Former Pupil Saul is Tae Kwon Do World Champion – Again!

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!

Where Is the P7 Class Page?

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

Girls P7 Netball Sciennes v JGPS

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.

Silver Medals for Archie and Rose at EPSSA P6/7 Interscholastics!

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!

Area Strings Concert Wednesday 1st June

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.

Sciennes P6/7s and P2/3s with the Spring Cup Winners’ Trophy!

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!

Daniel P7 Select Team Soccer Sevens Win the National Final!

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!

Sciennes’ P7 Football Team Reach Semi-Finals of Inspectors’ Cup!

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!

EPSSA Swim and Dive Photos – 13 medals!

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!

SSAA Cross Country 23rd April

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 lucy.gallagher@sciennes.edin.sch.uk if anyone else wishes to take part.Thank you. P6 GirlsLaraErinOliviaEllen GMillieP6 BoysCaiSamRobertDavid P7 GirlsRoseHollySusannahScottish Schools … Continue reading SSAA Cross Country 23rd April

Lothian Schools Cross Country 24th March

 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

Edinburgh and Midlothian Schools Swimming Championships November 2015

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

Chess Success!

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!

P7 Pupils Perform at James Gillespie’s Christmas Concert

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

Well done, P7 Lagganlia Champions!

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

P7 Wider Achievement Conference Junior Awards Scheme for Schools (JASS)

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

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