https://player.vimeo.com/video/129031391 Sciennes P7 Big Dance 2014 from Sciennes Primary School on Vimeo.Can this really be a year ago, former pupils now in S1? In the summer term of 2014, our three then P7 classes performed this fantastic flash mob dance in the playground. Allan Irvine from Dance Base introduced the pupils to the Big Dance … Continue reading Class of 2007 Flash Mob Dance 2014
Access the Class of 2007 webpage at http://2007sciennes.blogspot.co.ukor by using the LINKS button on the school website. New Class Pages have been created for 2014-2015.
What a fabulous P7 Leavers' Dance on Wednesday 25th June! Thank you to Ms Christie and all the Pupil Support Assistants, particularly Mrs Tariq, for the superb playground decorations, table settings, Photo Booth and balloons. Ms French span the iPod discs to get the Hall jumping and Mr Howie led the ceilidh dancing. It was … Continue reading P7 Leavers’ Dance
What a fantastic Graduation show on Monday 23rd June from our Magnificent Sevens! The pupils' confidence shone through and we were all so proud of them. Ms French, Mrs Barker and Mr Howie produced a remarkable show and we are grateful to Cat Perry, Director of Dance Division, and Vanessa Robertson for providing choreography using … Continue reading P7 Graduation 2014
Nadia Kettles, ICT Development Officer from City of Edinburgh's Digital Learning Team, paid a visit to Sciennes last month to give some of our P7 pupils the opportunity to reflect on the impact of 1:1 learning with iPads. Nadia used Adobe Voice app to publish their thoughts on what they see as "The Key to … Continue reading P7 1:1 iPad Reflections
Congratulations to John, Angus, Theo and Aryan who achieved First Place in the Scottish Primary Schools Team Chess Championship for P7 and Under at East Kilbride on 18th May 2014. Another remarkable success for the boys as Primary Champions and for the Sciennes Chess Club. An outstanding result for John who achieved the highest score … Continue reading First Place in Scottish Primary Schools Team Chess Championship!
Congratulations to P7 pupil Derry (shown above holding the winning trophy) after a successful rugby tournament to Clusone, Italy, with the Stew-Mel Lions Junior Rugby team last week. Derry's squad were overall winners and he received this wonderful First Place trophy - a fantastic achievement, Derry!https://twitter.com/lionsontour2014
Danny, Edinburgh Select Squad A, front row second from leftWe are excited to celebrate P7 pupil Danny Carson-Sangster' success as a player in the Edinburgh P7 Select 'A' Squad. The City of Edinburgh Council Sports Development Team took the team to their final tournament of the 2013/14 season on Wednesday 14th May. We were able … Continue reading Well done, Danny! Edinburgh P7 Select Winning Football Squad
Thank you to Mrs Beth Walker, our wonderful PE Specialist, for organising and compering the Swim and Dive Gala event for all city primary schools on Wednesday 2nd April 10am -12.30pm at the Royal Commonwealth Pool. It was a thoroughly enjoyable event for all 500 children competing. Thank you to all the families who lent … Continue reading EPSSA Swim and Dive Gala 2014
Dancebase instructor Allan Irvine is currently teaching our Primary Seven pupils a dance with a Commonwealth theme. It will be performed in an Edinburgh city centre location, flash mob style, on Friday 16th May at 1pm. The dance will be performed simultaneously all over the world, forming part of the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 Cultural … Continue reading Big Dance Pledge 2014
Congratulations to Lucia in P7A who came First in five of the seven races she ran in the Wednesday Lothian Schools Cross Country League (only missing one of the eight races this season when she was at Lagganlia) and was awarded an individual 2nd place medal.Lucia's mum, Rosemary Free, has been instrumental in involving so … Continue reading Silver Cross Country Medal for Lucia
P7A wrote fantastic poems and stories about amphibians and reptiles for the conservation and wildlife education group Froglife. Congratulations to P7 pupils Lucy and Kirsty who gained first and runner up prizes in their creative writing competition and so were invited to the launch of Froglife's Scottish Dragon Finder Project at Parliament on Wednesday evening … Continue reading Dragon Finder Prize Winning Writing for Lucy and Kirsty
Unprecedented success for all our Sciennes runners at the Edinburgh Primary Schools Sports Association (EPSSA) Cross Country event in Inverleith Park on Monday 17th March. Tom came Second in the P7 Boys' Race, Lucia came Third and Bea Tenth in the P7 Girls' Race, Lawson came Fifth in the P6 Boys' Race and Cerys came … Continue reading Five Cross Country Medals!
P7C continue to add to their fantastic Book Review Blog athttp://bookreviewpass.blogspot.co.uk/Read any good books on World Book Day? Pupils are welcome to give their own reviews to P7C and Ms French who will publish them for you to spread your recommendations.
The PTA P6/7 Disco is 6.30-8pm Thursday 6th March.Tickets can be purchased via Wisepay – they are only £2 and include a drink and a snack. If the discos have not sold out there may be tickets available at the door on the night. Pupils should leave their jackets in one of three infant classrooms … Continue reading P6/7 Disco: Tickets only £2!
Outstanding success at the EPSSA Cross Country event today Moday 3rd March on the Meadows. Lawson and Tom both achieved Second Place in the P6 and P7 Boys' races and Cerys and Lucia achieved First Place in the P6 and P7 Girls' races. Cerys had a convincing win, despite having to run for part of … Continue reading Runaway Success!
Four P7 pupils had great fun at Fettes Prep School's Maths Challenge on Thursday 27th February. Thank you to Mrs Barker for accompanying. It was lovely to be welcomed and mentored by former pupil Elsa Ma. More photos on the P7 Class Page.Abi, Aryan, Jingzhong and Jemima represented Sciennes at the Fettes' Maths Challenge eventElsa … Continue reading P7 Maths Challenge at Fettes
Primary 7B proved themselves to be EXCELLENT teachers when they taught Primary 2A how to use Pic Collage on their iPads. More lovely photos from Mrs Barker and Miss Pearmain on the P7 Class Page and the P2 Class Page.
Grace played beautifully when accompanying P7B singing "Caledonia" during Scotland Week.
Great to see P7B using QR Code technology in their learning. More photos on the P7 Class Page.
Very well done to our P7 Sportshall Athletics team who came a respectable fourth place in the Edinburgh Final at Meadowbank on Monday 13th January. Congratulations to Bonaly Primary who came first and St Peter's who came second and will go on to represent Edinburgh in the East Scotland event. Mrs Beth Walker, our P.E. … Continue reading Commonwealth Theme at Sportshall
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 17th December. Thank you to Deirdre O'Brien and Richard Deasley for organising the … Continue reading JGHS Christmas Concert
Congratulations to Scottish Champion Boxer David in P7, seen here proudly sporting his medal. Well done for achieving this national award, David!
Ms French and P7C have set up a fantastic Book Review Blog. Well done to all the P4 and P5 pupils who have been sending them their book reviews. What a great way to share recommendations! More reviews are on their way from Primary 6 in the next few days. We know you love to … Continue reading P7C Book Review Blog
We would like to thank Jamie Marshall from XMA and London film maker Anton who produced this very glossy film explaining 1:1 at Sciennes, and how our programme sits within City of Edinburgh Council's vision and strategy for technology in our schools.What we find most striking is the remarkable confidence of our pupils in discussing … Continue reading Apple TV
Ninety eight P7 pupils at Sciennes now have exclusive use of an iPad to support their learning for school and home use. Thank you to all the families who came along to the Launch night and to Anna Mitchell and Richard Burgess from City of Edinburgh's DigITal Learning Team for their expert advice and support. … Continue reading 1:1 Expanded at Sciennes
Published authors! Thanks Mary Turner Thomson! Angelita, Ben and Ciara read extracts from their book "Sciennes Scenes" and Jemima, Reda and Callum gave speeches at our Launch in the Hall. Celebratory cake all round in each class! Robyn Thomson was in P7 when her year group's book "On the Line" became our first book published with her … Continue reading "Sciennes Scenes" Book Launched
The P7 pupils become published authors and will have their own book launch party on Thursday 28th November when they will be given one copy of their book each. Many thanks to Mary Turner Thomson for guiding them through the entire process of planning, writing, editing, marketing and advertising through a series of workshops.
Congratulations to our fantastic P7 Sportshall Athletics Team who came first today in the qualifying tournament for City of Edinburgh at Meadowbank. They will go on to compete in the Edinburgh Finals at Meadowbank on Monday 13th January 2014. A superb team effort and grateful thanks to Mrs Fiona Barker, P7 Class Teacher, for leading … Continue reading Sportshall Success!
Need a new book to read? Why not have a look at our Book Review Blog? You can find reviews of lots of the books we have read and links to other book blogs. You just might find that book that makes you want to read till you can't hold your eyes open any longer! … Continue reading P7C Book Review Blog