We were incredibly proud of all the Primary 5 pupils today, for the continued effort and hard work they have put into our homelessness project. This morning's carol singing was a huge success and we have managed to raise an incredible £510 for the charity Crisis. Thank you to all the families that turned up … Continue reading P5 Carol Singing Raises £510 for @crisis_uk!
A very big thank you to all of the Sciennes families who came along to support Jay, Sam, Fraser C, Henry and Caspar's bake sale on Saturday morning. The boys were doing the sale as part of the 'Me and My World' section of their JASS (Junior Award Scheme Scotland), and were delighted to raise … Continue reading Fabulous Baker Boys Raise Amazing £190 for DEC Yemen Appeal
Edinburgh Evening News Saturday 25th March Thank you very much to everyone who supported our Red Nose Day events. At next week's Assemblies we will announce the total amount raised.Particular thanks to Emily's mum (pictured above) and Niamh's mum for all their help with P6 fundraising stalls on the day and to all our P6 … Continue reading Sciennes Red Nose Day in Edinburgh Evening News
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
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!
P7 pupils will be selling poppies (stick-on rather than pin) from Monday 31st October and will accept any donation amount.
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
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
Congratulation to P6 pupils Martha and Evelyn who did the Moonwalk on Saturday night (finishing at 2am) and were the youngest to take part. Above are some before and after pics. They . So far they have raised well over £600 and they have a few more pledges to come in. They not only trained … Continue reading Martha and Evelyn’s Moonwalk
Dear Parents/CarersThe Summer Fair is almost upon us and once again we appeal to all of a culinary bent to get their rolling pins ready for the Great Sciennes bake-off. This year we are looking for donations of an international flavour, sweet or savoury. Scottish tablet; Baklava; Irish soda bread; ecclefechan tart; peanut mochi; pumpernickel, … Continue reading Great Sciennes International Bake Off
Very well done to Isla and Erin who walked 5K on three legs around Arthur's Seat on Sunday 15th May to raise money for The Yard.
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
We did it! We completed our 130km/81 mile challenge, the equivalent of cycling from Sciennes Primary to Arbroath via Dundee. We were so nervous yesterday morning that if it hadn't been for the amazing support both in terms of donations received and kind words we have had so far I don't think we would have made … Continue reading Sciennes Star Fundraisers
As you may or may not know we are attempting to complete the Etape Caledonia challenge this Sunday, which will mean 6 hours on our bikes. We are looking to raise funds for both Marie Curie and the Parent Council Health and Wellbeing group. We are grateful to those who have already donated and it … Continue reading Parent Council HWB Fundraising Challenge
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.
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.
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 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
Brothers Alex and Rory, supported by their mum, Sciennes' Pupil Support Assistant Helen Anderson, are again leading their own appeal to collect Easter eggs for Foodbank.If you would like to support their appeal, please hand in Easter eggs to either pupil BY FRIDAY 18th MARCH.Here are the boys at their stall in the playground last … Continue reading Pupil Led Easter Egg Appeal for Foodbank
We would be interested to hear if any of our pupils take part in local events to RUN, SWIM or CYCLE for Sport Relief 18th-20th March.https://www.sportrelief.com/events/event-info
P7 Sports Captains will collect any donations on 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.
On Friday 22nd January we celebrated highlights from Sciennes' P1-7 Scotland Week and enjoyed P4A pupil performances of "The Dark Island." Caela and Essie encouraged everyone to be kind to one another and sang "Mean" confidently. Taha, Declan and Sonny showed their Beat Box skills and the House Captains congratulated pupils on recent successes and … Continue reading P4-7 Assembly Friday 22nd January
P3 present at AssembliesOn Thursday 1st October Victoria Telford from Mercy Corps came to both P1-3 and P4-7 Assemblies to help P3 launch their Harvest Appeal. Pupils from P3 told everyone at Assemblies about their project to raise money to build playgrounds for Syrian refugees.Victoria Telford from Mercy CorpsVictoria tells the pupils how Mercy Corps … Continue reading P3 Syrian Harvest Apppeal with Mercy Corps
Very well done Serena in P2b, who has raised nearly £20 for the P3 Sciennes' Syrian Appeal with Mercy Corps by running a charity bake sale for her neighbours in the back garden on Saturday 4th October It was all her own ideas and work, including the Serena's Charity Cafe sign, menu and cakes. A … Continue reading Serena’s Fundraising Cafe for Syrian Appeal
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
Congratulations to Matthew, Hannah, Andrew, Catie and Sophie and all Sciennes pupils who took part in the Edinburgh Junior Marathon Festival on Saturday 30th May. (1.5 k for 6-8 yr olds and 2 k for 9-12 yr olds). Sophie was raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support and has currently raised £115! Congratulations to P4 pupil … Continue reading Sciennes Pupils in Edinburgh Junior Marathon
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!
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