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
Huge congratulations to P6/7 Girls and coaches on winning the EPSSA Shield on Saturday 16th June 2018! A great win in a tense and competitive game against old rivals and friends at South Morningside Primary. Staff are convinced the extra practice squeezed in on Thursday 14th June in a P7 Girls v Staff match on … Continue reading EPSSA P6/7 Girls Football Shield Winners!
Thank you very much to Sam's mum Su who organised partcipation and sent this report. Fabulous achievement! Friday 1st June was the Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival, this year held in Pollock Country Park in Glasgow. Schools from all over Scotland participate. The festival is for children from P5 to S6 and this year Sciennes had … Continue reading Sciennes Orienteering Success!
Huge congratulations to brothers P6 Dylan who came Second and P4 Josh who came Sixth in the Junior Edinburgh Marathon on Saturday 26th May 2018. Their P1 sister Emi also received a medal and thank you to mum Sue for sharing these lovely photographs capturing their wonderful achievements.
On Friday 11th May 2018 we held a Sharing Assembly, inviting pupils to share strategies they use to cope with life's ups and downs, as part of our CEC HWB Building Resilience topic 'Take A Moment.' In preparation for Mental Health Week next week, we focused on the importance of Sleep at both Assemblies. P7 … Continue reading Take A Moment Sharing Assembly
Very well done to all seventeen of our P6 and P7 athletes who competed in the Scottish Schools Athletics Association (SSAA) national Cross Country event at Kirkcaldy High School on Saturday 21st April 2018 in glorious sunshine. The highest number of competitors we have ever fielded! Huge congratulations to Anna and Dylan who ran particularly … Continue reading SSAA National Cross Country Championships
Our five fastest P6 and P7 boys and girls who participated in the Meadows Cross Country Heats went on to compete in glorious sunshine at the EPSSA Final Cross Country Final in Inverleith Playing Fields on Friday 20th April. Thank you to all the many parents who came along to lend their support and to … Continue reading EPSSA Cross Country Final at Inverleith
Wonderful, though very chilly, EPSSA Cross Country event at the Meadows on Monday 26th February 2018, the day the Beast from the East began to make its presence felt. Anna achieved a fabulous Fourth Place in the P6 Girls' race and Dylan also achieved Fourth Place in the P6 Boys' race, each receiving an EPSSA … Continue reading EPSSA Cross Country at the Meadows
Thank you to Mrs Beth Walker, one of our PE Specialists and Swimming Teacher, for organising and compering the Edinburgh Primary School Sports Association (EPSSA) Swim and Dive Gala event for all city primary schools on Wednesday 28th March 2018 at the Royal Commonwealth Pool. It was a thoroughly enjoyable event for all 500 children … Continue reading EPSSA Swim and Dive Gala
Congratulations and extremely well done to our fabulous Primary Six Euroquiz team - Tomos, Katherine, Sean and Evie - who performed exceptionally well at the Edinburgh Final of the SEET (Scottish European Educational Trust) national Euroquiz competition on Thurday 8th March 2018. The team narrowly missed progressing to the Final at Parliament by a nailbiting … Continue reading Euroquiz Edinburgh Runners Up!
Very well done to our P7 team who came First in the Edinburgh Primary Schools Sports Association (EPSSA) Basketball heats played at the Crags Community Sports Centre on Monday 22nd January 2018 so went on to represent Sciennes in the EPSSA Hope Trust Basketball Final, also held at the Crags, on Monday 19th March 2018. … Continue reading P7 EPSSA Hope Trust Basketball
Congratulations to the six outstanding finalists in the annual P6 Robert Burns poetry recital and very well done to everyone in Primary Six for rising to the challenge. The finalists gave sterling performances in front of the entire - hugely supportive - P6 year group on Monday 12th March 2018. The finalists selected from each … Continue reading Hannah Wins Steven Lui Cup!
Congratulations to Machlan Arthur who received a Gold Medal at Ravenscraig Regional Sport Centre on Saturday 10th March 2018 and is Boxing Scotland's Schoolboy Scottish Champion!
Huge congratulations to the fabulous Sciennes Glee Club choir led by Miss Kathryn Dougal and Miss Aisling Rogerson who have practised so hard at lunch breaks for many weeks and who performed brilliantly at the Assembly Rooms on Tuesday 17th April 2018. #YOYP We just wanted to say a huge congratulations to The Sciennes Glee … Continue reading Sciennes Glee Club at Assembly Rooms
Congratulations to the Sciennes P6 & 7 girls on a fantastic cup win. A very sporting game against a talented Mary Erskine's team.
Congratulations to Daniel Hogg, Tiger Cub player of the week who achieved his Bronze certificate in his first outing.
On Monday 29th May P6 and P7 pupils took part in the annual Edinburgh Primary Schools (EPSSA) Interscholastics event at Meadowbank. Thank you to Mrs Beth Walker, one of our P.E. Specialists, for organising the citywide event, Mrs Nowell and Tim Pask for escorting, to Headteacher and EPSSA President Mr Willie French for compering and … Continue reading P6/7 Interscholastics – Gold for Jonty!
Congratulations to P4 siblings Catie, who was 19th overall, and Andrew who was 20th overall out of 394 runners at the Edinburgh Marathon Festival 6-8yr Junior Race on Saturday 27th May with the same gun time (6min 28s) for the 1.5 km race. Catie was pipped right on the line to being the fastest girl … Continue reading Edinburgh Marathon Festival – Podium!
Thrilled and delighted for P6 pupils James, Alice, Hamza and Ali to achieve Third Place representing City of Edinburgh in this year's national Euroquiz event held at the Scottish Parliament on Monday 15th May, competing against teams from 31 local authorities. A tremendous reward for all their hard work and for the terrific support and … Continue reading Third Place in Euroquiz 2017!
TUNE IN ON MONDAY 15th MAY!Huge congratulations to P6 pupils Alice, Hamza, Ali and James who succeeded in winning the Edinburgh Euroquiz at City Chambers earlier in the year and so will now represent Edinburgh in the national Euroquiz Final at the Scottish Parliament on Monday 15th May, competing against teams from each authority in … Continue reading P6 Euroquiz Final at Scottish Parliament Televised
Very well done to Robert, Sam, Jonty, Cai, Millie and Olivia who competed in the Scottish Schools Athletics Association (SSAA) national Cross Country event at Kirkcaldy High School on Saturday 22nd April. Robert ran particularly well to achieve 14th place in his race with the P7 Boys achieving 8th place overall in their race. Well … Continue reading SSAA Kirkcaldy Cross Country 22.4.17
Fourth Green ECO Schools Green Flag! Well done Team Sciennes!PUPIL ECO TEAMP4 Bethan, Catie, IslaP5 Jim, Nina, SophieP6 Michael. Faye, AliP7 Evelyn, Caitlin, LauraJRSOs Amelia, Josh and Declan Sciennes Earth Day Green Flag Assembly 21.4.17 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 21st April at the P4-7 Assembly we reflected on 'Earth Day' (22nd April) and … Continue reading Fourth Eco-Schools Green Flag!
Winners of Edinburgh Heat of Euroquiz 2017! P6 Sciennes Team Winners with Mrs Sally NowellAn exceptional result for P6 pupils Alice, Ali, Hamzah and James at the Edinburgh Euroquiz event held at City Chambers on Monday 13th March. After some very challenging rounds of questions, the Sciennes' team took the Edinburgh title this year and will … Continue reading Winners of Euroquiz Edinburgh Trophy 2017!
Thrilled that P6 Amelia has been selected as overall winner of @IanMurrayMP's annual Christmas card competition from 2000 entries!
David wins two gold medals!Very well done to Eilidh, Quinn and Robert who represented Sciennes so well in the Edinburgh and Midlothian Swimming Gala on Sunday 20th November at Ainslie Park Leisure Centre. Several Personal Bests were achieved at this high level annual sporting event. Thank you to their families who escorted and cheered on … Continue reading Double Gold for David in Edinburgh and Midlothian Swimming Gala!
Very well done to all the football teams, including three Sciennes teams, who took part in the Girls' Autumn Cup on a beautiful morning in the Meadows today, Saturday 8th October, and thank you to the many helpers who came along to support.Lovely news that our P2/3 Girls Team and our P6/7 Girls Team retained … Continue reading P2/3 AND P6/7 Girls Retain Meadows Autumn Cup!
Saul is still World Champion!Absolutely thrilled to hear of Saul's recent success in the Tae Kwon Do World Champion competition, held in Coventry with over 3000 competitors. What an inspiration and an excellent role model Saul continues to be! Saul is now in S1 at James Gillespie's High School and was Sports Captain at Sciennes. … Continue reading Former Pupil Saul is Tae Kwon Do World Champion – Again!
Who will win the House Cup in 2016? Grange? Lauder? Sienna? Tantallon? House points will be collected until 9.30am on Friday 24th June and the winning House will be announced at the end of break.Hundreds of House Points have been collected throughout the year for hard work, good manners and kindness as well as special … Continue reading Winning House Announced Tomorrow!
Team Sciennes!On Monday 30th May P6 and P7 pupils took part in the annual Edinburgh Primary Schools (EPSSA) Interscholastics event at Meadowbank. Thank you to Mrs Walker for organising the event and preparing our team so well, and grateful thanks to Mrs Sarah Sheehan and Parent Council Clubs Co-ordinator Tim Pask for escorting and supporting. … Continue reading Silver Medals for Archie and Rose at EPSSA P6/7 Interscholastics!
Another amazing weekend of running for the Edinburgh Marathon Festival with several Sciennes parents competing. P3 twins Catie and Andrew took part in the 6-8 yr old 1.5 km race on Saturday with 358 competitors. They were delighted to smash their times from last year with Andrew in 42nd place in a time of 6:55 and … Continue reading P3 Twins in Edinburgh Marathon 1.5km!