Category Archives: P5-6

Junior NBA week 4

Preston Street returned to the Crags on Friday 17th November for the latest round of the Junior NBA programme, featuring a game between Preston Street LA Clippers and James Gillespie’s Sacramento Kings.  We had a full squad of 12 players … Continue reading

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Royal Observatory

Having already visited Blackford Hill as part of our ‘Seven Hills of Edinburgh’ topic work, P5/6 were excited to visit the Royal Observatory, which is situated near the summit of the hill. The Royal Observatory was built in 1896 (making … Continue reading

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A busy sporting weekend!

It was a busy sporting weekend for Preston Street pupils. On Saturday morning, our girls’ football section were training on the Meadows. Meanwhile across at Double Hedges Park,  our P4-5 and P6-7 teams were both representing the school in football … Continue reading

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Sportshall Athletics Stars

26 of our senior pupils excelled today at the EPSSA ‘B’ schools Sportshall Athletics competition. Our team of 11 girls and 15 boys participated in a range of indoor athletics events over the course of the morning at Meadowbank Sports … Continue reading

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P4-7 Football Update October 2017

Our P4-5 and P6-7 football clubs have both enjoyed a good start to the year. Our new P4-5 club began the year with a series of training matches with our friends from Sciennes Primary School on the Meadows. These informal … Continue reading

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P5-6 visit Blackford Hill 

On the final Monday of the autumn term, we enjoyed our latest P5-7 hillwalking visit, with all four classes walking the 8k round trip from Preston Street to the summit of Blackford Hill. Once our group had reached the summit … Continue reading

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Bilingual Buddies

At least half of the world’s population are bilingual or plurilingual according to a study carried out by François Grosjean. Bilingualism brings with it many benefits. It makes the learning of additional languages easier, enhances the thinking process and fosters … Continue reading

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Junior NBA week 2

Preston Street LA Clippers attended week 2 of the Junior NBA at the Crags Sports Centre on Friday 13th October. Once again it was a great experience for all our players to play in such a well organised event and … Continue reading

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Preston Street are Junior NBA stars

Preston Street are delighted this year to be taking part in the first ever Junior NBA competition to take place in Scotland. Junior NBA is a youth programme which is linked to the National Basketball Association (NBA), the top professional … Continue reading

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Faculty Model – RME

Over the past couple of weeks, the faculty model have been learning about Judaism celebrations. The first of which was Rosh Hashanah. This is the Jewish New Year and is celebrated in early Autumn. It is believed to be the … Continue reading

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