Category Archives: P6/7 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 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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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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Sportshall Finals

We sent a team of 27 P6/P7 pupils to the Sportshall Athletics Finals at the Jack Kane Sports Centre on Monday 21st January. The Finals event involved ten schools from across Edinburgh, who had qualified from their respective heats. Preston … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Topic

Since P6/7 returned to school, we have been super busy with our new topic, Shakespeare. That is in between practising for our Burns Assembly on Friday, 25th January. A blog will follow shortly. In our cooperative learning groups we participated … Continue reading

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Christmas Week

In the final week in the lead up to the Christmas Holidays, P6/7 was a busy place. In between attending the panto at the Lyceum Theatre, the school’s Christmas service at St. Peter’s Church, the numerous concert rehearsals including the … Continue reading

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Junior NBA Wizards

Ten of our P6 and P7 pupils were at the Crags Sports Centre on Friday afternoon for the first week of fixtures in the 2019 Junior NBA. The Junior NBA is a worldwide initiative which sees competitions organised locally for … Continue reading

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P7 Usher Hall Christmas Concert

Congratulations to our P7 year group who participated in the James Gillespie’s High School Christmas Concert 2018 at the Usher Hall. Preston Street pupils formed part of a combined P7-S1 choir, along with their counterparts from James Gillespie’s, Sciennes, Royal … Continue reading

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