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19 March 2021 HT Round Up newsletter
School Day from 15 March 2021
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26022021HTDownload All weekly Round Up Newsletters can be found on our website in the News section. https://sciennesprimaryschool.com/andrews-round-up-2020-2021/ For Latest News click on the heading NEWS or on the Latest News button on the front page of the website. Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/SciennesPS for further updates and information.
RESPECT INCLUSION TEAMWORK EFFORT 19 February 2021 DIARY DATES Tues 22 February – P1-3 resume at school P4-7 resume online learning Wed 24 Feb Parent Council Meeting 7-9pm Thurs 4 March World Book Day w/c 22 March Parent Consultation Thurs 1 April Term ends Tues 20 April All resume Dear Families I hope you all … Continue reading HT Roundup 19.2.21
Year GroupStart TimeMon – Thurs Finish TimeFriday Finish TimeENTRANCE/EXITP19.00am3.00pm12.05pmWEST DOOR (Sick Kids side) Parents wait in playground in West zone at pick upP29.00am3.00pm12.05pmEAST DOOR (Main Entrance) Parents wait in playground in East zone at pick upP38.50am3.20pm12.10pmWEST DOOR (Sick Kids side) Hub P4-78.50am3.20pm12.10pmEAST DOOR (Main Entrance) Bike sheds
RESPECT INCLUSION TEAMWORK EFFORT 17 February 2021 DIARY DATES Mon 22 February – P1-3 resume at school P4-7 resume remote learning Dear Families The First Minister confirmed on Tuesday 16 February that our P1-3 pupils will return to school on Monday 22 February. We are delighted! We have been busy preparing for the children to … Continue reading HT Letter 17.2.21
RESPECT INCLUSION TEAMWORK EFFORT 5 February 2021 DIARY DATES Mon 8– Mon 15 February Holiday Tues 16 February All resume online learning Tues 22 February – P1-3 resume at school (conditions permitting) P4-7 resume online learning Dear Families I am sure like me and the staff you were awaiting the First Minister’s announcement on Tuesday … Continue reading HT Roundup 5.2.21
RESPECT INCLUSION TEAMWORK EFFORT 1 February 2021 DIARY DATES 1 February Children’s Mental Health Week Mon 8– Mon 15 February Holiday Tues 16 February – all due to resume though we await guidance Dear Families We thank you for your support for our continued use of Microsoft Teams in P1-7 and SeeSaw in P1-3. All … Continue reading HT Roundup 1.2.21
HT-RoundUp-22.1.21-1Download Dear Families This week has seen the whole school P1-P7 using Microsoft Teams for remote learning and we thank you all for your continued support with this. We hope it has been beneficial to have regular live check ins with Class Teachers throughout this week in all classes. We were asked by a parent … Continue reading HT Round Up 22.1.21
P4-7 began live check in meetings in Microsoft Teams from 11 January. P1-3 begin live check in meetings in Microsoft Teams from 18 January. (This is the first time P1-P3 have used Teams so please bear with us and let us know of any issues. We will work with you this week to get everyone … Continue reading Times for Teams Meetings
There is a direct link to Teams on each Class Page on our website. Type in your child's username e.g. 123456 and password (also unique to your child) Alternatively Google ‘o365’ (for Office 365)enter your child’s email address firstname.lastname@example.org enter username and password Please note that you can still access Glow content using your child's … Continue reading Sign in to Teams
Letters outlining provision for online learning, Responsible Use Guides for using Microsoft Teams (particularly camera functionality) and Teams 'How To' Guides have been emailed to all families and can also be found below. P1-3-HT-Letter-Online-LearningDownload P4-7-HT-Letter-Online-LearningDownload Responsible-Use-PolicyDownload Digital-Learning Guide-for-Learners-Parents-CarersDownload Instructions-for-TeamsDownload I would like to start by wishing all of you a very Happy New Year. I … Continue reading Online Learning @Sciennes
Dear Families There has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the school. Those children and staff who have been in direct contact with the confirmed case have been contacted and will be self-isolating. The school will open as normal and if your child has not been contacted then they should continue to attend school … Continue reading Positive COVID-19 Case
All families have been emailed with details of a CEC Parent/Carer survey and also information about supports available (see links below) SURVEY CLOSES Friday 20th of Novemberhttps://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/famspcDear Parent/Carer, Edinburgh’s Children’s Partnership is really eager to hear the views of Parents and Carers across Edinburgh. If you are a Parent or Carer and live in Edinburgh … Continue reading Family Services Survey
City of Edinburgh Council aims to build a dedicated secondary school for Gaelic Medium Education in Edinburgh and a consultation process has begun. As Sciennes is a feeder to James Gillespie’s High School (where secondary GME for Edinburgh is currently provided) this consultation is relevant to our community. The documents and details for the informal … Continue reading Proposals for Gaelic Secondary Education in Edinburgh
https://consultationhub.edinburgh.gov.uk/sfc/521dd8fa/ City of Edinburgh Council Road Safety Team would like to know what you think about your route to school in James Gillespie's High School Cluster. Could it be better? Help identify any barriers to walking, scooting and cycling to school in your area. This survey will take about 5-10 minutes to complete. We ask … Continue reading JGHS Cluster Active Travel Survey
UPDATED ADVICE ABOUT FACE COVERINGS In previous Round Ups I have encouraged parents/carers to wear face coverings at drop off and pick up and have noticed that many are already doing this. In light of last week’s advice from John Swinney, from Monday 2nd November I encourage all parents/carers, wherever possible, to wear face coverings … Continue reading Face Covering
Dear Families There has been a confirmed pupil case of COVID-19 within the school. Those children and staff who have been in direct contact with the confirmed case have been contacted and will be staying at home for 14 days. The school will open as normal on Tuesday 27th October and if your child has … Continue reading COVID-19 Pupil Case
Sciennes Welcome Back Assembly 14.8.2020 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 14th August 2020 we held our first online live Assembly, broadcast to P1-P7 classrooms via Microsoft Teams. Mr Hunter welcomed new P1 pupils, new pupils in P2-P7 and new staff - Miss Deeny, Mr Gilchrist and Miss Wittland. On returning to school and over … Continue reading August Welcome Back Assembly
ROUNDUP 14.8.2020 RESPECT INCLUSION TEAMWORK EFFORT 14 August 2020 I want to start this first roundup of the new school session to say how happy I am that children are back in school. It is really great to see Sciennes alive again. I think we all felt a bit emotional seeing them return. I also … Continue reading Andrew’s Weekly Round Up
Back_to_School_Tips Guide We hope you have felt supported by the Edinburgh Back to School campaign in your journey back to school. Today we are posting the last of our ten tips. We hope you will still be able to benefit from them over the coming term. Developing resilience can help us cope with the ups … Continue reading Back to School Tip #10: Have a Goal – A new journey starts with a step…
Back_to_School_Tips Guide For those of you returning to school today, we hope you have a great day! We are sure the past few weeks have been a very busy and perhaps stressful time for families. We hope the Back to School tips are giving you some ideas to support wellbeing. We would love to hear … Continue reading Back to School Tip #9: Respect Yourself – Be proud of your child and yourself
Back_to_School_Tips Guide We all want to help our children and young people make as smooth a transition as possible back into school and to feel safe and happy there. We are delighted to promote the Edinburgh Back to School campaign with our partners across the city. All this week, we will continue sharing some tips and … Continue reading Back to School Tip #8: Get Active – Keep going, or get started
Headteacher Mr Andrew Hunter welcomes all P1-P7 pupils to the new 2020/21 session and explains new procedures for starting back at Sciennes Primary School. Headteacher August Welcome 2020 from Sciennes Primary School on Vimeo.
We hope you and your child are feeling ready to return to school on Wednesday (A-L surname) or Thursday (M-Z surname). Some of these Back to School tips may give you some ideas and help you all focus on the positives. http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/backtoschool Back_to_School_Tips Guide #buildingresilience #BackToSchoolEdin Back to School Tip #7: Make a Difference – … Continue reading Back to School Tip #7: Make a Difference – Small things can make a difference
Back_to_School_Tips Guide We all want to help our children and young people make as smooth a transition as possible back into school and to feel safe and happy there. We are delighted to promote the Edinburgh Back to School campaign with our partners across the city. All this week, we will continue sharing some tips and … Continue reading Back to School Tip #6: Take a Moment – We all need some time out