MSP Cabinet Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change Visits Sciennes

P6A pupils and Pupil ECO Group reps were delighted to have an opportunity to meet with Ms Roseanna Cunningham, MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, on Wednesday 14th June, just ahead of the inaugural National Clean Air Day on Thursday 15th June, to share what they have been learning about air … Continue reading MSP Cabinet Secretary for the Environment and Climate Change Visits Sciennes

Clean Up Litter Pick Friday 20th May 12.05pm-1.00pm

Sciennes' ECO Team has organised a clean up campaign in the local area around the school on Friday 20th May between 12.05pm and 1pm. Meet outside the school Hall to be given a tabard, gloves, a litter picker and bin bags.Please email if you are able to come along and help out.Thank you.

Earth Calling Easter Holiday Club

Easter Wildlife Clubs 2015Monday 13th April. The Roslin Glen Wildlife Experience 0915-1700. River dipping, raft building, ancient tree hugging, deer spotting, staff/wand carving and woodland exploration. Drop off/Pick up outside Harvey Nicks on St Andrews SquareTuesday 14th April. The Hermitage Adventure 0915-1700. Woodland fun, shelters, stream walking, hill climbing and lots of cool wildlife spotting. … Continue reading Earth Calling Easter Holiday Club

Ragbag Appeal

What an amazing response to the Eco Team's Ragbag appeal! Thank you very much to all families who donated and to our P7 helpers. All money raised will be used to contribute to Eco developments in the playground.More photographs on the Eco Team Blog.


WEDNESDAY 5th NOVEMBER ONLYDear Sciennes FamiliesWe would like to make you aware of another school Ragbag collection by the Eco Team. We will be helping with the school playground project and the Ragbag Appeal is a great way to help us raise money. You can also empty your cupboards of all unwanted clothing. Please fill … Continue reading RAG BAG APPEAL

ECO at Sciennes

Miss Kirsty Gallagher led a very productive meeting on Friday 24th October with reps from last year and new reps.The group has decided to maintain their work on Energy, Waste and Litter as well as tackling two new topics over the next two years:SCHOOL GROUNDSTRANSPORTCLICK HERE FOR ECO PLANNING 2013-2016  which shows ECO progress to … Continue reading ECO at Sciennes

New Eco Reps

Congratulations to our new Eco Reps who were elected by their classmates. P3 pupils will again be working together on a separate Eco project throughout the year, so only P4-P7 Eco Reps will be involved in the Eco meetings. Miss Gallagher, P3 Class Teacher,  will meet with new and old reps after the October holiday. … Continue reading New Eco Reps

Free compost available on 9 May at Sciennes School from noon

The Council is giving away free bags of compost made from resident’s recycled garden waste to mark the return of fortnightly garden waste collections and to thank residents for using the service. The event in the South neighbourhood is on Friday 9 May, at Sciennes Primary School from 12.05 until stocks run out.Officers will be on hand to provide information about … Continue reading Free compost available on 9 May at Sciennes School from noon