Category Archives: Sports

Junior NBA week 2

Preston Street LA Clippers attended week 2 of the Junior NBA at the Crags Sports Centre on Friday 13th October. Once again it was a great experience for all our players to play in such a well organised event and … 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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Football club 2017-18

We had an introductory training session at the Meadows on Saturday 26th August for P4-7 children who are interested in playing football this year. (This was the first outing for our new portable training goals – thanks to everyone who … Continue reading

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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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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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