Category Archives: P5 2019-20

Paired reading with P3

This week P5 started paired reading with their P3 buddies. We talked about the importance of being a good role model and how at Preston Street Primary we can support each others learning in lots of ways.

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Upper School Concert

Thanks to everyone who came along to the afternoon and evening performances of our Upper School Concert on Monday 16th December. The audiences were treated to a wonderful mix of music from our P5, P6 and P7 pupils, who worked … 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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P5 get arty!

This week in P5, we have been learning about the visual element of texture. We have been learning about what texture in art looks like and how we can use line, shape and colour to create texture. We created bubbles … Continue reading

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Indoor football

Many thanks to Bonaly PS for hosting our P5/6 team this morning at the Hearts Academy indoor football facility within Heriot-Watt University. With games at all levels falling foul of frozen pitches, from primary schools to the Scottish Championship, it … Continue reading

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The bogeymen are about!

This week in Literacy, P5 and P5/6 have been working on their writing skills. We have been reading Fungus the Bogeyman as part of our reading comprehension and this week our classes created a new character and setting based on … Continue reading

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Literacy circles

Over the last few weeks P5 and P5/6 have been working really hard on their literacy skills during our literacy circles. We have been learning skills to help us choose a reading book that is suitable for us and explain … Continue reading

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Gaelic lessons in P5 and P5/6

Failte!This year P5 and P5/6 will be learning Gaelic with Miss Groarke. P5 started their first lesson on Tuesday afternoon and were learning how to greet and say goodbye to different people. They learned how to say Good morning, good … Continue reading

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Friday Night Rugby

20 of our P5, P6 and P7 pupils visited Murrayfield on Friday night for the Edinburgh v Dragons match. Thanks very much to Mr Anderson and Ms Craig for giving up their evening to supervise the pupils, along with our … Continue reading

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Watch out Serena and Andy!

This week our P5 class enjoyed their second tennis session at the Meadows tennis courts. We used our listening and teamwork skills to work on some new techniques and then practiced these during a rally. Despite having to collect a … Continue reading

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