All weekly Round Up Newsletters can be found on our website in the News section.
All weekly Round Up Newsletters can be found on our website in the News section.
19 March 2021 HT Round Up newsletter
School Day from 15 March 2021
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26022021HTDownload All weekly Round Up Newsletters can be found on our website in the News section. https://sciennesprimaryschool.com/andrews-round-up-2020-2021/ For Latest News click on the heading NEWS or on the Latest News button on the front page of the website. Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/SciennesPS for further updates and information.
RESPECT INCLUSION TEAMWORK EFFORT 19 February 2021 DIARY DATES Tues 22 February – P1-3 resume at school P4-7 resume online learning Wed 24 Feb Parent Council Meeting 7-9pm Thurs 4 March World Book Day w/c 22 March Parent Consultation Thurs 1 April Term ends Tues 20 April All resume Dear Families I hope you all … Continue reading HT Roundup 19.2.21
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
RESPECT INCLUSION TEAMWORK EFFORT 17 February 2021 DIARY DATES Mon 22 February – P1-3 resume at school P4-7 resume remote learning Dear Families The First Minister confirmed on Tuesday 16 February that our P1-3 pupils will return to school on Monday 22 February. We are delighted! We have been busy preparing for the children to … Continue reading HT Letter 17.2.21
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
RESPECT INCLUSION TEAMWORK EFFORT 1 February 2021 DIARY DATES 1 February Children’s Mental Health Week Mon 8– Mon 15 February Holiday Tues 16 February – all due to resume though we await guidance Dear Families We thank you for your support for our continued use of Microsoft Teams in P1-7 and SeeSaw in P1-3. All … Continue reading HT Roundup 1.2.21
HT-RoundUp-22.1.21-1Download Dear Families This week has seen the whole school P1-P7 using Microsoft Teams for remote learning and we thank you all for your continued support with this. We hope it has been beneficial to have regular live check ins with Class Teachers throughout this week in all classes. We were asked by a parent … Continue reading HT Round Up 22.1.21
P4-7 began live check in meetings in Microsoft Teams from 11 January. P1-3 begin live check in meetings in Microsoft Teams from 18 January. (This is the first time P1-P3 have used Teams so please bear with us and let us know of any issues. We will work with you this week to get everyone … Continue reading Times for Teams Meetings
Welcome to our first Assembly of 2021 on Friday 15th January. Happy New Year - a different kind of new year but together we can make it a happy one. 2021 is a very important year for children's rights. It is The Year of Childhood and this year the UNCRC will be incorporated into Scots' … Continue reading P1-7 Assembly The Time Is Now!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org enter username and password Please note that you can still access Glow content using your child's … Continue reading Sign in to Teams
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
"We are really looking forward to a Christmas holiday and are sure you are all too! It’s been quite a year. Despite the challenges we have faced this year, we are delighted with the community spirit in the school and the community at large. It’s been a pleasure to be part of that and to … Continue reading Thank you for your support!
Join us for our wonderful Winter Trail from 2pm-5pm on the 12th of December. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A TICKETED EVENT SATURDAY 12 DECEMBER 2pm-5pm Sciennes EFG Team is proud to present our Wonderful Winter Trail. On this trail our lovely children and young people will have the opportunity to browse our enterprising P7 stalls … Continue reading Sciennes Winter Trail
SATURDAY 12th DECEMBERP7 STALLS (2pm-4.00pm) WINTER TRAIL (2pm-5pm)Dear Families, Over the past couple of weeks, Primary 7 pupils have been taking part in an enterprise project. In addition to setting up their own mini businesses, the pupils have been able to gain more experience of working within a budget and of calculating profit and loss. The … Continue reading P7 Stalls at the Winter Trail
Dear Families There has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the school. Those children and staff who have been in direct contact with the confirmed case have been contacted and will be self-isolating. The school will open as normal and if your child has not been contacted then they should continue to attend school … Continue reading Positive COVID-19 Case
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 Novemberhttps://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/famspcDear 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
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
https://consultationhub.edinburgh.gov.uk/sfc/521dd8fa/ City of Edinburgh Council Road Safety Team would like to know what you think about your route to school in James Gillespie's High School Cluster. Could it be better? Help identify any barriers to walking, scooting and cycling to school in your area. This survey will take about 5-10 minutes to complete. We ask … Continue reading JGHS Cluster Active Travel Survey
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
If your child's date of birth is between 1 March 2016 and 29 February 2017 they are due to start primary school in August 2021. There is no P1 Open Day this year due to Covid restrictions. New P1 Parents/Carers will have received their P1 Enrolment letter. Between 2nd November and 13th November, parents/carers should go to the link below … Continue reading P1 Enrolment for Aug 2021
Dear Families There has been a confirmed pupil case of COVID-19 within the school. Those children and staff who have been in direct contact with the confirmed case have been contacted and will be staying at home for 14 days. The school will open as normal on Tuesday 27th October and if your child has … Continue reading COVID-19 Pupil Case
Dear Families There has been a confirmed positive case of COVID-19 within the school staff. Following a risk assessment by NHS Lothian’s Health Protection Team it has been confirmed that the person has not been at school whilst infectious. We are pleased to be able to reassure families and staff that the school remains open. … Continue reading School Unaffected by Single Positive Case
Our three new Junior Road Safety Officers - Eilidh, Rory and Amy - announced this year's Clean Air Campaign at an online Assembly last week, broadcast live to the other classes via Microsoft Teams. Our JRSOs have led the campaign this year and celebrated the recent road closure of Sciennes Road with fellow P6 pupils … Continue reading Clean Air Day 2020
On Friday 21st August 2020 we held our second live Assembly, broadcast to P1-P3 then P4-P7 classrooms via Microsoft Teams. This week the focus was on Learner Participation. Mr Hunter explained to the children that we want to hear their ideas to help us improve our school. At the Early Years Assembly, Mr Hunter read … Continue reading Learner Participation Assemblies