P7 Musical Monday 25th June 1.30-3pm

Our incredible Primary Sevens proudly present their Musical Show "The Amazing Adventures of Super Stan" at 1.30pm on Monday 25th June. Doors open 1.20pm and for health and safety reasons, only two adults per pupil. We look forward to welcoming you.

P7 Pupils Perform at Stunning Usher Hall JGHS Christmas Concert

What a stunning showcase of the terrific musical talents of the young people and staff of James Gillespie's High School at the Usher Hall Christmas Concert on Tuesday 19th December 2017! Cluster Primary Seven pupils from Sciennes, Tollcross, James Gillespie's Primary, Preston Street, Royal Mile and Taobh na Pairce Primary Schools rose to the occasion, … Continue reading P7 Pupils Perform at Stunning Usher Hall JGHS Christmas Concert

P5 Scottish Opera

The Tale o' Tam o' Shanter from Sciennes Primary School on Vimeo.   Thank you very much to parent Jimmy Chow for filming and editing this great video of P5's Scottish Opera performance.

Superb P5 Performance of Scottish Opera’s "A Tale O’ Tam O’Shanter"

Outstanding P5s in Scottish Opera's fabulous "A Tale O' Tam O'Shanter"What a fabulous performance on Wednesday 14th June from Primary Five! They were word perfect and in fine voice for an outstanding production of 'The Tale O' Tam O'Shanter' with Scottish Opera. The team from Scottish Opera - Alan, Ryan, Kirsty and Neil - yet … Continue reading Superb P5 Performance of Scottish Opera’s "A Tale O’ Tam O’Shanter"

P6 Comedy Festival – Thank You Richard Melvin, Julia Sutherland and Al Lorraine!

What an extraordinary opportunity for our three P6 classes this week to work with accomplished comedy writer, comedian, producer and The Stand Comedy Club compere, Sciennes' dad, Richard Melvin and his friends from Dabstar Productions! Using the BBC RND Comedy Classroom resources, groups of P6 pupils scripted, rehearsed with help from Richard and fellow comedian … Continue reading P6 Comedy Festival – Thank You Richard Melvin, Julia Sutherland and Al Lorraine!

P7 Perform at Extraordinary JGHS Concert at the Usher Hall

What a wonderful showcase of the terrific musical talents of the young people and staff of James Gillespie's High School at the Usher Hall Christmas Concert on Tuesday 20th December 2016! Cluster Primary Seven pupils from Sciennes, Tollcross, James Gillespie's Primary, Preston Street, Royal Mile and Taobh na Pairce Primary Schools really rose to the … Continue reading P7 Perform at Extraordinary JGHS Concert at the Usher Hall

P1-3 Show Time!

Huge congratulations to the P1-3 pupils and staff and to our Dance Division friends for their outstanding family performances this term:P1 NativityP2 Winter ShowP3 Dance ShowParticular credit to magnificent Ms Carolyn Anstruther, DHT, who co-ordinates and produces all three shows so spectacularly. Bravo!

P6 Ailsa is Virgin Money EIF Fireworks Poster Winner!

Ailsa with her winning poster entry for the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert 2016Huge congratulations to P6 pupil Ailsa on being one of three winners in this year's Edinburgh International Festival Virgin Money Fireworks poster competition! What an exciting, fantastic achievement! Very well done, Ailsa! She was a finalist last year and decided to give it … Continue reading P6 Ailsa is Virgin Money EIF Fireworks Poster Winner!

Area Strings Concert Wednesday 1st June

The Primary 5-7 children who are performing at the Area Strings Concert at Marchmont St Giles, Kilgraston Road on Wednesday 1st June, will rehearse in the afternoon and should arrive in the evening by 6.45pm. Programmes are available from the school office or can be purchased at the door - £5 or £3 concession.

P4-7 Assembly 29.1.16

P6 finalists Ben, Rachel and Cai competed to win the Steven Lui cup for Burns Recital at the P4-7 Assembly on Friday 29th January 2016. All three contenders were outstanding, giving an exceptionally high standard of performance. Congratulations to Rachel who edged forward with her very confident delivery and stage presence to win the trophy … Continue reading P4-7 Assembly 29.1.16

P7 Pupils Perform at James Gillespie’s Christmas Concert

James Gillespie's High School Christmas Concert 2015Thursday 17th December, 7.00-9.30pmThis concert features pupils from James Gillespie's High School and P7 pupils from its six associated primaries, including Sciennes Primary.Items will include JGHS wind bands, string orchestras, clarsach and guitar ensembles, percussion ensemble, pipe band, accordion group, chamber choir and many various junior and senior choirs.Repertoire … Continue reading P7 Pupils Perform at James Gillespie’s Christmas Concert

P3 Dance Show Friday 6th November

Primary Three pupils and staff have been working hard and busily rehearsing to put on their spectacular Dance Show in the Hall on Friday 6th November11.00am -12pm. Doors open 10.45am.P2, P6 Buddies and siblings have been invited to a dress rehearsal on Thursday 5th November 11.00am-12pm.

Grange Association Fair

Grange FairThank you to the members of the Grange Association for their thoughtful invitation to the highland dancers and woodwind band to perform at the Fair on Saturday 9th May. We received great feedback from families and the children were delighted to take part.

Studio to Stage: School Orchestra Resonate at the Queen’s Hall

A wonderful opportunity for our children to participate in this showcase event, in a prestigious venue, celebrating young people's talents in music, drama and dance with schools from across the city. Our pupils were expertly prepared for the Resonate: Studio to Stage concert at the Queen's Hall on Monday 30th March by Mrs Campbell and … Continue reading Studio to Stage: School Orchestra Resonate at the Queen’s Hall

BBC Ten Pieces at Sciennes

Have you checked out our Vimeo Videos? Our children have been engaging with the innovative BBC Ten Pieces classical music initiative in many ways throughout the year and here are a few video examples of some of their class work. (Alternatively, click on the VIDEOS button on our school website.)