Only one more sleep until Splash Off! The Swimathon is great fun and for many children it will be the very first time they've been able to swim in their own school pool! Children will have the opportunity to swim/float/walk as many lengths / breadths of the school pool as they can in a specified time. … Continue reading One More Sleep Until Swimathon!
Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th April 2018 This year, exclusively for P1, P2, P3 and P4 children we will be holding our annual swimathon event to help us achieve our target of raising £8,500 to support school’s technology, Health and Wellbeing projects (which includes sports tuition e.g. swimming and cycling). ALL children at Sciennes will benefit … Continue reading Swimathon
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
Sciennes P4-7 Mental Health Assembly 12.5.17 from Sciennes Primary SchoolCelebrating a week of Mental Health awareness at SciennesOn Friday 12th May we celebrated a week of Mental Health awareness and activities led by DHT Carolyn Anstruther, PSAs Mrs Helen Anderson and Mrs Sarah Sheehan, Staff Health and Wellbeing Working Group and Parent Council HWB Group … Continue reading Mental Health Week Assembly and Swimathon Medals 12.5.17
Sciennes School Parent CouncilMonday 24th April – Friday 28th April 2017This year we are aiming to raise £10,000 to support school’s technology, Health and Wellness projects (which includes sports tuition e.g. swimming and cycling). ALL children at Sciennes will benefit from the funds raised.The Swimathon has been great fun in the past and we would … Continue reading Swimathon 2017
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!
They came. They swam. They conquered.Now it’s time for the rest of us to do our part. Donations and sponsorship to the Swimathon close in one week – on Friday 13 May.So far we are just over halfway to meeting our goal of £8000.Donating is quick and easy through the Sciennes Swimathon 2016 MyDonate page. Full … Continue reading Swimathon Donations – One Week Left!
Sciennes would like to give a big thank you to all the parents, carers and school staff who have made the Swimathon possible. We’ve had more than 80 volunteers come out to count lengths as the children swam, many helping with more than one class.A special Thank You needs to be extended to Mr Scott … Continue reading Swimathon – Thank you
Thank you to everyone who is supporting our annual Swimathon school fundraiser. The total so far is an incredible £3,157.51 - with Gift Aid added via the online donations, that's a fantastic £3,743.14 by Day One!
Sciennes Swimathon 2016 is here! The schedule is underway, the lifeguards are in place, all that’s left to do is raise some money! How Sponsorship WorksWe have set up a Sciennes Swimathon 2016 BTMyDonate page to make this fast and easy.From here you can set up a personalized sponsorship page for your children. Friends and family … Continue reading Swimathon – Online Donation Information
For many parents with children in the upper school Swimathon is no big deal. We’ve been doing it for years. But for parents and pupils who are new to Sciennes, there can be a lot of mysteries surrounding Swimathon, how it happens and what’s expected of pupils and parents alike. Wonder no more! Our aim … Continue reading Everything you wanted to know about Swimathon but were afraid to ask
Gold, Gold, Bronze, Bronze!Many thanks to EPSSA for these great photos. Breastroke Gold for Rose, Holly, Esther and CalumGold Level 2 Diving Medal for Ellen Bronze Freestyle for Calum, Milenka, Joanne and EvieBronze Backstroke for Joanne, Toby, Anna and DavidTeam Sciennes!On Wednesday 23rd March at the annual EPSSA Swimming and Diving Gala held at the Royal Commonwealth … Continue reading EPSSA Swim and Dive Photos – 13 medals!
Sciennes Swimathon 2016 is fast approaching - just 10 days until things get underway! That means it's time to get fundraising! Have you set up a MyDonate page yet?Go to https://mydonate.bt.com/events/sciennesswimathon2016/296559Click on the pink START FUNDRAISING buttonFill in the form - takes about a minuteAnd you're done ... now you can send out your child/children's Sponsorship page … Continue reading Swimathon
On Friday, 15th April, Sciennes' four Houses - Grange, Lauder, Sienna and Tanatallon - celebrated World Art Day on the birth date of Leonardo da Vinci. House and Sports Captains shared information about their favourite artists. Sciennes' annual Swimathon event takes place week beginning 25th April and we are supporting UNICEF's Day for Change on … Continue reading World Art Day House Assemblies 15.4.16
Sciennes Swimathon 2016 is quickly approaching. The schedule is set, the lifeguards are booked, all that’s left to do is raise some money!How Sponsorship Works We have set up a Sciennes Swimathon 2016 BTMyDonate page to make this fast and easy. From here you can set up a personalized sponsorship page for your children. Friends and … Continue reading Swimathon 2016 – MyDonate Information
Gold, Gold, Bronze, Bronze!Today at the annual EPSSA Swimming and Diving Gala held at the Royal Commonwealth Pool on Wednesday 23rd March our pupils had outstanding success! First place in the Breastroke meant a Gold medal each for Holly, Rose, Calum and Esther. Anna, Toby, Joanne and David won their heat then came Third to … Continue reading Medals Galore at EPSSA Swim and Dive Gala!
SCIENNES SWIMATHON 2016Monday 25 April – Thursday 28 April 2016Back by popular demand, the most anticipated event of the pupil calendar! At the request of the children themselves we plan to hold another Swimathon this year to raise funds to benefit ALL children at Sciennes.The Swimathon has been great fun in the past and we … Continue reading Sciennes Swimathon 2016
Thank you to former parent, Nicki McGregor (Convenor of the Edinburgh Schools Swimming Association) for inviting us to take part in this year's swimming championships at Ainslie Park Leisure Centre on Sunday 22nd November 2015.We have seven P6/7 club swimmers (who submitted recent minimum swim times and are able to use starting blocks) competing at this high level … Continue reading Edinburgh and Midlothian Schools Swimming Championships November 2015
Former parent, Nicki McGregor (Convenor of the Edinburgh Schools Swimming Association) has informed us that this year's swimming championships will take place at Ainslie Park Leisure Centre on Sunday 22nd November 2015.P6/7 club swimmers who can submit recent minimum swim times, are able to use starting blocks and compete at a high level will be contacted early next … Continue reading Edinburgh and Midlothian Schools Swimming Championships November 2015
With Gift Aid, donations to our online BT Donate Swimathon fundraising page of £8,400.25 have now actually raised £10,000! And this is in addition to sponsorship money kindly handed in to the School Office. Staggering support! Thank you!
https://player.vimeo.com/video/128716963Thank you to Mr Howie for capturing on camera the moment when an incredible £11,199 was revealed at the P4-7 Assembly on Friday 22nd May as the amount raised to date during our recent Swimathon Fundraising Event for playground improvements We are grateful to the entire school community for supporting efforts to improve radically the … Continue reading Mr Howie Captures the Moment Swimathon Amount Revealed!
Our Sports Captains did a superb job of announcing the winners and presenting the Swimathon medals at the P4-7 Assembly on Friday 22nd May. Grateful thanks to Fiona Denvir, Bethan McEwan and Tanya Boughtflower from the Sciennes Parent Council, and all the parents who helped make this year's fundraising event so enjoyable and such an … Continue reading Swimathon £11,199!
Diana Dalton, Department for International AidWe are very grateful to Diana Dalton, parent of Joe in P7A, for accepting an invitation to present at Assembly on Friday 22nd May and providing us with an excellent explanation of the work of the Department for International Development. Diana helped everyone to think about inequality in the world, … Continue reading P4-7 Assembly 22.5.15
Thank you for the incredible community support for playground improvements. Sponsorship currently stands at an amazing £9,164!
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!
With Gift Aid, nearly £1000 has been donated already to help fund Playground Improvements!Thank you!
Just published! Great photos of the Sciennes' Swim and Dive Team who took part in the Edinburgh Primary Schools Sports Association (EPSSA) gala at the Royal Commonwealth Pool on Wednesday 1st April. Thank you to Mrs Beth Walker, one of our PE Specialists and Swimming Teacher, for organising and compering the event for all city … Continue reading EPSSA Swim and Dive Gala Team Photos
Sciennes Swimathon 2015 MyDonate Page is now live. All proceeds from pupil sponsorship of this annual Parent Council event will be in support of our Playground Fundraising efforts and will help us edge ever closer to our target amount.https://mydonate.bt.com/events/sciennesswimathon2015/223092