Category Archives: P6 2018-19

Cycling on the Meadows

Two groups of P6 pupils participated in their first Bikeability session of the school year at the Meadows on Monday and Wednesday afternoon. Bikeability is a programme which aims to equip children with the skills and confidence they need to … Continue reading

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Maths Circles

P6, P6/7 and P7 participated in our first Maths Circle of the session this morning. During a Maths Circle, pupils are given free time to rotate round a range of mathematical games, puzzles and challenges. They can either work on … Continue reading

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Cross Country Week 3

Following the cancellation of last week’s Cross Country League meeting due to Storm Ali, conditions were much calmer for this week’s event at Silverknowes promenade. This is a new venue for the 2018-19 season and we were fortunate to be … Continue reading

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P5-6 Football

The P5/6 team had an enjoyable game at the Meadows on Saturday against their counterparts from Sciennes. As always when the two schools meet, the game was very closely contested, but in a friendly and sporting manner. The final score … Continue reading

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High school maths in P6

We are very fortunate at Preston Street to receive weekly teaching input from Paul Cummings of the James Gillespie’s High School maths department. Mr Cummings currently works with the P6 and P6/7 classes every Thursday – his time will be … Continue reading

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Eco Larder

Preston Street Primary take great pride in being an integral part of our community. With this in mind, we lent our support to an Edinburgh project, the Eco Larder. When a group of P6/7 girls (Miriam, Isla, Iris & Lilah) … Continue reading

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Cross Country League Week 2

Well done to the 20 P5-7 pupils who represented Preston Street in week 2 of the Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League. This week’s fixture took place in windy but dry conditions at the Stewart’s Melville playing fields at Inverleith. Once … Continue reading

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The Pentlands

On Tuesday, the P6 class headed back to the Pentlands as part of their work towards the next level John Muir award, and to learn more about biodiversity. They climbed Warklaw Hill. Upon finding a gate had blown down, the … Continue reading

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Girls’ Basketball Festival

12 of our P6 and P7 pupils attended a special Girls’ Basketball Festival at the Crags Sports Centre on Monday. Girls from ten different schools participated in skills sessions, led by players from the Caledonia Pride Women’s British Basketball League … Continue reading

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Cross Country season begins

The cross country season began yesterday for a group of our P5-7 pupils with a trip to Mary Erskine School for the first race of the 2018-19 Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League. This is the third year in which we … Continue reading

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