We were delighted to be invited by Jenni Snell (Youthlink Scotland and Scottish lead on the UK wide #IWill campaign) to participate in a seminar at the Scottish Learning Festival on Wednesday 25th September 2019 at the SEC in Glasgow. The #IWill campaign aims to create a culture of empowerment for young people through volunteering … Continue reading #iwill Scottish Learning Festival Seminar
Event slideshow can be viewed here: https://www.slideshare.net/SciennesPS/sciennes-fundraising-summer-fair-year-of-green-action-2019 We are extremely pleased that so many families and members of our community joined us for our annual Summer Fair. Our dedicated staff and volunteers arrived at the school bright and early to set up for the day. A very generous donation from Victor Hugo’s of hot bacon … Continue reading Sciennes Summer Fundraiser – Year of Green Action Fair
Huge congratulations to brothers P6 Dylan who came Second and P4 Josh who came Sixth in the Junior Edinburgh Marathon on Saturday 26th May 2018. Their P1 sister Emi also received a medal and thank you to mum Sue for sharing these lovely photographs capturing their wonderful achievements.
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
Huge congratulations to the P1-3 pupils and staff and to our Dance Division friends for their outstanding family performances this term:P1 NativityP2 Winter ShowP3 Dance ShowParticular credit to magnificent Ms Carolyn Anstruther, DHT, who co-ordinates and produces all three shows so spectacularly. Bravo!
Fri 18th NovemberP3 Dance Show Doors open 10.40 for 11.00 Costumes are ready and routines are reaching their final rehearsals this week. Families are in for a real treat watching P3 perform at their Dance Show on Friday 18th November. Well done to all our P3 pupils for all their hard work and to Ms Anstruther, … Continue reading P3 Dance Show Friday 18th November
Thank you to all our families for such generous support of the P3 led whole school Central and North West Edinburgh Foodbank Harvest Appeal. Ewan Walker (Co-founder, Trustee and Operations Manager) gave a presentation to pupils at both the P1-3 and P4-7 Assemblies on Friday 28th October, explaining how the donations will make a … Continue reading P3 Led Foodbank Harvest Appeal P1-3 Assembly WE Scare Hunger
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!
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!
Confident Individuals, Emma and Bella, with Ms AnstrutherAudience at Faith Misson, Edinburgh 1 in 5 Child Poverty Awareness ConferenceSciennes is one of six city schools taking part in a City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) pilot project to raise awareness of 1 in 5 Child Poverty and explore ways to reduce the cost of the school … Continue reading P2 Pupils Address CEC 1 in 5 Conference
Very well done Serena in P2b, who has raised nearly £20 for the P3 Sciennes' Syrian Appeal with Mercy Corps by running a charity bake sale for her neighbours in the back garden on Saturday 4th October It was all her own ideas and work, including the Serena's Charity Cafe sign, menu and cakes. A … Continue reading Serena’s Fundraising Cafe for Syrian Appeal
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!
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 P1 Nativity for siblings and P4 Buddy classes on Thursday 11th December at 10.45am.The performance to parents will be in the Hall on Friday 12th December at 11.15am. (Doors open 10.45am.)