Category Archives: P6/7 2018-19

2018, Year of Engineering

Over the past few weeks, P6/7 have been learning what it takes to become a civil engineer and have learned we need to take into account many variables. One of our focuses this week was looking at ‘materials’. What you … Continue reading

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Mandarin – Christmas

Every Friday at 9:30am, P6/7 receive Mandarin from Miss. Xu, courtesy of Swire. The Swire Chinese Language Centre Edinburgh was established in 2016 with the generous support of the Swire Chinese Language Foundation. The Centre is a collaborative venture between … Continue reading

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2018, The Year of Engineering

Over the past few weeks, P6/7 have been competing in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) lessons as part of their topic. 2018 is the Year of Engineering. It is a government campaign, which celebrates the world and wonder of … Continue reading

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Football on the Meadows

Young footballers from Preston Street and Sciennes had an enjoyable time together at the Meadows on Saturday morning. There were matches between the two schools for both P5-7 girls and P6 boys, and as always, the games were well contested … Continue reading

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Indoor Athletics at the Crags

All our P6 and P7 pupils have been enjoying Indoor Athletics practice sessions at the Crags this term, as they prepare for our annual House Indoor Athletics Competition which takes place in December. The Crags is an excellent community facility … Continue reading

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Sportshall Athletics

Congratulations to our pupils who came first out of ten schools in the EPSSA ‘B’ Schools Sportshall Athletics competition on Monday. Our team of 15 boys and 13 girls participated in a variety of indoor ‘track’ and ‘field’ events at … Continue reading

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Bikeability in P6

All our P6 pupils will be participating in Bikeability Level 2 over the two year period of P6 and P7. We are currently in the process of giving all our P6s their introductory session. Here are some pictures from the … Continue reading

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Eurocities 2018 Corsage Workshop

While national governments continue to debate and make decisions on future national and institutional ties, cities continue to reach out and build key bilateral and multilateral connections on a European and global scale. Important themes within the Scottish curriculum are … Continue reading

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Armistice

During Faculty this week, P6, P6/7 and P7 learnt about Armistice, the history & importance of the poppy and finally created their own. Armistice happened on 11th November 1918 and brought an end to fighting on land, sea and air … Continue reading

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Sportshall Athletics Practice

29 of our P6 and P7 pupils went to the Jack Kane Sports Centre this morning to practise various Sportshall Athletics events. The practice session was organised by Beth Walker of EPSSA (Edinburgh Primary School Sports Association), and pupils from … Continue reading

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