew or painted flags onto white t-shirts to wear at our parade. P7 wanted to use this opportunity to... more

Running Club

Running Club

Running club is open to all P4-P7 pupils and meets 8am-8.40am on Fridays, at the main door. After leaving our bags and coats in the school we warm up, do... more

P7 and Diversity Day

P7 and Diversity Day

P7 will be around to make Diversity Day more fun for everyone! On May 14th P7 are hoping to raise some funds for our end of term trip. On May 14th... more

P6/7 and P1b have been sharing stories

P6/7 and P1b have been sharing stories

P6/7 and P1b have been sharing stories with each other using ipads and books. P1b have been using Book Creator to write and share stories with the older class. The... more

Benmore

Benmore

The P6 children are due back today from Benmore. Have you seen the brilliant photos on their blog yet?   http://leithbenmore14.blogspot.co.uk/

Leith Primary Play in the Inspector’s Cup Tournament.

Leith Primary Play in the Inspector’s Cup Tournament.

We started the day off well with the following team; Richie, David, Alex, Ian, Logan, Lewis W, Noman, Naveed and Zafar. Our group initially had four teams but Clermiston didn't turn... more

The Parliament trip for P6/7

The Parliament trip for P6/7

On Wednesday we went to the Scottish Parliament it was a very fun trip and we learnt a lot more about the building like how it used to be a... more

Sports Days

Sports Days

We have set aside 3 Friday mornings in May for the Sports Days. 9th May is option one for P3 to P7 16th May is option one for P1 and P2 23rd May... more

Diversity Day Parade Tuesday 14th May 1.30pm

Diversity Day Parade Tuesday 14th May 1.30pm

All parents and families are invited to join the school on this day for a short parade on Leith Links to celebrate the diversity of this School.

Leith Primary Swimming Team

Leith Primary Swimming Team

Our team took part in the Gala this week and did really well against some strong swimming from other schools.  Each school has selected a commonwealth country.  We are clearly... more

P5 visit the Museum

P5 visit the Museum

On Wednesday we went to the museum. We began the day by looking at the Jacobite exhibits as we have been learning about the Jacobites this term. We completed a... more

Short News

Short News

Road outside school There have been a number of serious concerns raised by parents about a minority of parents in cars outside the school on St Andrew Place. Please do not park... more

Sports Relief

Sports Relief

Very well done to everyone who came in sports clothes last Friday for Sports Relief.  There was an outstanding display of all the activities and sports across the school.  We... more

Support Leith Primary Edinburgh Marathon Relay Runners

Support Leith Primary Edinburgh Marathon Relay Runners

16 parents are taking part in the Edinburgh Marathon relay on Sunday 25th May - FOUR teams, which is excellent! They are all in training, are all differing levels, and all... more

Short News

Short News

The Big Pedal Well done to everyone who came by bike or scooter over the past 2 weeks.  Leith Primary came 429th in the UK, 9th in Edinburgh and 1st in... more

Behaviour policy for clubs

Behaviour policy for clubs

After discussion with Craig Renwick and Parent volunteers we have introduced a new policy to deal with the very rare situations when children do not behave as well as expected... more

Shona and Jack visit STV Studios

Shona and Jack visit STV Studios

‘Green Pencil Award winners from primary schools across Edinburgh enjoyed the last of their many prizes recently, with a trip to the STV studios in Glasgow to meet weatherman Sean... more

Well done to all the Leith Primary Cross Country Team

Well done to all the Leith Primary Cross Country Team

On Monday a team of P6 and P7 from Leith Primary took part with children from over 50 schools in a series of races in Inverleith Park.  The competition was... more

 Sport Relief

Sport Relief

Sport Relief is next Friday All children and staff are challenged to wear sports clothes or equipment! We would ask that everyone please brings in a contribution of £1 for Sport... more

Big Pedal

Big Pedal

Well done to everyone who has come to school by bike or scooter for the last 2 weeks Final results next week but this is where our positions are as... more

Star Gymnast!

Star Gymnast!

On Saturday I went to Glasgow to do gymnastics.  I won this medal because we were fantastic for putting our feet on the ground.  On the bus the medal was... more

P6/7 visited Craigmillar Castle

P6/7 visited Craigmillar Castle

P6/7 visited Craigmillar Castle as part of their training to be Junior Tour Guides for Trinity House.  They had a fantastic tour by pupils at Castleview Primary.

Lecht Ski Trip 2014

Lecht Ski Trip 2014

All 30 children and 7 adults had a brilliant ski trip to the Lecht just before the holidays.  Both journeys were an adventure but brought out the best in everyone! http://www.thecourier.co.uk/news/local/perth-kinross/locals-come-to-aid-of-stranded-skiing-pupils-in-pitlochry-s-latest-random-act-of-kindness-1.221166

P1A and P1B drumming at the Early Years Conference

P1A and P1B drumming at the Early Years Conference

We went to the Hibs Stadium to drum.  It was fantastic. Emily We went to the drumming at Hibs Statdium.  We had fun.  Anna

Short News

Short News

Scaffolding The Scaffolding is going up around the school to repair the roof and some of the stonework of our historic building.  The work is planned to take about 20 weeks  Big... more

New Playground Equipment – Planks and Tyres

New Playground Equipment – Planks and Tyres

You will be aware of the planks and tyres that we have introduced to the playground.  This is part of the strategy to encourage children to play creatively and cooperatively. ... more

Leith Primary Ski trip news!

Leith Primary Ski trip news!

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Leith Community Croft

Leith Community Croft

Well done to all the children and families who worked so hard last weekend at the Leith Community Croft  Further information is at http://www.leithcommunitycropsinpots.com/leith-community-croft.html and  http://rachelhein.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/leith-croft-works.html

Lecht 2014 Ski trip

Lecht 2014 Ski trip

Next week 31 children, 5 staff and two parents will be leaving for the Leith Primary Ski trip to the Lecht.  We leave Wednesday lunchtime and return on Friday evening. ... more

ATTENDANCE AT SCHOOL

ATTENDANCE AT SCHOOL

Dear Parent/Carer, As I am sure you know, the attendance of children/young people at school is the legal responsibility of the parent or guardian.  The majority of parents take this responsibility... more

Short News

Short News

P6/7 bake sale last week made £80 well done. Thank you for the donations.  We made £350 worth of charitable donations from the sale of calendars.  This has been sent to... more

Leith Primary's Free After School Clubs Mini Newsletter

Leith Primary’s Free After School Clubs Mini Newsletter

Parents & Teachers at the school run a number of FREE clubs, within and after school. Just in case you did not know about them or would like to join... more

Brilliant Basketball

Brilliant Basketball

One basket was all we needed! Leith Primary so nearly won against Broughton Primary School. On Monday Leith basketball team went to Meadowbank Sports Centre to play against two other schools.... more

Space

Space

Dizziness occurred at Leith Primary School on Friday 24th January as Generation Science brought a gigantic blue dome to the gym hall. I was surprised that thirty children, two instructors, a... more

The Attendance Race

The Attendance Race

The Attendance Race was won by P5 last week with 95.56% attendance 10 points Currently P1 are just in the lead.  Each week I award point in descending order to the... more

Leith Primary win Rotary Quiz Competition

Leith Primary win Rotary Quiz Competition

Well done to the quiz team above of  Iskra, Ian, Jessica and Sophia who won the Rotary Club Leith Schools Quiz Competition against  St Mary’s, Lorne and Leith Walk.  They... more

Cosy Cosy Challenge

Cosy Cosy Challenge

This week we took part in a science workshop called the 'Cosy Cosy Challenge'. We learnt about how heat is lost from our homes and the importance of insulation in... more

Short News

Short News

This amazing picture was drawn by Anna in P1.  We are so impressed with her talent with drawing many of the characters from the Oxford Reading Tree books. Attendance The school is... more

Birthday Cake

Birthday Cake

Each Friday this year all children who have their birthday during the week will be invited to Mr Friend’s office for birthday cake at break.  This is due to a... more

Playground shed

Playground shed

This is a mock up of the new storage shed that will be built in the playground in February.  It is really too grand to be called a shed but... more

Code club

Code club

I am delighted that a new Computer Coding club begins next week at the school for children in P6 and P7.  This is a free club run by volunteers from... more

Leith Primary Lego Team

Leith Primary Lego Team

On Saturday 11th of January, the Lego Team went to Edinburgh University to compete in the 2014 Lego League Competition against the whole of Scotland, including high schools with amazing... more

Sportshall Athletics

Sportshall Athletics

On Monday 13th January 2014, Leith Primary School took part in the finals of the Sporthall Athletics at Meadowbank.  As we entered the hall, Miss Thomson couldn’t find our seats! ... more

Cake Sales

Cake Sales

Friday Cake sales are important fund raisers that enable us to reduce or not charge for class trips.  Thank you for your support and special thanks to the parents who... more

Science Shows

Science Shows

We are very fortunate that Generation Science are putting on lots of free science shows to nearly all the classes this month.  On Thursday P2 went to a Science workshop... more

Happy New Year to all at Leith Primary School

Happy New Year to all at Leith Primary School

Last year we had many great achievements. Coming first in the Indoor Athletics Competition Winning the Green Pencil Award Our Ski team gaining Bronze medals in the Boyd Anderson Ski Race Winning the One... more

Leith Primary WIN the Sports Hall Athletics at Meadowbank!

Leith Primary WIN the Sports Hall Athletics at Meadowbank!

On Monday 9th December, we went to Meadowbank Sports Centre to take part in a sports hall athletics competition. Primary 6 and Primary 7 went to compete against ten other... more

Short News

Short News

Leith Primary Running Club have had a great winter term thanks to a tough team of P5-7s making it to meetings at 8am on Fridays despite damp mornings and icy... more

Christmas Fair last week

Christmas Fair last week

We had a wonderful, buzzing Christmas Fair last Friday raising nearly £3000! There was face painting, henna art, toys, books, tombola, bric-a-brac, Fair Trade teas, coffees and gifts, home-made and... more

P4/5 Trip to the Royal Mile and New Town

P4/5 Trip to the Royal Mile and New Town

On Thursday the 28th of November P4/5 had an amazing trip to the Royal Mile. We wanted to learn more about Edinburgh so we went to different places to find... more

Jack wins the Green Pencil Award

Jack wins the Green Pencil Award

Shona P6/7 one of 20 prize winners. We are so proud of Jack in P5 for being the overall winner of this citywide writing competition.  Jack was selected as winner from... more

Leith Primary Ski team win Bronze Medals!

Leith Primary Ski team win Bronze Medals!

The ski team took part the Boyd Anderson Primary Ski race at Hillend on Monday. They came third in the Novice section against 10 other schools.  This is a huge... more

Short News - Jolly Jars for the Christmas Fair

Short News – Jolly Jars for the Christmas Fair

The Poppy appeal raised £68.28 well done Last week’s cake sale raised £120 Good Book Maya, Charlie, Louise, Purity, Kenya, India, Reece, Lewis, Oscar, Faizah, Naveed, Matthew, Aiden, Aiden, Ben, Teigan, Cale,... more

Primary 4’s trip

Primary 4’s trip

On Primary 4’s trip we went to the Royal Mile and looked at wonderful things.  We looked at Edinburgh Castle from the outside and it was beautiful.  We had a... more

P6/7 Football

P6/7 Football

We had a great home game vs. Clermiston on Saturday. I was really happy with the boys and in general both teams played great football. Unfortunately we were without the excellent... more

P4/5 Football

P4/5 Football

We are coming to the end of the first section of games for the P4/5 football team where the development within the team has been noticeable during the games on... more

Jolly Jars for the Christmas Fair

Jolly Jars for the Christmas Fair

Can you help us by making a Jolly Jar or two? It’s a fun sort of lucky dip and if we can get 100 jolly jars donated, we’ll make £100... more

JUMP 2 IT

JUMP 2 IT

On Tuesday we got a surprise as a couple of players from the Scotland’s only basketball team, the Glasgow Rocks came to our school. It was about the Jump 2... more

Short News

Short News

Packed lunch boxes Many of these get left each week by children and have to be thrown away on a Friday as they contain food.  Can you please write your child’s... more

Green Pencil Award 2013

Green Pencil Award 2013

Every year Leith Primary takes part in this writing competition run by the council.  I am delighted that 2 children from Leith Primary School have been selected to be in... more

Children in Need Pirates and Pyjamas

Children in Need Pirates and Pyjamas

Well done to the whole school who raised an amazing £586 last Friday. £190 from the biggest ever cake sale £250 from donations in each class a £146 from P4/5 and their special... more

Short News

Short News

P2B cake sale made £76  Well done.  Panto Panto money is needed in by 29th November £6 per child – many thanks Staging help Colin Whiteford has been the expert stage builder over the... more

Wanted -Tombola items for the Christmas Fair

Wanted -Tombola items for the Christmas Fair

Chocolates, toiletry sets, bottles, boxes of biscuits, and any unwanted gifts in new condition please You can leave any of these items at the school office

Indoor Athletics Taster Session

Indoor Athletics Taster Session

We were all chattering with excitement as we were leaving the school on Monday morning to go to Meadowbank Stadium. The chosen pupils in P6/7 and 7 were in their... more

P5 go to the grand opening of Leith Links Tennis Courts

P5 go to the grand opening of Leith Links Tennis Courts

P5 went to Leith Links to play tennis with coaches. It was exciting when we were playing tennis because the activities we did were championship doubles. We learned how to use the... more

Snowboarding Lessons

Snowboarding Lessons

On Monday the first of the skiing and boarding lessons took place at Hillend.  A first for Leith Primary – Snowboarding Lessons.  All the children did really well and it... more

Halloween Discos

Halloween Discos

Many thanks to all the parents who worked so hard to make both the Discos such a success.  Well done to all the children  (and their families) who worked so... more

Short News

Short News

Good Book this week Aiden, Raegan, Kynanm Adam, Seb, Rose, Suman, Ann, Kenzae, Sergiusz, Mehmet, Hayley, Aleczander, Lennon, Charley, Vanessa, Mimi, Cyprian, Nikolaus, Darren, Sean, Melony, Mackenzie, Jessica, Lewis, Anastasios and... more

Primary 6 and 7 had an Author visit

Primary 6 and 7 had an Author visit

Primary 7 and Primary 6 were fortunate to have an Author visit on Thursday this week.  Jonathan Meres came after Leith Primary took part in the Book Swap event for... more

Short News 11/10/2013

Short News 11/10/2013

House points Restalrig House are the winner of the house points challenge.  All the children in this house will now get to choose their prize after the holiday.   High Visibility Assembly The... more

Goodbye

Goodbye

Today Laura Hill who works both in the Nursery and the school is leaving us.  Laura has worked at Leith Primary for many years and we will miss her greatly. ... more

Running Club

Running Club

Running Club meets at 8am on Friday mornings, outside the school. It's for anyone in P5, P6 or P7 who likes to run and wants to be the best runner... more

P6 Bikability sessions on Fridays

P6 Bikability sessions on Fridays

P6 Bikability sessions on Fridays

Leith Primary School Improvement Plan 13-14 Summary

Leith Primary School Improvement Plan 13-14 Summary

These are the priorities for the school this year in addition to our aims and vision. Continue to improve levels of attainment and outcomes in Literacy and Numeracy We will be continuing... more

Leith Primary pay for a School Roof

Leith Primary pay for a School Roof

This week were delighted to receive this photo and letter from Nabyeya Primary School.  During 2012 the Fair Trade Committee raised approx. £300 through various fund raising events.  This money... more

St Andrew Place Reminder

St Andrew Place Reminder

Please can we stress again how important it is not to drive your car outside the school during the morning drop off and home time periods. Hopefully bollards will be... more

P6/7 Trinity House Visit

P6/7 Trinity House Visit

Yesterday, the P6/7 class went on their inaugural visit to Trinity House in Leith. You will hear a lot more from them about this in the upcoming weeks as they... more

Water Only in Class Please!

Water Only in Class Please!

There may be some confusion about which drinks are and are not allowed during class time. Children are only permitted to bring in plain water to the class (this also... more

P1 and P2 Home Time Collections

P1 and P2 Home Time Collections

Many thanks for persevering with the new system for collecting your child at the end of the day. We hope that it will speed up the whole process. We kindly... more

Weather Watch

Weather Watch

P2 have been busy over the last few weeks learning all about the weather. They have found out about different kinds of weather and how they impact on our daily... more

Plea for Spare School Clothes!

Plea for Spare School Clothes!

It is usual from time-to-time that some our pupils, especially the younger ones, have little ‘accidents’. Whenever possible, we try to provide a change of clean clothes until home time... more

Good Book

Good Book

Attendance Well done to Primary 1 who had the best attendance last week with 98.15%. They win 10 points. The winners at the end of term will get a free trip.

New Playground games

New Playground games

On Monday the school took delivery of two new items of equipment for the playground. Previously they had been used in a venue for the Fringe and the school was... more

Could you help in a class?

Could you help in a class?

Leith Primary is looking for parent volunteers who might be able to help out in a class for as little as an hour a week. We need parents who would be... more

The international book festival

The international book festival

On Monday P7 went to best book festival to see Roy Gill present his first novel . Our teacher Mrs Moloney let us choose our partners . Then we headed to... more

NON Uniform Day Friday 6 September

NON Uniform Day Friday 6 September

The tuck shop has had a very good year and therefore would like to donate a little of the profit to a charity. We have chosen Mums Recipes as it... more

Saturday Leith Primary P4 and P5 team start Football

Saturday Leith Primary P4 and P5 team start Football

This Saturday Leith Primary P4 and P5 team start their matches against other schools with an away game against Holy Cross. We all wish them the best and look forward... more

This week short news

This week short news

Tuck Shop Our Healthy Tuck Shop will be reopening on Monday 26th August. Tuck shop cards are £2 and can be bought by pupils from the school office. This will give you... more

Primary 3 went to the Book Festival to meet Ciaran Murtagh

Primary 3 went to the Book Festival to meet Ciaran Murtagh

He was hilarious because he used actions and WOW words. He concentrated and made things up as he went along. He took ideas to make a story and used funny... more

Leith Bake Off

Leith Bake Off

The Class Bake Sales start again next week (30th August) with P7 kicking off the proceedings! Please make sure you bring your pennies and support this great class fundraiser as... more

Short news

Short news

Could you help in the Library? We need parents to volunteer to help manage the school library. We are looking for any parents able to help out managing the books in the... more

Free School meals application

Free School meals application

We have sent an application form for Free School Meals out with every newsletter today.  Please can I encourage everyone to apply if you think you may be eligible. Currently the... more

Welcome back to Leith Primary School

Welcome back to Leith Primary School

A very warm welcome back to all the staff, pupils and families to Leith Primary after the summer holiday. Particular welcome to all our wonderful new Primary One children and... more

 

2012/2013

Year 2012/2013 in photos
Dear Primary Seven

Dear Primary Seven

Schools are about many things.  Yes, schools are certainly about children learning those basic skills of reading, writing and maths but we are also about how we prepare young people... more

P7 Yearbook Download

P7 Yearbook Download

Click on the image to download your copy of the Yearbook using the username and password provided by the school.

P2a win film award

P2a win film award

Primary 2a won an award in the Edinburgh Schools film competition! We won ‘Best Group Effort’ for our animated short film about the emergency services. If you would like to... more

Litter Quiz

Litter Quiz

David in P5/6 and Shanaz P3/4 were the winners of the upper school litter quiz. They got all the questions correct which was quite a challenge! They won an Eco... more

P7 Visit to Transgression Park

P7 Visit to Transgression Park

On Tuesday 18th June, P7 visited Transgression Park. We had the opportunity to try skateboarding, bmx biking and scootering. It was great challenging, exciting and above all, great fun! Many... more

Fantastic Fair Trade!

Fantastic Fair Trade!

What an amazing year this has been for the Fair trade Committee at Leith Primary.  Not only did we win the City Of Edinburgh Fairtrade School Award, we achieved Fairtrade... more

Football at Leith

Football at Leith

Well done to all the boys who took part in the football festival last weekend, they had a great time. The first time they've not lost a match and some... more

Film award!

Film award!

Today some of the children in P2a were lucky enough to attend a screening at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Hundreds of schools across Edinburgh entered their films into the... more

Goodbye Mrs Aitken

Goodbye Mrs Aitken

has worked as a Support for Learning teacher for many years at Leith Primary.  She has increasingly been working across the whole education department and has now taken the decision... more

MMR immunisation catch up campaign

MMR immunisation catch up campaign

NHS Lothian is running a catch-up campaign for young people aged 10 to 17 years who have not received two doses of MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) vaccine. They will... more

Eco Schools Celebration

Eco Schools Celebration

A group of the upper Eco Committee went with Mrs Hind to the Eco Schools Celebration at Napier University this week.  They heard about lots of great eco work going... more

Fair Fare Friday!

Fair Fare Friday!

Next Friday is Fair Fare Friday at Leith Primary School. In the playground at 12 noon, you will find a Fairtrade Stall selling goods, tea and coffee and baking. We will... more

We are a FAIRTRADE School

We are a FAIRTRADE School

Leith Primary is officially a Fairtrade School.  Many congratulations to all the parents, children and staff who have been involved in this work.  Particular thanks to Mrs Moloney for her... more

Skiing for P3 and P4

Skiing for P3 and P4

Well done to all the children from P3 and P4 who have now finished their free 6 week block of skiing.  They have had to contend with the full range... more

Teachers and classes for next year

Teachers and classes for next year

Leith Primary is even more in demand and as a result we will be opening 2 new classrooms for children in August!  There will be some reorganization in current P1... more

Playground vandalism

Playground vandalism

As you may be aware there was some distressing vandalism in the playground 2 weeks ago.  Since then the school has been deluged with offers to make good the damage. ... more

Baking and helpers needed for gala day: saturday 8 june

Our biggest fundraiser next to the Christmas Fair is GALA DAY on SATURDAY 8 JUNE from 10-5pm - please put the date in your diary.  We need LOTS of baking, please (we... more

P3 and P3/4 went to North Berwick by Train

P3 and P3/4 went to North Berwick by Train

When we got to school we went to North Berwick Seabird Centre on a bus and train. I learnt a baby Puffin is called a Puffling. Reece Ritchie. When we got... more

Interscolastic Athletics

Interscolastic Athletics

On Monday 3rd June 28 pupils from P6 and P7 went to Meadowbank to take part in the Interscolastics.  They competed in various events such as the relay, 80m, 150m,... more

Clothes needed

Clothes needed

We have run out of all our supply of spare clothes for children who have accidents.  Do you have any clothes you could donate for this purpose please.  Bring them... more

Playground vandalism

Playground vandalism

You will be aware of the press coverage of the vandalism last weekend in our school playground.  Since this was featured in the Evening News the school has been deluged... more

Leith Community Fund-raising Organisation (LCFO)

Leith Community Fund-raising Organisation (LCFO)

CHARITY WALK……….OPEN TO EVERYONE…….. Saturday 15th June  10.30am onwards….. All are welcome to join on this Charity Walk.  Pupils from the school did this last year and raised £500 for LPPC.  It doesn't... more

Sports day results

Sports day results

Sports day results Gladstone 698 Duncan 667 Wellington 657 Restalrig 608 Many thanks to everyone who turned up to watch and help at the upper sports last Friday.  It was a really positive event... more

P3 have been doing work on 'litter'

P3 have been doing work on ‘litter’

P3 have been doing work on 'litter' as part of this they took part in a litter pick on Tuesday. People all around Scotland have been doing litter picks in... more

Parents/Carers: Help Create New After School Clubs

Parents/Carers: Help Create New After School Clubs

We’re looking for parents/carers to join the after school activities group and help create new opportunities for the kids. For starters we have £1,200 from Leith Decides to set up... more

Fishing for Herring in Leith

Fishing for Herring in Leith

P3, P3/4, and P4 went to see 'The Reaper' at Ocean Terminal. We split up into three groups. The first part of the ship that we were in was the... more

Well done everyone who took part In the Marathon Relay

Well done everyone who took part In the Marathon Relay

Congratulations and a huge pat on the back to the sixteen parents who took part in last weekend's Marathon Relay on a warm and muggy day.  Finishing times ranged from... more

School meals go up to £1.80 in August

School meals go up to £1.80 in August

We have been informed that school meals will go up by 5p next  session to £1.80 each day

SUPPORT PARENTS AND CHILDREN DOING THE MARATHON RELAY AND FUN-RUN THIS WEEKEND

We have four teams taking part in the Edinburgh Marathon Relay on Sunday, and some children are also taking part in Saturday's fun-run at Holyrood Park. The marathon relay teams... more

BAKING AND HELPERS NEEDED FOR GALA DAY: SATURDAY 8 JUNE

Our biggest fundraiser next to the Christmas Fair is GALA DAY on SATURDAY 8 JUNE from 10-5pm - please put the date in your diary.  We need LOTS of baking, please (we... more

P1 and P2 Sports Morning

P1 and P2 Sports Morning

Many thanks to all the parents and families who came last Friday to the wonderful sports morning.  Huge thanks to all the parents and helpers from LPPC who put up... more

Primrose Fairweather Update

Primrose Fairweather Update

For many years the school has been researching a particular name on our WW1 war memorial – Primrose Fairweather.  This week we received some more information from a church in... more

Special Lunch for P3/4 readers

Special Lunch for P3/4 readers

During the year some children from P3/4 have been involved in a volunteer reading project with staff from Royal London.  This week on Wednesday instead of the adults coming to... more

Teepee

Teepee

The school now has a wonderful tent for the Links that can seat a whole class or provide shelter for outdoor learning.  Visit the new tent on Sports Day!

Eco news

Eco news

We now have new bright green bins for plastic bottle recycling. So far we have recycled 263 plastic bottles! However we would like to remind everyone that it is important... more

Sports day 2013

Sports day 2013

We are determined to have a sports morning for the school this year after very poor weather and lack of time resulted in no event in 2012.  So we have... more

Benmore Blog

Benmore Blog

Last week P6 had the most amazing week at Benmore.  During the week staff blogged photos and news to families at home.  By the end the site had 4667 visits! ... more

Nursery Award

Nursery Award

Last year Leith Primary Nursery worked with some other nurseries on a music and literacy project called Beat it. We are delighted we all won a highly commended award at the... more

Leith Primary Playground Garden NEEDS YOU

Leith Primary Playground Garden NEEDS YOU

Where - Leith Primary Playground When - Friday 3rd of May 12pm onwards Who - Parents, Children and toddlers   What we need - Adults and Children to dig and shovel, and not mind... more

Boys toilets open

Boys toilets open

The final toilet has been re-opened after the extensive redecoration and re-flooring.  I hope everyone has already noticed a difference in the school and that children have noticed the toilet... more

This week Leith Primary worked with 2 MSPS.

This week Leith Primary worked with 2 MSPS.

P6 were at the launch of the new tennis courts on Leith Links on Tuesday.  They met Shona Robison MSP and played tennis in the wind. http://www.legacy2014.co.uk/news/legacy-2014-cash-boost-for-community-sports On Thursday Aileen Campbell MSP,... more

Dates for the term ahead

Dates for the term ahead

Sports morning will take place on either 10, 17 or 24th May.  These days are all Fridays.  The 10th of May is the first choice but if the weather is... more

Edinburgh Marathon Team Relay

Support Parents and Staff in the Edinburgh Marathon Team Relay Listed below are the names of 20 parents and staff taking part in the Edinburgh Marathon Team Relay on Sunday 26th... more

Primary 3 and P4 Skiing

Primary 3 and P4 Skiing

This Monday nearly 50 P4s and P3s spent their first afternoon learning to ski at Hillend. The first lesson is always spent learning how to collect and then put... more

Basketball at Leith Academy

Basketball at Leith Academy

On Tuesday 19th March Leith Basketball team went to Leith Academy to play in a Cluster Tournament. Unfortunately Craigentinny and Lorne couldn't come so the Leith and Hermitage teams were... more

Leith Primary pay for a Roof

Leith Primary pay for a Roof

I have had an update from our contact at the Budongo Conservation Field Station that he has been in communication with the Headmaster of Nyabyeya School, as regards your schools’... more

TUCK SHOP

TUCK SHOP

At Leith Primary we like to promote healthy eating and therefore have a healthy tuck shop at break time. This is a cashless system, tuck cards can be purchased for... more

Leith Swimming Team

Leith Swimming Team

On Wednesday Sabine, Millie, Bonnie, Rebecca, Ellie, Armin, Qais and Harry represented Leith Primary School in the Edinburgh Primary Schools' Swimming Gala at the Commonwealth Pool. All the races were... more

Cross country races

Cross country races

Qais, Mahnoor, Iskra, Ritchie, Harry, Lachlan, Geordie, Sabine, Bonnie and Sophia represented Leith Primary in the schools P6 Cross Country race on Monday this week.  It was the first year... more

Fair Trade cake sale

Fair Trade cake sale

Here are the winning poster ideas from across the school for the Fair Trade Bake Sale The sale made a total of £95.  Well done to the winners Mhari, Luke, Rudi, Connor,... more

Scottish Opera 2013

Scottish Opera 2013

On Monday it may have been snowing outside but in Leith Primary Hall there was a Rain Forest. Well done to all the P5s, P6s and P7s who performed the... more

P2a launch their books with P1c!

P2a launch their books with P1c!

Yesterday P2a held a book launch party to celebrate becoming published authors! We were very lucky to have some wonderful visitors from P1c and A special guest, Mr Friend. Getting ready... more

P6 and P2a Outdoor Learning

P6 and P2a Outdoor Learning

Today P6 led an outdoor learning session and taught P2a how to play some games. We were developing our listening, turn taking and co-operation skills. P2a had really good fun and... more

Edinburgh Marathon Junior Races Schools Competition

Edinburgh Marathon Junior Races Schools Competition: win £250 worth of equipment for our school (25th May 2013) LPPC will contribute half the entry fee to all children who enter the Junior... more

P4 Museum Visit

P4 Museum Visit

Last Thursday 28th February P4 visited the National Museum of Scotland as part of their Ancient Egyptians topic. We got to see, handle and find out about lots of Ancient... more

Leith Primary win Lord Provost’s Award for Fair Trade!

Leith Primary win Lord Provost’s Award for Fair Trade!

On Tuesday the P4,5,6 and P7 Fairtrade committee went to Holy Rood High School. After we set up our stall we went to look at the other Fairtrade stalls. Our... more

Leith Primary Garden Club

Leith Primary Garden Club

http://www.leithcommunitycropsinpots.com We are looking to start a garden club at Leith Primary. We aim to grow some food vegetables, herbs, various mixed salad leaves, and some flowers to support our pollinating... more

Fair Trade News and Bake Sale

Fair Trade News and Bake Sale

Leith Primary Fair Trade Committee are holding a bake sale for Fairtrade Fortnight on Friday 8th March in the school playground, from 12 noon. We would love you to bring some... more

SCHOOL MEALS

SCHOOL MEALS

Information on steps taken by City of Edinburgh in response to the recent meat contamination. We have contacted our three catering providers; Edinburgh Catering Services, Amey and Mitie (Chartwell's), for information... more

LEITH v HERMITAGE PARK Basketball

LEITH v HERMITAGE PARK Basketball

On Wednesday 20th February the Leith Primary Basketball team played a basketball match against Hermitage Park Primary. Leith got off to a slow start with no baskets being scored in... more

P3 and P3/4 Masterchefs

P3 and P3/4 Masterchefs

As a prize for the work we did on ‘One Planet Picnic’ our class and P3/4 won a cookery class from Quality Meat Scotland. Before starting to cook the lady... more

P6 Bag Pack at Tescos

P6 Bag Pack at Tescos

Iskra, Bonnie, Natalia, Sophia, Mahnoor, Geordie, Lachlan, Arlo, Aidan and Noman all helped out. All  were very responsible citizens, effective contributors and confident individuals. £308.80 collected to go to LPPC.

P2 visit fire station

P2 visit fire station

On Wednesday all of the P2s went on a trip to the fore station and we got to play a game. "We had to shoot the balls off a cone... more

A group of P6s were reading in the Nursery this week

- I thought it was good because they were all wide-eyed about the story. Kaitlyn - They all looked like they were interested in the book. Lewis W -  When we started... more

Email from P1c

Dear Mr Friend   We are sending you an email about what we did with the Bookbug this afternoon in case you would like to put our picture in the newsletter. On wednesday... more

Green Awards for 181 children

Last term 181 children achieved 70 days on green or above. They are all receiving a certificate soon. This is a brilliant achievement and the children will receive a reward... more

Scooter Mushrooms

Scooter Mushrooms

When you return from the holiday there will be a new scooter mushroom in the playground. All scooters can then be locked or left on these devices. Many thanks to... more

Boys toilets re-open

Boys toilets re-open

Cutting the ribbon to open the newly floored and decorated boys toilets this week. 2 done and work has started on the worst offender - the senior boys toilet!!

Leith Primary visit the Lecht

Last week 22 children from P5, P6 and P7 spent two days skiing and snowboarding at the Lecht. The trip was our second residential to the Lecht and was again... more

Live updates on the 30th January Ski Trip

Live updates on the 30th January Ski Trip

We hope to be back at school 7.20 ish. 5.15. We have just stopped for chips in Pitlochry. 3.45pm. We are on the road south and are back at nethybridge Will update... more

Letter to Parents + Staff at Leith Primary School

Letter to Parents + Staff at Leith Primary School

2013 01 24 Letter to parents + staff at Leith Primary School Lothian NHS Board Waverley Gate 2-4 Waterloo Place Edinburgh EH1 3EG Telephone 0131 536 9000 Fax 0131 465 5789 www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk 24 January 2013 Dear Parents and Staff  Suspected cases... more

Leith Community Crops in Pots
From the Fair Leith Committee

From the Fair Leith Committee

This week we had a Fairtrade meeting. We discussed having an assembly to tell you about our bake sale on the 8th of March. We are also going to have... more

First set of Toilets is re-opened – 3 more to go!

First set of Toilets is re-opened – 3 more to go!

On Thursday the Senior Girls toilet was re-opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony.  The toilet has been completely redecorated, re-floored and has new cubicles.  Work is progressing well with the... more

Free School Meals

Free School Meals

Do your children qualify for school meals? If you do then this makes a dramatic difference to the school budget. Currently schools with over 40% of children who qualify for this... more

Science Workshops

Science Workshops

Thanks to Generation Science who again put on a series of 9 free workshops at Leith Primary on our first day back at school. "Today I went to a science workshop.... more

Happy New Year to all at Leith Primary School

Happy New Year to all at Leith Primary School

The older girls toilet is nearly ready to reopen and work has begun on the next set of toilets – the smaller boys. The School Nursery has won a small grant... more

Nativity 2012

Well done to all the Primary One and Two children who performed brilliantly with amazing singing and dancing to the largest audience ever!! The gym was full with standing room... more

P3 and P3/4 send Games to Uganda

Last week P3 and P3/4 sent off a huge envelope of christmas cards to our penpal school in Uganda. This year the children also made simple board games with dice... more

Leith Primary Race Team

Leith Primary Race Team

Well Done to the Leith Ski Race Team of Armin, Ellie, Oskar, Stephen, Harvey and Dylan. They took part on Monday in the Boyd Anderson Sky Race at Hillend and... more

A Potato Tale

A Potato Tale

  A Tattie Tale from Anna Hind on Vimeo.  

School calendar

School calendar

We have been drawing ourselves

Cake Sale

We did really well and made £123 on Friday.  Well done

HALLOWEEN PARTY - NEXT TUESDAY 30th OCTOBER

HALLOWEEN PARTY – NEXT TUESDAY 30th OCTOBER

A reminder of the Halloween Party next Tuesday evening at the gym; if you have NOT returned your child's permission slip, please do so by MONDAY at the latest. FIRST DISCO:... more

APPEAL FOR TOMBOLA AND CHRISTMAS RAFFLE ITEMS

APPEAL FOR TOMBOLA AND CHRISTMAS RAFFLE ITEMS

We are trying to gather tombola items for the Christmas Fair on 14th December - wine, chocolates, small gifts, unwanted toys, etc.; we appreciate whatever you are able to provide. ... more

Final ski session for the first group

Final ski session for the first group

Last night was the final ski session for the first group. Well done to all those who were awarded their Introduction to skiing certificates.

School photos

School photos

School photos These will be taken on Monday 12th November. Each child will have an individual photo taken as well as a family group.

Best Attendance Friday 26th October

Best Attendance Friday 26th October

For the week before the holidays P7 had the best attendance with 96.4% !0 points for them.

Cake Sale Friday 26th October

P3/4 Bake Sale raised £87.  Very well done.

In the good book this week : 26 October

In the good book this week : 26 October

In the good book this week Madison, Lucy, Shahnaaz, Demi, Lola, Sidney, Harrison, Serena, Humna, Rebecca, Ire, Hannah, Dare, Iskra, Lucy, Gracie, Gurshaan, William, Alex and Jenna.

Reward Tubes

Reward Tubes

The first awards have been given out with Vishesh being the first to add a disc to his house tube

Cake Sale Friday 21th November

We made £150 on Friday.

Lecht ski centre

Lecht ski centre

Last session we organised a 2 day skiing residential for children at Leith Primary. This took place at the Lecht ski centre. Such was the success of this that we... more

The life and death of a man called Primrose

The life and death of a man called Primrose

Primrose Fairweather - My story I live in Leith and I live at 201 Easter Road. I go to Leith Academy School just off of Leith Links. I am soon going... more

P7 Plant a Wood

P7 Plant a Wood

On Wednesday this week P7 were invited on a free trip thanks to Rabbie's tours. The children were taken by small buses to the Crannog Centre on Loch Tay for... more

I went to the Paralympics to drum!

I went to the Paralympics to drum!

On Tuesday the 4th of September I went on a long coach journey (stopping every few hours to play in front of crowds at different places). We ended up at... more

 

Featured Policies

Behaviour Policy

Behaviour Policy

Expectations of behaviour of children during after school clubs should be equal to during the school day. Wherever possible, coaches... more

School Uniform

School Uniform

Parents are asked to co-operate with the school in encouraging the wearing of the school uniform. Wearing school uniform contributes to... more

School Aims

School Aims

It is recognised that in forming the aims of this school, concern must be given to developing pupils' attitudes which... more