All Class Pages have been moved on a year for 2015-2016 and can be accessed from the CLASSES button on this website.This year's P7 Page has become 'Class of 2008' and can be accessed from either of the LINKS buttons on this website:http://2008sciennes.blogspot.co.uk
What a fabulous P7 Leavers' Dance on Wednesday 24th June! Thank you to Ms Christie and all the Pupil Support Assistants for the superb Dining Hall decorations, table settings, Photo Booth and balloons. Mr Howie led the ceilidh dancing and span the iPod discs to get the Hall jumping. It was joyful to see everyone … Continue reading P7 Leavers’ Dance
Thank you House and Sports Captains for Grange, Lauder, Sienna and Tanatllon.Well done to Lauder House for achieving most House Points throughout the year.Our P7 House and Sports Captains have been excellent role models and ambassadors for Sciennes throughout the year. Indeed all our P7 pupils have been admirable role models, setting high standards for … Continue reading Thank You, P7 House and Sports Captains!
Alika's illustration has been adopted as the inspiration for the new logo for eJASS. Alika received an Amazon voucher, kindly donated by Ian Forder, JASS Director at Friends of the Award (FOTA). Thank you to software developer Steve Moore, who has worked with pupil focus groups and P7 classes throughout the year to pilot his … Continue reading Alika’s eJASS Logo
Once a year we all come together in the Hall - twenty two classes from Primary 1 to Primary 7 - for our End of Year Assembly, led by Headteacher Mrs Alison Noble. We were delighted to welcome Parent Council representatives: outgoing Chair, Claire Wheeler, new Chair Kristel Torokoff, outgoing Convener Fundraising and Events, Aileen … Continue reading End of Year Assembly 2015
Primary Seven will mark the launch of their book "Sciennes Remembers 1914-1918" containing family histories, stories and poems about the men and women of the First World War on Wednesday 24th June at The Studio, Edinburgh Festival Theatre between 9.30am and 10.30am, with special cake and juice ready for them on their return to school.P7 … Continue reading P7 "Sciennes Remembers 1914-1918" Book Launch
https://player.vimeo.com/video/132625934P7 Dream TeamWhat a stunning Graduation show on Monday 22nd June from our Magnificent Sevens! The pupils' confidence and joy in performing shone through and we were all so proud of them. Mr Howie, Ms Sellar, Mr McKenna and Mrs Barker worked as a close knit team to plan, rehearse and produce a remarkable show … Continue reading Stunning P7 Graduation Show 2015!
Thank you to Mr Forrest Howie for arranging, to the P6 and P7 Girls Football Teams and all staff who participated as well as everyone who came to cheer along the joyful - though very competitively fought! - staff v pupils football game in glorious sunshine on Wednesday 10th June. Thanks also to our Sciennes … Continue reading P6/7 Girls v Staff Football
Thank you to Mr Forrest Howie for arranging, to the P7 Girls Netball Team and all staff who participated as well as everyone who came to cheer along the joyful - though very competitively fought! - staff v pupils netball game in the sunshine on Tuesday 9th June. Thanks also to our lovely netball coach … Continue reading P7 Girls v Staff Netball
Tuesday 2nd June - a cold, very windy day - P6 and P7 pupils took part in the annual Edinburgh Primary Schools (EPSSA) Interscholastics event at Meadowbank. Thank you to Mrs Beth Walker, our P.E. Specialist for organising the citywide event, Mrs Nowell for escorting, to Headteacher and EPSSA President Mr Willie French for compering … Continue reading P6/7 Interscholastics
Congratulations to House Winners, Lauder, who have worked so hard all year earning House points and did very well at Sports Day to retain their fantastic overall lead and be rewarded with an afternoon of Fun and Frolics in the Meadows on Tuesday 23rd June. Thank you to Ms Kennedy and Mr Wallace for arranging … Continue reading Lauder is Winning House 2015!
Well done to our P7 Basketball Team on reaching the Inter-Area Basketball Final held at Dean Park Community High School on Wednesday 20th May. It was such an achievement to go through to this stage of the competition - a first for Sciennes! - and everyone played really well against very stiff competition. Congratulations to … Continue reading P7 Basketball Team in Inter-Area Final
Author Nora ChasslerPrimary Seven pupils were so privileged on Wednesday 20th May to have an opportunity to work with American author (now based in Edinburgh) Nora Chassler. They gained an incredible insight into the processes of writing as she planned a joint story with all three classes! Nora carefully guided our pupils in moulding a … Continue reading Author Nora Chassler Writes with P7!
Just published! Great photos of the Sciennes' Swim and Dive Team who took part in the Edinburgh Primary Schools Sports Association (EPSSA) gala at the Royal Commonwealth Pool on Wednesday 1st April. Thank you to Mrs Beth Walker, one of our PE Specialists and Swimming Teacher, for organising and compering the event for all city … Continue reading EPSSA Swim and Dive Gala Team Photos
At Sciennes, we seek to recognise and celebrate our pupils' wider achievements as Successful Learners, Confident Individuals, Effective Contributors and Responsible Citizens.JASS AWARDS in P6 and P7We aim to allocate about six months to the Junior Award Scheme Scotland (JASS) awards at Bronze (P6) and Silver (P7) Levels and we include as many holidays within … Continue reading Achieving Junior Award Scheme Scotland
Congratulations to our P6 and P7 pupils who took part in the national Scottish Schools Athletics Association Primary Cross Country Championships at Kirkcaldy High School on Saturday 18th April in glorious sunshine.http://www.ssaa.co.uk/Schools from across the country took part and we are delighted that our pupils ran so well. Below are the placings and congratulations to … Continue reading SSAA National Cross Country in Kirkcaldy
Some of our P7 eJASS test pilots pupils feature in the Junior Award Scheme Scotland (JASS) Spring Newsletter.
At Sciennes we seek to recognise and celebrate our pupils' wider achievements as Successful Learners, Confident Individuals, Effective Contributors and Responsible Citizens.JASS AWARDS in P6 and P7We aim to allocate about six months to the Junior Award Scheme Scotland (JASS) awards at Bronze (P6) and Silver (P7) Levels and we include as many holidays within … Continue reading JASS: Easter Activities
Katie, Mia, Boris and Mhairi Medal SuccessThank you to Mrs Beth Walker, one of our PE Specialists and Swimming Teacher, for organising and compering the Edinburgh Primary School Sports Association (EPSSA) Swim and Dive Gala event for all city primary schools on Wednesday 1st April at the Royal Commonwealth Pool. Great to see Mr Jonathan … Continue reading Medal Success at EPSSA Swim and Dive Gala!
CROSS COUNTRY SATURDAY 18th APRIL KIRKCALDYGood luck to our P6 and P7 pupils taking part in the annual national Scottish Schools Athletics Association (SSAA) cross country event in the Easter holidays at Kirkcaldy High School. Thank you to parent supporters and to Sheila Scott-Hobbs who has volunteered to be Lead Adult. Pupils will be issued … Continue reading SSAA Cross Country 18.4.15
We are delighted to report the terrific success of the P7 team who represented Sciennes in the Edinburgh Primary Schools Sports Association (EPSSA) Basketball Final, held on Monday 9th March at Meadowbank. The team achieved a fantastic Second Place and each of the twelve players was awarded a Silver EPSSA medal. The top two placed … Continue reading Silver EPSSA Basketball!
A team of girls and boys from P7 was successful in the first round of the EPSSA Basketball tournament and have secured a place in the Final on Monday, 9th March at Meadowbank.Good luck, P7!
Outstanding success at the EPSSA Cross Country event on Monday 2nd March on the Meadows. Rose achieved a fabulous First Place in the P6 Girls' race and Cerys also had a convincing First Place win in the P7 Girls' race (having won last year, too, and this year fortunately not having to run for part … Continue reading Runaway Cross Country Success!
Our links with Blaze Basketball at the Crags go from strength to strength thanks to the support of Sarah and Eoghann.There will be an all girls primary school tournament Friday 27th February at the Crags from 3-4pm which will be followed by a mixed tournament from 4-6pm.P5 - P7 pupils all welcome - the more … Continue reading Blaze Basketball Tournaments Friday 27th Feb
P6 and P7 pupils from Sciennes and P7 pupils from Tollcross have been very fortunate to be given the chance to take part in engaging workshops led by Education Officers Lindsay and Jamie from Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) on Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th February in their 'Wild About Scotland' double decker outreach … Continue reading All Aboard the Wild About Scotland Bus
To celebrate the success of receiving our third Green Flag from Eco Schools Scotland we held a special Eco Assembly on Friday 30th January. Representing last year's Eco Reps (who worked with Mr Kearton), Jessica from P7C ably took us through our Eco journey since joining Eco Schools in 2008 (when Jessica was in Primary … Continue reading P4-7 Eco Green Flag Assembly 30th January
Five P7 Sciennes girls (Manju, Eliza, Stella, Phoebe and Zoe) and one P6 girl (Rose) who are stalwarts of Sciennes Football Club, are hoping to travel with their other football club, Boroughmuir Thistle, to the Gothia Cup in Sweden, the world's biggest youth football tournament. The parents of the Sciennes contingent have organised a movie night … Continue reading Monday 12th Jan Sciennes Boroughmuir Thistle Girls’ Football Fundraising
Sciennes staff were on their feet to give P7 pupils a standing ovation for their magnificent performance at the James Gillespie's Christmas Concert in the Usher Hall on Thursday 18th December. The whole event was a wonderful celebration of the superb achievements of JGHS Music Department and their pupils, led by Mrs Deirdre O'Brien, and … Continue reading Oh What A Night!
A reminder to P7s to bring a santa hat/reindeer antlers etc for the ‘We Wish You…’ which is traditionally sung after the finale item, and to look out white shirt, tie and black trousers/skirt.There will be a final rehearsal at the Usher Hall beginning at 11.00am on Thursday. The P7 choirs will meet JGHS staff … Continue reading JGHS Concert Thursday 18th December
Thank you to JGPS Headteacher Mrs Anthea Grierson for hosting a cluster primary school rehearsal for the forthcoming JGHS Christmas Concert. On Monday 15th December P7 pupils from Sciennes, JGPS, Tollcross, Royal Mile, Preston Street and Taobh na Pàirce gathered to practise together, led by Mrs Deirdre O'Brien, Miss Rachel Millar and Mr Richard Dearsley … Continue reading JGHS Concert Rehearsal at JGPS