Saul is still World Champion!Absolutely thrilled to hear of Saul's recent success in the Tae Kwon Do World Champion competition, held in Coventry with over 3000 competitors. What an inspiration and an excellent role model Saul continues to be! Saul is now in S1 at James Gillespie's High School and was Sports Captain at Sciennes. … Continue reading Former Pupil Saul is Tae Kwon Do World Champion – Again!
All Class Pages have been moved on a year for 2016-2017 and can be accessed from the CLASSES button on this website.This year's P7 Page has become 'Class of 2009' and can be accessed from the side panel of this website.http://2009sciennes.blogspot.co.uk
Sciennes End of Year Assembly 2016 from Sciennes Primary School 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, Kristel Torokoff … Continue reading Mrs Noble Leads the End of Year Assembly 2016
Who will win the House Cup in 2016? Grange? Lauder? Sienna? Tantallon? House points will be collected until 9.30am on Friday 24th June and the winning House will be announced at the end of break.Hundreds of House Points have been collected throughout the year for hard work, good manners and kindness as well as special … Continue reading Winning House Announced Tomorrow!
Very well done to all who participated and congratulations to Sciennes' P7 Girls Netball team, superbly coached by Class Teacher Daryl Gladstone, on their win in a friendly game against James Gillespie's Primary School on Wednesday 15th June. They even played on in the rain! Great to make links between the schools.
Grateful thanks to Paul MacArthur, Regional Development Officer for the Camanachd Association, Governing Body for Shinty, for providing excellent taster sessions for P6 and P7 at school on the Meadows this month.The sessions have been really well received and P6 and P7 pupils are encouraged to try out JGHS shinty sessions:Saturdays The Meadows 11.00 am … Continue reading Shinty for P6 and P7 Saturdays and Mondays
Team Sciennes!On Monday 30th May 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 event and preparing our team so well, and grateful thanks to Mrs Sarah Sheehan and Parent Council Clubs Co-ordinator Tim Pask for escorting and supporting. … Continue reading Silver Medals for Archie and Rose at EPSSA P6/7 Interscholastics!
The Primary 5-7 children who are performing at the Area Strings Concert at Marchmont St Giles, Kilgraston Road on Wednesday 1st June, will rehearse in the afternoon and should arrive in the evening by 6.45pm. Programmes are available from the school office or can be purchased at the door - £5 or £3 concession.
Saturday 14th May 2016, The Meadows, bright sunshine. Thirty girls' football teams from across nine Edinburgh schools competed in the Sciennes Spring Cup.Around 2 hours and 135 goals after the first kick off, in what was an extremely closely fought competition, Sciennes P2/3 and P6/7 teams lifted the trophies for their year groups, with P4/5s … Continue reading Sciennes P6/7s and P2/3s with the Spring Cup Winners’ Trophy!
Congratulations to P7 pupil, Daniel Hart, and the rest of the City of Edinburgh P7 Select Team for winning the national Soccer Sevens Final on Wednesday 18th May!Daniel is wearing the medal he won playing for the Edinburgh Select Team. He plays in goal and helped his team win the Scottish Schools Inter-Association Sevens Tournament.Daniel … Continue reading Daniel P7 Select Team Soccer Sevens Win the National Final!
Congratulations to Sciennes P7 football team who have reached the semi final stage of the Inspectors' Cup after qualifying from the second round on 11th May with two wins and two draws, conceding zero goals. The semi finals are two weeks from now on 25 May.The squad involved in both rounds so far:Stephen Tiplady (captain)Ewan … Continue reading Sciennes’ P7 Football Team Reach Semi-Finals of Inspectors’ Cup!
Congratulations to P7 pupil and Sports Captain, Milenka Zadora, who became Under 12 British Fencing Champion on Sunday 1st May at the British Youth Fencing Championships in Sheffield!What a tremendous achievement, Milenka!
Gold, Gold, Bronze, Bronze!Many thanks to EPSSA for these great photos. Breastroke Gold for Rose, Holly, Esther and CalumGold Level 2 Diving Medal for Ellen Bronze Freestyle for Calum, Milenka, Joanne and EvieBronze Backstroke for Joanne, Toby, Anna and DavidTeam Sciennes!On Wednesday 23rd March at the annual EPSSA Swimming and Diving Gala held at the Royal Commonwealth … Continue reading EPSSA Swim and Dive Photos – 13 medals!
Superb success for our amazing P6 and P7 Dream Team Cross Country runners who were rewarded for their commitment with many medals and trophies at the end of year Award Ceremony on 23rd March. Thank you to all the pupils who have taken part and to their families for escorting, supporting and encouraging. Many thanks … Continue reading Runaway Success at Lothian Schools Cross Country!
Gold, Gold, Bronze, Bronze!Today at the annual EPSSA Swimming and Diving Gala held at the Royal Commonwealth Pool on Wednesday 23rd March our pupils had outstanding success! First place in the Breastroke meant a Gold medal each for Holly, Rose, Calum and Esther. Anna, Toby, Joanne and David won their heat then came Third to … Continue reading Medals Galore at EPSSA Swim and Dive Gala!
Please note that today is the last day to inform school of P6/7 interest in competing in the Scottish Schools Athletics Association's Primary Cross Country annual event at Kirkcaldy High School on 23rd April. School is funding participation fees.Email firstname.lastname@example.org if anyone else wishes to take part.Thank you. P6 GirlsLaraErinOliviaEllen GMillieP6 BoysCaiSamRobertDavid P7 GirlsRoseHollySusannahScottish Schools … Continue reading SSAA Cross Country 23rd April
Our pupils continue to have great success in the Lothian Schools Cross Country events which have been taking place throughout the year. Grateful thanks to families who have provided sterling support and encouragement, transporting and supervising pupils at these events. Participation in our Active Schools Lunchtime Running Club is also having a very positive impact … Continue reading Lothian Schools Cross Country 24th March
Well done to our 20 P6 and P7 pupils who competed in the sunshine at the Edinburgh Final of the EPSSA Cross Country event at Inverleith Park on Monday 14th March. Congratulations to medal winners Rose (5th) and Holly (7th) in the P7 Girls' race. Thank you to all the families who came along to … Continue reading EPSSA Cross Country at Inverleith Park
Our pupils have had great success in the Lothian Schools Cross Country events which have been taking place throughout the year. Grateful thanks to families who have provided sterling support and encouragement, transporting and supervising pupils at these events. Participation in our Active Schools Lunchtime Running Club is also having a very positive impact on … Continue reading Lothian Schools Cross Country
Very well done to all 40 of our P6/7 pupils who ran in the EPSSA Meadows Cross Country event on Monday 29th February. The top five Sciennes runners in each race P6 Girls, P6 Boys, P7 Girls and P7 Boys have been invited to compete in the EPSSA Final at Inverleith Park on Monday 14th … Continue reading EPSSA Cross Country Inverleith Park Monday 14th March 11am-12pm
Extremely well done to all sixteen P6 and P7 pupils who took part in time trials at Midlothian Ski Centre on Tuesday 24th November, to decide the six fastest participants who will compete in the Boyd Anderson Ski Race on Monday 30th November. Grateful thanks to parents Mrs Helen Ellen (who has initiated a highly … Continue reading Boyd Anderson Ski Race Trial
Thank you to former parent, Nicki McGregor (Convenor of the Edinburgh Schools Swimming Association) for inviting us to take part in this year's swimming championships at Ainslie Park Leisure Centre on Sunday 22nd November 2015.We have seven P6/7 club swimmers (who submitted recent minimum swim times and are able to use starting blocks) competing at this high level … Continue reading Edinburgh and Midlothian Schools Swimming Championships November 2015
P6/7 Chess Champions. Thank you to Anna Davis for this great photoChess ClubWhat a start! The chess season kicked off on the 22nd November at Wester Hailes with Sciennes entering four teams. The highlight of the day was the P7/U A Team winning the tournament. This was a real achievement as they won the largest … Continue reading Chess Success!
James Gillespie's High School Christmas Concert 2015Thursday 17th December, 7.00-9.30pmThis concert features pupils from James Gillespie's High School and P7 pupils from its six associated primaries, including Sciennes Primary.Items will include JGHS wind bands, string orchestras, clarsach and guitar ensembles, percussion ensemble, pipe band, accordion group, chamber choir and many various junior and senior choirs.Repertoire … Continue reading P7 Pupils Perform at James Gillespie’s Christmas Concert
Mrs Noble, Headteacher, with P7 House and Sports CaptainsThank you to our wonderful P7 House and Sports Captains for giving tours to visitors on Wednesday 4th November at our City of Edinburgh Catchment School Open Day. Everyone enjoyed welcoming the new Primary One families, due to start school in August 2016, and the Primary Seven … Continue reading P7 CEC Open Day Tour Guides
What a fantastic week at Lagganlia! Well done Primary Seven - all Lagganlia Champions! Have a well deserved rest in the holidays and we look forward to welcoming you back to school on WEDNESDAY 21st October.Group One Group TwoGroup ThreeGroup FourGroup Five Group SixGroup SevenGroup EightGroup Nine
Congratulations to Saul in P7 who won a fantastic medal and the title of Scottish Champion in his category at a recent Tae Kwon Do competition in Edinburgh. A superb achievement!
On Thursday 17th September we held our annual P7 Conference, designed to welcome pupils to Primary Seven and to challenge them to make the most of the many opportunities for wider achievement available throughout the year.The theme for the event centred on the Junior Award Scheme Scotland (JASS) programme and we were delighted to welcome … Continue reading P7 Wider Achievement Conference Junior Awards Scheme for Schools (JASS)
LOTHIAN SCHOOLS CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUE 2015/16 Congratulations to all the new and existing P6 and P7 runners who took part in last week's first Lothian Schools Cross Country event of the new session at Mary Erskine's. Tremendous results! BoysStephen 7thMatthew 9Boris 10Cai 39David 43 Girls Rose 1Susannah 13Emily 24Isobel 40Joanne 42Isla 53Next fixture - Victoria Park, Newhaven Road Trinity … Continue reading Lothian Schools Cross Country
Congratulations to Milenka who, as youngest player in the event, gained first place as Scottish Youth Champion in a recent Under 13 foil fencing competition in Dunfermline. Superb achievement!