Sciennes Get 'Reddy' for Red Nose Day P4-7 Assembly 10.3.17 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 10th March we shared plans for Red Nose Day on Friday 24th March. P7s will begin selling red noses next week at £1 each and pupils will be asked to 'Stand Up for Comic Relief' by taking the mic … Continue reading Get ‘Reddy’ for Red Nose Day!
Sciennes Citizenship P4-7 Assembly 27.1.17 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 27th January our Assembly theme was Citizenship with a particular focus on our Pupil Eco Group's recent and planned actions in school. We were delighted to welcome Kirstin Unger from the Parent Eco Group, who works so hard to improve our school grounds, planting … Continue reading Citizenship P4-7 Assembly 27.1.17
Sciennes MLK P4-7 Assembly 13.1.17 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 13th January we learned about the extraordinary life of Dr Martin Luther King Junior and how his peaceful actions and brave dedication to equal rights for all led to change. We asked pupils what they could do in 2017 to make change happen and … Continue reading Dr Martin Luther King Assembly
Sciennes #iwill week P4-7 Assembly from Sciennes Primary School Celebrating #iwill Week, our three P6 Junior Road Safety Officers, Amelia, Declan and Josh, showed how they can step up to serve our school community by planning and leading a Road Safety session for Assembly. They invited all pupils in P4-7 to dress up brightly in … Continue reading #iwill Week
Sciennes Breadwinner Bakery P4-7 Assembly 4.11.16 from Sciennes Primary School Mrs Noble thanks The Breadwinner Bakery and Scotmid Co-operativeMrs Noble welcomed back to Sciennes the family behind long established local artisan business "The Breadwinner Baker" - Sean McVey, wife Lesley and son Kris - to thank them for the extraordinary opportunity they provided for current … Continue reading The Breadwinner Bakery at P4-7 Assembly 4.11.16
Thank you to all our families for such generous support of the P3 led whole school Central and North West Edinburgh Foodbank Harvest Appeal. Ewan Walker (Co-founder, Trustee and Operations Manager) gave a presentation to pupils at both the P1-3 and P4-7 Assemblies on Friday 28th October, explaining how the donations will make a … Continue reading P3 Led Foodbank Harvest Appeal P1-3 Assembly WE Scare Hunger
Sciennes WE Scare Hunger Foodbank Assembly 28.10.2016 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 28th October 2016, Ewan from Edinburgh Central and Northwest Foodbank thanked all the pupils and families for their tremendous generosity in donating non perishable food items in response to the P3 led whole school Harvest Assembly. Ewan explained to the pupils how … Continue reading P3 Led Foodbank Appeal WE Scare Hunger Assembly
P4-7 Foodbank Assembly 14.10.2016 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 14th October Mrs Noble led the P4-7 Assembly and told everyone about the forthcoming P3 led whole school Foodbank Appeal. Our Harvest Assembly will take place on 28th October when representatives from the North West Edinburgh Foodbank will collect donations of non perishable food items.Ms … Continue reading P4-7 Foodbank Assembly
Sciennes P4-7 Challenge Yourself Assembly 7.10.16 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 7th October we issued the First Minister's Reading Challenge Passports to P4, P5 and P6 and reminded pupils what is involved in the Reading Challenge. P7 pupils have already received their passports and have begun using them.One of the entries in the Reading … Continue reading Challenge Yourself! P4-7 Assembly 7.10.16
Sciennes Primary Global Goals Week Assembly 23.9.16 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 23rd September 2016 at the P4-7 Assembly we reflected on the messages of Global Goals Week and how we can plan to take action together on the Sustainable Development Goals for 2030. Last year our main focus was on Goal 1 No … Continue reading #globalgoalsweek P4-7 Assembly 23.9.16
Sciennes Global Goals House Assembly 16.9.16 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 16th September 2016 we held our first House Assemblies of the new session for P2-P7 and welcomed P2 pupils to their first ever House Assembly. In May 2016, Sciennes became a Level One "Rights Respecting School" and we have already begun our journey … Continue reading Global Goals House Assemblies 16.6.16
Sciennes Roald Dahl at 100 P4-7 Assembly 7.9.16 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 9th September at the P4-7 Assembly we celebrated Roald Dahl's life, work and world of pure imagination, ahead of the forthcoming celebrations to mark the centenary of his birth on 13th September.Roald Dahl faced many challenges in his life. He would … Continue reading Roald Dahl at 100 P4-7 Assembly 9.9.16
Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People, Tam BaillieWhat would you wish for if you had a magic wand that could change the world?We were honoured to welcome Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People, Tam Baillie, to speak to our children at both P1-3 and P4-7 Assemblies on Friday 2nd September 2016.The Children and … Continue reading Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People, Tam Baillie
Sciennes GIRFEC P4-7 Assembly 25.8.16 from Sciennes Primary SchoolOn Friday 26th August at the P4-7 Assembly, we reminded children how all the adults at Sciennes aim to 'Get It Right' for their health and wellbeing using SHANARRI. We talked about ways to remember what the letters SHANARRI stand for - Safe, Healthy, Achieving, Nurtured, Active, … Continue reading GIRFEC P4-7 Assembly 26.8.16
What a wonderful start to the new session to welcome celebrated and legendary comedian Patrick Monahan to the P4-7 Assembly on Friday 19th August. Patrick inspired our pupils with his sparkling tales about his own experiences of running and then joined most of the upper school for a Daily Mile run in the Meadows.It was … Continue reading Comedian Patrick Monahan at Sciennes!
Sciennes End of Year Assembly 2016 from Sciennes Primary School Once a year we all come together in the Hall - twenty two classes from Primary 1 to Primary 7 - for our End of Year Assembly, led by Headteacher Mrs Alison Noble. We were delighted to welcome Parent Council representatives: outgoing Chair, Kristel Torokoff … Continue reading Mrs Noble Leads the End of Year Assembly 2016
Sciennes Assemblies Safety Sam Morrison Construction 27.5.16 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 27th May Kirsty and Gary from Morrison Construction - who are building our new Dining Hall - gave an excellent presentation at both P1-3 and P4-7 Assemblies. They not only explained very clearly how to stay safe near a building site, they … Continue reading Morrison Construction Safety Assemblies 27.5.16
< Sciennes World Culture and Diversity P4-7 Assembly 20.5.16 from Sciennes Primary SchoolOn Friday 20th May at our P4-7 Assembly we celebrated all the fabulous Language learning that has been happening at Sciennes, so ably led by Ms Bethan Owen, and thanked our three wonderful Language volunteers, Isabel, Sergio and Miguel, as well as our … Continue reading P4-7 Assembly UN World Day for Cultural Diversity
Sciennes Unicef Day for Change P4-P7 Assembly 13.5.16 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 13th May at the P4-7 Assembly we reflected on our Rights Respecting Schools Level One Inspection on Wednesday 11th May. We celebrated achieving a Level One Award and all the positive feedback we received. We also thought about some of Unicef's … Continue reading Unicef Day for Change 13.5.16
Want to catch up with the information the pupils receive? Each week, we publish the P4-7 Assembly online.You can view all our published slideshows on Slideshare.net at this address:http://www.slideshare.net/SciennesPS/presentations Sciennes Janis Mackay P4-7 Assembly 6.5.16 from SciennesPS On Friday 6th May our wonderful Patron of Reading, the celebrated, award-winning Scottish author, Janis Mackay, took time … Continue reading Assemblies Online
Sciennes' Patron of Reading, Janis MackayAmazing poster prizes of "Time Travel Trouble in Sciennes!"On Friday 6th May our wonderful Patron of Reading, the celebrated, award-winning Scottish author, Janis Mackay, took time out of her hectic schedule to support Sciennes' pupils and staff in continuing to promote a love of reading. Many thanks to Ms Bethan … Continue reading Janis Mackay Launches "The Unlikely Time Traveller!"
We are extremely excited to announce that Sciennes' Patron of Reading - the celebrated Scottish author Janis Mackay - will launch her new book "The Unlikely Time Traveller" at our P4-7 Assembly on Friday 6th May. Janis' new book is the third in her highly successful 'Time Traveller' trilogy.Janis will be available to sign copies … Continue reading Janis Mackay Launches New Book at Sciennes!
Sciennes P4-7 Earth Day Assembly 22.4.16 from SciennesPS On Friday 22nd April, we celebrated Earth Day by watching the Climate Coalition's film (scripted by Michael Morpurgo and starring Jeremy Irons) and Greenpeace's "Give the Earth a Hand" video. We also commemorated the 400th Anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare (23rd April 1616) and asked … Continue reading P4-7 Earth Day Assembly 22.4.16
On Friday, 15th April, Sciennes' four Houses - Grange, Lauder, Sienna and Tanatallon - celebrated World Art Day on the birth date of Leonardo da Vinci. House and Sports Captains shared information about their favourite artists. Sciennes' annual Swimathon event takes place week beginning 25th April and we are supporting UNICEF's Day for Change on … Continue reading World Art Day House Assemblies 15.4.16
Sciennes Easter P4-7 Assembly 24.3.16 from SciennesPS Mrs Noble led the P1-3 and the P4-7 Easter Assemblies in the Hall on the last day of term Thursday 24th March. Jane, Minister from St Catherine's of Argyll Church, talked about the symbol of the cross and what Easter means to Christians and we wish her well … Continue reading Mrs Noble Leads the Easter Assemblies
Sciennes Make A Difference and Sport Relief Assembly 18.3.16 from SciennesPSPattie Santelices and Ms Anstruther present at Assembly Pattie Santelices, City of Edinburgh Principal Officer Health and Wellbeing, joined our Assembly on Friday 18th March to share information about City of Edinburgh's 1 in 5 Child Poverty Awareness project. Ms Anstruther accompanied five Sciennes Pupil … Continue reading Make A Difference and Sport Relief Assembly 18.3.16
Mr Howie led our P4-7 Assembly on Friday 11th March, cleverly linking recent learning in P5 Old Edinburgh, P6 Jacobites, World Book Day and International Women's Day with Rights Education in his tale of the mightily impressive Victorian philanthropist, Angela Burdett-Coutts. Her philanthropy and influence were even more remarkable at a time when women could … Continue reading Philanthropy: Mr Howie’s P4-7 Assembly 11.3.16
Arleen Sinclair, ChangeWorksOn Friday 4th March at Assembly, Arleen Sinclair from ChangeWorks successfully challenged P4-7 pupils to think about how we can reduce waste by recycling and re-using and how to make sure our playground and school are Grade A Litter Free. Our ECO team will meet next week (Waste Week) to discus and decide … Continue reading Waste Week P4-7 Assembly 4.3.16
On Friday 26th February 2016, House Captains helped explain SHANARRI and what we all need to be healthy and well. Pupils learned a 'SHANARRI' song, ready for our visit from Hopscotch Theatre on Thursday 10th March with their production "The Rights of the Child."(SHANARRI stands for Safe, Healthy, Active, Nurtured, Achieving, Respected, Responsible and Included … Continue reading SHANARRI Health and Wellbeing P4-7 Assembly