AGM 2016 – Agenda

Sciennes Parent Council Annual General Meeting   

Thursday 16th June 2016, 7-9pm, Room 16, Sciennes Primary School

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Draft Minutes from AGM 2015

Please follow the link below to see the minutes from last year’s Parent Council AGM. Please note that these minutes are still in draft form. Any comments or amendments can be sent to

Minutes of Sciennes Parent Council AGM 2015

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Parent Council Survey – closing date 13 June



As a parent or carer of a Sciennes pupil, is there anything you think could be improved further at school? Is there something you sometimes moan about? Do you have some an idea for a change that could be made? Continue reading

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Parent Council Vacancies

Parent Council needs you!

In advance of the Parent Council AGM on Thursday 16 June at 7pm in the school, we’d like to recruit candidates for various Parent Council vacancies. If you are interested in putting forth your name or in nominating somebody, please email Continue reading

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Parent Council Year Reps – Frequently Asked Questions

The role of Year Rep is a new position to be introduced for the 2016-17 Parent Council. You may have some questions about the position and what it entails, so we’ve put together some FAQs for you. If you have any other questions don’t hesitate to email or leave a comment below. Continue reading

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Sciennes Football – P1 Taster Sessions

footballSciennes Primary School Football Club would like to invite P1 girls and boys who may be interested in joining the Club after the summer to come along to free training taster sessions being run 11th and 18th June 2016 on The Meadows, 9:30-10:30. Children are welcome to join either or both days.

To express interest so we can get an idea of numbers and so the Club can provide further details, please drop an email to the Football Club Chairman at with the following information:

  • Child’s name
  • Current class
  • Parent’s name
  • Parent’s email address for correspondence
  • Parent’s phone contact number.
  • Availability: 11th, 18th, both, neither
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Building and Facilities Meeting Minutes – May 31 2016

minutes May 31 2016

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Proposed Constitution Amendments

At the January 14th Parent Council meeting a Constitution working group was established to consider various amendments to the current Parent Council Constitution, adopted in June 2014. In particular, the group was tasked with broadening representation on the Parent Council to ensure that all year groups are represented.

Various amendments were discussed at the May 12 Parent Council meeting. These amendments will be voted on at the Parent Council AGM, open to all parents and carers, on June 16. Continue reading

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Dance Workshop at Summer Fair 2016

dance workshopsDance yourself to delight!

Come dance your shoes off at the Sciennes Primary’s International Summer fair on June 4th 2016 between 12-3 pm!

Here is an opportunity for children to try multicultural dance forms in a workshop setting, offered by experienced instructors, from various dance schools all over Edinburgh. Take your pick from Scottish country dancing, Chinese dancing, Belly dancing, Bharathanatyam (Indian classical dance), Ballet, Street dancing or, better yet, try as many as you like!

The spaces are limited for this free event, so, please visit wise-pay to make your booking to avoid disappointment. See you there! 

Belly Dance (4-8 years) 12-12:30pm

Belly Dance (9-12years) 12:30-1:30pm

Street Dance (all ages) 1:30-2pm

Ballet (4-8 years) 2-2:30pm

Ballet (9-12 years) 2:30-3pm

Scottish Country Dance (all ages) 12-12:30pm, 12:30-1pm, 1-1:30pm

Chinese Dance (all ages) 1:30-2:30pm

Indian Dance (all ages) 2:30-3pm

The workshops are offered by the following dance schools: Borders Arabic Dance, Dance Division, Grange School of Ballet, Royal Scottish Country Dancing Society, Chinese Community, and Dance Ihayami.

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Summer Fair – How You Can Help

5 Ways You Can Help With The Summer Fair
1. DONATE. As always lots of stuff is needed for the stalls at the Summer Fair. Bring in any old, reusable toys, school uniforms, plants, children’s book, items for tombola,and baked goods. These can be dropped off in the main office at the school anytime before Friday.
2. BID. The Silent Auction has started and the bidding is heating up. See what great deals are to be had, from meals out to event tickets to art work. Just follow the link to JumbleBee.
3. REGISTER. There are lots of great FREE events taking place at the Summer Fair, but space is limited to you need to sign up on WisePay. Do it now before it’s too late.
4. BAKE. The Great Sciennes Bake Off is back by popular demand. Bring in your favourite (international) baking and enter to win a cash prize. Be sure to label your bake with name, contact details and ingredients. Cakes can be dropped off at the school on Friday or by noon on Saturday.
5. VOLUNTEER. Just an hour of your time can make a real difference to the success of the Summer Fair. It’s a great way to become more involved and get to know people. Just follow the link
Any questions? Contact
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