Thank you very much to Emma Mayes, Environmental Health Officer for City of Edinburgh Council and her team for organising a Clean Air Day learning event for P6B in Deaconess Gardens by The Pleasance on Thursday 20th June. Mr Hutchison has led Clean Air Day events for the last two years and this year his … Continue reading P6B Air Quality Monitoring #cleanairday
Very well done to Daniel (P6a) who won the Stephen Gallacher (pictured) Foundation U10 Golf Final on Saturday 15th September at Kingsfield GC in Linlithgow. https://www.sgfoundation.co.uk/news-article/fun-day-on-finals-day
Mrs Noble has again this year arranged for Creative Scotland’s Youth Music Initiative to provide a fantastic opportunity for each of our six P4 and P5 classes to receive weekly ukulele instruction for eight weeks. Another amazing music opportunity for our pupils! Thank you very much to Jules and Nora. [See P4 and P5 Class … Continue reading Youth Music Initiative – Ukulele Instruction in P4 and P5
Thank you very much to our longstanding friend DJ Norval Barclay at Barclay's Beats and to Parent Council Events and Fundraising Convenor Mrs Jay Santhanam for kindly rescheduling our P4/5 Disco from Thursday 1st March to THURSDAY 15th MARCH 6.30pm-8.00pm.Thank you to all parent and staff volunteers who offered to support the disco and please … Continue reading P4/5 Disco Rescheduled to 15th March 6.30-8.00pm
Pupils returned to school on Tuesday to an activity packed week with a Scottish theme, culminating in a fabulous P5-P7 ceilidh in the playground on Friday 12th January led by Mrs Walker. Thank you to both our P.E. Specialists, Mrs Walker and Mrs Berry, for providing wonderful Scottish Country dancing for all our pupils P1-P7 … Continue reading Ceilidh in the Playground!
We were incredibly proud of all the Primary 5 pupils today, for the continued effort and hard work they have put into our homelessness project. This morning's carol singing was a huge success and we have managed to raise an incredible £510 for the charity Crisis. Thank you to all the families that turned up … Continue reading P5 Carol Singing Raises £510 for @crisis_uk!
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...
Congratulations to P4 siblings Catie, who was 19th overall, and Andrew who was 20th overall out of 394 runners at the Edinburgh Marathon Festival 6-8yr Junior Race on Saturday 27th May with the same gun time (6min 28s) for the 1.5 km race. Catie was pipped right on the line to being the fastest girl … Continue reading Edinburgh Marathon Festival – Podium!
Wild About Scotland sans bus!Excellent sessions from the fabulous Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) Wild About Scotland team which P4 and P5 classes loved, on Tuesday 2nd May and Wednesday 3rd May. Kirsty and Rosie expertly led thoroughly engaging and perfectly pitched sessions on wildcats and beavers, highlighting key conservation issues for our pupils. … Continue reading Pupils Go Wild for Wild About Scotland!
A reminder that our annual P4/5 Disco, due to be held Thursday 23rd February, has been postponed until Thursday 16th March 6.30pm-8.00pm.
On Friday 2nd September P4B pupils had a fantastic opportunity to take part in a Tennis on the Road session at the Meadows Tennis Park, led by Kris Soutar and supported by our Tennis coach, Alex Harkins, and Tennis Scotland. Judy Murray was unfortunately unable to attend but the pupils had a terrific time. Thank … Continue reading Judy Murray’s Tennis on the Road
Another amazing weekend of running for the Edinburgh Marathon Festival with several Sciennes parents competing. P3 twins Catie and Andrew took part in the 6-8 yr old 1.5 km race on Saturday with 358 competitors. They were delighted to smash their times from last year with Andrew in 42nd place in a time of 6:55 and … Continue reading P3 Twins in Edinburgh Marathon 1.5km!
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!
Congratulations to P3 pupil Angus and his dad Alastair who were overall winners at a Family Doubles Tennis Challenge on Sunday 24th April at at the Meadows courts. The event was part of a British Tennis UK wide initiative supported by Quorn. Well done to all the Sciennes children who took part. Angus and his … Continue reading Angus and his Dad Win Family Doubles Tennis Challenge
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!
Gold, Gold, Bronze, Bronze!Today at the annual EPSSA Swimming and Diving Gala held at the Royal Commonwealth Pool on Wednesday 23rd March our pupils had outstanding success! First place in the Breastroke meant a Gold medal each for Holly, Rose, Calum and Esther. Anna, Toby, Joanne and David won their heat then came Third to … Continue reading Medals Galore at EPSSA Swim and Dive Gala!
Primary Three pupils and staff have been working hard and busily rehearsing to put on their spectacular Dance Show in the Hall on Friday 6th November11.00am -12pm. Doors open 10.45am.P2, P6 Buddies and siblings have been invited to a dress rehearsal on Thursday 5th November 11.00am-12pm.
On Friday 25th October at P4-7 Assembly we marked One World Week by sharing how our P3 pupils have successfully led a whole school project with Mercy Corps to change 'Hope into Action.' Sciennes P4-7 One World Week Assembly 25.10.15 from SciennesPS To date, the P3 Harvest Appeal has raised a fantastic £2100 which will … Continue reading P4-7 One World Week Assembly 25.10.15
P3 present at AssembliesOn Thursday 1st October Victoria Telford from Mercy Corps came to both P1-3 and P4-7 Assemblies to help P3 launch their Harvest Appeal. Pupils from P3 told everyone at Assemblies about their project to raise money to build playgrounds for Syrian refugees.Victoria Telford from Mercy CorpsVictoria tells the pupils how Mercy Corps … Continue reading P3 Syrian Harvest Apppeal with Mercy Corps
At special Assemblies with Mercy Corps on Thursday 1st October, P3 pupils will tell the school about their Harvest project to help Syrian refugees.The P3 Communications Group met on Wednesday and this is how they explained the project in their own words:Primary Three are trying to raise money for Mercy Corps to help Syrian children … Continue reading P3 Pupils Launch Their Mercy Corps Appeal for Playground for Syrian Refugees
Congratulations to Matthew, Hannah, Andrew, Catie and Sophie and all Sciennes pupils who took part in the Edinburgh Junior Marathon Festival on Saturday 30th May. (1.5 k for 6-8 yr olds and 2 k for 9-12 yr olds). Sophie was raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support and has currently raised £115! Congratulations to P4 pupil … Continue reading Sciennes Pupils in Edinburgh Junior Marathon
Anna Millar from iTeach Grateful thanks to Anna Millar from iTeach, a great friend and support to the school, who has worked closely with us and with colleagues across all sectors of the city developing and leading training designed to maximise the use of iPads in Learning and Teaching. We were delighted to welcome Anna back … Continue reading iTeach iPad Modelling in P2
You may be aware that from January 2015, children in Primary 1 to 3 across Scotland will have the option of taking a free school meal every day. City of Edinburgh Council has put together some questions and answers to address some of the questions you may have.SCIENNES WEBSITE> INFORMATION> LUNCH AND MILK What and … Continue reading Extension of Free School Meals for P1 to P3 – Question and Answer
Ms Anstruther has arranged a Dress Rehearsal of the P2 Winter Show for siblings and P5 Buddy classes on Wednesday 10th December at 1.30pm.The performance to parents will be in the Hall on Thursday 11th December at 1.45pm.
Thank you very much to Quinn, Izzie and Sam who raised a fantastic £80.00 selling apples and pears from their garden. Very enterprising. They have decided to contribute the money to the Sciennes Playground Fund (and they gained multiple gold credits for Lauder at the same time!)
We are indebted to Alasdair Allen's grandfather, David Allen, (alias 'Papa David') who professionally filmed and edited outstanding footage of this year's P1 and P2 Nativities. Geoff at Quadrille Media produced the DVDs for us and they are now on sale through WisePay. They can be collected from the School Office. David Allen worked as … Continue reading Professionally Produced Nativity DVDs
Many thanks to author Linda Strachan for her visit to P1 and P2 and sharing the adventures of "Hamish McHaggis" which all take place around Scotland. Very apt for Book Week Scotland25th November to 1st December. More photographs on Primary One's Class Page.Linda will also be bringing Hamish McHaggis to our friends at local bookshop … Continue reading Author Visit to P1 and P2 in Book Week Scotland
The Evening News is publishing its P1 class photos this week.The Sciennes pictures have been published today (Wednesday 25th) so remember to pick up your copy.The pictures are also available to buy direct from the Evening News after publication:Scotsman Photo SalesThank you Mrs Black for posting this on the P1 Class Page.