Category Archives: P6 2018-19

Volleyball Festival

A group of Preston Street pupils attended a MACVolley volleyball festival at Napier University on Wednesday. This was run by the Scottish Volleyball Association and featured various primary schools which have extra-curricular volleyball clubs. We have had an Active Schools … Continue reading

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Maths in Holyrood Park

Our P6 pupils, along with some of our P7s, visited Holyrood Park this morning to participate in an orienteering session with a difference. Twenty numbered cones were placed within an area of the park, and pupils were asked to work … Continue reading

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Preston Street / Royal Mile Basketball Festival

P6 pupils from Preston Street PS and Royal Mile PS got together at the Crags Sports Centre this morning for a basketball festival as part of our joint activity week. Both schools have been playing basketball during PE this term, … Continue reading

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Arthur’s Seat with RMPS

While our P7 pupils are away at Benmore, the P6 year group are taking the opportunity to have their own Activity Week along with their counterparts from Royal Mile PS. We started off this morning with an enjoyable walk to … Continue reading

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EPSSA Cross Country Finals

A group of 19 senior pupils participated in the annual EPSSA Cross Country Finals at Duddingston on Monday 25th March. Given that each of the races at the Finals contains around 250 runners from schools across the city, including private … Continue reading

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Basketball fun at the Crags

As part of this term’s ‘Year Group Wednesdays’, all our P6 and P7 pupils have enjoyed a block of basketball sessions at the Crags Sports Centre. Our young people really enjoyed the chance to develop their skills at this excellent … Continue reading

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Meeting an Olympian

43 of our P6 and P7 pupils went across to the Royal Commonwealth Pool yesterday morning to see one of the qualifying heat sessions of the 2019 Edinburgh International Swim Meet. This was a great opportunity for our pupils to … Continue reading

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P6 Cycling

At Preston Street, we deliver the Bikeability programme to all upper school pupils. This is a scheme which aims to give young people the skills and confidence needed to cycle on the road – an invaluable skill for many of … Continue reading

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Problem Solving Workshop

The P6 class participated in a special problem solving workshop on Thursday morning, led by students from the University of Edinburgh’s School of Education. This was a very welcome visit as we are always keen to provide opportunities for our … Continue reading

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Careers Afternoon

We hosted a very successful and interesting Careers Afternoon today. Our pupils had the opportunity to find out about a wide variety of careers. Our younger pupils welcomed visitors to their classrooms, while our older learners came to the hall … Continue reading

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