Once a year we all come together in the Hall - twenty one classes from Primary 1 to Primary 7 - for our End of Term Assembly. We were delighted to welcome Jo Kite, Chair of the School Council and Aileen Nimmo, Chair of the PTA to join us.Pupils sang "We Wish You Well" and … Continue reading End of Term Assembly
Sciennes P7 Leavers' Dance 2013 from Sciennes Primary School on Vimeo.The sun shone and it was a glorious evening for the P7 Leavers' Dance on Wednesday 26th June. Thank you to Ms Christie and all the Learning Assistants, particularly Mrs Tariq, for the superb playground decorations, table settings, Photo Booth, marshmallow tree and balloons. Mr … Continue reading P7 Leavers’ Dance
Sciennes P7 Graduation 2013 from Sciennes Primary School on Vimeo.What a phenomenal Graduation show from an outstanding group of young people. We were all so proud of each and every one of them. Ms French, Miss Gaffney and Mr Howie produced a remarkable show and we are grateful to Lorna Irvine, Holly's mum, for the … Continue reading Sciennes P7 Graduation Video 2013!
The Graduation Show and Ceremony of our Primary Seven Class of 2006 begins at 2pm in the School Hall on Monday 24th June. Please note that only two adults per pupil can attend due to Hall capacity. Siblings will be invited to watch a dress rehearsal in the morning.(Class Page can be accessed from Weblinks … Continue reading P7 Graduation
Congratulations to all the girls - Anna Le Derf, Kirsty Noble (P6) Ailsa McAleavey(P6) Esther Parmiter, Elena Santoyo-Brown, Sarah Beck Jenkins, Hannah Urquhart, Olivia Kay, Isla Barrault, Ivy Schiefler Fancey, Anna Swan (P6) Katie Hayley - who played throughout the EPSSA Girls' Football competition to be awarded the Summer Plate Consolation Shield. Thank you to … Continue reading Girls’ Football Shield
Thank you to Neil Maclean, Struan's dad, for these fabulous photographs and reports on the many recent successes of the Sciennes' P7 Boys' Football Team (plus Elena!)MEADOWS FESTIVALThe team played in the annual Meadow Festival on 1st June, scoring 29 and conceding only 4 in their 4 matches. Despite playing brilliantly the team somehow managed … Continue reading P7 Football Festival Successes!
Congratulations to Casey in P7A on receiving Gold, Silver and Bronze medals for Drama with Edinburgh based Theatre Arts School Stage Coach. http://www.stagecoach.co.uk/edinburgh.html
On Wednesday 5th June Ali Hamzah, William, Callum, Vishal, Robbie, Angus, Eloisa, Kirsty, James, Iona and Jenny took part in an Active Schools Cricket tournament at Forrester High School. Thanks very much to Jonathan Wallace for offering this opportunity and to Mrs Nowell for escorting. Akilan had to pull out because of an injury and … Continue reading Active Schools Cricket Team
We were delighted to receive an invitation to take part in Tollcross Primary School's exciting and innovative Outdoor P.E. project. Mr Howie's P7C class teamed up with P7 pupils from Tollcross and James Gillespie's Primaries on Wednesday 5th June and thoroughly enjoyed using using QR Codes located at various circuit point P.E stations around the … Continue reading P7 Cluster Outdoor P.E. at Tollcross Primary
On Tuesday 4th June 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 entire event, Mr Wallace for assisting, Mrs Nowell and Mrs Tariq for escorting and to families who came to cheer on. More photographs on the P6 … Continue reading P6/7 Interscholastics
As part of their Citizenship project, Linda Young, Scottish Parliament Officer, visited P7s to discuss roles of the Parliament and MSPs. Classes formed their own political parties, leaders presented party speeches and then held an election to vote for the topics that mattered most to them. The session wrapped up with pupils designing their own … Continue reading P7 Scottish Parliament Education
Congratulations Robert, P7B, on your success in the Chess Scotland Megafinal.
A photograph of Adam and Aidan in P7A pictured with Board Member Dame Ellen MacArthur has been published on the Young Engineers and Science Clubs Scotland website.http://www.yecscotland.co.uk/BT's Corporate Social Responsibility Board, chaired by Sir Michael Rake, dropped in to view Ms French's electronics soldering workshop at Sciennes Primary Young Engineers Club in March.Read more about … Continue reading Young Engineers and Science Clubs
Congratulations to the Sciennes P7 Girls Thistle Team who won the Sciennes Spring Cup (jointly with St Mary's Primary) on Saturday 11th May.
A blast from the past for our fabulous P7 pupils. Sciennes P3 Dance Show 2008 from Sciennes Primary School on Vimeo.
Junior Award Scheme Scotland (JASS) is an accredited learning programme for P6-S2 pupils.Further information can be found here on the Sciennes' Junior Award Scheme Scotland (JASS) website, and there are also links on the P6 and P7 Class Pages of our school website. Sciennes was one of the pilot schools for this city wide scheme … Continue reading Junior Award Scheme Scotland (JASS) at Sciennes
Congratulations to our P6 and P7 pupils who took part in the Scottish Schools Athletics Association Primary Cross Country Championships at Kirkcaldy High School on Saturday 20th April.http://www.ssaa.co.uk/1300 pupils from 167 schools across the country took part and we are delighted that our pupils competed so successfully.P6 Girls 6th placeP6 Boys 4th placeP7 Girls 4th … Continue reading Scottish Cross Country – Runaway Success!
On Friday 19th April P7 pupils Esther, Eve and Kirsty were able to take advantage of Diving Coach Jenny Lemming's generous and kind offer of a few free tickets to the FINA World Diving competitions being held at the Royal Commonwealth Pool over the weekend. Not only did they have the opportunity to see world … Continue reading FINA World Diving Competition at RCP
Photographs from the Edinburgh Primary Schools Sports Association (EPSSA) Swim and Dive Gala at the Royal Commonwealth Pool, held in March, have been published:http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/swimanddiveHere are photographs of our wonderful team:Esther in P7C shows how to accept a medal in style!Third place in the Diving competition - well done, Esther!Clyde, the Commonwealth Games mascot, was on … Continue reading Sciennes’ Swim Team 2013
We wish our P6 and P7 pupils who are competing in the Scottish Schools Athletics Association Primary Cross Country Championships at Kirkcaldy High School on Saturday 20th April good luck! http://www.ssaa.co.uk/TIMESRaces 1 and 2 Primary Six Girls 1:30pm and 1:45pmRaces 3 and 4 Primary Six Boys 2:00pm and 2:15pmRaces 5 and 6 Primary Seven Girls 2:30pm … Continue reading Scottish Schools’ Athletic Association Cross Country
Primary Seven pupils in P7A, P7B and P7C had class photographs taken in the amphitheatre by press photographer Scott Loudon on Thursday 11th April. You will shortly be able to pre-order a copy of a special edition of the newspaper which will then be delivered to school on the day of publication. A letter will … Continue reading Evening News P7 Class Photographs
Well done the Sciennes' Team of P6 and P7 pupils who braved the elements to take part in the Edinburgh Primary Schools Sports Association (EPSSA) Cross Country at Cavalry Park, Duddingston on a cold and frosty morning, Monday 18th March. Thank you to Mrs Walker for organising the event, to Mr Wallace for his assistance … Continue reading P6/7 EPSSA Cross Country at Duddingston
Eimear MacLeod and Adam Paton greeted our visiting dignitaries and luminaries on Thursday 14th March and introduced them to Mrs Noble before taking them up to Ms French's Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Club in the Science Base. Pupils from the club were able to demonstrate their soldering and electronics skills, assisted by Mr … Continue reading Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
P7 pupils will have their photographs taken on Wednesday 13th March for their Young Scot cards, which can be used from S1. We have advised pupils to wear their own tops under their royal blue Sciennes' sweatshirts for the head shot photographs, since the card will be used once they leave Sciennes.
Low temperature forecast!Wrap up warmly with lots of layers for the EPSSA Cross Country event at Cavalry Park, Duddingston Playing Fields tomorrow Monday 11th March. Leaving by private coach shared with Tollcross Primary around 9.30am. Event starts at 10.45am and finishes approximately 12.15pm. Spectators welcome.
Spectacular running! 800 pupils competed from schools across the city at the Meadows EPSSA (Edinburgh Primary Schools Sports Association) Cross Country event on Monday 25th February, organised by our PE Specialist Beth Walker, with assistance from our Active Sports Co-ordinator Jonathan Wallace. Many thanks to Mrs Sally Nowell for escorting and officiating.Sciennes pupils gave an … Continue reading Run Away Success at Cross Country for P6 and P7!
On Wednesday 20th February, nine classes were invited to take part in Edinburgh University Music Society's 'Schools Music Project' and set off through the Meadows in a convoy.Grateful thanks to Community Relations Manager, Helen Scott, and all the members of the Edinburgh University Music Society who gave our P5, P6 and P7 children such a … Continue reading Edinburgh University Music Project – P5, P6, P7
Mr Howie's P7C class were sterling ambassadors for the school when they attended a ChildLine event in front of MSPs and visiting dignitaries at the Scottish Parliament on Thursday 24th January. A tour of the Parliament was also arranged. Special thanks to ChildLine Schools Service Area Co-ordinator Laura Godini.
Olive Walker, Sarah Beck-Jenkins, Hannah Urquhart, Olivia Kay, Catherine Mitchell, Elena Santoyo-Brown, Amaya Santoyo-Brown, Ellie Douglas, Eilidh Cline, Esther Parmiter, Millie Stobie Platts, Murdo McKenna, Ollie Short, Adam Paton, Kjartan Kristjansson , Struan MacLean, Hector Friend, Eyvindur Bjarnason, Alex Arthur, Sasha Gogoliuk, Danny Hendry, Hude McIntosh, Alastair Curtis-Walcott, Jack Wright, Daisy Phillip, Eimear McLeod, Kirsty … Continue reading Yet More Athletic Success for P7!
Thank you to Mr Howie for these stunning photographs.Primary Seven pupils from each of James Gillespie's High School's feeder primary schools - Sciennes Primary, Tollcross Primary, James Gillespie's Primary, Preston Street Primary and Royal Mile Primary - performed magnificently at the superb Christmas Concert in the Usher Hall on Tuesday 18th December. Thank you to … Continue reading JGHS Usher Hall Christmas Concert