Congratulations to our newly elected Pupil Council members who will be the voice of their classmates throughout the year and will also be our Rights Respecting Schools Ambassadors. Thank you very much to our Returning Officer, Pupil Support Assistant Mrs Sally Nowell.P2David Evie HannaP3 Emma Lexie PoppyP4Eva Claude MalikiP5Eilidh Ivy SorlaP6 James IseabhailElsieP7Rui DanielQuinnArticle 12 … Continue reading Pupil Council Rights Ambassadors
Sciennes is one of six city schools taking part in a City of Edinburgh pilot project to raise awareness of 1 in 5 Child Poverty and explore ways to reduce the cost of the school day. Depute Head, Ms Carolyn Anstruther, accompanied five Sciennes Pupil Council members to the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 14th March … Continue reading Make a Difference Award of £250!
1 in 5 Raising Awareness of Child Poverty in Edinburgh – The Make A Difference Award What would you do with £250 to help Make a Difference? Sciennes' Pupil Council met on Friday 29th January to plan a school wide launch of City of Edinburgh's 'Make a Difference Award'. Pupils will take the lead in encouraging fellow … Continue reading 1 in 5 – The Make A Difference Award
Sciennes Primary School is proud to be one of six schools in Edinburgh committed to raising awareness of children in poverty and exploring ways in which we might reduce the ‘Cost of the School Day’. We are offering parents the chance to hear from Pattie Santelices, a member of the Health and Well Being team at … Continue reading ‘Cost of the School Day’ Parent / Carer Session
On Friday 25th September at the P4-7 Assembly we marked the United Nations' adoption of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development with the 'World's Largest Lesson':End extreme povertyFight inequality & injusticeFix climate change Throughout the year, we will help our pupils understand and support the Global Goals and the Articles of the United Nations' Convention … Continue reading Global Goals Assembly 25.9.15
On Friday 18th September at the P4-7 Assembly we learned more about our new school wide project "Rights Respecting Schools" and Global Goal 4: The right to a quality education, as well as our own Responsibilities.We congratulated our new Pupil Council reps and thanked Mrs Sally Nowell for organising the election on Wednesday. The Pupil … Continue reading P4-7 Assembly: Global Goal 4
Sciennes SwimathonWe are now nearly half way through our fantastic Swimathon! The children who have swum so far have done so with such enthusiasm and determination it has been quite inspiring and many have even had smiles on their faces when they get out of the pool exhausted. Whether they walked, doggy-paddled or swam they … Continue reading Fantastic Swimathon Half Way Mark!
The generosity of the Sciennes Family is truly staggering. A whole school Bake Sale on Friday 8th May, organised by parents Jayne Weaver and Alison Outred and the Sciennes Parent Council raised an incredible £857.62 for the Nepal Earthquake Appeal!Sincere thanks to all who baked and bought and to P7 helpers, parents and staff who … Continue reading A Humbling £857.62 for Nepal
Primary wants to expand play area into city street by JOHN-PAUL HOLDENjohnpaul.firstname.lastname@example.org Edinburgh Evening News Published on the 13 October IT’S the trailblazing playground revamp that’s guaranteed to stop traffic.One of the Capital’s most overcrowded schools is bidding to permanently close a section of busy road as part of radical plans to swell its cramped … Continue reading Playground Expansion Plans in the News
Congratulations to our newly elected Pupil Council Representatives. Thank you to Mrs Sally Nowell, Presiding Officer, for sharing her recent experience of taking part in the Referendum count and also explaining the Pupil Council election process at both Assemblies. Mrs Noble and Ms Christie will take the Pupil Council to visit Cramond Primary School's new … Continue reading Newly Elected Pupil Council Reps and JRSOs
To coincide with the Referendum, pupils who were interested in being elected to the Sciennes Pupil Council gave a speech to their classsmates. On Friday 19th September, pupils in P2-P7 voted to elect a Pupil Representative in each class. The results will be announced at Assemblies on Friday.We have decided to wait to announce our … Continue reading Pupil Council Elections
To coincide with the Referendum, pupils who were interested in being elected to the Sciennes Pupil Council gave a speech to their classsmates. On Friday 19th September, pupils in P2-P7 voted to elect a Pupil Representative in each class. The counting has begun and results will be announced soon! Thank you to Ms Anstruther for … Continue reading Pupil Council Election
The Sciennes Pupil Council chose three applications to run a bake sale in aid of a charity: Matthew, Evie and Stephen for Alzheimer Scotland, Patrick for Water Aid and Shakira for Cancer Research UK. Following some brilliant presentations by the three short listed candidates the whole school voted on the charity they believed deserved the … Continue reading Pupil Council Bake Sale £591.84!
Truly outstanding, confident and articulate presentations at P4-7 Assembly today from pupils representing three charities: Alzheimer Scotland, Cancer Research and WaterAid. All pupils have been asked to decide which one to raise funds for at the forthcoming whole school Pupil Council Bake Sale on Friday 28th March. It will be an enormously difficult decision because … Continue reading Pupil Council Bake Sale Fundraiser
Thank you to Ms Lindsay Dodds, P3 Class Teacher for leading the election of our new Pupil Council representatives. All pupils wishing to stand for election gave speeches in their own classes. Then on 31st October all pupils in school were given an opportunity to visit the polling booths. Thank you to Mrs Sally Nowell … Continue reading Pupil Council Election 2013 -2014
The inaugral whole school Pupil Council Bake Sale raised a wonderful £500! - WWF AMUR LEOPARD APPEAL Rebecca P7A 60%- COELIAC RESEARCH UK Bea and Holly P6A 20%- SYRIA OXFAM APPEAL Mixie and Ahmed P7A 10%The people above went to assembly and did a presentation. The whole school voted on the charity they wanted the … Continue reading Amazing Raising!
A great big thank you to all our bakers and all our buyers. We had a tremendous response to our first 'all school bake sale' and a fabulous £516 was raised. Special thanks to Pupil Council, Ms McGhee, Ms Dodds, P1A parents Nicola, Aileen and Estelle. As you can see the standard of baking was … Continue reading Pupil Council Bake and Buy
Well done to all who dressed up, bought red noses from P6, organised sponsored events and donated to Comic Relief.10% of the proceeds from today's Bake Sale will be also be donated to Comic Relief. Thank you to all our families who contributed and supported and to Ms McGhee and Miss Dodds for organising.P1-3 held … Continue reading Red Nose Day 2013
Dear Parents/Guardians and Staff of SciennesWHOLE SCHOOL BAKES, WHOLE SCHOOL BUYSWe are writing to inform you that the Sciennes' Pupil Council have decided on a fair way to have bake sales.The next whole school bake sale is FRIDAY 15th MARCH.Everyone in the school was asked to send in application forms telling the pupil council which … Continue reading Bake and Buy