Very well done to Daniel (P6a) who won the Stephen Gallacher (pictured) Foundation U10 Golf Final on Saturday 15th September at Kingsfield GC in Linlithgow. https://www.sgfoundation.co.uk/news-article/fun-day-on-finals-day
Preston Street Pals
EPSSA P6/7 Girls Football Shield Winners!
Huge congratulations to P6/7 Girls and coaches on winning the EPSSA Shield on Saturday 16th June 2018! A great win in a tense and competitive game against old rivals and friends at South Morningside Primary. Staff are convinced the extra practice squeezed in on Thursday 14th June in a P7 Girls v Staff match on … Continue reading EPSSA P6/7 Girls Football Shield Winners!
Sciennes Orienteering Success!
Thank you very much to Sam's mum Su who organised partcipation and sent this report. Fabulous achievement! Friday 1st June was the Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival, this year held in Pollock Country Park in Glasgow. Schools from all over Scotland participate. The festival is for children from P5 to S6 and this year Sciennes had … Continue reading Sciennes Orienteering Success!
Will You Join the Sciennes Parents’ Team?
Well done to the Sciennes team that played Gracemount dads on Sunday. Despite a 5-1 defeat by younger dads it was a keenly fought match with a fantastic attitude. A fantastic event promoting parental engagement and we would be keen to do this again. If any fit dads or mums would like to join the … Continue reading Will You Join the Sciennes Parents’ Team?
Cycle to School Day Friday 27th April
Wonderful that P6 Class Teacher Ms Jenni McGrouther is taking up the Cycle to School torch from Ms Christie! Hugely exciting to be invited to participate again in the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling. Dear all, Ahead of Pedal on Parliament, which takes place on Saturday 28 April, we would like to invite all families to … Continue reading Cycle to School Day Friday 27th April
SSAA National Cross Country Championships
Very well done to all seventeen of our P6 and P7 athletes who competed in the Scottish Schools Athletics Association (SSAA) national Cross Country event at Kirkcaldy High School on Saturday 21st April 2018 in glorious sunshine. The highest number of competitors we have ever fielded! Huge congratulations to Anna and Dylan who ran particularly … Continue reading SSAA National Cross Country Championships
EPSSA Cross Country Final at Inverleith
Our five fastest P6 and P7 boys and girls who participated in the Meadows Cross Country Heats went on to compete in glorious sunshine at the EPSSA Final Cross Country Final in Inverleith Playing Fields on Friday 20th April. Thank you to all the many parents who came along to lend their support and to … Continue reading EPSSA Cross Country Final at Inverleith
EPSSA Cross Country at the Meadows
Wonderful, though very chilly, EPSSA Cross Country event at the Meadows on Monday 26th February 2018, the day the Beast from the East began to make its presence felt. Anna achieved a fabulous Fourth Place in the P6 Girls' race and Dylan also achieved Fourth Place in the P6 Boys' race, each receiving an EPSSA … Continue reading EPSSA Cross Country at the Meadows
EPSSA Swim and Dive Gala
Thank you to Mrs Beth Walker, one of our PE Specialists and Swimming Teacher, for organising and compering the Edinburgh Primary School Sports Association (EPSSA) Swim and Dive Gala event for all city primary schools on Wednesday 28th March 2018 at the Royal Commonwealth Pool. It was a thoroughly enjoyable event for all 500 children … Continue reading EPSSA Swim and Dive Gala
P7 EPSSA Hope Trust Basketball
Very well done to our P7 team who came First in the Edinburgh Primary Schools Sports Association (EPSSA) Basketball heats played at the Crags Community Sports Centre on Monday 22nd January 2018 so went on to represent Sciennes in the EPSSA Hope Trust Basketball Final, also held at the Crags, on Monday 19th March 2018. … Continue reading P7 EPSSA Hope Trust Basketball
Machlan is Scottish Champion!
Diving Talent Search
Thank you very much to Diving Performance Coach, Jen Leeming, and her team from Edinburgh Leisure for providing excellent sessions throughout this week for P2-P7 pupils in her search for new diving talent, all undertaken in the Gym Hall. All the pupils received a certificate and some will receive an invitation for further coaching sessions, … Continue reading Diving Talent Search
Sports Day 2017
https://player.vimeo.com/video/223363678 Sciennes Sports Day from Sciennes Primary School on Vimeo.Thank you very much to parent Richard Melvin for creating this joyful video of Sports Day.
Cup Win for Sporting Sciennes!
Great Game! Staff v Girls’ Football Team
Thank you very much to coach Fiona MacLean, Mr McKenna, Mr Hutchison and Mr Howie for arranging the game and to coach Stuart Sheehan for refereeing a gripping end of season Staff v Girls Football Team match on Thursday 15th June on the Meadows. Thank you to all the staff and girls who took part … Continue reading Great Game! Staff v Girls’ Football Team
P6/7 Interscholastics – Gold for Jonty!
On Monday 29th May P6 and P7 pupils took part in the annual Edinburgh Primary Schools (EPSSA) Interscholastics event at Meadowbank. Thank you to Mrs Beth Walker, one of our P.E. Specialists, for organising the citywide event, Mrs Nowell and Tim Pask for escorting, to Headteacher and EPSSA President Mr Willie French for compering and … Continue reading P6/7 Interscholastics – Gold for Jonty!
Edinburgh Marathon Festival – Podium!
Congratulations to P4 siblings Catie, who was 19th overall, and Andrew who was 20th overall out of 394 runners at the Edinburgh Marathon Festival 6-8yr Junior Race on Saturday 27th May with the same gun time (6min 28s) for the 1.5 km race. Catie was pipped right on the line to being the fastest girl … Continue reading Edinburgh Marathon Festival – Podium!
P7 EPSSA Summer Netball Tournament
Great skills and excellent sportsmanship from our fantastic netball team who played very well, winning two games and losing two games in their fixture. They may not have made the Finals, but they thoroughly enjoyed the competition and were superb ambassadors for the school. Many thanks to coaches Class Teacher Miss Daryl Gladstone and parent … Continue reading P7 EPSSA Summer Netball Tournament
SSAA Kirkcaldy Cross Country 22.4.17
Very well done to Robert, Sam, Jonty, Cai, Millie and Olivia who competed in the Scottish Schools Athletics Association (SSAA) national Cross Country event at Kirkcaldy High School on Saturday 22nd April. Robert ran particularly well to achieve 14th place in his race with the P7 Boys achieving 8th place overall in their race. Well … Continue reading SSAA Kirkcaldy Cross Country 22.4.17
CEC Multi-Sports Easter Holiday Programme
Double Gold for David in Edinburgh and Midlothian Swimming Gala!
David wins two gold medals!Very well done to Eilidh, Quinn and Robert who represented Sciennes so well in the Edinburgh and Midlothian Swimming Gala on Sunday 20th November at Ainslie Park Leisure Centre. Several Personal Bests were achieved at this high level annual sporting event. Thank you to their families who escorted and cheered on … Continue reading Double Gold for David in Edinburgh and Midlothian Swimming Gala!
Fun Fives Netball Tournament
Well done to all the girls from eight South-East neighbourhood primary schools who took part in a 'Friendly Fives' netball tournament at JGHS on Friday 18th November.Congratulations and good luck to the Sciennes' team who have progressed to the semi-final. Many thanks to JGHS Active Schools Co-ordinator Tom Scott for arranging the matches and to … Continue reading Fun Fives Netball Tournament
P2/3 AND P6/7 Girls Retain Meadows Autumn Cup!
Very well done to all the football teams, including three Sciennes teams, who took part in the Girls' Autumn Cup on a beautiful morning in the Meadows today, Saturday 8th October, and thank you to the many helpers who came along to support.Lovely news that our P2/3 Girls Team and our P6/7 Girls Team retained … Continue reading P2/3 AND P6/7 Girls Retain Meadows Autumn Cup!
October Multi-Sports Holiday
Judy Murray’s Tennis on the Road
On Friday 2nd September P4B pupils had a fantastic opportunity to take part in a Tennis on the Road session at the Meadows Tennis Park, led by Kris Soutar and supported by our Tennis coach, Alex Harkins, and Tennis Scotland. Judy Murray was unfortunately unable to attend but the pupils had a terrific time. Thank … Continue reading Judy Murray’s Tennis on the Road
Girls P7 Netball Sciennes v JGPS
Very well done to all who participated and congratulations to Sciennes' P7 Girls Netball team, superbly coached by Class Teacher Daryl Gladstone, on their win in a friendly game against James Gillespie's Primary School on Wednesday 15th June. They even played on in the rain! Great to make links between the schools.
Good Football Sports, Representing Sciennes Well
Anyone for Judy Murray Beanbag Tennis Tips?
Shinty for P6 and P7 Saturdays and Mondays
Grateful thanks to Paul MacArthur, Regional Development Officer for the Camanachd Association, Governing Body for Shinty, for providing excellent taster sessions for P6 and P7 at school on the Meadows this month.The sessions have been really well received and P6 and P7 pupils are encouraged to try out JGHS shinty sessions:Saturdays The Meadows 11.00 am … Continue reading Shinty for P6 and P7 Saturdays and Mondays
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