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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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Running Club 2017-18

Here are some pictures from the last few weeks of 2017-18 Running Club. With the various competitions at an end, we have enjoyed a variety of fun training sessions in Holyrood Park and the Meadows. It has been a very … Continue reading

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Interscholastics 2018

Preston Street put in a fantastic performance at the 2018 EPSSA ‘B’ Schools Interscholastics, coming in fourth  place out of a total of 33 competing schools! This year’s competition was held at Myreside, the George Watson’s College rugby ground, as … Continue reading

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Meadows Festival Football Competition

Our P6 footballers participated in the Meadows Festival football competition this afternoon. The music from the nearby festival stage, and screams from the carnival rides, provided an unusual soundtrack to a football competition, but it made for a lively atmosphere! … Continue reading

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Athletics part 2

Here are some further pictures from our most recent visits to the athletics track at Peffermill. The pupils had great fun practising their relay technique and sprinting. It has been great to give all our P5-7 pupils the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2018

Well done to all the Preston Street pupils (past and present) who participated in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival on Saturday 26th May 2018. We had runners competing in all four junior events – 1k (3-6 year olds), 1.5k (6-8 years), … Continue reading

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Football update

Saturday 19th May was another busy day for our football players as all three of our teams were out enjoying the sunshine and getting active. Our P4-5s played a friendly game on the Meadows against their counterparts from Sciennes PS, … Continue reading

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Orienteering Open Day

A number of our pupils attended a special Open Day at the Meadows to mark World Orienteering Day. The event was organised by local clubs including the Edinburgh Southern Orienteering Club and Interlopers Edinburgh and allowed members of the public … Continue reading

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