P4-7 Assembly 5.2.16

At the P4-7 Assembly on Friday 5th February P7 House Captains helped us think about the Golden Rule and how it can help us to RESPECT each other's RIGHTS.Fergus from the Pupil Council explained the 1 in 5 Make a Difference Award. Pupil Council leaders will collect class ideas next week. (P6 pupils can contribute … Continue reading P4-7 Assembly 5.2.16

P4-7 Assembly 29.1.16

P6 finalists Ben, Rachel and Cai competed to win the Steven Lui cup for Burns Recital at the P4-7 Assembly on Friday 29th January 2016. All three contenders were outstanding, giving an exceptionally high standard of performance. Congratulations to Rachel who edged forward with her very confident delivery and stage presence to win the trophy … Continue reading P4-7 Assembly 29.1.16

Book Week Scotland Assemblies with Author Janis Mackay

On Friday 27th November 2015, Sciennes' Patron of Reading - celebrated author Janis Mackay - presented at both P1-3 and P4-7 Scottish Book Week Assemblies. Thank you to Ms Bethan Owen for leading our school wide Book Week celebrations with Janis so successfully:P3 WORKSHOPS P5-7 BOOK LAUNCH- "Wild Song"JANIS AT ASSEMBLIES MEET THE AUTHOR BOOK … Continue reading Book Week Scotland Assemblies with Author Janis Mackay

P4-7 Assembly 13.11.15

On Friday 13th November, Mr Forrest Howie led a powerful and thought provoking P4-7 Assembly to help the children think about how they could take simple acts to bring about change. He explored inspirational examples, telling stories about Malala Yousafzai and Samantha Smith as well as George Clooney's recent visit to Rose Street's Social Bite … Continue reading P4-7 Assembly 13.11.15

P3 Pupils Launch Their Mercy Corps Appeal for Playground for Syrian Refugees

At special Assemblies with Mercy Corps on Thursday 1st October, P3 pupils will tell the school about their Harvest project to help Syrian refugees.The P3 Communications Group met on Wednesday and this is how they explained the project in their own words:Primary Three are trying to raise money for Mercy Corps to help Syrian children … Continue reading P3 Pupils Launch Their Mercy Corps Appeal for Playground for Syrian Refugees

Global Goals Assembly 25.9.15

On Friday 25th September at the P4-7 Assembly we marked the United Nations' adoption of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development with the 'World's Largest Lesson':End extreme povertyFight inequality & injusticeFix climate change Throughout the year, we will help our pupils understand and support the Global Goals and the Articles of the United Nations' Convention … Continue reading Global Goals Assembly 25.9.15

House Assemblies 11.9.15

On Friday 11th September we held our first House Assemblies of the new session for P2-P7 and welcomed P2 pupils to their first House Assembly.This year Sciennes is beginning a school wide project to become a "Rights Respecting School" which links with the United Nations Global Goals, begun in 2000, to:End extreme povertyFight inequality & … Continue reading House Assemblies 11.9.15

Mr Howie Captures the Moment Swimathon Amount Revealed!

https://player.vimeo.com/video/128716963Thank you to Mr Howie for capturing on camera the moment when an incredible £11,199 was revealed at the P4-7 Assembly on Friday 22nd May as the amount raised to date during our recent Swimathon Fundraising Event for playground improvements We are grateful to the entire school community for supporting efforts to improve radically the … Continue reading Mr Howie Captures the Moment Swimathon Amount Revealed!

P4-7 Assembly 22.5.15

Diana Dalton, Department for International AidWe are very grateful to Diana Dalton, parent of Joe in P7A, for accepting an invitation to present at Assembly on Friday 22nd May and providing us with an excellent explanation of the work of the Department for International Development. Diana helped everyone to think about inequality in the world, … Continue reading P4-7 Assembly 22.5.15

P4-7 Assembly 6.3.15

On Friday 6th March at the P4-7 Assembly we were fortunate to enjoy a showcase of very talented pupils. We were all extremely impressed with P3 pupil Aminah's presentation on Autism. Wonderful confidence and an excellent talk which really helped us understand more about the condition. Tess and Anna Granville from P6C had been very … Continue reading P4-7 Assembly 6.3.15

Professor Michael Eddleston Science Assemblies

Grateful thanks to Sciennes' parent of Diya and Thomas, Professor Michael Eddleston, who delivered perfectly pitched talks to both our P1-3 and P4-7 Assemblies on Friday 27th February. Professor  Eddleston asked the question 'Why do people become Scientists?' and gave examples of some famous scientists and how their questions and discoveries have impacted on the … Continue reading Professor Michael Eddleston Science Assemblies