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 Novemberhttps://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/famspc​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  

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