Red Nose Day 2017

Sciennes Red Nose Day P4-7 Assembly 24.3.17 from Sciennes Primary School  On Friday 24th March 2017 Sciennes celebrated Red Nose Day with a whole school Comedy Festival, designed to develop confidence in public speaking and as part of our Health and Wellbeing programme, in support of Comic Relief. We watched a film about 12 year … Continue reading Red Nose Day 2017

P3 Led Foodbank Harvest Appeal P1-3 Assembly WE Scare Hunger

  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

P3 Led Foodbank Appeal WE Scare Hunger Assembly

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

Carve a Pumpkin for Syria

International children’s charity World Vision is asking people across the country to ditch carving a scary face in their pumpkin this Halloween and carve a heart shape instead.The charity wants people to  share a photograph of their pumpkins on social media using the #carveaheart hashtag and donate £3 to the charity by texting HEART to 70060.The … Continue reading Carve a Pumpkin for Syria

Unicef Day for Change 13th May

Please collect loose change and bring to school on Friday 13th May to support Unicef's 'Day for Change.' Thank you. Pupils can wear blue, if you wish.Article 29 You have the right to education which develops your personality, respect for others’ rights and the environment.

£127 raised by pupils for WaterAid

On Friday afternoon, 22nd April, P6A pupils Ailsa, Minnie, Lucy, Rose and Anna organised, baked for and ran a bake sale in their own time for their 'Me and My World' JASS award.Together they raised a tremendous £127 for WaterAid! Very well done to all involved.

Make A Difference and Sport Relief Assembly 18.3.16

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

Sport Relief Friday 18th March

P7 Sports Captains demonstrated Out of the Ark's Sport Relief 'Step It Up' dance at Assembly on Friday 11th March.Sport Relief is on Friday 18th March and we would like to encourage pupils to dress in sports gear or P.E. kit and bring a donation if you wish.

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

Minnie and Ailsa Raise £45.50 for Water Aid

Very well done to P5 pupils Minnie and Ailsa. They had a tombola stall on The Meadows on Sunday and raised £45.50 for Water Aid! Minnie organised the stall and used her old toys and books as prizes in the tombola. She also sold her Dad’s homebaking. Super Citizens!

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