Let's go on a #bearhunt! This week we are asking families to join in with a trend which started in New Zealand to spread some joy and fun. Place a teddy in the window for children to spot on their daily walk. Tweet us pictures, tagging us in with the hashtag #NationalBearHunt. Get well soon … Continue reading #bearhunt
Dear Families The City Of Edinburgh Council today produced a Flow Chart to help parents to make even more informed choices regarding their need for child care. This Flow Chart will help you work out if your child qualifies for a place at school. If you take your child to your allocated school tomorrow, a … Continue reading Important New Information for Key Workers
You may be aware of Rainbow Trails. It is thought the rainbow trend started in Italy, but has rapidly caught on in other countries including the US, Canada, Spain and now the UK. https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/51953553 We like Preston Street Primary School's idea of asking pupils to create a rainbow picture and display it in their window, … Continue reading Rainbow Windows
Thurs 18/03/2020 Dear Families We will be sending home a Home Learning Pack tomorrow with your child. This will include two Home Learning Grids with activities for the next two weeks. It will also include passwords for online learning. The Home Learning Grids will also be posted on our school website http://www.sciennesprimaryschool.com. This will be … Continue reading Sciennes HOME LEARNING PACKS
Wishing all our families and friends a very happy new year. Staff return on Tuesday 7th January and we look forward to welcoming back pupils on THURSDAY 9th January.
We were delighted to be invited by Jenni Snell (Youthlink Scotland and Scottish lead on the UK wide #IWill campaign) to participate in a seminar at the Scottish Learning Festival on Wednesday 25th September 2019 at the SEC in Glasgow. The #IWill campaign aims to create a culture of empowerment for young people through volunteering … Continue reading #iwill Scottish Learning Festival Seminar
SCIENNES AFTER SCHOOL CARE SCHEME http://www.sascs.org.uk
SCIENNES SWIMATHON and P1 CHALLENGE EVENTS 2019 The Sciennes Swimathon and P1 Running Event 2019 will take place during the week commencing 9th September. Please sign up to help count lengths and breadths of the pool here - https://doodle.com/poll/p63xn6tfmk59e9ye And to help with counting the Primary 1s as they run laps on the Meadows you … Continue reading Make Those Laps Count!
This year - and particularly throughout the summer - extensive refurbishment has taken place at Sciennes, with a total of £672k being spent on external and internal building works. This is part of £119m investment across the Council estate: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/blog/newsblog/post/1509/proactive-approach-is-building-a-better-future. Tremendous efforts have been made to keep to tight timescales for significant improvements throughout the … Continue reading Welcome Back on Friday 16th August
Thank you very much to parent James Chow who filmed and edited the fabulous Primary Sevens' End of Term show on Thursday 13th June. https://vimeo.com/343143069 "The Amazing Adventures of Super Stan" was absolutely magnificent! The children were so expressive and strong in performance together and it is testament to all their hard work and their … Continue reading P7 Super Stan Show
Thank you very much to Emma Mayes, Environmental Health Officer for City of Edinburgh Council and her team for organising a Clean Air Day learning event for P6B in Deaconess Gardens by The Pleasance on Thursday 20th June. Mr Hutchison has led Clean Air Day events for the last two years and this year his … Continue reading P6B Air Quality Monitoring #cleanairday
Huge congratulations to P5-P7 pupils who won the Primary Schools Shield as well as First, Third and Top Ten places at the Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival on Friday 7th June! Many thanks to families for supporting participation. overall_results_19 "We had a very enjoyable and successful day at Hopetoun House on Friday for the Scottish Schools … Continue reading Runaway Orienteering Success!
Event slideshow can be viewed here: https://www.slideshare.net/SciennesPS/sciennes-fundraising-summer-fair-year-of-green-action-2019 We are extremely pleased that so many families and members of our community joined us for our annual Summer Fair. Our dedicated staff and volunteers arrived at the school bright and early to set up for the day. A very generous donation from Victor Hugo’s of hot bacon … Continue reading Sciennes Summer Fundraiser – Year of Green Action Fair
Dear all, We are delighted to be able to offer the chance to enter our Summer Fair raffle even if you can't make the fair on Saturday. For every £1 donated you will have a ticket entered into our live draw on Saturday at 2:30pm. This is a really great opportunity for family and friends … Continue reading Summer Fair Raffle Tickets!
Year of Green Action Summer Fair
We hope all our families have enjoyed a relaxing festive break and we look forward to welcoming pupils back to school on WEDNESDAY 9th JANUARY.
SCO String Academy http://www.sco.org.uk A new, free opportunity for young string players to work with SCO musicians in March 2019. The Scottish Chamber Orchestra and St Mary’s Music School are delighted to announce a new partnership programme for young string players in and around Edinburgh. SCO String Academy in partnership with St Mary’s Music School … Continue reading Free SCO Opportunity for String Players!
Thanks so much for your support at the Fair and for all of the hard work so many of you put into making it such a great success. We're really grateful to all of the parents, and even the grandparents, who ran the stalls and activities. It was a great display of teamwork. Our estimated fantastic … Continue reading Phenomenal Winter Fair! Over 6K Raised!
7th December P1A and P1B Nativity Performance to Families 10am -11am P1C and P1D Nativity Performance to Families 11.00am – 12pm Please note there was an error in times published earlier this week.
Our Winter Fair is less than a week away, and we urgently need your support with donations please to make it a success. If you can provide any of the following we'd be most grateful: Tombola: this can be anything from bottles of wine or spirits, chocolates, gift items, to toiletries booksand food items Lucky … Continue reading We’re nearly there … donations needed please!
TUESDAY 18th DECEMBER 2018 7.00pm Tickets are now on sale directly from the Usher Hall box office and website, priced from £6 - £10. http://www.usherhall.co.uk/whats-on/james-gillespies-high-school-christmas-concert-2018 Doors open to the public from 6.15pm.
Heather Lucchesi, our Art Club Teacher, has developed three early opening Autism Friendly Art sessions along with Anna Murray at the National Galleries and Anna is now taking bookings. It’s all about getting away from the bustle and overload of Christmas for a relaxing time where people understand your needs. Autism-friendly events at the Scottish … Continue reading Portrait Gallery Autism Friendly Art
Jack Frost is coming ...! We have a very special guest opening the Winter Fair this year - Jack Frost! Jack will be welcoming everyone as doors open at 12:00 on 1st December. He'll also be running the Circus Skills workshop (this will be available to book on ParentPay soon). We've also created a handy FAQ guide to the winter … Continue reading Winter Fair Donations (by Friday 12pm)
Register for a P1 place in August 2019 if your child was born between the 1st of March 2014 to the 28th of February 2015. Sciennes will be enrolling its new intake of P1s on WEDNESDAY 7th NOVEMBER 2018 9.00am-12pm or 1.30pm-4.00pm Further information here: https://sciennesprimaryschool.com/school-places If you are choosing to register your child at … Continue reading Starting P1 in 2019?
We look forward to welcoming pupils back to school on TUESDAY 23rd October .
In May 2018, P3 pupil Bernard became the youngest deputation speaker at the Council's Transport and Environment Committee, chaired by Councillor Lesley McInnes at the City Chambers, on the subject of Playing Out. The committee voted on whether to make it possible for residents to temporarily close streets for free so that children can play … Continue reading Bernard Addressing Transport and Environment Committee
Very well done to Daniel (P6a) who won the Stephen Gallacher (pictured) Foundation U10 Golf Final on Saturday 15th September at Kingsfield GC in Linlithgow. https://www.sgfoundation.co.uk/news-article/fun-day-on-finals-day
Thank you very much to Simon Maclean PT at Preston Street Primary School for this great photo of a P6 friendly at the Meadows on Saturday 22nd September.
What a fantastic week at Lagganlia with a top notch team, in glorious sunshine!