Category Archives: P5

Super Switches

As part of their Science lesson yesterday Primary 5 were put into pairs and asked to use their learning about circuits so far to design their own switch. I wanted to see their problem solving skills at work so I … 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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Finding faults in a circuit

Primary 5 have been learning about Electrical circuits. Yesterday they were tasked with building circuits based on photos and diagrams. Each of these had a ‘fault’ which meant the circuit was either not working at all, or not working as … 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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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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Primary 5 update

A very warm welcome to the primary 5 blog! On here, we hope to keep you updated with the kinds of work we’re getting up to in class as well as any other exciting excursions we go on. It was … Continue reading

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P5-7 visit to Calton Hill

The P5, P6 and P7 classes continued their ‘Seven Hills of Edinburgh’ project this afternoon by visiting Calton Hill. During the project, pupils will visit the hills which are collectively known as the ‘Seven Hills’. These are Arthur’s Seat, Blackford … Continue reading

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P5 climb Arthur’s Seat

The P5 year group enjoyed a refreshing walk up to the summit of Arthur’s Seat today, as an introduction to this year’s outdoor learning project. The P5, P6 and P7 pupils will be visiting a variety of outdoor locations across … Continue reading

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Jason Davison – Mathmagician

Preston Street Primary are very fortunate in our location as many artists and entertainers are within a stones throw of the school. Luckily the stone rolled to us on this occasion. The stone in question, Jason Davison – mathmagician. After … Continue reading

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