Category Archives: P7

Indoor Athletics 2017

Our senior pupils were at the Crags Sports Centre on Monday for the annual House Indoor Athletics competition.  The competition is an opportunity for all our senior pupils to develop their athletics skills and experience the excitement of participating in … Continue reading

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Scottish Book Week and the Reading Ambassadors

  Last week was Scottish Book Week and our Primary 7 and 6/7 Reading Ambassadors were in great demand throughout the school. On Tuesday they dressed up as characters from their favourite books to accompany the younger children to Newington … Continue reading

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Unearthed – Dynamic Earth

How do we look after our coastlines? Can we make the air we breathe better for us? Can we make natural disasters less disastrous? What can we do to get more food out of the same soil? How can we … Continue reading

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Cooperative Learning in Primary 7

  Primary 7 have had a very eventful and productive few weeks, with last weeks trip to Dynamic Earth being a particular highlight. It was very rewarding to watch the children engaging with the interactive displays and also with the … Continue reading

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Junior NBA week 4

Preston Street returned to the Crags on Friday 17th November for the latest round of the Junior NBA programme, featuring a game between Preston Street LA Clippers and James Gillespie’s Sacramento Kings.  We had a full squad of 12 players … Continue reading

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A busy sporting weekend!

It was a busy sporting weekend for Preston Street pupils. On Saturday morning, our girls’ football section were training on the Meadows. Meanwhile across at Double Hedges Park,  our P4-5 and P6-7 teams were both representing the school in football … Continue reading

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  Here are some of the fabulous costumes the children arrived in last Friday; it certainly was quite some Big Writing lesson looking at these faces! Although I have to admit that the class did create some seriously spooky stories … Continue reading

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Sportshall Athletics Stars

26 of our senior pupils excelled today at the EPSSA ‘B’ schools Sportshall Athletics competition. Our team of 11 girls and 15 boys participated in a range of indoor athletics events over the course of the morning at Meadowbank Sports … Continue reading

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P4-7 Football Update October 2017

Our P4-5 and P6-7 football clubs have both enjoyed a good start to the year. Our new P4-5 club began the year with a series of training matches with our friends from Sciennes Primary School on the Meadows. These informal … Continue reading

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Bilingual Buddies

At least half of the world’s population are bilingual or plurilingual according to a study carried out by François Grosjean. Bilingualism brings with it many benefits. It makes the learning of additional languages easier, enhances the thinking process and fosters … Continue reading

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