Category Archives: P6-7

Fun with Maths at the University of Edinburgh

Our P5/6, P6/7 and P7 classes attended a ‘Have Fun with Maths’ workshop today at the University of Edinburgh’s International Centre for Mathematical Studies. The workshops were organised and delivered by staff and students at the University’s maths department, as … 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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Braids

P6/7 children were invited to partake in community conservation work at Hermitage of Braid. The area is steeped in history and P6/7 were lucky enough to explore the surroundings to discover an ice house, a doocot (dovecot), a walled garden … 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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Maths Fidget Spinners

A wise old teacher once told me; if you can’t beat them, join them! So, I decided to throw myself head first into the world of fidget spinners. Last week I set the class a challenge to capture the culprits … Continue reading

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Team Games

During our first week with Mr. Anderson we completed lots of getting to know one another activities. One of these consisted of team building games. Our first activities saw us having to place ourselves along a line in accordance to … Continue reading

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