Category Archives: Sports

Games @ The Hub

  Children from across Primary 6 and late replacements from Primary 5 participated in the Games @ The Hub today. The two events we were participating in were swimming and rugby. I am proud to announce that both teams performed … 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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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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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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Great start for basketball club

Our P6-7 boys’ team turned out at the Crags this afternoon for the first South Edinburgh Schools’ Basketball League fixtures of the season. Four clubs were represented – Preston Street, James Gillespie’s, Blaze A and Blaze B – and there … Continue reading

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New horizons for cross country team

Today saw a new chapter in our sporting history as Preston Street participated in the Edinburgh Schools’ Cross Country League for the first time. The league consists of four races in September and a further five in March / April, … Continue reading

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Sports Awards Ceremony

Following our Sports Day on Tuesday morning, we held our Sports Awards ceremony in the afternoon. The weather came the right way round – sunshine in the morning, followed by rain when we were all safely inside the hall! At … Continue reading

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Interscholastics 2016

It was a glorious summer day today (Tuesday 31st May) for the Interscholastic Athletics ‘B’ Schools Finals at Meadowbank Stadium. A team of 19 pupils from P6 and P7 went to represent Preston Street in various track and field events … Continue reading

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EPSSA Cross Country Finals

There was beautiful spring sunshine at Inverleith Park on Monday morning as over a thousand pupils from 56 schools participated in the EPSSA Cross Country Finals. There were still grey clouds in the sky as our team of 20 runners … Continue reading

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