School Day from 22 February

Year GroupStart TimeMon – Thurs Finish TimeFriday Finish TimeENTRANCE/EXITP19.00am3.00pm12.05pmWEST DOOR (Sick Kids side) Parents wait in playground in West zone at pick upP29.00am3.00pm12.05pmEAST DOOR (Main Entrance) Parents wait in playground in East zone at pick upP38.50am3.20pm12.10pmWEST DOOR (Sick Kids side)  Hub P4-78.50am3.20pm12.10pmEAST DOOR (Main Entrance) Bike sheds

HT Roundup 5.2.21

RESPECT INCLUSION TEAMWORK EFFORT 5 February 2021 DIARY DATES Mon 8– Mon 15 February Holiday Tues 16 February All resume online learning Tues 22 February – P1-3 resume at school (conditions permitting) P4-7 resume online learning Dear Families I am sure like me and the staff you were awaiting the First Minister’s announcement on Tuesday … Continue reading HT Roundup 5.2.21

Sign in to Teams

There is a direct link to Teams on each Class Page on our website. Type in your child's username e.g. 123456 and password (also unique to your child) Alternatively Google ‘o365’ (for Office 365)enter your child’s email address 123456@ea.edin.sch.ukthen enter username and password Please note that you can still access Glow content using your child's … Continue reading Sign in to Teams

Online Learning @Sciennes

Letters outlining provision for online learning, Responsible Use Guides for using Microsoft Teams (particularly camera functionality) and Teams 'How To' Guides have been emailed to all families and can also be found below. P1-3-HT-Letter-Online-LearningDownload P4-7-HT-Letter-Online-LearningDownload Responsible-Use-PolicyDownload Digital-Learning Guide-for-Learners-Parents-CarersDownload Instructions-for-TeamsDownload I would like to start by wishing all of you a very Happy New Year. I … Continue reading Online Learning @Sciennes

Family Services Survey

All families have been emailed with details of a CEC Parent/Carer survey and also information about supports available (see links below) SURVEY CLOSES Friday 20th of November​Dear Parent/Carer, Edinburgh’s Children’s Partnership is really eager to hear the views of Parents and Carers across Edinburgh. If you are a Parent or Carer and live in Edinburgh … Continue reading Family Services Survey

Proposals for Gaelic Secondary Education in Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh Council aims to build a dedicated secondary school for Gaelic Medium Education in Edinburgh and a consultation process has begun. As Sciennes is a feeder to James Gillespie’s High School (where secondary GME for Edinburgh is currently provided) this consultation is relevant to our community. The documents and details for the informal … Continue reading Proposals for Gaelic Secondary Education in Edinburgh

Face Covering

UPDATED ADVICE ABOUT FACE COVERINGS In previous Round Ups I have encouraged parents/carers to wear face coverings at drop off and pick up and have noticed that many are already doing this. In light of last week’s advice from John Swinney, from Monday 2nd November I encourage all parents/carers, wherever possible, to wear face coverings … Continue reading Face Covering

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