P6/7 Interscholastics

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

Two First Place Racquet Trophies for Yash!

Four P6 pupils - Yash, Matilda, Nikolina and Morgan - represented Sciennes in the Edinburgh Primary Schools Sports Association (EPSSA) Racquets Tournament, playing Badminton and Table Tennis competitively against other city schools at Meadowbank Stadium on Monday 27th April.Yash came First Place in both the Boys' Badminton and the Boys' Tennis Table events! Matilda came … Continue reading Two First Place Racquet Trophies for Yash!

SSAA National Cross Country in Kirkcaldy

 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

Foodbank Easter Eggs – Outstanding Citizens!

How kind and wonderful that Sciennes brothers Alex and Rory decided to invite families to donate an Easter egg this year to give to Northeast Edinburgh Foodbank. And such overwhelmingly generous donations from Sciennes! Amazingly, many more Easter eggs than are pictured here were donated and have already been transported to the Foodbank.Extremely well done … Continue reading Foodbank Easter Eggs – Outstanding Citizens!

JASS: Easter Activities

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

Well Done, P6!

We hope Primary Six pupils have had a well deserved rest after their enthusiastic, energetic outdoor learning residential at Benmore Centre Monday 9th-Friday 13th February 2015.The photographs below give a flavour of the exciting activities on offer at Benmore and many groups were also able to kayak and canoe. You can read about our adventures … Continue reading Well Done, P6!

P6@Benmore 9th -13th February

Information about departure to Benmore, clothing checklist and forms were issued with Homework on Tuesday 20th January. Click to access the P6@Benmore blog at this address:http://sciennesbenmore2015.blogspot.co.ukEE2b Medical forms have been issued to those pupils who have indicated on the EE2 that they will require medication. EE2b forms should be placed beside labelled medication in a … Continue reading P6@Benmore 9th -13th February

Monday 12th Jan Sciennes Boroughmuir Thistle Girls’ Football Fundraising

 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

Chess Success

Sciennes, fielding four teams, made an excellent start in the first event of the new season, Lothian League Day One, run by Lothian Junior Chess at Wester Hailes Education Centre on 24th November. The season started with the highest number of teams entered for this event for six years and the Sciennes' teams performed extremely well.P5 … Continue reading Chess Success