Let's go on a #bearhunt! This week we are asking families to join in with a trend which started in New Zealand to spread some joy and fun. Place a teddy in the window for children to spot on their daily walk. Tweet us pictures, tagging us in with the hashtag #NationalBearHunt. Get well soon … Continue reading #bearhunt
Dear Families The City Of Edinburgh Council today produced a Flow Chart to help parents to make even more informed choices regarding their need for child care. This Flow Chart will help you work out if your child qualifies for a place at school. If you take your child to your allocated school tomorrow, a … Continue reading Important New Information for Key Workers
You may be aware of Rainbow Trails. It is thought the rainbow trend started in Italy, but has rapidly caught on in other countries including the US, Canada, Spain and now the UK. https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/51953553 We like Preston Street Primary School's idea of asking pupils to create a rainbow picture and display it in their window, … Continue reading Rainbow Windows
Thurs 18/03/2020 Dear Families We will be sending home a Home Learning Pack tomorrow with your child. This will include two Home Learning Grids with activities for the next two weeks. It will also include passwords for online learning. The Home Learning Grids will also be posted on our school website http://www.sciennesprimaryschool.com. This will be … Continue reading Sciennes HOME LEARNING PACKS
Wishing all our families and friends a very happy new year. Staff return on Tuesday 7th January and we look forward to welcoming back pupils on THURSDAY 9th January.
SCIENNES AFTER SCHOOL CARE SCHEME http://www.sascs.org.uk
Huge congratulations to P5-P7 pupils who won the Primary Schools Shield as well as First, Third and Top Ten places at the Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival on Friday 7th June! Many thanks to families for supporting participation. overall_results_19 "We had a very enjoyable and successful day at Hopetoun House on Friday for the Scottish Schools … Continue reading Runaway Orienteering Success!
We hope all our families have enjoyed a relaxing festive break and we look forward to welcoming pupils back to school on WEDNESDAY 9th JANUARY.
7th December P1A and P1B Nativity Performance to Families 10am -11am P1C and P1D Nativity Performance to Families 11.00am – 12pm Please note there was an error in times published earlier this week.
Register for a P1 place in August 2019 if your child was born between the 1st of March 2014 to the 28th of February 2015. Sciennes will be enrolling its new intake of P1s on WEDNESDAY 7th NOVEMBER 2018 9.00am-12pm or 1.30pm-4.00pm Further information here: https://sciennesprimaryschool.com/school-places If you are choosing to register your child at … Continue reading Starting P1 in 2019?
We look forward to welcoming pupils back to school on TUESDAY 23rd October .
We are really looking forward to welcoming pupils back to school on WEDNESDAY 15th AUGUST and hope all our families have had a lovely, sunny, relaxing summer break. We appreciate pupils returning equipped with P.E. kit which should include a change of labelled clothes and indoor gym shoes in a gym bag. We are grateful … Continue reading Pupils Resume 15th August
We look forward to welcoming everyone back to school on TUESDAY 17th April and we hope all our families have had an enjoyable break.
https://player.vimeo.com/video/261729640 What a truly wonderful Cycle to School event on Friday 23rd March, in honour of our truly wonderful Business Manager Ms Angela Christie who retires next week. Thank you very much to all the secret organisers who managed to keep it a complete surprise and to the spectacular masses of parents, pupils and staff … Continue reading Cycle to School in Honour of Ms Christie!
If you did not receive City of Edinburgh Group Call texts last week from school advising you of school closure updates directly to your mobile phone, chances are we do not have an up-to-date emergency mobile phone contact for you. If you have recently changed your number, it is vitally important you inform the School … Continue reading Did You Get the Memo?
We look forward to welcoming everyone back to school, warmly wrapped up, on Monday 5th March. Thank you to our very own 'snow angels' Mr Scott, Ms Christie and Mrs Noble for all their hard work in snow clearing and for all their efforts in making sure the building will be warm and safe.
Sciennes and other City of Edinburgh Council schools anticipate opening as normal on Monday 5th March.If any cannot open as planned, there will be an update posted on the Council website by 3pm on Sunday.We look forward to welcoming the children back on Monday and hearing about their snow adventures! Please note that we will … Continue reading School Anticipated to Open as Normal on Monday 5th March
Thank you very much to Caroline Brockbank and Jay Santhanam for rescheduling today's P1-3 Ceilidh Kids event to:FRIDAY 9th MARCH12.30pm -2.15pmSchool Hall
All City of Edinburgh schools will remain closed tomorrow, Friday 2nd March. We fully anticipate opening as normal on Monday 5th March.Thank you very much to City of Edinburgh for texting families and staff to advise of updates, and to Mrs Noble and Ms Christie for emailing information quickly, which have proved extremely effective methods … Continue reading Schools remain closed Friday 2nd March
Next week, when we return to school, we will be happy to hear about books read, activities undertaken or costumes made at home in celebration of World Book Day.Meanwhile, after enjoying the snow, curl up with a book today and tomorrow and check out some of the activities on http://www.worldbookday.comThank you very much to the … Continue reading World Book Day 2018
Due to weather conditions, all City of Edinburgh Council-operated nurseries, primary, secondary and special schools will be CLOSED today. We will continue to monitor weather updates for later in the week. City of Edinburgh Council
We hope all our families had an enjoyable break and look forward to welcoming everyone back to school on MONDAY 19th FEBRUARY.
We look forward to welcoming pupils back to school on TUESDAY 9th January.Best wishes to all our families for a healthy and happy 2018.TERM DATEShttp://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/info/20074/schools/20/term_datesSpringTerm starts Tuesday 9 January 2018 Mid term holidays Monday 12 to Friday 16 February 2018, mid term breakTerm ends Thursday 29 March 2018 Easter holidays Friday 30 March to Monday … Continue reading Pupils Resume Tuesday 9th January
Sciennes Dyslexia Awareness 3.11.17 from Sciennes Primary School Sciennes is a Dyslexia Friendly school. On Friday 3rd November we featured Dyslexia Awareness in both P1-3 and P4-7 Assemblies, following Dyslexia Scotland's theme of 'Positive About Dyslexia'. A slideshow showing famous scientists, inventors, business people, musicians, writers, artists and actors, who are said to have dyslexia, … Continue reading Positive About Dyslexia
Sciennes Harvest Assembly 27.10.17 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 27th October Mrs Noble led the P1-3 and P4-7 Harvest Assemblies and we welcomed local Minister Stuart Irvin from St Catherine's of Argyll who told an Old Testament story about Ruth to help us think about how we can help others. Mrs Noble led … Continue reading P3 Raise an Amazing £3320 for Send A Cow Charity!
CATCHMENT PRIMARY SCHOOL OPEN DAY FOR NEW PRIMARY ONE PUPILSTHURSDAY 2nd NOVEMBER 9.30-11.30am and 1.30-3.00pmSciennes will hold a City of Edinburgh 'Catchment Primary School Open Day' on Thursday 2nd November 2017 for our new intake of Primary One pupils in August 2018. Pupil led tour slots are available between 9.30am and 11.30am and then again … Continue reading Local Catchment Open Day and Registration Days for New P1 Pupils at Sciennes
Dear parents/carers,Due to unforeseen circumstances we have to postpone the comedy quiz to a later date (TBC). We apologise for any inconvenience caused. We will arrange to refund any bookings made ASAP and send you a confirmation. Thank you for your understanding.Best wishes,JayConvener - Events and Fundraising Group