Category Archives: P6-7

STEM – Wind Turbine Challenge

  Last week, P6/7 children linked our topic, sustainability, to a new STEM challenge. This practical challenge focused on renewable energy. In this challenge, children had to design and build a simple wind turbine capable of lifting a cup off … Continue reading

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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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STEM – Car challenge

Over the past few months, P5 and P6 children have been participating in STEM challenges.  STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. STEM is important because it pervades every part of our lives. Science is everywhere in the world … 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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P6 Activity Day

On Monday 28th May, P6 luck in as the weather was perfect for their Activity Day down at the Union Canal and Harrison Park. The day involved an array of activities including canoeing and team building games. As you can … Continue reading

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Over the month of May, P6/7 have been learning all about the ship, Titanic. This included the history and the science behind the ‘unsinkable’ ship. The children learned about buoyancy, water displacement, surface area and bulkheads.  In these photos P6/7 … Continue reading

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Corstorphine Hill

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  Corstorphine Hill is only 531 feet (161 metres) high. However, from all angles it presents a long low wood-covered ridge, rising above the western suburbs of Edinburgh: Corstorphine, Blackhall Murrayfield and Balgreen. Corstorphine Hill is readily identified by its … 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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Games @Hub

      Children from across Primary 6 participated in the Games @ The Hub. The three events we participated in were football, rugby and dance. I am proud to announce that all our teams can hold their heads high … 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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