Yet more chess success, as Sciennes Chess club is to represent school in East of Scotland chess competition.Sciennes chess club has been taking part in the Delancey Chess Challenge, a UK wide schools chess competition, with the first stage being played last term at the club. Children who scored 17 points or more were invited … Continue reading Chess Club in East of Scotland Chess Competition
Our popular ComputerXplorers Club, run by Lynne Kerr, will be back this term, starting 23rd April for P5 - P7. We will also be starting our first ComputerXplorers Club for P1 - P4 as well. The Junior Club will start on Monday 22nd April.In both clubs pupils will be creating their very own robots from … Continue reading ComputerXplorers After School Clubs
Jason Kouchak enjoys a game of chess with Sciennes Primary pupils Tom and Abi Hossell and members of the school Chess Club. Picture: Greg Macvean Grateful thanks to Mike Shields, Community Parks Officer, who approached us about launching a giant outdoor chess board set, generously donated by Jason Kouchak. Pupils from Sciennes' highly successful Chess Club … Continue reading Giant Chess Board in Meadows
Emma in P2 and her sister Katie in P5, with friends from P5, put on a terrific performance for families at a recent After School Club production of Cinderella.Many thanks to Katie's and Emma's mum for the lovely photo.
Blaze basketball open sessions for primary school aged players have recently grown in popularity and a new session as been added.The Thursday session is now up to 15-20 players every week with room for more players in the large games hall at the Crags. A Tuesday open session has now been added to meet the … Continue reading Basketball Sessions at Crags
Well done Atharva, Joseph, Kim and Robert who were one of three teams who all came first in the Lothian Primary Schools Chess Championships!Another sparkling success for Sciennes' amazing after school Chess Club which reflects so well on the dedication and enthusiasm of all the parents who have run it over many years. The club … Continue reading Congratulations Chess Champions!
Lynne Kerr gave a presentation at Friday's Upper School Assembly to give details of the next round of her highly successful after school Computing club which begins in January for P5-P7. Look out for application forms this week.We are hoping to be able to extend the club to P1-P4 after the February break and will … Continue reading Computer Xplorers After School Club
Well done to our P5 boys for all their endeavours when competing in the Hamilton Football Cup on Saturday.
We are delighted that Gus, Tara and the team are running their highly successful Wildlife Club for a second year at Sciennes.Here is the Autumn programme.Ask your Class Teacher or Ms Gallagher if you would like an application form to join the club.Further details on their website: Earth Calling.
Sciennes is delighted to link with Earth Calling. Gus and his wonderful team run highly successful afterschool and holiday clubs which pupils at Sciennes thoroughly enjoy attending."As one of the leading voices in environmental education, Earth Calling supplies ‘hands on’ unique environmental projects and activities to schools and the community. Established in 1999, our ethos … Continue reading Earth Calling Afterschool and Holiday Clubs
Sunday 25th February was the final day in the Lothian Primary Chess League schools team competitions. Sciennes represented this event with 24 players split into 2 teams of P6/7 and 4 teams of P5 andunder. In the P6/7 A league Sciennes came second and in the B league came third.In the younger group we came … Continue reading CHESS CLUB
The P2/3 Girls football team played in the first ever Brunstfield P2/3 football competition on Saturday 24th March, and they won!They played with a super attitude against South Morningside, Bruntsfied and James Gillespies and had really good fun with all the other teams. The girls were presented with a trophy which they have been allowed … Continue reading P2/3 Girls’ Football Team
Dance Division with Cat PerryTuesday 10th April- Friday 13th April 20129am-4pmAt Marchmont St Giles Church (Kilgraston Road)£42 for the full weekAged 4-12 years old Early drop off (From 8:30am) and late pick (between 4pm-5pm) can be provided at a small additional cost. Please contact Cat Perry for further information or to book a place- email@example.com / 07951017221