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.)

P5 Scottish Opera 2015

P5 Scottish Opera 2015: WARRIORS! THE EMPEROR’S INCREDIBLE ARMYScottish Opera will again work with all three P5 classes this year to stage a costumed production entitled "WARRIORS! THE EMPEROR’S INCREDIBLE ARMY". We are always amazed, as we are sure you will be, at the incredible production our friends from Scottish Opera manage to create in … Continue reading P5 Scottish Opera 2015

30th Anniversary Dance Performance at Edinburgh University

 Long time friend and former parent of Sciennes, June Underwood, leads our after school Highland Dancing club (and her dancers dazzled at our recent International Tapas evening). June also capably provides curricular dance lessons to support our annual  P4 Scots' Night, managing to fit us in to her busy schedule at Edinburgh University. On Friday … Continue reading 30th Anniversary Dance Performance at Edinburgh University

Oh What A Night!

Sciennes staff were on their feet to give P7 pupils a standing ovation for their magnificent performance at the James Gillespie's Christmas Concert in the Usher Hall on Thursday 18th December. The whole event was a wonderful celebration of the superb achievements of JGHS Music Department and their pupils, led by Mrs Deirdre O'Brien, and … Continue reading Oh What A Night!

JGHS P7/S1 Choir

All P7 pupils will attend a rehearsal at James Gillespie's High School on Monday 15th December and a rehearsal at the Usher Hall on Thursday 18th December, during school hours, ahead of the performance there in the evening. Pupils should wear dark trousers/skirt and dark shoes and should also wear something festive such as tinsel … Continue reading JGHS P7/S1 Choir

P1 Nativity

Ms Anstruther has arranged a Dress Rehearsal of the P1 Nativity for siblings and P4 Buddy classes on Thursday 11th December at 10.45am.The performance to parents will be in the Hall on Friday 12th December at 11.15am. (Doors open 10.45am.)

P2 Winter Show

Ms Anstruther has arranged a Dress Rehearsal of the P2 Winter Show for siblings and P5 Buddy classes on Wednesday 10th December at 1.30pm.The performance to parents will be in the Hall on Thursday 11th December at 1.45pm.

P3 Dance Show

What a fantastic event the P3 Dance Show was on Friday 7th November! Everybody had worked so hard to learn a huge amount of moves to dance through the decades.  Strictly stars of the future!More photographs on the P3 Class Page.

P7 Graduation 2014

What a fantastic Graduation show on Monday 23rd June from our Magnificent Sevens! The pupils' confidence shone through and we were all so proud of them. Ms French, Mrs Barker and Mr Howie produced a remarkable show and we are grateful to Cat Perry, Director of Dance Division, and Vanessa Robertson for providing choreography using … Continue reading P7 Graduation 2014

JGHS Christmas Concert

Primary Seven pupils from each of James Gillespie's High School's feeder primary schools - Sciennes Primary, Tollcross Primary, James Gillespie's Primary, Preston Street Primary and Royal Mile Primary - performed magnificently at the superb Christmas Concert in the Usher Hall on Tuesday 17th December. Thank you to Deirdre O'Brien and Richard Deasley for organising the … Continue reading JGHS Christmas Concert

Rave Reviews for the Lyceum’s "A Christmas Carol"

P3-P7 pupils visited the Lyceum Theatre on Friday 6th December to see their production of "A Christmas Carol" and were completely bowled over by the performance. Rave reviews from delighted pupils, parents and staff who thought it was expertly played and staged. A real winner!"The best Lyceum Christmas Show ever" "Christmas in a box'"Spellbinding from … Continue reading Rave Reviews for the Lyceum’s "A Christmas Carol"

P7 Graduation

The Graduation Show and Ceremony of our Primary Seven Class of 2006 begins at 2pm in the School Hall on Monday 24th June. Please note that only two adults per pupil can attend due to Hall capacity. Siblings will be invited to watch a dress rehearsal in the morning.(Class Page can be accessed from Weblinks … Continue reading P7 Graduation

P6 Art Exhibition

Friday 10th May saw the culmination of many weeks of creating artwork using a variety of media - watercolour, cross stitch, collage, digital art, environmental art - when our accomplished P6 artists had the opportunity to stage their very own Art Exhibition in the Hall. The theme was 'Thistles' and P6 creativity was a delight … Continue reading P6 Art Exhibition

P5 Scottish Opera

What a fabulous performance today from Primary Five! They were word perfect and in fine voice for an outstanding production of 'Slim McBride and the Lost Tribe' with Scottish Opera. The team from Scottish Opera yet again wove their magic, as only they can, with high energy, focus and lots of fun to choreograph the … Continue reading P5 Scottish Opera

P3 Dance Show 2008

A blast from the past for our fabulous P7 pupils. Sciennes P3 Dance Show 2008 from Sciennes Primary School on Vimeo.

P2 Nativity

An amazing Nativity performance by P2 Christmas STARS on Thursday 6th December in the school Hall. Ms Anstruther and the fantastic P2 team - Miss Kelly, Ms Ross and Miss Dodds with Mrs Whiteman and Mrs Wilkins - put on a superb show for families.Here is a video of their spectacular performance: Sciennes P2 Nativity … Continue reading P2 Nativity