First parent council meeting on Thursday 1 March

All parents and carers are very welcome at our first Parent Council meeting which will be on Thursday 1 September from 7pm to 9pm, in room 16 at our school.

The agenda is below. We will explain what the Parent Council does and hear from the various sub-group leaders about their plans for this year. We will also discuss the findings of the survey we carried out last year. It is an opportunity for anyone to ask questions or to contribute ideas.

If you have any questions about the Parent Council you are welcome to email


1 Welcome and apologies

2 Minutes (10 March) and matters arising

3 Head Teacher Report

4 Finance Report

5 Parent survey – brief summary and implications for PC and school

6 School spending plan for approval

7 Plans for year ahead from group leaders

8 Open space

9 Correspondence received

10 AOB

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Events and Fundraising Group First meeting 29th Aug 2016

Parent Council Events and Fundraising Group
Invitation to first meeting of the year – ALL WELCOME
The first meeting for Events and Fundraising will be in School on Monday 29 August 2016 between 7 pm and 8 pm in Room number 16.
Everyone welcome especially if you have ideas and want to have fun helping the school.
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AGM 2016 – Agenda

Sciennes Parent Council Annual General Meeting   

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

Agenda Continue reading

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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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