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Where Is The P7 Class Page?
All Class Pages have been moved on a year for 2015-2016 and can be accessed from the CLASSES button on
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P7 Leavers’ Dance
What a fabulous P7 Leavers’ Dance on Wednesday 24th June! Thank you to Ms Christie and all the Pupil Support
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Thank You, P7 House and Sports Captains!
Thank you House and Sports Captains for Grange, Lauder, Sienna and Tanatllon. Well done to Lauder House for achieving most
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Alika’s eJASS Logo
Alika’s illustration has been adopted as the inspiration for the new logo for eJASS. Alika received an Amazon voucher, kindly
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End of Year Assembly 2015
Once a year we all come together in the Hall –  twenty two classes from Primary 1 to Primary 7
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P7 "Sciennes Remembers 1914-1918" Book Launch
Primary Seven will mark the launch of their book “Sciennes Remembers 1914-1918” containing family histories, stories and poems about the
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Stunning P7 Graduation Show 2015!
https://player.vimeo.com/video/132625934 P7 Dream Team What a stunning Graduation show on Monday 22nd June from our Magnificent Sevens! The pupils’ confidence
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P6/7 Girls v Staff Football
Thank you to Mr Forrest Howie for arranging, to the P6 and P7 Girls Football Teams and all staff who
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P7 Girls v Staff Netball
Thank you to Mr Forrest Howie for arranging, to the P7 Girls Netball Team and all staff who participated as
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P6/7 Interscholastics
Tuesday 2nd June –  a cold, very windy day – P6 and P7 pupils took part in the annual Edinburgh
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Lauder is Winning House 2015!
Congratulations to House Winners, Lauder, who have worked so hard all year earning House points and did very well at
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P7 Basketball Team in Inter-Area Final
Well done to our P7 Basketball Team on reaching the Inter-Area Basketball Final held at Dean Park Community High School
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Author Nora Chassler Writes with P7!
Author Nora Chassler Primary Seven pupils were so privileged on Wednesday 20th May to have an opportunity to work with
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EPSSA Swim and Dive Gala Team Photos
Just published! Great photos of the Sciennes’ Swim and Dive Team who took part in the Edinburgh Primary Schools Sports
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Achieving Junior Award Scheme Scotland
At Sciennes, we seek to recognise and celebrate our pupils’ wider achievements as Successful Learners, Confident Individuals, Effective Contributors and
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SSAA National Cross Country in Kirkcaldy
  Congratulations to our P6 and P7 pupils who took part in the national Scottish Schools Athletics Association Primary Cross
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P7 Pupils in JASS Spring Newsletter
  Some of our P7 eJASS test pilots pupils feature in the Junior Award Scheme Scotland (JASS) Spring Newsletter.
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JASS: Easter Activities
At Sciennes we seek to recognise and celebrate our pupils’ wider achievements as Successful Learners, Confident Individuals, Effective Contributors and
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Medal Success at EPSSA Swim and Dive Gala!
Katie, Mia, Boris and Mhairi Medal Success Thank you to Mrs Beth Walker, one of our PE Specialists and Swimming
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SSAA Cross Country 18.4.15
  CROSS COUNTRY SATURDAY 18th APRIL KIRKCALDY Good luck to our P6 and P7 pupils taking part in the annual
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Silver EPSSA Basketball!
We are delighted to report the terrific success of the P7 team who represented Sciennes in the Edinburgh Primary Schools
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Good Luck in the Basketball Final, P7!
A team of girls and boys from P7 was successful in the first round of the EPSSA Basketball tournament and
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Runaway Cross Country Success!
Outstanding success at the EPSSA Cross Country event on Monday 2nd March on the Meadows. Rose achieved a fabulous First
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Blaze Basketball Tournaments Friday 27th Feb
Our links with Blaze Basketball at the Crags go from strength to strength thanks to the support of Sarah and
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All Aboard the Wild About Scotland Bus
P6 and P7 pupils from Sciennes and P7 pupils from Tollcross have been very fortunate to be given the chance
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P4-7 Eco Green Flag Assembly 30th January
  To celebrate the success of receiving our third Green Flag from Eco Schools Scotland we held a special Eco
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Monday 12th Jan Sciennes Boroughmuir Thistle Girls’ Football Fundraising
  Five P7 Sciennes girls (Manju, Eliza, Stella, Phoebe and Zoe) and one P6 girl (Rose) who are stalwarts of
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Oh What A Night!
Sciennes staff were on their feet to give P7 pupils a standing ovation for their magnificent performance at the James
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JGHS Concert Thursday 18th December
A reminder to P7s to bring a santa hat/reindeer antlers etc for the ‘We Wish You…’ which is traditionally sung
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JGHS Concert Rehearsal at JGPS
Thank you to JGPS Headteacher Mrs Anthea Grierson for hosting a cluster primary school rehearsal for the forthcoming JGHS Christmas
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JGHS P7/S1 Choir
All P7 pupils will attend a rehearsal at James Gillespie’s High School on Monday 15th December and a rehearsal at
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P5-7 Blaze Basketball Fri 19th December
Sarah Murphy from Blaze Basketball has invited Sciennes P5-P7 pupils to the Crags on Friday 19th December 1.30-4.00pm for a
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Sciennes – Boroughmuir Thistle Girls’ Football Fundraising
  Five P7 Sciennes girls (Manju, Eliza, Stella, Phoebe and Zoe) and one P6 girl (Rose) who are stalwarts of
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P7 Sportshall Athletics
Very well done to our wonderful P7 athletes who gained a highly respectable Third Place at the Sportshall Athletics Edinburgh
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Thank you, Erin!
Inspired by the spectacular success of the Christmas Fair, P7 pupil Erin organised her own fundraising event for the playground,
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eJASS at Sciennes
Sciennes and Tollcross Primaries were part of the initial pilot for the Junior Award Scheme Scotland (JASS) wider achievement programme
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Chess Success
Sciennes, fielding four teams, made an excellent start in the first event of the new season, Lothian League Day One, run
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Blaze Girls’ Basketball Tournament
14 girls from Sciennes took up the invitation from Blaze Basketball to attend a Round Robin Tournament at the Crags
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Science with Mr McKenna
Primary 7 have been studying micro-organisms with Mr McKenna in the Science Lab and researching some of the features of
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Visitors from Iceland to see iPads
Lovely to welcome Anna Mitchell (from CEC Digital Learning Team, in collaboration with Education Scotland) with a delegation from Iceland
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P7 Pupils Get Creative with BBC Music’s "God Only Knows"
How fantastic to see so many of our P7 pupils’ video clips used in the CBBC Friday Download television programme
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Blaze P5-P7 Girls’ Basketball Tournament
  Next week is the last week for the lunchtime Active Schools P5-P7 Girls’ Basketball club sessions, which have been
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P7 CBBC Friday Download
Lovely BBC Researcher Jenny Garton has been in touch to say that some of the P7 pupils’ video clips will
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CBBC Friday Download
P7 pupils who tuned into CBBC’s Friday Download programme (screened on CBBC on Saturdays) may have been disappointed not to
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"God Only Knows" in Aid of BBC Children in Need
Remember, Friday 14th November is Children in Need Day and for a donation you can dress up as Pudsey or
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Thank You EUMS!
What a fabulous musical presentation on Wednesday 12th November by Edinburgh University Music Society in the Reid Concert Hall! Grateful
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Sportshall Success!
Congratulations to our P7 athletes who came First in the first round of Sportshall Atheletics at Meadowbank on Monday 10th
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P7 BBC Music Tribute for CBBC
Who were you today, P7? 1 Dave Grohl; 2 Alison Balsom; 3 Lorde; 4 Pharrell Williams; 5 Zane Lowe; 6
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CBBC Friday Upload!
It’s not every day that we get an invitation from CBBC’s Friday Download team to have a go at creating
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Ragbag Appeal
What an amazing response to the Eco Team’s Ragbag appeal! Thank you very much to all families who donated and
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P7/S1 Christmas Concert Information
Tickets are now on sale, available directly from the Usher Hall box office or website. These are priced from £6
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Active Schools Lunchtime Girls’ Basketball
Blaze Basketball Club, based at the Crags, launched their fabulous new Active Schools lunchtime club today  for P5-7 girls in
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Active Schools Lunchtime Girls’ Basketball Club
Blaze Basketball Club, based at the Crags, launch their new Active Schools lunchtime club tomorrow for P5-7 girls in Sciennes
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JGHS Free Chanter and Pipe Band Drumming Taster Sessions for P5-7
Thursday 30th October from 3.45-4.45pm  P5-7 pupils at Sciennes have been sent an email about an exciting opportunity to take
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JGHS Christmas Concert P7 Choir – Tickets on Sale Now
Christmas Concert     Thursday 18th December 2014   7.00 – 9.30pm                 Usher Hall                   Tickets on sale from Monday 20th October 2014
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New House and Sports Captains
Congratulations to our new P7 House and Sports Captains who were introduced at the P4-7 Assembly on Friday 10th October.
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Sciennes Primary Journey through JASS at P7 Conference
Sciennes Primary Journey through JASS at P7 Conference Posted on October 9, 2014 by Children & Families On 25 September
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P7 @ Lagganlia 2014
 MORE PHOTOGRAPHS ON OUR P7 at LAGGANLIA BLOG What a wonderful week at Lagganlia with a top notch team of
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Sciennes P7 Junior Award Scheme Scotland (JASS) Conference
On Thursday 25th September we held our annual P7 Conference, designed to welcome pupils to Primary Seven and to challenge
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JGHS Open Evening for P7 Parents 25th September
This information was emailed to P7 families and is also available on the P7 Class Page. Visit to James Gillespie’s
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Pupil Council Elections
To coincide with the Referendum,  pupils who were interested in being elected to the Sciennes Pupil Council gave a speech
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P7 Lagganlia 29th September-3rd October 2014
http://scienneslagganlia2014.blogspot.co.uk/ The P7 Lagganlia 2014 blog with information for pupils and families can also be accessed from the P7 Class
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Today’s the Day, P7
All our iPads have been reconfigured, and set up ready for individual use in the new session. Today, each of
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BBC Ten Pieces at the Filmhouse
http://www.bbc.co.uk/emp/embed/smpEmbed.html?playlist=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.co.uk%2Fiplayer%2Fplaylist%2Fp026kgzj&title=Ten%20Pieces%3A%20Ten%20Pieces%20trailer&product=iplayer P6 and P7 pupils at Sciennes have been given an exciting opportunity to attend a free screening of BBC’s
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Lothian Schools Cross Country Running
Sciennes Dream Team!: Emily, Phoebe, Zoe, Adele, Cerys, Annie, Anna, Susannah, Rose, Joanne, Calum, Lawson, Liam, Archie, Matthew, Ben, Boris,
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BBC Ten Pieces Classical Music
http://www.bbc.co.uk/emp/embed/smpEmbed.html?playlist=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.co.uk%2Fiplayer%2Fplaylist%2Fp020yfp1&title=Media%20Centre%20Clips%3A%20Ten%20Pieces&product=iplayer P6 and P7 pupils have been given an exciting free opportunity to attend a screening of BBC’s Ten Pieces,
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P7 Lagganlia 29th Sept-3rd October 2014
http://scienneslagganlia2014.blogspot.co.uk/ The P7 Lagganlia 2014 blog can also be accessed from the P7 Class Page.
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EPSSA Swim and Dive Gala 2014
Thank you to Mrs Beth Walker, our wonderful PE Specialist, for organising and compering the Swim and Dive Gala event
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Dance Show at Churchill Theatre
Thank you to Ava’s mum for this lovely photograph of Red Riding Hoods Mia, Sephora, Ruyan, Ava, Olivia and Isla
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Sainsbury’s Run a Mile in the Meadows for P6
Thank you to Sainsbury’s Marchmont who organised a special Sport Relief Run a Mile event, just for Sciennes and Tollcross
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Five Cross Country Medals!
Unprecedented success for all our Sciennes runners at the Edinburgh Primary Schools Sports Association (EPSSA) Cross Country event in Inverleith
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Euroquiz at City Chambers 2014
Very well done to our P6 Team who gained a highly respectable 43 out of a possible 60 points in
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P6/7 Disco: Tickets only £2!
The PTA P6/7 Disco is 6.30-8pm Thursday 6th March.Tickets can be purchased via Wisepay – they are only £2 and
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Runaway Success!
Outstanding success at the EPSSA Cross Country event today Moday 3rd March on the Meadows. Lawson and Tom both achieved
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P6 Netball Success
Thank you to all the parents who supported P6 netball girls in a Round Robin tournament at Firrhill High School
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A Magical Week at Benmore for P6
It was a genuine pleasure to escort our P6 pupils to Benmore Outdoor Education Centre and we truly enjoyed their
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Grace wins the Steven Lui Memorial Cup
Congratulations to Grace in P6A on winning this year’s Steven Lui Memorial Cup for Burns Recital.
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Benmore 2014
http://www.benmorecentre.co.uk Looking forward to Benmore 10th-14th February, Primary Six. Families will be able to follow our adventures on our blog:
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Edinburgh Gangshow
Congratulations to P6 pupils who performed so successfully in the Edinburgh Gangshow at the King’s Theatre. More photographs on the
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Boroughmuir Rugby Festival
Congratulations to our Sciennes Rugby team on their performance at yesterday’s Borouhmuir Rugby Club festival. Victory was recorded against Oxgangs
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Girls’ Football Success
Congratulations to our P6/7 Girls’ Football Teams who came First and Second in a recent tournament. Ninjas team took the
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Brianna Succeeds in Unicycle Challenge
Without even stepping off once, Brianna successfully unicycled 2500m across the Forth Road Bridge on Sunday 16th June to raise
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Crazy Hat, Crazy Hair Day Friday 14th June
  Primary 5B and Ms Gregson are organising a ‘Crazy Hat, Crazy Hair Day on Friday 14th June to raise
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P5B Cycle Training
 Long time friend of Sciennes and cycling enthusiast extraordinaire, Chris Hill P5B pupils enjoy cycling in the sunshine during training
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Cycling Success in P5
On Wednesday one P5 boy couldn’t ride a bike.  On Thursday, after 25 minutes, he could (to the cheers of
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It’s P5’s Turn!
This term Sciennes has put on cycling activities for most of the younger children.One reason was to find any that
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Brianna Unicycle Fundraiser for Plant for the Planet
  On June 16th 2013 at 10:30 a.m., P5 Climate Justice Ambassador Brianna, will unicycle the Forth Road Bridge across
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P5 Scottish Opera
What a fabulous performance today from Primary Five! They were word perfect and in fine voice for an outstanding production
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Edinburgh University Music Project – P5, P6, P7
On Wednesday 20th February, nine classes were invited to take part in Edinburgh University Music Society’s ‘Schools Music Project’ and
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Congratulations Black Belt Tristan!
Very well done to Tristan in P5B who has achieved a black belt in Tae Kwon Do at the age
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After School Club Panto
Emma in P2 and her sister Katie in P5, with friends from P5,  put on a terrific performance for families
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Edinburgh Gang Show 2012
Thomas and Olivia in P5C and Zoe in P5A have been performing in the annual Gang Show at the King’s
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Hamilton Cup Footballers
Well done to our P5 boys for all their endeavours when competing in the Hamilton Football Cup on Saturday.
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P5B Thistle Table Centres Art Project
Stevi Manning, Principal Officer Arts and Learning for City of Edinburgh Council, offered P5B and Ms Gregson an exciting opportunity
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Actress Lynda Bellingham launches the Generations@School Project at Sciennes
Actress Lynda Bellingham joined the children at Sciennes Primary School, Edinburgh, to launch the European Commission Generations@Schools Project in the
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Brownie Badge for Zoe P4
Well done Zoe for achieving your Sixer Brownie badge!  All pupils have been asked to dress up on Friday 4th
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A Rosette for Theo P4
Congratulations to Theo, sporting a rosette he won at a recent chess competition.
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Run A Mile for Sport Relief
Well done to all our pupils and families who ran a mile for Sport Relief at the weekend.Pictured here are
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Bake Sale for the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Thank you from Adele Wilson and Cerys Scott – Hobbs P4b for supporting their bake sale on Friday 16th March
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