At Sciennes, we recognise that we are incredibly fortunate to enjoy such strong partnerships with families and to have such ongoing marvellous parental support and engagement. Jay Santhanham, Convener of Parent Council Events and Fundraising subgroup has worked tirelessly with a team of Parent Council members, including Chair of the Parent Council Phoebe Cochrane, and … Continue reading Fantastic #YOYP Summer Fair!
SAVE THE DATE! Saturday 26th May 12.30-3pm Sciennes YOYP Summer Fair 2018 As part of the Scottish Government’s programme of themed years, 2018 is the Year of Young People (#YOYP2018). This year, Sciennes' Summer fair has an array of YOYP activities and events focusing on six themes that young people identified as most important for … Continue reading Year of Young People Summer Fair
201805041132_MentalHealthAwarenessWeekFlyerV1 Mental Health Awareness Week at Sciennes is 14th-18th May 2018 A week of events and activities organised annually for pupils, parents and staff by Ms Carolyn Anstruther DHT and Mrs Fiona Denvir, Convener of our Parent Council Health and Wellbeing Group. Mental Health and Wellbeing is an embedded feature of our practice at Sciennes … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week
PLEASE think about volunteering for the Schools Streets Scheme this term! It’s a perfect time to experience the benefits that helping out on the streets brings - keeping the children safe, improving the air quality around the school, chatting to people you know and meeting those you don’t, feeling a sense of satisfaction that you … Continue reading School Streets Volunteers Needed!
What a fabulous week we have just had! The enthusiasm and energy shown by the children was amazing. P1-4 did their bit in the pool at the beginning of the week and P5-7 at the end. To date, the Swimathon has raised £3668.50 and Meadows Mayhem £940.00. There is still time to make a donation or … Continue reading A Fabulous Week of Fundraising!
The Sport and House Captains set quite a challenge this year but the P5s and P7s rose to the occasion yesterday and ran their hearts out. P6 will be out on The Meadows today so please come along and support if you can. So far the Swimathon has raised £3269.50 and Meadows Mayhem £680 but … Continue reading Meadows Mayhem
Meadows Mayhem for P5-7 starts on Wednesday morning. P7 Sport and House Captains will be setting out a trial course tomorrow. Please sponsor your child or make a donation here for this new and exciting! Thank you Friends of Sciennes School
P1s and P3s made a great start to our sponsored events. Lots of great swimming today and more to come tomorrow from P2s and P4s. To sponsor your child's participation in the Swimathon or to make a donation please click on this link Thank you Friends of Sciennes School
Only one more sleep until Splash Off! The Swimathon is great fun and for many children it will be the very first time they've been able to swim in their own school pool! Children will have the opportunity to swim/float/walk as many lengths / breadths of the school pool as they can in a specified time. … Continue reading One More Sleep Until Swimathon!
A call for change has come for the P5s, P6s and P7s. A fun muddy Sponsored Obstacle Course this year! (Remember to bring spare clothes.) This 'Meadows Mayhem' event has been designed and is being led and organised by the P7 House and Sport captains. Filled with tyres, planks and many other exciting challenges (to … Continue reading Meadows Mayhem!
Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th April 2018 This year, exclusively for P1, P2, P3 and P4 children we will be holding our annual swimathon event to help us achieve our target of raising £8,500 to support school’s technology, Health and Wellbeing projects (which includes sports tuition e.g. swimming and cycling). ALL children at Sciennes will benefit … Continue reading Swimathon
Family Ceilidh - 25th January, 6:30pm Do you know your 'Dashing White Segeant' from your 'Strip the Willow'? Well now's your chance to learn at our ever popular family ceilidh. This year we're hosting the event on 25th January, between 6:30 and 8pm, in the School Hall.The McAlastair Ceilidh Band will be joined by June Underwood, and … Continue reading Parent Council Family Ceilidh Jan 25th 6.30pm
A HUGE thank you to everyone for: Organising and leading the various stalls and activities Volunteering – many of you went above and beyond and stayed longer than you signed up to help! Donating items and foods generously Coming along, especially for waiting patiently in the freezing weather. You all made the Sciennes Winter Fair … Continue reading Thank you to EVERYONE involved in the fair!
Comedy Night - Friday 27th October @ 7pmWe're delighted to welcome back Comedy Quiz Night on Friday 27 October 2017, 7pm - 9pm in the School Hall. The event will be hosted by Richard Melvin (of the Stand and BBC) and his dynamic Dads!Come and join us for a fun, sociable quiz night with snacks, drinks and … Continue reading Comedy NIght Friday 27th October 7pm
Thank you everyone who came along to and helped at the World of Work Summer Fair. As well as having fun in the sun enjoying live music and dance, learning about the world of work and sampling delicious food, we raised over £3500! WOW indeed! Well done Team Sciennes! Aileen and Jay - Parent Council Events … Continue reading WOW! World of Work Summer Fair Raises over £3500!
At Sciennes, we recognise that we are incredibly fortunate to enjoy strong partnerships with families and to have suchmarvellous ongoing parental support. For this year's Summer Fair, our fantastic Parent Council was most fortunate to have been able to draw upon a huge wealth of parental and local community talent, experience and expertise to WoW! … Continue reading WOW! Wonderful World of Work Summer Fair!
SATURDAY 3rd JUNE 12.30pm-3.30pmWhat a line up for the Summer Fair TOMORROW!There will be Science, Engineering, Writing Workshops, Film making workshops, Revitalise, Relax kids. This is Volunteers Week so we have Mercy Corps and Scottish Wildlife trust ready to explain what they do and how important volunteering is. There will be Art, Sewing, Flowers and … Continue reading SUMMER FAIR TOMORROW!
SAVE THE DATE! SCIENNES WORLD OF WORK SUMMER FAIR SATURDAY 3rd JUNE 12.30-3.30pm Come along and WoW our children with career possibilities! Sciennes' Parent Council Events and Fundraising Group (EFG) is busy organising our Summer Fair. The theme is 'World of Work' and the idea is to WoW our children with career possibilities. … Continue reading Can You Help Wow Pupils with the World of Work?
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Sciennes School Parent CouncilMonday 24th April – Friday 28th April 2017This year we are aiming to raise £10,000 to support school’s technology, Health and Wellness projects (which includes sports tuition e.g. swimming and cycling). ALL children at Sciennes will benefit from the funds raised.The Swimathon has been great fun in the past and we would … Continue reading Swimathon 2017
SAVE THE DATE!SCIENNES WORLD OF WORK SUMMER FAIRSATURDAY 3rd JUNE12.30-3.30pm Come along and WoW our children with career possibilities!Sciennes' Parent Council Events and Fundraising Group (EFG) is busy planning our Summer Fair. The theme is 'World of Work' and the idea is to WoW our children with career possibilities. This ties in with one of … Continue reading WoW! World of Work Summer Fair Sat 3rd June
A reminder that our annual P4/5 Disco, due to be held Thursday 23rd February, has been postponed until Thursday 16th March 6.30pm-8.00pm.
Friday 24 February 2017 in the school hall between 12:30 pm – and 2:15 pm The event is meant to be veryfamily friendly, particularly, for families with young children – siblings, both older and younger, are more than welcome.It’s meant to be a socialising event for the entire family – Parents are most welcome to join in … Continue reading Ceilidh Kids P1-P3 event – A wee reminder
Sciennes Parent Council Events and Fundraising Group (EFG)Family CeilidhThursday 2 February 20176.30pm – 8.00pm in School HallCeilidh dancing with the McAlastair Ceilidh Band called by June Underwood and featuring the Sciennes Highland Dancers. A fabulous fun evening for everyone.Tickets on Wisepay NOWAdults £5 and accompanying Children £2.50 each.(Tickets include refreshments and shortbread.)
Thank you to all who donated, helped at and came along to the Winter Fair. It was a huge success, raising over £6,600 for the school as well as being an opportunity for P7s to become entrepreneurs, crafty families to learn how to make new decorations, competitive baking and much more. We hope you enjoyed … Continue reading Winter Fair 2016
ANOTHER CHANCE TO WIN £5000 for Sciennes! This time with OneFamily FoundationWe have until MID-DAY THIS WEDNESDAY 30th NOVEMBER to get enough support by voting to win £5000 money from the One Family Foundation. (Thanks to parent, Colin Sim, we have already been successful in reaching the Judges' Final of another competition two weeks ago … Continue reading BE QUICK!… ANOTHER Amazing Chance to win £5000 for Sciennes!
Sciennes was thronging throughout the afternoon on Saturday 26th November with a huge number of families supporting the International Winter Fair. What a lovely, family event! Thank you very much to the army of parent volunteers who worked so hard before, during and after the event. Particular thanks to Jay and Aileen (Parent Council Events … Continue reading Winter Fair Thank You!
Sciennes Winter FairSaturday 26th November12-3pm https://sciennesschool.wordpress.com/#jp-carousel-2367Come along today to our fun-filled event which includes a magic show, films, craft activities, tombola, home baking, face painting, nail bar, lucky dip, hamper raffle and lots, lots more. Santa will be making an appearance.
We have some wonderful items for silent auction at this year’s Winter Fair. Please see below for a quick list. You could find wonderful presents for the Christmas time or for special occasions. Come and find us at the Winter Fair on Saturday 26th November 12pm-3pm. Remember to bring your cheque books!Family ticket to Edinburgh's Christmas show … Continue reading Silent Auction at Sciennes Winter Fair