At Sciennes, we recognise that we are incredibly fortunate to enjoy such strong partnerships with families and to have such ongoing marvellous parental support and engagement. Jay Santhanham, Convener of Parent Council Events and Fundraising subgroup has worked tirelessly with a team of Parent Council members, including Chair of the Parent Council Phoebe Cochrane, and … Continue reading Fantastic #YOYP Summer Fair!
On Friday 11th May 2018 we held a Sharing Assembly, inviting pupils to share strategies they use to cope with life's ups and downs, as part of our CEC HWB Building Resilience topic 'Take A Moment.' In preparation for Mental Health Week next week, we focused on the importance of Sleep at both Assemblies. P7 … Continue reading Take A Moment Sharing Assembly
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
On Monday 23rd April 2018 we held a House Assembly for each of our four Houses - Grange, Lauder, Sienna and Tantallon. P7 House and Sports Captains introduced our new Values which staff and the Pupil Council have been working on this year with Olivia's mum Emma Kirk, who chairs the Parent Council Communications Group. … Continue reading Values House Assembly
A call for change has come for the P5s, P6s and P7s. A fun muddy Sponsored Obstacle Course this year! (Remember to bring spare clothes.) This 'Meadows Mayhem' event has been designed and is being led and organised by the P7 House and Sport captains. Filled with tyres, planks and many other exciting challenges (to … Continue reading Meadows Mayhem!
Grateful thanks to Mr MacSween for visiting school on 29th January 2018 in support of our whole school Scotland focus and in celebration of Burns Day. All Primary Six pupils have been learning Burns' poetry in preparation for the annual Burns Recital Steven Lui Cup competition and it was wonderful to hear his fantastic rendition … Continue reading Thank you Mr MacSween!
Huge congratulations to the fabulous Sciennes Glee Club choir led by Miss Kathryn Dougal and Miss Aisling Rogerson who have practised so hard at lunch breaks for many weeks and who performed brilliantly at the Assembly Rooms on Tuesday 17th April 2018. #YOYP We just wanted to say a huge congratulations to The Sciennes Glee … Continue reading Sciennes Glee Club at Assembly Rooms
Participate! P4-7 Assembly 26.1.18 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 26th January we celebrated the many ways pupils are already participating and making their voices heard. P6 pupils Eve and Hannah told everyone about their recent visit to the 'Burns Unbroke' Exhibition at Summerhall, including an ‘Oor Rabbie’ performance by Andy Cannon. This was a … Continue reading Participate and Have A Goal!
Sciennes Have A Goal House Assembly 15.1.18 from Sciennes Primary School On Monday 15th January we welcomed back pupils by holding our first House Assemblies of the new year for Grange (Ms Anstruther), Lauder (Ms Gallagher), Sienna (Ms Pearmain) and Tantallon (Mrs Noble). House and Sports Captains explained 'The Year of Young People', reflected on … Continue reading Have A Goal House Assemblies 15.1.18 #YOYP2018
What a wonderful, memorable experience for our young people - Arwen, Thomas, Alma, Luis, Eilidh, Isaac, Eamon and Rachel - to have an opportunity to present their Together Alliance UNCRC mural of Children's Rights at the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 13th December, hosted by Deputy Presiding Officer Linda Fabiani MSP and with a presentation from … Continue reading Rightly Proud!
Sciennes Global Goals Week 22.9.17 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 22nd September we celebrated Global Goals Week with a look at what action is already taking place at Sciennes Primary to support the Sustainable Development Global Goals (SDGs). We invited the children to design their own Global Goals glasses to reflect the world they … Continue reading What World Do You Want to See By 2030?
Sciennes Global Goals House Assembly 15.9.17 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 15th September 2017 we held our first House Assemblies of the new session for P2-P7 and welcomed P2 pupils to their first ever House Assembly for Grange, Lauder, Sienna and Tantallon. In November 2015 Sciennes achieved a Bronze Award and in May 2016, … Continue reading Global Goals House Assemblies