Category Archives: Sports

Cross Country Week 4

The autumn series of races in the Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League came to an end this week in the glorious autumn sunshine at Inverleith Park. Conditions were perfect for running – it felt more like June than October, with … Continue reading

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Weekend football

It was another busy weekend of football for our various teams last Saturday. Our P3-4 group once again took part in the Fun Fours event at Forrester High School, participating in six short 4 v 4 matches with teams from … Continue reading

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Cross Country Week 3

Following the cancellation of last week’s Cross Country League meeting due to Storm Ali, conditions were much calmer for this week’s event at Silverknowes promenade. This is a new venue for the 2018-19 season and we were fortunate to be … Continue reading

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P5-6 Football

The P5/6 team had an enjoyable game at the Meadows on Saturday against their counterparts from Sciennes. As always when the two schools meet, the game was very closely contested, but in a friendly and sporting manner. The final score … Continue reading

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P3-4 Football

The P3-4 football team enjoyed their first ‘Fun Fours’ session on Saturday morning at Forrester High School, along with pupils from a variety of other primary schools. ‘Fun Fours’ sessions consist of a series of 10 minute 4 v 4 … Continue reading

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Cross Country League Week 2

Well done to the 20 P5-7 pupils who represented Preston Street in week 2 of the Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League. This week’s fixture took place in windy but dry conditions at the Stewart’s Melville playing fields at Inverleith. Once … Continue reading

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Girls’ Basketball Festival

12 of our P6 and P7 pupils attended a special Girls’ Basketball Festival at the Crags Sports Centre on Monday. Girls from ten different schools participated in skills sessions, led by players from the Caledonia Pride Women’s British Basketball League … Continue reading

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Weekend of football

It was another busy Saturday morning of football for our various different groups. Our P7 and P5/6 teams both had games against St Peter’s and James Gillespie’s respectively. We also had the first session for our new P3/4 group. Twelve … Continue reading

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Cross Country season begins

The cross country season began yesterday for a group of our P5-7 pupils with a trip to Mary Erskine School for the first race of the 2018-19 Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League. This is the third year in which we … Continue reading

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Tennis at the Meadows

Our P4 and P6/7 classes started a six week block of tennis lessons yesterday afternoon at the Meadows Tennis Courts. The pupils had a great time working on their skills with Edinburgh Leisure coach Alex Harkins. We are sure that … Continue reading

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