WELLBEING WEDNESDAY 5 Here is the fifth 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. Laughing has been proven to be good for us. It is good for our mental and physical health. https://sway.office.com/Yh1MFODukIB69f2g?ref=Link&loc=play This week's task: … Continue reading Wellbeing Wednesday 5
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. During this time in our school calendar we would be enjoying transition activities to introduce your child to school. These are often based around a picture book. This … Continue reading Transition into P1 Week Two
If your child already has a Library card you can access ebooks, audiobooks, emagazines, newspapers and information resources for free. If your child does not have a Library card already, you can still join with an EH postcode: New members under 16 years can join Edinburgh Libraries by emailing email@example.com and providing their name, date … Continue reading Edinburgh Libraries Online
Please find below the fourth 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. It is sometimes hard to feel connected at this difficult time when we are apart. Here are some of the ways that we can … Continue reading Wellbeing Wednesday 4
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. During this time in our school calendar we would be enjoying transition activities to introduce your child to school. These are often based around a picture book. This … Continue reading Transition into P1 at Sciennes
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
Dear Families A teacher at Wardie Primary school came up with the idea for as many Edinburgh schools as possible to take part in a Uniform Day on Friday (a play on the usual non-uniform day) where all children are asked to wear their school uniform when doing their Home Learning. We have Tweeted you … Continue reading #schooluniformday Friday 15th May
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. firstname.lastname@example.org Wellbeing Wednesday 3
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 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
Welcome to Wellbeing Wednesday Dear P1-P7 Pupils Every Wednesday I plan to get in touch with you and send you tips and tasks, and generally check in with you. I miss you all very much, but am delighted to hear about all the learning you are doing at home. Well done! This week I … Continue reading Wellbeing Wednesday
Dear Families We are all missing the children and we wanted to say hello to them in a fun way. You may have heard of the Toilet Roll Challenge and we are delighted to present the Sciennes version. We each did a short video and then Mrs Walker collated, edited and produced this super video. … Continue reading Hello from Team Sciennes!
Happy Easter! Thank you to the whole of the Sciennes Family for pulling together and supporting each other over these last few challenging weeks. Relax now and enjoy some family time. We miss you! Look out for a link to the entire PowerPoint Virtual Easter Assembly which was emailed today to families or join in … Continue reading Sciennes Virtual Easter Assembly
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
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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.