Category Archives: P1/2 2019-20

P1, P1/2 & P2 Christmas Party

P1, P1/2 & P2 had a super time at their Christmas party on Thursday. Each class was visited by a special guest – Santa! He gave all of the children presents. After break we had our party games in the … Continue reading

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Christmas with the Aliens

We had some VERY peculiar visitors to the school today…… That’s right, HUMAN BEINGS in the form of mums and dads, grannys and grandpas, little brothers and sisters and many more! They were all here to watch our P1, 1/2 … Continue reading

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Southside Christmas Lights

Once again it was a great turnout of Preston Street children and families at the annual Southside and Newington Community Christmas Lights event. We participated in a short carol service and tree lighting ceremony, along with the Edinburgh University Music … Continue reading

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Bookbug Event in P1/2

Here are some super photos taken by Mrs McLaughlin on Friday when she came into P1/2 to see the super work we had been doing linked to our Book bug event.  We created chain linked dragons and some of the … Continue reading

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A Mixed bag of fantastic learning!

P1/2 have been incredibly busy learning in the past few weeks. For Scottish book week, we had a focus on the book, ‘The Prince, the thief, the witch and the bears” and a lot of our pupil and teacher initiated … Continue reading

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Freaky Friday at Preston Street!

Pupils and staff enjoyed a morning of fun Hallowe’en activities today courtesy of our Parent Council. As you can see from these pictures, a good time was had by all! Thanks to all the parents who came to help with … Continue reading

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Happy Diwali from P1/2

We began today by talking about what it means to have a belief and why it is important to learn about other people’s beliefs, even if you don’t share them. We agreed it helps you to understand their viewpoints and … Continue reading

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More fun in P1/2!

We have  had a very active two weeks in 1/2!  Our P1s have begun to use their phonics to spell words using their magnetic white boards.  Mrs McLaughlin walked past them and couldn’t believe they were only p1 because they … Continue reading

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Busy September!

P1/2 have been very busy this month.    Both P1 and P2 have learned new sounds.  P2s are focusing on ea, oi and a-e (also known as magic e)  and have  been learning to read and spell words containing these … Continue reading

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A great start to P1/2

We ‘ve  got off to a great start to the new year!  I’ve loved getting to know my new little learners and I’m amazed at how well the P1s have settled into life at Preston Street. Many thanks to the … Continue reading

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