1:1 Initiative Expands

Sciennes is proud to have been selected in March 2012 as a pilot school for City of Edinburgh in 1:1 learning with mobile technology and a tremendous amount has been achieved in the last year by Class Teachers Wendy French and Fiona Barker. Throughout the pilot their P7 and P6 classes have had a personal … Continue reading 1:1 Initiative Expands

iPad Scotland Evaluation Study Published

Hull University’s Technology Enhanced Learning Research group, led by Kevin Burden (Principal Investigator) based in the Faculty of Education, has recently completed the first national evaluation to investigate the use and impact of tablet technologies (in this case the iPad), across schools and homes in Scotland.The study was based in eight schools and six local … Continue reading iPad Scotland Evaluation Study Published

National Literacy Network – eLiteracy at Sciennes

Sciennes was delighted to be invited to Stirling Management Centre on Thursday 8th November to share ideas and practice with colleagues from across the country. Published author and Sciennes' parent, Mary Turner Thomson, was able to share how her innovative and enterprising "Pencilling Creative Ideas" project has enabled three successive P7 year groups to become … Continue reading National Literacy Network – eLiteracy at Sciennes


Thank you to all our families and visitors who attended our official launch on Thursday 19th April. Special thanks to Dave McKee, ICT Manager DigITal Learning and Teaching, City of Edinburgh Council and his team of ICT Development Officers, Fiona Hunter, Janet Wallace, and Jenni Robertson and also to Susan Varga from City of Edinburgh … Continue reading Launched!

Ready to Launch

//www.youtube.com/get_playerParents and Carers in the Pilot Project classes can sign up to attend using the Doodle Poll sent by Angela Christie. A great tool, introduced to us by parent, Claire Wheeler (School Council Communications Group).

Help Write the iBook

ATTENTION: CALLING ALL FORMER PUPILS AND STAFFClick here to access the draft content of our 120th Anniversary iBook.Find the year you attended Sciennes and add your own memories, anecdotes and photographs directly into the draft. The text in this document will be added to interactive content - photographs, audio, video, animations - and it will … Continue reading Help Write the iBook