Message from the Head Teacher

I hope day 2 of home schooling has gone well for our pupils and parents. As always we are thinking of you all in these very difficult and uncertain times. We just wanted to reassure S1-3 parents about the work set on Show my Homework. There is no expectation that pupils complete all the work …

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Urgent update for senior pupils, parents and staff – coursework

SQA statement on coursework for National Courses Tuesday 24 March 2020 Following the announcement by the First Minister on Sunday that no young person with SQA coursework to complete should attend school to do so, we continue to work hard on how we should take coursework evidence into account, in determining young people’s final grades. Everyone …

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SCHOLAR for S3, S4 and S5 students (and Parents)

Message for all S3,4,5 and their parents. Scholar have made a generic, temporary password available for S3 pupil and any S4 or 5 pupils who haven’t got login details. This is available for 28 days in the first instance. Scholar is an excellent online learning resource. There are lots of National 5, Higher and Advanced …

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Skills Development Scotland

For Parents: Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the closure of the school, Skills Development Scotland cannot deliver career services face to face, but they are still there to help. Your child can contact their school Careers Adviser for career information, advice and guidance at : Gayna – Gayna.england@sds.co.uk 07876440278 Jayne – Jayne.porter@sds.co.uk 07917200990 You can …

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Show my Homework/homework resources

It appears there is some concern about SHOW MY HOMEWORK and the fact that it issues lots of email or app notifications on phones (or fitbits!).  Please see below how to turn them off. You can then check daily or weekly (as you wish) to get updated: “Managing notifications on the app To subscribe to …

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School Update from Head of Schools

Message for senior pupils Further to The First Minister’s statement on Sunday 22 March, the school is now closed to ALL pupils. S4-6 pupils, therefore, SHOULD NOT, come into school tomorrow to complete coursework. The Chief Examiner, SQA, has indicated that further guidance on the completion of coursework and certification will be provided as soon …

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Letter to Parents – latest update

20.03.20 Letter to Parents Update  

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Partial Closure of School to S1-S3

See attached by the Head Teacher 19.03.20 EA Parent Letter UPDATE (pdf)

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Supported Study

A letter to parents concerning Supported Study is attached below: Letters to Parents – Supported Study 13.03.2020 A timetable of available Supported Study sessions (update don 16th March)  is below: Supported Study 2019-20  

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Autism Accreditation status

We are delighted to inform you that the Award Committee for the National Autistic Society has awarded Elgin Academy an Accredited Award according to their expectations for mainstream educational provisions.  This means that Elgin Academy retains our Autism Accreditation status for the next three years. A letter is attached below Letters to Parents – Autism …

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The Academy is now CLOSED to staff and students until further notice. Details of admission of key workers' children to follow