Our three new Junior Road Safety Officers - Eilidh, Rory and Amy - announced this year's Clean Air Campaign at an online Assembly last week, broadcast live to the other classes via Microsoft Teams. Our JRSOs have led the campaign this year and celebrated the recent road closure of Sciennes Road with fellow P6 pupils … Continue reading Clean Air Day 2020
Category: School Streets
WoW! We Met Joe Irvin CEO Living Streets UK!
After Assembly, on Friday 18th May 2018, our JRSOs, ECO Reps, parent Anna Salman, Angela Christie, Miss McGrouther, Mr Hutchison and Mrs Noble had an opportunity to meet Joe Irvin, CEO of Living Streets UK, visiting from London to gather views and lend support to City of Edinburgh's School Streets programme. Thank you very … Continue reading WoW! We Met Joe Irvin CEO Living Streets UK!
Walk to School Week 22-25th May
Joining us for Walk to School Week? Walk This Way! Pupil ECO Reps and P6 Junior Road Safety Officers have joined forces with our Parent Council School Streets and HWB Groups to promote and celebrate Living Streets Walk to School Week Tuesday 22nd May- Friday 25th May. They will be addressing Assembly on Friday … Continue reading Walk to School Week 22-25th May
Cycle to School Day Friday 25th May
We would like to invite you all to join us on our next Cycle to School event taking place on Friday 25 May. As before, we will be leaving from Kings Buildings at 8:20am, cycling down Mayfield Road and collecting everybody else en route. It has been so wonderful to see so many children and … Continue reading Cycle to School Day Friday 25th May
School Streets Volunteers Needed!
PLEASE think about volunteering for the Schools Streets Scheme this term! It’s a perfect time to experience the benefits that helping out on the streets brings - keeping the children safe, improving the air quality around the school, chatting to people you know and meeting those you don’t, feeling a sense of satisfaction that you … Continue reading School Streets Volunteers Needed!
‘Move to School’ Conference at City Chambers
High Five to our three P6 JRSOs, Anna, Essie and Lyall, who were a credit to the school at a special whole day conference organised by the City of Edinburgh Council Road Safety and Living Streets Scotland at City Chambers on Wednesday 18th April 2018. Also well done for being the only JRSOs to have … Continue reading ‘Move to School’ Conference at City Chambers
School Streets Evaluation Survey
Sciennes has been a pilot school for the 'School Streets' safer streets project. City of Edinburgh is nearing the ninth month of operation for the Phase 1 schools and 3 months for phase 2 schools of the School Streets project. An evaluation is now being prepared ahead of a committee meeting in August where the … Continue reading School Streets Evaluation Survey
Parent Council Support for Swim and Cycle Aims
For many years it has been our ambition to ensure that each of our children can cycle and swim by the end of P7. Funding for cycling and swimming initiatives was again approved this year, so we wish to thank our Parent Council, Chair Kristel Torokoff, Vice Chair Tanya Boughtflower and the wider school community … Continue reading Parent Council Support for Swim and Cycle Aims
School Streets Begins Wed 21st October at Sciennes
//e.issuu.com/embed.js The School Streets Pilot will begin at Sciennes Primary on Wednesday 21 October Why introduce School Streets? City of Edinburgh Council is introducing 'School Streets' at a number of primary schools across Edinburgh, including Sciennes Primary School, for an initial period of eighteen months. These locations have been experiencing ongoing road safety issues caused … Continue reading School Streets Begins Wed 21st October at Sciennes
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