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. carolyn.anstruther@sciennes.edin.sch.uk 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


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

Welcome Back on Friday 16th August

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

Sciennes Summer Fundraiser – Year of Green Action Fair

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

Happy New Year!

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.