All Class Pages have now been moved on a year for 2017-2018 and can be accessed from the CLASSES button on this website. We have also changed from using Blogger to WordPress for our Class Pages and some others.This year's P7 Page has become 'Class of 2010' and can be accessed from either of the … Continue reading Where Has the P7 Class Page Gone?
Sciennes End of Term Assembly 2017 from Sciennes Primary School WOW! WHAT A YEAR!This video captures just a glimpse of another busy year at Sciennes Primary School.https://player.vimeo.com/video/223800919 Sciennes Primary Schoool Review of 2016-17 from Sciennes Primary School on Vimeo.Well done to all our pupils, staff and families for working so hard and so well together … Continue reading Mrs Noble Leads the End of Year Assembly 2017
Congratulations to the Sciennes P6 & 7 girls on a fantastic cup win. A very sporting game against a talented Mary Erskine's team.
Thank you very much to coach Fiona MacLean, Mr McKenna, Mr Hutchison and Mr Howie for arranging the game and to coach Stuart Sheehan for refereeing a gripping end of season Staff v Girls Football Team match on Thursday 15th June on the Meadows. Thank you to all the staff and girls who took part … Continue reading Great Game! Staff v Girls’ Football Team
On Monday 29th May P6 and P7 pupils took part in the annual Edinburgh Primary Schools (EPSSA) Interscholastics event at Meadowbank. Thank you to Mrs Beth Walker, one of our P.E. Specialists, for organising the citywide event, Mrs Nowell and Tim Pask for escorting, to Headteacher and EPSSA President Mr Willie French for compering and … Continue reading P6/7 Interscholastics – Gold for Jonty!
Thank you to Greg Dimeck for this photograph of the victorious 7-a-side P4 dads who won a recent match 8-2 (with forlorn P7 dads in the background!) We are led to believe good cheer was restored at Summerhall...
Great skills and excellent sportsmanship from our fantastic netball team who played very well, winning two games and losing two games in their fixture. They may not have made the Finals, but they thoroughly enjoyed the competition and were superb ambassadors for the school. Many thanks to coaches Class Teacher Miss Daryl Gladstone and parent … Continue reading P7 EPSSA Summer Netball Tournament
Very well done to Robert, Sam, Jonty, Cai, Millie and Olivia who competed in the Scottish Schools Athletics Association (SSAA) national Cross Country event at Kirkcaldy High School on Saturday 22nd April. Robert ran particularly well to achieve 14th place in his race with the P7 Boys achieving 8th place overall in their race. Well … Continue reading SSAA Kirkcaldy Cross Country 22.4.17
P7 Book Launch BaDUMtsh P4-7 Assembly 17.3.17 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 17th March we held a special assembly to launch our P7 Comedy Book "BaDUMtsh", professionally formatted and published by Sciennes' parent and published author, Mary Turner Thomson, through her Whitewater Publishing Company. Mary addressed the P4-7 Assembly and explained the significant achievement … Continue reading P7 Book Launch in Support of Comic Relief
Sciennes Get 'Reddy' for Red Nose Day P4-7 Assembly 10.3.17 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 10th March we shared plans for Red Nose Day on Friday 24th March. P7s will begin selling red noses next week at £1 each and pupils will be asked to 'Stand Up for Comic Relief' by taking the mic … Continue reading Get ‘Reddy’ for Red Nose Day!
A huge congratulations to our three Primary Seven classes and their dedicated teachers, Mrs Maguire, Mrs Barker, Ms Sellar and Mr McKenna who have worked so hard with Sciennes' parent and published author, Mary Turner Thomson, to create a professionally published comedy book, "BaDUMtsh!"which was sent to the printers today and will launch officially on … Continue reading P7 Comedy Book "BaDUMtsh" Now Printing!
What a wonderful showcase of the terrific musical talents of the young people and staff of James Gillespie's High School at the Usher Hall Christmas Concert on Tuesday 20th December 2016! Cluster Primary Seven pupils from Sciennes, Tollcross, James Gillespie's Primary, Preston Street, Royal Mile and Taobh na Pairce Primary Schools really rose to the … Continue reading P7 Perform at Extraordinary JGHS Concert at the Usher Hall
Thank you to all who donated, helped at and came along to the Winter Fair. It was a huge success, raising over £6,600 for the school as well as being an opportunity for P7s to become entrepreneurs, crafty families to learn how to make new decorations, competitive baking and much more. We hope you enjoyed … Continue reading Winter Fair 2016
Sciennes was thronging throughout the afternoon on Saturday 26th November with a huge number of families supporting the International Winter Fair. What a lovely, family event! Thank you very much to the army of parent volunteers who worked so hard before, during and after the event. Particular thanks to Jay and Aileen (Parent Council Events … Continue reading Winter Fair Thank You!
David wins two gold medals!Very well done to Eilidh, Quinn and Robert who represented Sciennes so well in the Edinburgh and Midlothian Swimming Gala on Sunday 20th November at Ainslie Park Leisure Centre. Several Personal Bests were achieved at this high level annual sporting event. Thank you to their families who escorted and cheered on … Continue reading Double Gold for David in Edinburgh and Midlothian Swimming Gala!
Well done to all the girls from eight South-East neighbourhood primary schools who took part in a 'Friendly Fives' netball tournament at JGHS on Friday 18th November.Congratulations and good luck to the Sciennes' team who have progressed to the semi-final. Many thanks to JGHS Active Schools Co-ordinator Tom Scott for arranging the matches and to … Continue reading Fun Fives Netball Tournament
Jude the Fair Bear Guess my date of birth 50p per guess(Clue - I was born between 2000 and 2010)I'm Jude, and I am sadAnd I hope you can make it betterPlease let me into your heartSo you can start to make it better.I'm Jude, don't let me downYou have found meNow write down my birthdayIf you … Continue reading Jude the Fair Bear
We are tremendously excited about an upcoming return visit to Sciennes on Wednesday 7th December from WE Free the Children, again arranged for us by Schools Co-ordinator Harriet Morgan. Jacob, from WE Free the Children, visited in June to work with half of our (then P6) pupils and it was a superb and inspirational day, … Continue reading ‘WE Free the Children’ Returning to Sciennes!
Joan Alexander with Cameron, Anna and SarahThank you very much to Joan Alexander and all at the Junior Award Scheme for Schools (JASS) team as well as Friends of the Award (FOTA) for inviting Sciennes to the FOTA Annual General Meeting on Thursday 10th November.P7 pupils Anna and Cameron received a special certificate on behalf … Continue reading Sciennes Receives a Special Certificate from Junior Award Scheme for Schools (JASS)
Superb seats in the stalls of the Festival Theatre for P6 and P7Thank you very much to Audrey Blake and our friends at Scottish Opera for a lovely opportunity for six of our classes ( P6 and P7) to visit the Festival Theatre on Thursday 10th November for Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro Unwrapped. Fantastic … Continue reading Scottish Opera Unwrap "The Marriage of Figaro" for P6 and P7
James Gillespie's High School is holding an informal Open Morning on Saturday 5th November from 1000 - 1300 to celebrate its official opening last week.This will be for the local community, families of pupils and staff and for primary pupils, staff and their families to have a look around the new campus.Callum Skinner, former pupil … Continue reading JGHS Open Morning Sat 5th November
P7 pupils will be selling poppies (stick-on rather than pin) from Monday 31st October and will accept any donation amount.
Very well done to all the football teams, including three Sciennes teams, who took part in the Girls' Autumn Cup on a beautiful morning in the Meadows today, Saturday 8th October, and thank you to the many helpers who came along to support.Lovely news that our P2/3 Girls Team and our P6/7 Girls Team retained … Continue reading P2/3 AND P6/7 Girls Retain Meadows Autumn Cup!
Ailsa with her winning poster entry for the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert 2016Huge congratulations to P6 pupil Ailsa on being one of three winners in this year's Edinburgh International Festival Virgin Money Fireworks poster competition! What an exciting, fantastic achievement! Very well done, Ailsa! She was a finalist last year and decided to give it … Continue reading P6 Ailsa is Virgin Money EIF Fireworks Poster Winner!
Congratulation to P6 pupils Martha and Evelyn who did the Moonwalk on Saturday night (finishing at 2am) and were the youngest to take part. Above are some before and after pics. They . So far they have raised well over £600 and they have a few more pledges to come in. They not only trained … Continue reading Martha and Evelyn’s Moonwalk
Sciennes P6 Football Team blues represented the school admirably today. Played fairly with a smile on their faces. W 2 D 2.Thank you to parent, Mr Dougan, for Twitter news!
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!