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Screen Shot 2018-04-15 at 10.22.54Sciennes pupils featured in Building a Fairer Scotland Programme.


Thank you very much to Emma Mayes, Environmental Health Officer for City of Edinburgh Council and her team for organising
Event slideshow can be viewed here: We are extremely pleased that so many families and members of our community
Year of Green Action Summer Fair
  After Assembly, on Friday 18th May 2018, our JRSOs, ECO Reps, parent Anna Salman, Angela Christie, Miss McGrouther, Mr
Joining us for Walk to School Week? Walk This Way!   Pupil ECO Reps and P6 Junior Road Safety Officers
We would like to invite you all to join us on our next Cycle to School event taking place on
On Friday 4th May we continued with our current HWB topic 'Take A Moment' from City of Edinburgh's 'Be Resilient'
On Friday 27th April 2018 we introduced pupils to the latest CEC HWB programme topic 'Take A Moment' which we
Can you spare some time to volunteer in support of our School Streets initiative where roads around the school have
High Five to our three P6 JRSOs, Anna, Essie and Lyall, who were a credit to the school at a
Help make Scotland a cycle friendly country! Edinburgh Saturday 28th April  #PoP2018 Meet at The Meadows on Saturday 28th April
Wonderful that P6 Class Teacher Ms Jenni McGrouther is taking up the Cycle to School torch from Ms Christie! Hugely
Sciennes Think Global, Act Local Assembly 2.2.18 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 2nd February we were delighted to welcome
Sciennes 'Take the Lead! P4-7 Assembly 17.11.17 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 17th November we celebrated the many ways
P6A pupils and Pupil ECO Group reps were delighted to have an opportunity to meet with Ms Roseanna Cunningham, MSP,
As you may be aware this Thursday (15th) is the first National Clean Air Day which coincides with Cycle to
We are tremendously excited about an upcoming return visit to Sciennes on Thursday 15th June from WE Movement, again kindly
We are looking forward to welcoming Ms Roseanna Cunningham, Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, to
What a great way to end Mental Health Week on Friday 12th May with members of our ECO Group and
Fourth Green ECO Schools Green Flag! Well done Team Sciennes!PUPIL ECO TEAMP4 Bethan, Catie, IslaP5 Jim, Nina, SophieP6 Michael. Faye,
Sciennes Fairtrade P4-7 Assembly 3.3.17 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 3rd March we held a Fairtrade Assembly to highlight
IDEAL is a University of Edinburgh research project investigating how smart technology can help people find ways to use less
Sciennes Citizenship P4-7 Assembly 27.1.17 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 27th January our Assembly theme was Citizenship with a
Sciennes MLK P4-7 Assembly 13.1.17 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 13th January we learned about the extraordinary life of
We are tremendously excited about an upcoming return visit to Sciennes on Wednesday 7th December from WE Free the Children,
  Thank you to all our families for such generous support of the P3 led whole school Central and North
Sciennes WE Scare Hunger Foodbank Assembly 28.10.2016 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 28th October 2016, Ewan from Edinburgh Central
P4-7 Foodbank Assembly 14.10.2016 from Sciennes Primary School On Friday 14th October Mrs Noble led the P4-7 Assembly and told
Sciennes Primary Global Goals Week Assembly 23.9.16 from Sciennes Primary School  On Friday 23rd September 2016 at the P4-7 Assembly
Sciennes GIRFEC P4-7 Assembly 25.8.16 from Sciennes Primary SchoolOn Friday 26th August at the P4-7 Assembly, we reminded children how
Have you noticed P4B's posters advertising their very own loaves and muffins at Scotmid stores?  P4B's own recipe specially made
Sciennes' ECO Team has organised a clean up campaign in the local area around the school on Friday 20th May
Sciennes P4-7 Earth Day Assembly 22.4.16 from SciennesPS  On Friday 22nd April, we celebrated Earth Day by watching the Climate
For many years it has been our ambition to ensure that each of our children can cycle and swim by
Sciennes is one of six city schools taking part in a City of Edinburgh pilot project to raise awareness of
Sciennes Make A Difference and Sport Relief Assembly 18.3.16 from SciennesPSPattie Santelices and Ms Anstruther present at Assembly  Pattie Santelices,
Mr Howie led our P4-7 Assembly on Friday 11th March, cleverly linking recent learning in P5 Old Edinburgh, P6 Jacobites,
Arleen Sinclair, ChangeWorksOn Friday 4th March at Assembly, Arleen Sinclair from ChangeWorks successfully challenged P4-7 pupils to think about how
On Friday 26th February 2016, House Captains helped explain SHANARRI and what we all need to be healthy and well.
On Friday 20th November, Cameron Rose, Conservative Councillor for Southside/Newington, Edinburgh, posted information about the School Streets pilot on his
Some members of our community might be interested in supporting the upcoming Friends of the Earth Scotland Climate Change march
The theme for this year's Brake's Road Safety Week is 'Drive less, live more.' Our School Streets pilot continues (see
On Friday 25th October at P4-7 Assembly we marked One World Week by sharing how our P3 pupils have successfully
P3 present at AssembliesOn Thursday 1st October Victoria Telford from Mercy Corps came to both P1-3 and P4-7 Assemblies to
On Friday 25th September at the P4-7 Assembly we marked the United Nations' adoption of the Global Goals for Sustainable
On Friday 18th September at the P4-7 Assembly we learned more about our new school wide project "Rights Respecting Schools"
On Friday 24th April, Sciennes Primary helped launch Edinburgh Festival of Cycling 2015, with our first Cycle to School Day
Sciennes' parent Nigel Douglas is posing the question to Sir Richard Branson, do you “Want to Save the Planet?” via
Easter Wildlife Clubs 2015Monday 13th April. The Roslin Glen Wildlife Experience 0915-1700. River dipping, raft building, ancient tree hugging, deer
EARTH CALLING AT SCIENNESSpring is in the air! With all the new life emerging and the evenings getting longer and
 To celebrate the success of receiving our third Green Flag from Eco Schools Scotland we held a special Eco Assembly
Wonderful news today that Sciennes received our third Eco Schools Green Flag!Alastair Davidson and Briony McLaughin from Eco Schools (part HERE FOR ECO PLANNING 2013-2016 which shows ECO progress to date and is being added to throughout the year.Miss
Thank you to all the families who supported the Eco Team's recent Ragbag Appeal on Wednesday 5th November which raised
What an amazing response to the Eco Team's Ragbag appeal! Thank you very much to all families who donated and
WEDNESDAY 5th NOVEMBER ONLYDear Sciennes FamiliesWe would like to make you aware of another school Ragbag collection by the Eco
Miss Kirsty Gallagher led a very productive meeting on Friday 24th October with reps from last year and new reps.The
Congratulations to our new P7 House and Sports Captains who were introduced at the P4-7 Assembly on Friday 10th October.We
Congratulations to our new Eco Reps who were elected by their classmates. P3 pupils will again be working together on
The Eco Team has been effectively and tirelessly led by Mr Iain Kearton. He has been ably supported by Mrs
The Council is giving away free bags of compost made from resident’s recycled garden waste to mark the return of
Small Steps Pupils Step up to the PodiumAndy Gray, Head of Schools with Sciennes Eco Team and Mr KeartonOn Wednesday
Click here to see SpicyNodes Mindmap of Sciennes Eco 2012-2014
Join Earth Hour Saturday 29th March by switching off your lights between 8.30pm-9.30pm.#BeBrilliant in ScotlandUsing social media to call for
Our Eco team, led by Mr Kearton and Mrs Mackay, raised an amazing £113.60 from their recent Ragbag appeal. Thank
The Eco Team and Mr Kearton would like to thank all the families who responded to their request to fill
Having a Spring Clean? Sciennes Primary is holding a rag bag collection on Wednesday 12th March.Our eco-group and Mr Kearton
The Eco Committee, Mr Kearton, Mrs Mackay and Mrs Nowell would like to thank the Sciennes families who stayed back
Sciennes’ new energy watchdogs are taking the lead in improving our school’s impact on the environment.  Starting during Switch off
Our eco-committee is enthusiastically supporting Edinburgh's Clean Up day of action on 29 November, and invites all children from P1 to P7
Congratulations to our new Eco Reps who were elected by their classmates. This year P3 pupils will be working together
Tackling waste at lunch timeAn exciting new recycling scheme is set to be piloted in four Edinburgh schools. Food waste
Without even stepping off once, Brianna successfully unicycled 2500m across the Forth Road Bridge on Sunday 16th June to raise
On Friday 14th June many of our pupils and staff sported some crazy hairdos and hats all in aid of
 Primary 5B and Ms Gregson are organising a 'Crazy Hat, Crazy Hair Day on Friday 14th June to raise funds
 On June 16th 2013 at 10:30 a.m., P5 Climate Justice Ambassador Brianna, will unicycle the Forth Road Bridge across the
CLICK ON THIS LINK TO VIEW PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE EVENT On Wednesday 10th April, Eco Teachers Alison Mackintosh, Sandra Gregson and
The Edinburgh Green Trust are working with some of our P4s in our Eco garden planting strawberries, red currants and rhubarb.