Category Archives: Athletics

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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Cross Country Festival Success

A team of 36 Preston Street runners took to the Meadows today for the EPSSA Cross Country Festival. Participating in the ‘B’ schools races, our team achieved unprecedented success in a truly remarkable morning, resulting in Preston Street winning 8 … Continue reading

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House Cross Country 2017

This morning saw our P5-7 pupils on the Meadows for our annual House Cross Country Championships. There was a slightly different format for this year’s event. Instead of having separate races for each year group, the races were held over … Continue reading

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Running and fitness in P5/6

Since returning to school in January, the P5/6 class have been running every day. From Monday to Thursday, we do various drills in order to develop fitness and running capability (for example, interval running.) On a Friday, we go on … Continue reading

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Junior Great Edinburgh Winter Run

A group of P3-7 runners participated in the Junior Great Edinburgh Winter Run in Holyrood Park on Saturday 7th January. This testing 2.5k race took place as part of a whole day of running, which included an adult 5k in … Continue reading

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New horizons for cross country team

Today saw a new chapter in our sporting history as Preston Street participated in the Edinburgh Schools’ Cross Country League for the first time. The league consists of four races in September and a further five in March / April, … Continue reading

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Sports Day 2016

For the second year running, we were blessed with extraordinarily sunny weather for our annual Sports Day. As has become tradition, the day began with the four houses parading to the Meadows, assisted by two community police officers who kindly … Continue reading

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Interscholastics 2016

It was a glorious summer day today (Tuesday 31st May) for the Interscholastic Athletics ‘B’ Schools Finals at Meadowbank Stadium. A team of 19 pupils from P6 and P7 went to represent Preston Street in various track and field events … Continue reading

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