Category Archives: Athletics

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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Sportshall Athletics

Congratulations to our pupils who came first out of ten schools in the EPSSA ‘B’ Schools Sportshall Athletics competition on Monday. Our team of 15 boys and 13 girls participated in a variety of indoor ‘track’ and ‘field’ events at … Continue reading

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Sportshall Athletics Practice

29 of our P6 and P7 pupils went to the Jack Kane Sports Centre this morning to practise various Sportshall Athletics events. The practice session was organised by Beth Walker of EPSSA (Edinburgh Primary School Sports Association), and pupils from … 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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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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Athletics training at Peffermill

Our P5-7 year group visited Peffermill Playing Fields yesterday for the first of a series of athletics training sessions on their grass athletics track. Visiting an athletics track as part of the PE curriculum is something which we introduced in … Continue reading

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Indoor Athletics 2017

Our senior pupils were at the Crags Sports Centre on Monday for the annual House Indoor Athletics competition.  The competition is an opportunity for all our senior pupils to develop their athletics skills and experience the excitement of participating in … Continue reading

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Sports Day 2017

Our whole school enjoyed an action packed Sports Day on the Meadows on Friday 16th June. The morning began with a parade to the Meadows. This was a spectacular sight as pupils lined up in their four houses, sporting their … Continue reading

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PE lessons at Meadowbank

The P5 and P5-6 classes have had the opportunity over the past two weeks to participate in athletics practice at Meadowbank Stadium as part of our PE programme. We introduced a programme of track visits last year in P6 and … Continue reading

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Further Cross Country Achievements

As the cross country season draws to a close, there are further achievements to report from our expanding group of P5-7 runners. On Monday 20th March, we sent a team to the EPSSA Cross Country Finals at Duddingston. As is … Continue reading

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