Category Archives: P5/6 2019-20

Multilingual Christmas card sale

This week P5/6 ran a mini business. The children took on lots of different roles to create Christmas cards to sell for the charity social bite. The children took on roles such as quality controllers, stock controllers, members of the … Continue reading

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Festive Carol Singing

Our group of P6 singers (pictured above) visited Sainsbury’s Local on Tuesday morning to raise money for Social Bite by carol singing. We also took our entire P6 year group to sing at the Scottish Widows staff Christmas market (pictured … Continue reading

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P5/6 topic exhibition- Victorian Inventors

Over the last two weeks the children in P5/6 have been busy researching the lives and inventions of famous Victorian inventors. Each group chose an inventor and created a poster about their lives and inventions. Today the P5/6 class hosted … Continue reading

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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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Christmas Market carol singing

  A group of our P6 pupils visited Edinburgh’s Christmas Market in East Princes Street Gardens yesterday to do some carol singing. In a 45 minute slot, our singers managed to raise £116.67 for Social Bite, our chosen charity this … Continue reading

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The Great Christmas Cookie Bake off

Today’s maths lesson looked a little bit different as we decided to put our weighing skills to good use to make delicious Christmas cookies! The children worked in groups to prepare and decorate their cookies. They also got to practice … 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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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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Scottish book week activities

A massive thank you to Mrs Nimbley and the P7 reading ambassadors who organised a terrific reading event for the children on Friday morning. The reading ambassadors ran five different reading workshops each focused on a different genre such as … Continue reading

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