Pilrig Park School for children and young people with additional support needs, uses dance across its curriculum to help its learners develop valuable skills for learning, life and work. Problem solving, team building, confidence and social skills learned through the course have given the pupils the confidence to create an end of year show at … Continue reading P6C Journey with Pilrig Park at the Festival Theatre
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
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
PLEASE REMEMBER TO LOG ON TO WISEPAY TO BOOK ONE OF THE 65 PLACESP6: Edinburgh `TRYathlon' EventSWIM- BIKE - RUNTuesday 5th May 2015 9.00am 12.00pm Active Schools, in partnership with triathlonscotland and Edinburgh Leisure, have invited our P6 pupils to the 2015 Triathlon Event. This free annual event will again be held at Forrester/ St … Continue reading P6 ‘TRYathlon’ Event on Wisepay
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
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!
Congratulations to P6 pupil Milenka who achieved First Place in a recent Scottish Fencing Youth Development Series competition and was awarded with an engraved salver.
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
Matthew back row second leftWatch CBBC's A Long, Long Crime Ago' fairytale drama airing over the Easter weekend in four episodes. Very exciting news that P6 pupil Matthew Caldwell will appear in the episode at 4.30pm on Saturday 4th April!
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!
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
Great initiative from P6 pupils Luke, Toby, Ewan, Archie M, Matthew R, Tom and Santosh organising a Bake Sale on the Meadows this morning as part of their 'Me and My World' JASS award in aid of Sciennes Playground Fundraising.
The Cross Country teams did well again on Wednesday 18th March at the Lothian Schools event. Pheobe gained Second Place and Cerys Fourth Place in today's race.It was also the Awards Ceremony, being the last event of the season. Cerys came overall Third in the Primary Girls section, winning a Bronze medal and the Sciennes … Continue reading Lothian Schools Cross Country Success
Fantastic results at the EPSSA Cross Country Finals on Monday 16th March at Duddingston Playing Fields. Many thanks to all the families who came along to support the pupils taking part. Cerys excelled and securing First place was no mean feat in the P7 Girls’ race with Phoebe also running superbly well to gain Third … Continue reading EPSSA P6/7 Cross Country Success
A wonderful result for Toby, Lena, Matthew and Alex at the Edinburgh Euroquiz event held at City Chambers on Monday 9th March. The P6 team secured a highly commendable Third Place behind Stewart's Melville and St George's. Thank you very much to families for supporting, to Mrs Nowell for accompanying and to Monika Wantoch, City … Continue reading Third Place in Euroquiz!
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
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!
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
Congratulations to the nine outstanding finalists in the annual P6 Robert Burns poetry recital. All gave sterling performances in front of the entire - hugely supportive - P6 year group on Friday 30th January.The finalists selected from each class were:P6A Aidan, Flora and FergusP6B Toby Ward, Yash and CharlotteP6C Miles, Stephen and EstherThere was a … Continue reading P6 Steven Lui Cup Awarded to Yash
Information about departure, clothing checklist and forms will be issued with Homework on Tuesday 20th January.Click here to access the P6@Benmore blog:http://sciennesbenmore2015.blogspot.co.ukOr visit CLASSES >P6 >BENMORE
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
Congratulations to Milenka for achieving gold in a recent national Youth Development Series (YDS) Fencing tournament at Broughton High School.
On Friday 12th December P6 met as a year group for a Question and Answer session ahead of our trip 9th-13th February. Almost all the green forms have been returned and we have requested that any remaining ones be returned next week. We have encouraged pupils to look at the Benmore 2015 blog with families … Continue reading P6 Benmore Meeting … and Holiday Homework!
Sarah Murphy from Blaze Basketball has invited Sciennes P5-P7 pupils to the Crags on Friday 19th December 1.30-4.00pm for a Basketball Game Day. Cost £2.00.Below is a post from Blaze's website on 2nd December about the growing success of Girls' Basketball in the South Central Area:Blaze Girls Basketball Beginning to Burn BrightlyThis weekend was great … Continue reading P5-7 Blaze Basketball Fri 19th December
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