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
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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
We hope all our families have enjoyed a restful October break and we look forward to welcoming the children back to school on Tuesday 24th October.
Sciennes Send a Cow P3 Harvest Appeal 29.9.17 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 29th September 2017 at both Assemblies, a group of P3 pupils joined Send A Cow Ambassador, Robert Stephens, in presenting how they are taking action as global citizens in support of four of the Sustainable Development Goals and acting to 'Make … Continue reading When Will There Be A Harvest for the World? P3 Making a Difference
Sciennes Assembly Challenge Yourself 8.9.17 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 8th September we explored 'Challenge Your Mindset' which is one of ten strategies in City of Edinburgh's Health and Wellbeing programme for "Building Resilience." The programme complements Sciennes' existing HWB work, successfully led by DHT Ms Carolyn Anstruther and staff and parent School Improvement … Continue reading Challenge Yourself! Challenge Your Mindset!
On Friday 1st September 2017, Mr Howie led the P4-7 Assembly, continuing our 'Building Resilience' Health and Wellbeing focus by exploring Resilience Role Models and different types of role model. Mr Howie particularly focused on Teddy Roosevelt, engagingly telling the story of his fascinating, inspiring life and how he strove to overcome adversity and take … Continue reading Resilience Role Models
City of Edinburgh Early Learning and Childcare Parent /Carer Survey-increase in hours-closing date 22/9City of Edinburgh Council Communities and Families has received more than 800 responses to this survey so far. We wish to encourage as many parents/carers as possible to complete the survey by the closing date on the 22nd of September. The Scottish Government … Continue reading Early Learning and Childcare Parent/Carer Surveys
We now have a new booking system for Parent Consultation Evenings. Our Parent Consultations are on Tuesday 26th and Thursday 28th September from 4-7pm. The new GroupCall system will allow you to choose appointments for your child/children and bookings will open on Monday 28th August at 9am. Go to: http://www.parents-booking.co.uk/sciennesPLEASE NOTE: You must type this address into your website browser’s … Continue reading NEW! Book your Parents’ Evening Consultation Online from Monday
We have all enjoyed welcoming back pupils to Sciennes, refreshed and ready for learning after the summer break. We are very grateful for your support with school uniform and helping us to discourage the children from wearing jeans. Please note that P1-P6 pupils wear navy blue, with our royal blue uniform reserved to distinguish our … Continue reading Off To A Great Start!
To celebrate Bike Week 2017 we are organising a Ride to School Days on Friday 16th June. The route is the same as usual. We leave from King's Buildings at 8.15 and cycle along Mayfield Road, Causewayside and turn left into Sciennes House Place. Qualified ride leaders accompany the ride. You are welcome to join us … Continue reading Cycle to School Day Friday 16th June
Jay Santhanam, Co-Convenor of the Parent Council Events and Fundraising Group would like you to pass on the the following information to those who might be interested in a forthcoming event at the Royal Botanical gardens on Saturday, June 24th, between 5-7 pm conducted by the Consulate general of India and the Scottish Indian arts … Continue reading Event at Royal Botanical Gardens
Congratulations to Daniel Hogg, Tiger Cub player of the week who achieved his Bronze certificate in his first outing.
We hope everyone has enjoyed the Easter break and we look forward to welcoming everyone back to school on TUESDAY 18th April. We appreciate pupils returning equipped with well stocked pencil cases - sharpened pencils, coloured pencils, small and large ruler, sharpener, eraser, glue stick - as well as full P.E. kit which should include … Continue reading All Resume TUESDAY 18th April