We were delighted to be invited by Jenni Snell (Youthlink Scotland and Scottish lead on the UK wide #IWill campaign) to participate in a seminar at the Scottish Learning Festival on Wednesday 25th September 2019 at the SEC in Glasgow. The #IWill campaign aims to create a culture of empowerment for young people through volunteering … Continue reading #iwill Scottish Learning Festival Seminar
SAVE THE DATE! Saturday 26th May 12.30-3pm Sciennes YOYP Summer Fair 2018 As part of the Scottish Government’s programme of themed years, 2018 is the Year of Young People (#YOYP2018). This year, Sciennes' Summer fair has an array of YOYP activities and events focusing on six themes that young people identified as most important for … Continue reading Year of Young People Summer Fair
What a stunning showcase of the terrific musical talents of the young people and staff of James Gillespie's High School at the Usher Hall Christmas Concert on Tuesday 19th December 2017! Cluster Primary Seven pupils from Sciennes, Tollcross, James Gillespie's Primary, Preston Street, Royal Mile and Taobh na Pairce Primary Schools rose to the occasion, … Continue reading P7 Pupils Perform at Stunning Usher Hall JGHS Christmas Concert
We are tremendously excited about an upcoming return visit to Sciennes on Thursday 15th June from WE Movement, again kindly arranged for us by London based Schools Co-ordinators Harriet Morgan and Louis Sherman, Speakers from WE Movement have visited Sciennes twice to work with current P7 pupils, providing a wealth of opportunities for our children … Continue reading Edinburgh Youth Social Action Summit for JGHS Cluster P6 Pupils
Sciennes P4-7 JASS Assembly 19.5.17 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 19th May P7 House and Sports Captains explained the Junior Award Scheme for Schools (JASS) programme and Sciennes' involvement in it since it was developed.http://www.jasschools.org.uk The Junior Award Scheme Scotland (JASS) is an accredited learning programme, celebrating wider achievement, for young people (P6-S2). Sciennes … Continue reading Sciennes P4-7 JASS Assembly 19.5.17
Great skills and excellent sportsmanship from our fantastic netball team who played very well, winning two games and losing two games in their fixture. They may not have made the Finals, but they thoroughly enjoyed the competition and were superb ambassadors for the school. Many thanks to coaches Class Teacher Miss Daryl Gladstone and parent … Continue reading P7 EPSSA Summer Netball Tournament
Sciennes #iwill week P4-7 Assembly from Sciennes Primary School Celebrating #iwill Week, our three P6 Junior Road Safety Officers, Amelia, Declan and Josh, showed how they can step up to serve our school community by planning and leading a Road Safety session for Assembly. They invited all pupils in P4-7 to dress up brightly in … Continue reading #iwill Week
We are tremendously excited about an upcoming return visit to Sciennes on Wednesday 7th December from WE Free the Children, again arranged for us by Schools Co-ordinator Harriet Morgan. Jacob, from WE Free the Children, visited in June to work with half of our (then P6) pupils and it was a superb and inspirational day, … Continue reading ‘WE Free the Children’ Returning to Sciennes!
Joan Alexander with Cameron, Anna and SarahThank you very much to Joan Alexander and all at the Junior Award Scheme for Schools (JASS) team as well as Friends of the Award (FOTA) for inviting Sciennes to the FOTA Annual General Meeting on Thursday 10th November.P7 pupils Anna and Cameron received a special certificate on behalf … Continue reading Sciennes Receives a Special Certificate from Junior Award Scheme for Schools (JASS)
Ailsa with her winning poster entry for the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert 2016Huge congratulations to P6 pupil Ailsa on being one of three winners in this year's Edinburgh International Festival Virgin Money Fireworks poster competition! What an exciting, fantastic achievement! Very well done, Ailsa! She was a finalist last year and decided to give it … Continue reading P6 Ailsa is Virgin Money EIF Fireworks Poster Winner!
Congratulation to P6 pupils Martha and Evelyn who did the Moonwalk on Saturday night (finishing at 2am) and were the youngest to take part. Above are some before and after pics. They . So far they have raised well over £600 and they have a few more pledges to come in. They not only trained … Continue reading Martha and Evelyn’s Moonwalk
Congratulations to our three P5 pupils Sam, Isaac and Nils who competed in the Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival at Dalkeith Park on Friday 3rd June.http://ssoa.org.uk/2016.html They all did really well and all completed their courses. They were the 8th team in their category of P5/P6 (competing against lots of bigger boys!) Sam was 6th overall in … Continue reading Sam, Isaac and Nils Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival
Good luck to our three P5 pupils Sam, Isaac and Nils who are competing in the Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival at Dalkeith Park on Friday 3rd June.http://ssoa.org.uk/2016.html
Huge well done to Zoë who ran the children's 1.5k on Saturday!http://www.edinburghmarathon.com
June Underwood's Parent Council Highland Dance Club troupe performed for the residents of Camilla House on 20th May.Thank you to all the families who came along to the performance on Thursday to mark the end of term for the club. We are so very fortunate to have June Underwood as Dance Teacher and for the … Continue reading Highland Dance Club at Perform at Camilla House
Congratulations to Saul in P7 who won a fantastic medal and the title of Scottish Champion in his category at a recent Tae Kwon Do competition in Edinburgh. A superb achievement!
On Thursday 17th September we held our annual P7 Conference, designed to welcome pupils to Primary Seven and to challenge them to make the most of the many opportunities for wider achievement available throughout the year.The theme for the event centred on the Junior Award Scheme Scotland (JASS) programme and we were delighted to welcome … Continue reading P7 Wider Achievement Conference Junior Awards Scheme for Schools (JASS)