Category Archives: P5

John Muir – Glorious Day 4

  By 10.00am this morning, the whole of Primary 5 was sitting on top of Arthur’s Seat basking in the sunshine and enjoying panoramic views of this beautiful city we live in. By 1.20pm, after a brief trip back to … Continue reading

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Day 3 John Muir Award

Primary 5 managed to squeeze in a mini visit to Holyrood Park today to do some sketching of the skyline as seen from the Radical Road. We then came back into the classroom and created some meticulously drawn sketches of … Continue reading

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Borders Book Festival

Today at Waverley Train Station, four children from Preston Street Primary helped to promote the Borders Book Festival. As you can see from the photos below, Lily, Rustum, Stefania and Abdul had a rib tickling day in the company of … Continue reading

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PE lessons at Meadowbank

The P5 and P5-6 classes have had the opportunity over the past two weeks to participate in athletics practice at Meadowbank Stadium as part of our PE programme. We introduced a programme of track visits last year in P6 and … Continue reading

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Mandarin lessons for parents and pupils

We recently welcomed our new Mandarin teacher into school for a day of ‘taster sessions’. Pupils in P4, P5 and P6 all received a short introductory lesson, covering some basic spoken and written Mandarin. This was designed to spark the … Continue reading

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Day 2 – John Muir Award

  Despite the duller and wetter weather conditions, Primary 5 continued with their John Muir Award enthusiastically in Holyrood Park today. The theme for this trip was conservation and preservation. The children began their afternoon working hard on a litter … Continue reading

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P5 and their John Muir Award – Day 1

  Primary 5 have had a wonderful start to their John Muir Award. Today we ventured into Holyrood Park after an early lunch, where we met Ranger Lily. She immediately led us up to the Radical Road where we started … Continue reading

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Co-operative groups and new challenges

  Primary 5 are going to be spending a lot of this term working towards their John Muir Award. This is a fantastic opportunity for the children to explore and discover their local environment. The focus of this outdoor learning … Continue reading

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Primary 5 – magazines and challenges

  Primary 5 have had a very busy week packed with lots of active learning and group work. We have worked very hard to finish our topic of The Human Body. We completed our life-size human bodies and we finished … Continue reading

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Further Cross Country Achievements

As the cross country season draws to a close, there are further achievements to report from our expanding group of P5-7 runners. On Monday 20th March, we sent a team to the EPSSA Cross Country Finals at Duddingston. As is … Continue reading

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