Category Archives: School News

Sports Day 2017

Our whole school enjoyed an action packed Sports Day on the Meadows on Friday 16th June. The morning began with a parade to the Meadows. This was a spectacular sight as pupils lined up in their four houses, sporting their … 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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Umlazi partnership update

As many of you know our school has a partnership school in Umlazi, South Africa called, Ngqayizivele. The Umlazi Partnership Parent Group have been working with the school throughout the year and wanted to update everyone of the progress and … 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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Cross Country Festival Success

A team of 36 Preston Street runners took to the Meadows today for the EPSSA Cross Country Festival. Participating in the ‘B’ schools races, our team achieved unprecedented success in a truly remarkable morning, resulting in Preston Street winning 8 … Continue reading

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Parents wanted for playground workshop and day of action – Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th February

The following is a message from our Playground Development Group: During the Festival of Creative Learning at the University of Edinburgh, a two day workshop will run at Preston Street Primary School on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th February. The … Continue reading

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Scots Assembly 2017

Our P3-7 classes held a special Scots Assembly today, at which we celebrated the Scots language and Scottish culture. We recorded the pupils’ performances and will add these over the weekend. In the meantime here is a recording of Caleb’s … Continue reading

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Junior Great Edinburgh Winter Run

A group of P3-7 runners participated in the Junior Great Edinburgh Winter Run in Holyrood Park on Saturday 7th January. This testing 2.5k race took place as part of a whole day of running, which included an adult 5k in … Continue reading

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Eco News! Parnership with Scottish Widows We are very lucky to have an excellent relationship with Scottish Widows.  They help us with our P7 Young Leaders program, teaching us valuable skills for life.  They also do paired reading with some … Continue reading

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P4-5 Basketball Competition

Pupils from our school have attended the South Edinburgh Schools’ Basketball League sessions.at the Crags Sports Centre for the past two years. For session 2016-17, the league has been expanded and will run every Friday during term time, for different … Continue reading

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