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

Mental Health Week Assembly and Swimathon Medals 12.5.17

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

Swimathon 2017

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

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!

£3,743 Raised Already!

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!

EPSSA Swim and Dive Photos – 13 medals!

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!

Swimathon

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

Edinburgh and Midlothian Schools Swimming Championships November 2015

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

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

Online Donations Top £10,000!

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!

Mr Howie Captures the Moment Swimathon Amount Revealed!

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!

Swimathon £11,199!

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!

P4-7 Assembly 22.5.15

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

Sciennes Swimathon 2015

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