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. 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 | Website | Twitter@SciennesPS BELIEVE•ACHIEVE


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!

Edinburgh Bear Hunt

In Edinburgh, all Early Years settings and primary schools are working together on a joint project using Michael Rosen’s "We’re Going on a Bear Hunt" organised by The City of Edinburgh Council Early Years Team. (Find and Follow the Early Years Team on Twitter.) This means that no matter what nursery they are enrolled in, … Continue reading Edinburgh Bear Hunt

Wellbeing Wednesday 3

Managing Our Emotions This week we will focus on breathing and how controlling our breathing can help us relax and stay calm.   Good luck with the breathing exercises. Feel free to send me any of your mindfulness colourings. Have a lovely week. Wellbeing Wednesday 3

Wellbeing Wednesday 2

Please find below the second in the Wellbeing Wednesday tips, hints and activities for children from Ms Anstruther. These will also be accessible to the children on Teams and Seesaw today. CLICK HERE Wellbeing Wednesday 2  

Andrew’s Weekly RoundUp

Andrew's Weekly Roundup1.5.2020 DIARY DATES  Monday 4th May Inservice Day Friday 8th May Day (V.E. Day) Holiday Dear Families ONLINE LEARNING Last week we began setting up online accounts for P1 and P7. This week we have been bringing P2-P6 onboard with our new online learning platforms. It has been quite a challenge setting up … Continue reading Andrew’s Weekly RoundUp