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P6 make an active start to 2019

Welcome back to Preston Street for 2019! Even though it has been a ‘three day week’, we have managed to pack a lot in since the pupils returned to school on Wednesday. We took advantage of the good weather to … Continue reading

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Junior NBA Wizards

Ten of our P6 and P7 pupils were at the Crags Sports Centre on Friday afternoon for the first week of fixtures in the 2019 Junior NBA. The Junior NBA is a worldwide initiative which sees competitions organised locally for … Continue reading

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Sporting Achievements

At Preston Street we are always keen to hear of pupils’ achievements out of school. Recently, Finlay in P7 represented Preston Street in the Edinburgh Schools’ Swimming Championships at Ainslie Park Leisure Centre. Due to his age, Finlay had to … Continue reading

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P7 Usher Hall Christmas Concert

Congratulations to our P7 year group who participated in the James Gillespie’s High School Christmas Concert 2018 at the Usher Hall. Preston Street pupils formed part of a combined P7-S1 choir, along with their counterparts from James Gillespie’s, Sciennes, Royal … Continue reading

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P3-6 Christmas Concert

Congratulations to all of our P3-6 pupils, along with some of our talented P7 musicians, for putting on a truly fantastic Christmas concert on Monday 17th December. We put on two shows in order to meet the demand for tickets. … Continue reading

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House Indoor Athletics 2018

Well done to all our young people in P6 and P7 for a magnificent effort at our annual House Indoor Athletics competition on Tuesday 11th December. In the lead up to the event, our pupils had spent a number of … Continue reading

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Community singing

Well done to our P6 year group who have been involved in community carol singing in the lead up to Christmas. As well as preparing for our school Christmas concert, our pupils have also been hard at work practising extra … Continue reading

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Football on the Meadows

Young footballers from Preston Street and Sciennes had an enjoyable time together at the Meadows on Saturday morning. There were matches between the two schools for both P5-7 girls and P6 boys, and as always, the games were well contested … Continue reading

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Indoor Athletics at the Crags

All our P6 and P7 pupils have been enjoying Indoor Athletics practice sessions at the Crags this term, as they prepare for our annual House Indoor Athletics Competition which takes place in December. The Crags is an excellent community facility … Continue reading

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Bikeability continued

Here are pictures from this week’s Bikeability sessions. Pupils have been busy working on their road positioning and learning how to safely pass parked vehicles. Many thanks to Tom Scott from the South East Neighbourhood Team, and our P3 teacher … Continue reading

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