Davis Cup and Leon Smith

Thank you very much to Edinburgh Leisure and Sciennes' parent, Tennis coach Alex Harkins, for arranging a fantastic opportunity for P6 pupils to meet Leon Smith and see the Davis Cup at close quarters on the Meadows on Wednesday 4th May. The children were thrilled and loved the tennis activities!

£127 raised by pupils for WaterAid

On Friday afternoon, 22nd April, P6A pupils Ailsa, Minnie, Lucy, Rose and Anna organised, baked for and ran a bake sale in their own time for their 'Me and My World' JASS award.Together they raised a tremendous £127 for WaterAid! Very well done to all involved.

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!

Napier University Robots Science Festival Preview for P6!

Grateful thanks to Brian Davison, Lecturer and Teaching Fellow at Edinburgh Napier University's School of Computing, and his students for fantastic robot workshops on Thursday 24th March for each of our three P6 classes.Excellent feedback from pupils and staff ahead of the team's Edinburgh International Science Festival free workshops next week at the National Museum, … Continue reading Napier University Robots Science Festival Preview for P6!

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

P4-7 Assembly 29.1.16

P6 finalists Ben, Rachel and Cai competed to win the Steven Lui cup for Burns Recital at the P4-7 Assembly on Friday 29th January 2016. All three contenders were outstanding, giving an exceptionally high standard of performance. Congratulations to Rachel who edged forward with her very confident delivery and stage presence to win the trophy … Continue reading P4-7 Assembly 29.1.16

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!

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

Minnie and Ailsa Raise £45.50 for Water Aid

Very well done to P5 pupils Minnie and Ailsa. They had a tombola stall on The Meadows on Sunday and raised £45.50 for Water Aid! Minnie organised the stall and used her old toys and books as prizes in the tombola. She also sold her Dad’s homebaking. Super Citizens!

P5 Mandarin Workshops

Thank you so much to Audrey Blake (Scottish Opera), Judith McKerrecher (SCILT Professional Development Officer) and to her colleagues from the Confucius Institute for Scotland’s Schools (CISS) for providing such high quality language learning workshops for our P5 pupils on Monday 30th March. Judith began by sharing Scottish Opera's Warriors! ebook and it was wonderful to … Continue reading P5 Mandarin Workshops

P5 Scottish Opera 2015

P5 Scottish Opera 2015: WARRIORS! THE EMPEROR’S INCREDIBLE ARMYScottish Opera will again work with all three P5 classes this year to stage a costumed production entitled "WARRIORS! THE EMPEROR’S INCREDIBLE ARMY". We are always amazed, as we are sure you will be, at the incredible production our friends from Scottish Opera manage to create in … Continue reading P5 Scottish Opera 2015