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Faculty lessons in P6 and P7

Our P6 and P7 classes began their ‘faculty’ lessons for 2018-19 today. This involves the three upper school classes (P6, P6/7 and P7) rotating round the following lessons each day: Numeracy with Ms Craig / Mr MacLean; Literacy with Mrs … Continue reading

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Arthur’s Seat Revisited

Our P5 and P6 pupils celebrated the end of their year long outdoor learning project with a trip to the top of Arthur’s Seat on Thursday morning. With the P5-6 achievement assembly taking place in the afternoon, it was apt … Continue reading

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Class play

Here are some pictures from the recent P5/6 class play, ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’. The play was written, directed and performed entirely by the pupils themselves. Many congratulations to everyone in the class – you all played your part, either … Continue reading

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A tale of two hills

The P5/6 class enjoyed a fantastic end of year hillwalk and picnic in the glorious sunshine at Craiglockhart Hill this morning. Following a journey to Morningside on the no 5 bus, we walked along to Craighouse and quickly ascended to … Continue reading

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Sports Day 2018

Our pupils and parents enjoyed another fantastic Sports Day on Friday 22nd June, as the whole school basked in the glorious Meadows sunshine. Following our active assembly, where pupils participated in a 30 minute outdoor dance workshop led by famous … Continue reading

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Dancing with Darcey

We had a very special visitor to kick off Sports Day 2018, as ballerina and Strictly Come Dancing judge Dame Darcey Bussell came to lead an active assembly with the whole school. Darcy was at Preston Street along with Kelly … Continue reading

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Eid Party

Our children and families enjoyed a special Eid Party this afternoon. Following a hot and sunny sports day, it was an opportunity for some indoor fun and there was a good turnout of pupils for this exciting event. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Corstorphine Hill

Here are more pictures from our recent P5-7 visit to Corstorphine Hill. On a hot and sunny day, we climbed to the summit (which is covered by trees) for a picnic, and enjoyed fine views to the west (including the … Continue reading

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P5 Bikeability

Our P5 pupils have been participating in Bikeability Level 1 this term. Bikeability is a cycle training scheme designed to give children the skills and confidence they need to cycle on the roads. It progresses through three levels, with the … Continue reading

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Football fun at the Meadows

With the football season drawing to a close, we took a mixture of P3-7 players to the Meadows for an informal game with Sciennes. With Preston Street having 13 players, and Sciennes having a reduced number, we lent two of … Continue reading

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