Year of Young People Summer Fair


Saturday 26th May 12.30-3pm

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As part of the Scottish Government’s programme of themed years, 2018 is the Year of Young People (#YOYP2018). This year, Sciennes’ Summer fair has an array of YOYP activities and events focusing on six themes that young people identified as most important for them as young Scots:


Looking at how young people can influence public services and decisions which affect their lives P6/P7 Fair Makers


Creating a stronger role for young people in shaping their learning P4-P7 pupils leading activities; STEM activities; Marty the Robot; P5-7 and one P3 leading coding sessions

Health and Wellbeing

Supporting young people to lead healthier, active lives and have opportunities to learn about and improve their mental health and resilience Fruit Group, Smoothie Bike, Relax Kids; Sciennes Football Group; Sciennes Netball Team; Foot Forward Coaching

Equality and Discrimination

Broadcasting the value of young Scots, challenging negative perceptions of young people, and supporting young people to take leading roles in challenging discrimination in all its forms. P6/7 Equalities Group ‘The Equals’; Mercy Corps; Dyslexia Scotland

Enterprise and Regeneration

Celebrating young people’s role in innovation, entrepreneurship and the Scottish economy as well as making Scotland a greener and more pleasant place to live P4/5 Enterprise – P4 making items to sell; P5 running games/activities; Pupil ECO Group Green Ambassadors; Parent ECO Group; Meadows Community Gardening; Scottish Wildlife Trust;


Celebrating young people’s talent and contribution to Scottish culture and arts. Music and Dance performances Glee Club; Ihayami Indian Dance; Sciennes Friendship Band

This is in addition to all the usual fun of the fair! Papa John’s Pizza, Ice Cream, Sainsbury’s sponsored Barbecue, Toys, Tombola, Baking, Plants to name a few!

We’ve got so much for you, your friends and family to enjoy, but we still need your help to make it a success. In particular we need:
  • Plants
  • Toys
  • Books
  • CD’s
  • Tombola items
  • Baking
You can bring all of this to the school office. (Please note baking should be handed in on Fri 25th please).
Grateful thanks to Jay Santhanham (Chair of Parent Council Events and Fundraising Group), Phoebe Cochrane (Chair of the Parent Council and Shona Pearmain (Principal Teacher) for all their huge efforts in galvanising community support for the day. Thanks also to parent James Chow for his wonderful Summer Fair Flyer.


Hope to see you there for all the fun of the Fair!