Start date w/b 1st September unless otherwise instructed by the club leader.Registration for these clubs is still open and spaces are now limited for many of the groups and classes. If you wish your child to participate in any of the activities offered then you must register by Friday 30th August.TO REGISTER PLEASE LOG ONTO … Continue reading Parent Council and Active Schools Clubs
Sounds Like Friday and Sounds Like Saturday are the Arts and Creative Learning key Youth Music Initiative projects. The funding is provided on an annual basis from Creative Scotland. These projects offer free music tuition and resources to all P5, P6 and P7 classes in Edinburgh Primary Schools. Last year the projects were offered in … Continue reading Sounds Like Friday, Sounds Like Saturday 2014-2015
Families can now register pupils for the Sciennes Football Club for places in 2014/2015 via WISEPAYMESSAGE :PLEASE NOTE THAT FOOTBALL WILL OFFICIALLY COMMENCE BACK ON THE 30TH AUGUST TO ALLOW TIME FOR PLAYER REGISTRATIONS. ALL CHILDREN WHO WISH TO TAKE PART MUST BE REGISTERED IN ADVANCE OF PARTICIPATION. TRIALS CAN BE ARRANGED VIA THE CLUB … Continue reading Sciennes Primary Football Club
All families should now have received an email giving details of Parent Council and Active School Clubs commencing 1st September. Families can also check the Sciennes website, Parent Council website and Jonathan Wallace's Active Schools website for further information.
All Parent Council and Active School Clubs will be available from Friday 15th August. Families will receive details by email and can also check the Sciennes website, Parent Council website and Jonathan Wallace's Active Schools website for further information from tomorrow.
Our friends at Earth Calling will run their Wildlife club for 8 sessions starting on Thu 21st August and finishing on Thus 9th October. Clubs run from 1520-1735, with the exception of a nocturnal wildlife session which will run from 1900-2100 on September 11th.The cost of each session is £7; therefore a total cost of … Continue reading Earth Calling After School Wildlife Club
Susan Dalgleish is again running her After School Art Club in nearby St Catherine's Argyle, Grange Road 3.45-5.15pm and the dates for the Autumn term 2014 are:MONDAYS: Sept. 1...8...22...29 Oct. 6....27 Nov. 3...10...17...24 Dec. 1...8THURSDAYS Sept. 4….11….18….25 Oct. 2….30 Nov. 6….13….20….27 Dec.4….11See Susan's website for more details:http://www.susansartclub.co.uk
Cat Perry, Director Dance DivisionDance Division Summer Dance Camps Camp- Monday 30th June- Friday 4th July 20149:30-3:30pm each dayAt Marchmont St Giles Church (Kilgraston Road) Camp- Monday 28th July- Friday 1st August 20149:30-3:30pm each dayAt Marchmont St Giles Church (Kilgraston Road) Camp- Monday 4th August- Friday 8th August 20149:30-3:30pm each dayAt Marchmont St Giles Church … Continue reading Dance Division Summer Camps
Congratulations to John, Angus, Theo and Aryan who achieved First Place in the Scottish Primary Schools Team Chess Championship for P7 and Under at East Kilbride on 18th May 2014. Another remarkable success for the boys as Primary Champions and for the Sciennes Chess Club. An outstanding result for John who achieved the highest score … Continue reading First Place in Scottish Primary Schools Team Chess Championship!
What an amazing achievement for the Sciennes Chess Club P5 and Under A, B and C Teams pictured here! The B Team won First Place and the C Team won Second Place in the Lothian Schools Chess B League. The C Team also took First Place in the C League. The A Team came in … Continue reading Supreme Chess! Outstanding Success!
Unprecedented success for all our Sciennes runners at the Edinburgh Primary Schools Sports Association (EPSSA) Cross Country event in Inverleith Park on Monday 17th March. Tom came Second in the P7 Boys' Race, Lucia came Third and Bea Tenth in the P7 Girls' Race, Lawson came Fifth in the P6 Boys' Race and Cerys came … Continue reading Five Cross Country Medals!
On Saturday 27th January at WHEC Matthew, Jonathan, Stuart and Pere came Second in the Lothian Junior Championship Chess King's League. There were lots of other prize winning Sciennes players:P5&U Ungraded 1. Aidan Davis P5&U Graded2. Sergi Mackinlay Vich P6/7 "Stars Barred" (graded <500) 2. Aryan Bhulanny Congratulations to all!
Dance Division Easter Dance Camp 2014Monday 7th April- Friday 11th April 2014At Marchmont St Giles Church9:30-3:30pm each day£63 for full week or £14 per dayEarly bird discount - 10% off full week price. Book before 28th March 2014. Places are limited and places will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. So get … Continue reading Dance Division Easter Camp
Holiday Activities and Camps from Edinburgh LeisureEdinburgh Leisure's Activator Mulit-Activity Camps are available for booking at four venues around the city in February. Plus EICA:Ratho is running its popular Multi-Activity Days during the week. Whether for a day or a week kids will have a chance to try a huge variety of sports, games and … Continue reading Holiday Activities and Camps from Edinburgh Leisure
President Obama, Apple and Microsoft are backing Hour of Code, which aims to get 5 million students in 33,000 classrooms around the world to learn at least one hour of computer science this week.Lynne from Computer Xplorers gave each of our Primary Seven pupils an exciting session on using Scratch - programming software which can … Continue reading Computer Xplorers: Scratch Hour of Code
Our friends at Computer Xplorers have kindly offered free workshops in Scratch to our three P7 classes this week in Hour of Code Week.The Computer Xplorers After School Clubs are hugely popular - check out WisePay from 13th January 2014 for details of their exciting projects for next term.The P1-P4 Computer Xplorers Club will run on … Continue reading Computer Xplorers Workshops for P7
Congratulations to our fantastic Chess Teams!Sciennes, fielding 4 teams, made an excellent start in the first event of the new season, Lothian League Day 1, run by Lothian Junior Chess at W Hailes Education Centre on 3/11/13 coming out top in each of the 2 sections. The P6/7 A Team (John, Angus, Theo and Atharva) scored 21/24 … Continue reading Chess Success!
Blaze and Polonia basketball clubs have teamed up with Active Schools to offer a great week of basketball this school holiday break. The Starter Camp is for children aged 6-10 years and only requires energy and enthusiasm. It runs 5-9 August each morning. The Development Camp is for players aged 10-14 and is perfect for any … Continue reading Summer Basketball at Crags
SUMMER DANCE CAMP Monday 6th Aug 2012-Friday 10th Aug 20129am-4pmAt Marchmont St Giles Church (Kilgraston Road)All taught by Cat PerryReally fun dance week for all ages (P1-P7)The week will include many dance styles, such as Street Dance,Cheerleading, Musical Theatre, Jazz, Contemporary and many more! Aswell as the chance to try out all these different dance … Continue reading Dance Division Summer Camp
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Congratulations to all the girls - Anna Le Derf, Kirsty Noble (P6) Ailsa McAleavey(P6) Esther Parmiter, Elena Santoyo-Brown, Sarah Beck Jenkins, Hannah Urquhart, Olivia Kay, Isla Barrault, Ivy Schiefler Fancey, Anna Swan (P6) Katie Hayley - who played throughout the EPSSA Girls' Football competition to be awarded the Summer Plate Consolation Shield. Thank you to … Continue reading Girls’ Football Shield
Thank you to Neil Maclean, Struan's dad, for these fabulous photographs and reports on the many recent successes of the Sciennes' P7 Boys' Football Team (plus Elena!)MEADOWS FESTIVALThe team played in the annual Meadow Festival on 1st June, scoring 29 and conceding only 4 in their 4 matches. Despite playing brilliantly the team somehow managed … Continue reading P7 Football Festival Successes!
ComputerXplorers Club has now finished for the Summer. Over the past few weeks Director Lynne Kerr and her team took some photographs of the lego robots the children built including their own creations in the final week. The video below can also be viewed on the club's video gallery on their website at http://www.sescotland.computerxplorers.co.ukDetails of … Continue reading Computer Xplorers Lego Robotics
Sciennes Girls' P6 and P7 football teams took on the staff at the Meadows on Thursday 13th June and it was a keenly played match with Mr McKenna scoring from a backflip kick that regrettably no one caught on camera but will be recalled often, we're sure! Great fun and thank you to Esther's mum … Continue reading Girls v Staff Football
Chess kings and queens crowned at MegafinalCongratulations to Sciennes' pupils Aidan, Angus, Matilda Robert Davis, Joseph Bartlett, Sergi MacKinlay-Vich, Jingzhong Fan for their Chess Success!Posted on June 5, 2013 by Children & Families Councillor Cathy Fullerton was delighted to attend the Delancey UK Chess Challenge Edinburgh Megafinal recently and present prizes to winners and participants. The … Continue reading Chess Kings and Queens!
Congratulations Robert, P7B, on your success in the Chess Scotland Megafinal.
Congratulations to the Sciennes P7 Girls Thistle Team who won the Sciennes Spring Cup (jointly with St Mary's Primary) on Saturday 11th May.
Sonia and her team from the Sciennes After School Care Scheme have launched their own website. Information, contact details and the new SASCS website can be found using the Community button on the school website or by clicking here:www.sascs.org.uk
This coming week the after school Earth Calling Wildlife Club will be river dipping, building boats and learning about rivers and the creatures in them. There is a good chance of people getting wet this week so towels, changes of clothes and wellies are all recommended. SciennesThursday 15.25-17.45Braidburn Valley Please remember to bring along … Continue reading Earth Calling Wildlife Club
Sciennes' Chess Club successfully competed in the Megafinal at Wester Hailes Education Centre on Sunday 28th April 2013, against other schools from the whole of the East of Scotland. Outstanding results!Angus Holme was the youngest member of the club, and the whole competition, to take part and won the Under 6 section; Aidan Davis won … Continue reading Chess Success