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Sciennes School Fundraising Campaign 2020-2023

Who is involved? As a school, we are incredibly lucky to have the support of Sciennes Parent Council and our charity, Friends of Sciennes School (FSS), who both raise funding to help us achieve our shared aim of enhancing the … Continue reading

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Sciennes Safer School Streets – Thank you and Guidance Notes

The School and Parent Council would like to thank all Sciennes parents and carers for their support and enthusiasm for the CEC’s School Streets project. We can already see a huge improvement in the traffic situation outside the school at … Continue reading

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Parent Council is challenging the 33% return to school plans in August

On August 11th when City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) schools return, the current proposal is to return at 33% capacity, meaning children will have less than 30% face-to-face time with their teachers for learning. Nicola Sturgeon herself has condemned CEC … Continue reading

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Letter to Parents & Carers re Education Funding Cuts

The Educational Institute of Scotland, which is Scotland’s largest Teaching Union, is seeking parental involvement across all state schools in Edinburgh to rally against the education cuts proposed by the City of Edinburgh Council that were passed on 20th February … Continue reading

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Playground Group

The Playground Group have been successful in our bid for a grant from Sustrans. This project aims to transform our school run and create a pleasant community space that will replace a short section of Sciennes Road for the benefit … Continue reading

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A shining Summer Fair!

We are extremely pleased that so many families and members of our community joined us for our annual summer fair. Our dedicated staff and volunteers arrived at the school bright and early to set up for the day. A very … Continue reading

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What your money has funded this year (Aug ’18 to May ’19)

The Parent Council works closely with the school to ensure that our fundraising efforts align with key improvements and resources needed to make Sciennes primary an even better place for all of our children to grow and learn. At the … Continue reading

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Playground Group – update

The Playground Group (previously known as Buildings & Facilities), has been making great progress over recent months and we thought a little round up might be useful to share with you all. Front Playground – Textures and materials The SMT and … Continue reading

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Winter Fair 2018 – FAQs

Read all about our wonderful Winter Fair, 2018, and what you can expect on the day. Continue reading

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Events & Fundraising Meeting Minutes

The EFG met on 25th October to discuss, in particular, all the fundraising initiatives around the Winter Fair. Read our meeting minutes to learn more. Continue reading

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