Resonate: Studio to Stage at the Queen’s Hall Monday 30th March 5.45pm for 6.30pm-9.00pm The Sciennes School Orchestra, conducted by Mrs Samanda Campbell, has been invited to perform at the Queen’s Hall on Monday 30th March. Resonate: Studio to Stage is an annual, highly regarded, event celebrating Expressive Arts in our city schools. Children will be … Continue reading Sciennes School Orchestra at Queen’s Hall
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.)
Outstanding, polished performances from our three excellent Primary Six classes at P4-7 Assembly on Friday 20th March to three of the ten BBC Ten Pieces of classical music:P6A Grieg's "In the Hall of the Mountain King"P6B Mozart's "Horn Concerto"P6C Beethoven's "Symphony No. 5" Sciennes P4-7 Assembly 20.3.15 from SciennesPS Many thanks to Vanessa from Dance … Continue reading BBC Ten Pieces at P4-7 Assembly 20.3.15
Resonate: Studio to Stage at the Queen’s Hall Monday 30th March 5.45pm for 6.30pm-9.00pm The Sciennes School Orchestra, conducted by Mrs Samanda Campbell, has been invited to perform at the Queen’s Hall on Monday 30th March. Resonate: Studio to Stage is an annual, highly regarded, event celebrating Expressive Arts in our city schools. Children will be … Continue reading SCIENNES ORCHESTRA AT THE QUEEN’S HALL
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
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
Thank you to Ms Bethan Owen and Aileen Nimmo for organising such a fabulous evening, celebrating diversity at Sciennes, and to the Sciennes Family for creating such a warm welcoming party for our Spanish guests. Estupendo!"Delicious food from around the world was on the menu for our phenomenally successful International Tapas Evening, held in school … Continue reading International Tapas at Sciennes
Congratulations to the nine outstanding finalists in the annual P6 Robert Burns poetry recital. All gave sterling performances in front of the entire - hugely supportive - P6 year group on Friday 30th January.The finalists selected from each class were:P6A Aidan, Flora and FergusP6B Toby Ward, Yash and CharlotteP6C Miles, Stephen and EstherThere was a … Continue reading P6 Steven Lui Cup Awarded to Yash
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!
A reminder to P7s to bring a santa hat/reindeer antlers etc for the ‘We Wish You…’ which is traditionally sung after the finale item, and to look out white shirt, tie and black trousers/skirt.There will be a final rehearsal at the Usher Hall beginning at 11.00am on Thursday. The P7 choirs will meet JGHS staff … Continue reading JGHS Concert Thursday 18th December
Thank you to JGPS Headteacher Mrs Anthea Grierson for hosting a cluster primary school rehearsal for the forthcoming JGHS Christmas Concert. On Monday 15th December P7 pupils from Sciennes, JGPS, Tollcross, Royal Mile, Preston Street and Taobh na Pàirce gathered to practise together, led by Mrs Deirdre O'Brien, Miss Rachel Millar and Mr Richard Dearsley … Continue reading JGHS Concert Rehearsal at JGPS
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
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.)
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.
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.
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
What a truly outstanding performance of "The Curse of the MacCabbra Opera House" by Primary Five pupils on Tuesday 13th May. 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 entire show in a single day. We are also … Continue reading Hats Off to P5 Scottish Opera 2014
Thank you to Ava's mum for this lovely photograph of Red Riding Hoods Mia, Sephora, Ruyan, Ava, Olivia and Isla just as they were about to go on stage at their dance show in the Churchill Theatre on Wednesday 26th March.
We are indebted to Alasdair Allen's grandfather, David Allen, (alias 'Papa David') who professionally filmed and edited outstanding footage of this year's P1 and P2 Nativities. Geoff at Quadrille Media produced the DVDs for us and they are now on sale through WisePay. They can be collected from the School Office. David Allen worked as … Continue reading Professionally Produced Nativity DVDs
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
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"
Sciennes P7 Graduation 2013 from Sciennes Primary School on Vimeo.What a phenomenal Graduation show from an outstanding group of young people. We were all so proud of each and every one of them. Ms French, Miss Gaffney and Mr Howie produced a remarkable show and we are grateful to Lorna Irvine, Holly's mum, for the … Continue reading Sciennes P7 Graduation Video 2013!
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
P1A, P1B and P1C celebrate their 'Design a T-Shirt' project on the catwalk. Ms Anstruther introduces the event and Ms Sellar is Master of Ceremonies. Thanks to Class Teachers Ms McGhee, Mrs Black and Mrs Ford as well as to Learning Assistants. Many thanks to all the families who came along to cheer and clap. … Continue reading P1 Design, Tie Dye and Print T-Shirts
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
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
A blast from the past for our fabulous P7 pupils. Sciennes P3 Dance Show 2008 from Sciennes Primary School on Vimeo.
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
Sciennes P1 Nativity 2012 from Sciennes Primary School on Vimeo.
Thank you to Mr Howie for these stunning photographs.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 18th December. Thank you to … Continue reading JGHS Usher Hall Christmas Concert