Author Archives: Mr Anderson

Clean Air Day

Last week, whilst our P7s were at High School, our P6s were invited to be part of a nation wide initiative at Deaconess Gardens. Thursday, 20th June, marked Clean Air Day (CAD) – a red letter day for air quality … Continue reading

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North Bridge Artwork

A few weeks ago, Joseph Drugan and Rebecca Foster from Balfour Beatty emailed me with an opportunity not to be missed. Preston Street Primary had been exclusively chosen as the school to provide artwork for hoarding surrounding the renovation of … Continue reading

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European Elections

Early in May the Government confirmed that the UK would definitely be taking part in the EU elections after running out of time to secure a Brexit deal and withdraw from the EU. After the results came in, children of … Continue reading

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P7 Exhibition

On Friday, 31st May, P7s from Mr. Anderson’s class hosted a class exhibition. Why was it only a P7 exhibition? The 1-hour P6 drumming slot is split equally between all P6 children, 30 minutes each throughout the year. The P7 … Continue reading

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Shakespeare @ Traquair

On Tuesday, 28th May, Preston Street Primary were invited to the stunning surroundings of Traquair House to watch a Shakespeare performance like none other, Love’s Labour’s Lost. Love’s Labour’s Lost is Shakespeare at Traquair’s main stage production for 2019 and … Continue reading

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P6 Activity Day 2019

P6 year group headed out to Harrison Park on Tuesday for their end of the year activity day. Students got to participate in outdoor team building games as well as learn to canoe in the canal. We had a bit … Continue reading

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Games@Hub 2019

Today 30 of our P6 pupils participated in Games @ the Hub hosted by Edinburgh’s Active Schools. The annual event took place at Forrester/St Augustine’s High School. This is a celebration of the work Active Schools do across the city … Continue reading

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JOES Box

Earlier this week, Faculty classes had the pleasure of hosting a guest by the name of Professor Joe Goldblatt. I can say with all honesty, it was the most entertaining workshop I have ever seen/participated in. Professor Goldblatt, now a retired … Continue reading

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Humanist Talk

Preston Street Primary is a friendly, inclusive and multicultural school. We celebrate and enjoy the rich cultural mix within our community with all religions and faiths being the bedrock of our school ethos. With this in mind, it is our aim … Continue reading

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SWIRE – Art Competition

For the past two years, Preston Street Primary have been fortunate enough to receive free Mandarin lessons from the SWIRE group. The Swire Group has been in business for over two centuries, and for more than half that time has … Continue reading

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