Back to School Tip #10: Have a Goal – A new journey starts with a step…  

Back_to_School_Tips Guide We hope you have felt supported  by the Edinburgh Back to School campaign in your journey back to school. Today we are posting the last of our ten tips. We hope you will still be able to benefit from them over the coming term. Developing resilience can help us cope with the ups … Continue reading Back to School Tip #10: Have a Goal – A new journey starts with a step…  

Back to School Tip #9: Respect Yourself – Be proud of your child and yourself  

Back_to_School_Tips Guide For those of you returning to school today, we hope you have a great day! We are sure the past few weeks have been a very busy and perhaps stressful time for families. We hope the Back to School tips are giving you some ideas to support wellbeing. We would love to hear … Continue reading Back to School Tip #9: Respect Yourself – Be proud of your child and yourself  

Mr Hunter Welcomes Pupils

Headteacher Mr Andrew Hunter welcomes all P1-P7 pupils to the new 2020/21 session and explains new procedures for starting back at Sciennes Primary School. Headteacher August Welcome 2020 from Sciennes Primary School on Vimeo.

Back to School Tip #7: Make a Difference – Small things can make a difference

We hope you and your child are feeling ready to return to school on Wednesday (A-L surname) or Thursday (M-Z surname). Some of these Back to School tips may give you some ideas and help you all focus on the positives. http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/backtoschool Back_to_School_Tips Guide #buildingresilience #BackToSchoolEdin Back to School Tip #7: Make a Difference – … Continue reading Back to School Tip #7: Make a Difference – Small things can make a difference

Back to School Tip #6: Take a Moment – We all need some time out

Back_to_School_Tips Guide We all want to help our children and young people make as smooth a transition as possible back into school and to feel safe and happy there. We are delighted to promote the Edinburgh Back to School campaign with our partners across the city. All this week, we will continue sharing some tips and … Continue reading Back to School Tip #6: Take a Moment – We all need some time out

Back to School Tip #5: Challenge Your Mindset – Remember we can cope- we just did

Back_to_School_Tips Guide We all want to help our children and young people make as smooth a transition as possible back into school and to feel safe and happy there. We are delighted to help launch the Edinburgh Back to School campaign with our partners across the city. We will be sharing some tips and resources … Continue reading Back to School Tip #5: Challenge Your Mindset – Remember we can cope- we just did

Message from Headteacher

Further to the communication sent by Alastair Gaw (Executive Director for Communities and Families) on Wednesday 5th August, I will share our detailed plans for re-opening Sciennes with you by Friday 7th August. https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/27943/letter-to-parents-phased-reopening-of-schools-05-08-20 Please note that P1 children will also attend school by surname, as indicated in the letter from Alistair Gaw. Andrew Andrew … Continue reading Message from Headteacher

Message from Headteacher

Dear Families, I hope you are all having a good Summer despite the mixed weather! I am sure you will be aware that the First Minister announced that all children will return to schools from next week. Edinburgh schools will re-open to pupils from Wednesday 12 August. I attended a Council briefing meeting for Headteachers … Continue reading Message from Headteacher

Bear Hunt Week Six

Transition Into P1 If your child is joining Sciennes Primary School we look forward to meeting you as soon as we are able to return to school. Download this Welcome to Sciennes PowerPoint Slideshow for more information. Welcome To Our School - Sciennes Primary   During this time in our school calendar we would be … Continue reading Bear Hunt Week Six

August Re-Opening

Please find below a letter from Alistair Gaw, Executive Director of Communities and Families, with important information regarding opening of schools in August 2020. Letter_to_Mainstream_Parents_and_Carers Andrew Andrew M Hunter  | Head Teacher | Sciennes Primary School | 10 Sciennes Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1LG Tel 0131 667 1243 | Email  andrew.hunter@sciennes.edin.sch.uk | Website www.sciennes.edin.sch.uk | Twitter@SciennesPS BELIEVE•ACHIEVE

Bear HUNTERS!

Good morning new P1  Bear Hunters I hope that you are enjoying the Bear Hunt tasks on the nursery to P1 project. This week's task is to travel to the school from your home. I wonder which way you will come?  When you get here I have another challenge for you. Hidden in some of … Continue reading Bear HUNTERS!