Category Archives: P6/7 2018-19

Benmore Day 4 Update

Our P7 pupils have enjoyed their final full day of camp today as their Benmore residential experience gradually comes to an end. Here are some pictures from another activity-packed day. We will be arriving on Friday lunchtime – a text … 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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Benmore Day 3

Our P7 campers continue to have a fantastic experience at Benmore as they pass the halfway point of their visit.  Here are some pictures from some of today’s activities, including the ever popular gorge walking! Well done to everyone for … Continue reading

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Benmore Day 2

Our P7 campers have had a great time in the spring sunshine on their first full day at Benmore. The different groups have been exploring the local area and enjoying a variety of activities including a ropes course, mountain biking … 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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Benmore Day 1

Our P7 campers arrived safely at Benmore this afternoon for the start of their residential visit. As you can see, it was straight down to business as our pupils enjoyed an activity-packed opening afternoon and evening. (Meanwhile back in Edinburgh, … 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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Shakespeare Sonnets

Last week P6/7 finished off their focus of poetry during their class writing. In this term the children created their our own acrostic, Haiku and limerick poems. To coincide with their Shakespeare topic, the children even learned about Shakespeare’s sonnets … Continue reading

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MUN – Model United Nations

Last week Preston Street Primary was chosen to be part of the first Model United Nations (MUN) Conference in Edinburgh, 1 of only 9 primary schools across the authority.   MUN is an activity that simulates the proceedings of the … 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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