Category Archives: School News

Football fun at the Meadows

With the football season drawing to a close, we took a mixture of P3-7 players to the Meadows for an informal game with Sciennes. With Preston Street having 13 players, and Sciennes having a reduced number, we lent two of … Continue reading

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Running Club 2017-18

Here are some pictures from the last few weeks of 2017-18 Running Club. With the various competitions at an end, we have enjoyed a variety of fun training sessions in Holyrood Park and the Meadows. It has been a very … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2018

Well done to all the Preston Street pupils (past and present) who participated in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival on Saturday 26th May 2018. We had runners competing in all four junior events – 1k (3-6 year olds), 1.5k (6-8 years), … Continue reading

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EPSSA Cup

Thanks to all our P5 and P6 pupils who represented Preston Street in the EPSSA Cup at Wardie on Saturday 5th May, showing commitment and tremendous effort against three very tough opponents in Corstorphine, Davidson’s Mains and Craigour Park.   … Continue reading

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Preston Street pupils are film stars

Several Preston Street pupils who attend the Christian Martial Arts course  at the Mayfield Salisbury Church are set for stardom, after a film featuring the class, Home Away from Home, was created by independent film maker John William Noble. So … Continue reading

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Snow Clearing Heroes!

Thanks to over 40 parents, pupils and staff who came together this afternoon to clear snow from the playground and surrounding pavements, and lay down grit on paths and surfaces, to ensure that we are able to reopen the school … Continue reading

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P7 Christmas Concert

Our P7 year group were very enthusiastic participants in this year’s James Gillespie’s High School Christmas Concert at the Usher Hall. P7 pupils from all the cluster primaries (Preston Street, Sciennes, James Gillespie’s, Royal Mile, Tollcross and Parkside) joined S1 … Continue reading

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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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Green Pencil Awards 2017

We are delighted to report that Preston Street was very well represented tonight at the prestigious Green Pencil Award 2017 ceremony at the Central Library. Of over 800 young people across Edinburgh who entered this annual creative writing competition for … Continue reading

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Preston Street are Junior NBA stars

Preston Street are delighted this year to be taking part in the first ever Junior NBA competition to take place in Scotland. Junior NBA is a youth programme which is linked to the National Basketball Association (NBA), the top professional … Continue reading

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