Category Archives: P6-7

Christmas Biscuits

Nothing says Christmas than the smell of Christmas biscuits cooking in an oven. It is for that reason, P6/7 pulled up their sleeves and made these delicious vegetarian treats in their final school week of 2017.    

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Tartan and Terracotta

P6 children attended a special event at George Watson’s college, Tartan and Terracotta. The projects aim was to make connections between Scotland and China with an emphasis on learning Chinese culture and the Chinese language. The event was organised by … 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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Scottish Book Week and the Reading Ambassadors

  Last week was Scottish Book Week and our Primary 7 and 6/7 Reading Ambassadors were in great demand throughout the school. On Tuesday they dressed up as characters from their favourite books to accompany the younger children to Newington … Continue reading

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Green Pencil Awards 2017

We are delighted to report that Preston Street was very well represented tonight at the prestigious Green Pencil Award 2017 ceremony at the Central Library. Of over 800 young people across Edinburgh who entered this annual creative writing competition for … Continue reading

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Unearthed – Dynamic Earth

How do we look after our coastlines? Can we make the air we breathe better for us? Can we make natural disasters less disastrous? What can we do to get more food out of the same soil? How can we … Continue reading

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Blackford Hill – Royal Observatory

P6/7 returned to Blackford Hill as part of their year long John Muir Award. This time round it was a focus on the Royal Observatory. We were challenged by Lisa to become astrologers for the day. Not only did we … Continue reading

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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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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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