Andy Gray, Chief Education Officer, has issued this letter for Parents/Carers.
Each week the Expressive Arts Faculty (Art & Design, Music, Drama and Photography) will be posting new work on a Tuesday. Look out on TEAMS for advice, deadlines and instructions.
Free School Meals / Clothing Grants – applications for 2020/21 for the term starting in August 2020 have not yet opened. City of Edinburgh Councill will update their website and put a message on social media as soon as applications open.
School allocations for P1 and S1 places in August 2020 - City of Edinburgh Council aims to deal with all late placing requests received up to 03/05/20, including second choice applications, and write to you in the last week of May 2020. Applications received after 03/05/20 will not be dealt with until the end of June 2020. For further information please see ther website: https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/schoolplaces2020
Education Maintenance Allowance - Young people who are in receipt of EMA and who are unable to meet their agreed attendance requirements due to Coronavirus / Covid-19 will continue to receive their EMA payment as per the existing payment schedule. Young people awarded an EMA after 01/03/20 will be eligible for payments without a signed learning agreement, backdated to the start of lockdown. Any payments prior to this will be subject to the normal approval from schools. For further information please see City of Edinburgh Council website: https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/ema