Category Archives: Classes 2018-19

Hamlet Comic Strip

Hamlet was written by William Shakespeare sometime between 1599-1602. It is arguably one of his most famous tragedies. To help us better understand the play, we were set a challenge by Mr. Anderson. We had to retell the story of … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Workshops

Here at Preston Street Primary we strive to give our children as many opportunities as possible. This exciting opportunity has been a long time in the making, August to be exact. Mr. Anderson tried to secure tickets for P7, P6/7 … Continue reading

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P6 Scots Assembly performance

The P6 class learned two Scottish protest songs for their performance at the annual Scots Assembly, which took place on Burns Night (25th January) and featured performances from P4 to P7. We chose two diverse songs in terms of their … Continue reading

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P6 Basketball

The P6 and P6/7 classes have been receiving basketball lessons as part of their PE curriculum, courtesy of local club Boroughmuir Blaze. Pupils in both classes have developed their skills through a mixture of training activities and games led by … Continue reading

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Burns Assembly

Tam o’Shanter is an old Scottish legend that was later turned into a narrative poem by Robert Burns. He used this legend as a basis to craft a wonderful poem about a man, Tam o’Shanter, who never takes the advice … Continue reading

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Update 1st February

Play Pb have enjoyed the opportunity to explore oil pastels through their play, this follows on from our lesson learning about the effects of oil pastels last week. Lots of children were keen to draw with the oil pastels and … Continue reading

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Update 1st February

Play P1a have enjoyed the opportunity to explore oil pastels through their play. Lots of children were keen to draw with the oil pastels and enjoyed creating lots of different pictures. The children enjoyed making castles and homes for fairyland … Continue reading

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Key Areas of learning in P1 – Term 3 January – March

                                 Key Areas of learning in P1 in Term 3 January – March Numeracy/Maths   Literacy   Social Studies / RME   ·  Number bonds … Continue reading

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House Cross Country 2019

Our sixth annual House Cross Country Championship took place on Tuesday at the Meadows. This has become a much-anticipated fixture in the school calendar and as always, anticipation was high for an exciting morning of running! All our P5-7 pupils … Continue reading

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Investigating and Poetry

          On Thursday afternoon we were using our sense of smell in order to identify various smells. First we had a brainstorming session in order to come up with different words to describe smells. Horrible, smelly, … Continue reading

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