We would like to thank all volunteers and fair goers to this year's Summer Fair. On Saturday, despite the weather, we raised an amazing £4,109.48 which is 65% higher than last year and a record breaker by around £1500 more than ever before! We would also like to make a special mention to Papa John's … Continue reading Amazing Raising at the Summer Fair!
SCIENNES PTA SCHOOL FAIRSaturday 7th June, 1pm – 4pm SPORTING ACTIVITIES – HAVE A GO!MUSIC AND DANCE PERFORMANCESTOMOBOLABALLOON MODELLINGMAKEOVER STALLSTREET CEILIDH DANCE AT END OF EVENT WITH THE MACALASTAIR CEILIDH BAND SCIENNES FAIR-BEAR RAFFLESECOND-HAND UNIFORM SALESILENT AUCTIONDELICIOUS FOOD (ARRIVE HUNGRY!): BARBEQUE AND PIZZA HOME BAKINGTEAS, COFFEES AND SCONESICE CREAM STALLTABLE SALESSECOND HAND BIKE SALEPLANT STALLSOMETHING … Continue reading Summer Fair Today!
Tickets are no longer available on WisePay but can be purchased on the day at the gate. Take the opportunity to sort out your wardrobe and bring in any unwanted school uniforms to school for our second hand sale uniform sale. We are looking for donations for our tombola so please bring in boxes of … Continue reading Sciennes Summer Fair – This Saturday!
The School Council AGM is taking place on Thurs 12th June, 7pm. (Follow the signs that will be posted directing you to where it is being held in school.) It was wonderful to have such a great turnout last year and we look forward to welcoming you.This year important changes are being proposed to change … Continue reading School Council Meeting – All Welcome!
Sciennes Summer Fair will soon be here. Only 9 days to go! Please buy your tickets online now via Wisepay to avoid any queuing on the day. Take the opportunity this weekend to sort out your wardrobe and bring in any unwanted school uniforms to school for our second hand sale uniform sale. We … Continue reading Sciennes Summer Fair Saturday 7th June 1-4pm
Thank you to all the parents who volunteered to assist poolside during our annual whole school Swimathon and to Fiona Denvir and Bethan McEwan for all their fantastic organisational efforts. Many of our children achieved personal bests and we congratulate Robert in P7C for setting a new school record of 42 and a half lengths. … Continue reading Swimathon Awards P4-7 2014
Friends of Sciennes School Trust, with the help of the School Council, are once again holding an annual sponsored event. After a hugely successful Swimathon last year in which over £8,000 was raised it has been decided to hold a similar event this year. The event will take place in Sciennes pool during the week … Continue reading Swimathon Week w/c 12th May
Friends of Sciennes School Trust, with the help of the School Council, are once again holding an annual sponsored event. After a hugely successful Swimathon last year in which over £8,000 was raised it has been decided to hold a similar event this year. The event will take place in Sciennes pool during the week … Continue reading Sciennes Swimathon 2014
Thank you to Mrs Beth Walker, our wonderful PE Specialist, for organising and compering the Swim and Dive Gala event for all city primary schools on Wednesday 2nd April 10am -12.30pm at the Royal Commonwealth Pool. It was a thoroughly enjoyable event for all 500 children competing. Thank you to all the families who lent … Continue reading EPSSA Swim and Dive Gala 2014
We hope you will enjoy coming to Parent Consultations and that it will help further the partnership between home and school for your child’s learning. You will have received an appointment time from the school. We suggest it is worth trying to arrive about fifteen minutes early. This will allow you to locate your child’s … Continue reading Sciennes Parents’ Night? …..Some Advice from Fellow Parents
The PTA P6/7 Disco is 6.30-8pm Thursday 6th March.Tickets can be purchased via Wisepay – they are only £2 and include a drink and a snack. If the discos have not sold out there may be tickets available at the door on the night. Pupils should leave their jackets in one of three infant classrooms … Continue reading P6/7 Disco: Tickets only £2!
The PTA P4/5 Disco is taking place 6.30-8pm Thursday 27th February.The PTA P6/7 Disco is the following week 6.30-8pm Thursday 6th March.Tickets can be purchased via Wisepay – they are only £2 and include a drink and a snack. If the discos have not sold out there may be tickets available at the door on … Continue reading P4/5 and P6/7 Discos: Tickets only £2!
Sciennes Primary School PTA Our Parent Teacher Association is a subgroup of the Sciennes School Council.Agenda for meeting on Monday 20 January 2014Business 7pm-8pm, Catch up 8pm – 8.30pm in Staffroom.1. Welcome and apologies2. Minutes of Last Meeting and matters arising not dealt with elsewhere in Agenda3. Financial Report4. After School Clubs5. Grant Application Strategy … Continue reading PTA Meeting Mon 20th January 7-8pm
As a direct result of the School Council's Parent/Carer Survey (conducted in the summer term last session) parents Fiona Denvir and Bethan McEwan (PTA Clubs Co-ordinators) have organised additional music clubs, including Acapella Choir, Guitar, Spanish Guitar, Fiddle, Recorder and a Music Club. See PTA Clubs for more information.Some families in the survey expressed an … Continue reading Instrument Tuition in City of Edinburgh
Sciennes PTA Family Ceilidh6.30pm – 8.00pmThursday 23 and 30 JanuaryA great family event with children welcomeCeilidh dancing with the McAlastair Ceilidh Band with Jane Underwood. A fabulous evening for everyone. Tickets on Wisepay NOW and are selling fast! Adults £4 and Children £3 each.(Tickets include a glass of wine/soft drink and shortbread.)
Sciennes' Parent and Teacher Association (PTA) runs a fantastic range of clubs and activities. Click on the link below for the latest timetable and contact info on PTA Clubs:PTA CLUBShttp://sciennesschool.wordpress.com/pta-clubs/We are hugely indebted to parents Fiona Denvir and Bethan McEwan for their tremendous - and highly valued -organisational skills and efforts. Thank you also to our fantastic Active Sports Co-ordinator, … Continue reading PTA Clubs and Active Schools Clubs Now Online
A wonderfully innovative way of sharing the work of the School Council is being tried out this year. The School Council Feedback Tree has been created by parents Estelle Keller and Misol Bae. Each leaf details a goal met from the School Council Action Plan which was informed by parent feedback. Please take the time … Continue reading School Council Feedback Tree
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
This year’s Christmas Fair raised a whopping £6,129! Thoroughly well organised and supported. Grateful thanks to the Sciennes PTA and all volunteer helpers. A phenomenal total!
Thank you to the 111 supporters of Sciennes Primary School PTA who have raised an amazing £1,148.19 just by shopping online with easyfundraising.org.uk. There are no catches and it's completely free to use.It's really simple – just shop online via easyfundraising.org.uk with over 2,700 well known retailers like Amazon, Argos, M&S, eBay (and many more!) … Continue reading Thank You Sciennes Shoppers!
Thank you to all the families who came along to the Christmas Fair on Saturday 30th November. This fun-filled event included a magic show, craft activities, tombola, home baking, face painting, lucky dip, hamper raffle, P7 crafts and games, an appearance from Santa and lots, lots more. We are indebted to Aileen Nimmo, Chair of … Continue reading PTA Christmas Fair Amazing Raising!
SILENT AUCTION! On offer at Saturday’s silent auction, a Daytime Personal Training Session with Alex Arthur MBE, nicknamed "Amazing" Alex Arthur! Arthur is a former British, Commonwealth, European Boxing Union and WBO super featherweight champion.SILENT AUCTION!On offer at Saturday’s silent auction, a Family Ticket to A Christmas Carol at Royal Lyceum Treat yourself to a … Continue reading Christmas Fair Silent Auction
Come to the hall and bid simply by writing your bid on the relevant sheet!Auction closes at 3.45pm - highest bidder wins the prize. Speyside Cottage – An Easter week in a fabulous cottage sleeps 4+2 (worth £590 – minimum bid £150) http://www.lhhscotland.com/properties/detail/?id=23800#Dynamic Earth – Adult and Child Day PassGordon Wilson Hairdressing – Cut & … Continue reading Sciennes PTA Christmas Fair Auction Prizes 2013
The Christmas Fair is taking place on Saturday 30th November, 2-4pm. This a fun-filled event which includes a magic show, craft activities, tombola, home baking, face painting, lucky dip, hamper raffle and lots, lots more. Santa will be making an appearance.You can order your entry tickets and magic show tickets NOW on WisepayPlease bring donations … Continue reading Sciennes 2013 PTA Christmas Fair
So far, the 110 supporters of Sciennes Primary School PTA have raised an amazing £1,093.75 You, too, can raise money for Sciennes, just by shopping online with easyfundraising.org.uk. There are no catches and it's completely free to use.It's really simple – just shop online via easyfundraising.org.uk with over 2,700 well known retailers like Amazon, Argos, … Continue reading Easy Fundraising
Volunteer for Sciennes Christmas Fair using online form You can use this on-line form to volunteer at the Sciennes PTA Christmas Fair. Lots of volunteers needed so please get involved. Thank you! Sciennes 2013 PTA Christmas Fair The Christmas Fair which is taking place on Saturday 30th November, 2-4pm. This a fun-filled event which includes a magic … Continue reading Sciennes 2013 PTA Christmas Fair
Well done to the Sciennes School Council PTA and the highly committed wine samplers who raised an impressive £480 in the space of 2 hours at the Wine Quiz, 25th Oct 2013. Thank you to Chair of the PTA Aileen Nimmo for sterling organisation of such a successful night and to Tim Pask and Jacqui … Continue reading PTA Wine Quiz
We have already raised over £1000 just by using this EasyFundraising site when you make an online purchase with e.g. Amazon or John Lewis or M&S. Genuinely no catches or spam. All is explained in this short YouTube clip produced by the School Council Communications Group:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-ZhTJEdGDIThanksRaise money for Sciennes Primary School PTA - Edinburgh, just … Continue reading Sciennes Primary School: Easyfundraising
If you enjoy a good night out, look no further! The Sciennes PTA Wine Quiz organised by Sciennes School Council is taking place on Friday 25th October, 7-9.30pm. For the bargain price of £10 you can enjoy:a glass of cava on arrivalwine tasting (4 white and 4 red) supplied by Henderson Winescrackers and cheesean evening … Continue reading The Legendary Sciennes PTA Wine Quiz!
If you’re in school for the Parent Consultations this week, please have a look at the new kitchen which has been part-funded by Sciennes PTA and is a fantastic addition to the school. An added incentive is this is where teas and coffees will be served. In the hall area (just before you go into … Continue reading New Kitchen