About Leith Academy
Leith Academy is a six-year, comprehensive, community
school, with almost 1000 pupils
and over 2800 (part-time) adults enrolled. It was built
in 1991 and offers a wide range of learning opportunities
in a modern, attractive environment. The school is
committed to raising expectations and standards amongst
our young people and adult learners. We also aim
to provide opportunities which will enable learners
to make the best of their skills, abilities and talents
and experience a sense of achievement.
Senior Management Team
||Mr J M Simpson
||Mrs A Fair
||Mr B Stewart
||Miss R Watson
||Miss M Peebles
Each member of the Senior Management Team shares in the responsibility of creating a positive ethos and learning environment in the school. Details of the roles and responsibilities of the Senior Management Team can be found in our Prospectus
Visiting Leith Academy
Leith Academy is situated in Academy Park which runs between the foot of
Easter Road and Lochend Road.
Pedestrian access is available during the day from
both Lochend Road and Easter
Road. During the evenings pedestrian access is
restricted to the Easter Road entrance only (turn
into Academy Park at the Persevere Bar opposite Tesco's
The Car Park is accessed via the Easter Road entrance
(turn into Academy Park at the Persevere Bar opposite
Tesco's Car Park). Please be aware that the car park can be busy on Parents'
Evenings and other school events.
From town; bus to the foot of Leith Walk or to Duke
St / Easter Road.
Bus times are available from the Lothian Buses website