Category Archives: Sports

Volleyball Festival

A group of Preston Street pupils attended a MACVolley volleyball festival at Napier University on Wednesday. This was run by the Scottish Volleyball Association and featured various primary schools which have extra-curricular volleyball clubs. We have had an Active Schools … Continue reading

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Preston Street / Royal Mile Basketball Festival

P6 pupils from Preston Street PS and Royal Mile PS got together at the Crags Sports Centre this morning for a basketball festival as part of our joint activity week. Both schools have been playing basketball during PE this term, … Continue reading

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EPSSA Cross Country Finals

A group of 19 senior pupils participated in the annual EPSSA Cross Country Finals at Duddingston on Monday 25th March. Given that each of the races at the Finals contains around 250 runners from schools across the city, including private … Continue reading

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Football today

Pupils of all ages were kept busy this morning playing school football. Our P3-4 and P1-2 groups had short training sessions at the Meadows. Our girls’ section were also there for their weekly session. Meanwhile our P6 and P7 teams … Continue reading

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Basketball fun at the Crags

As part of this term’s ‘Year Group Wednesdays’, all our P6 and P7 pupils have enjoyed a block of basketball sessions at the Crags Sports Centre. Our young people really enjoyed the chance to develop their skills at this excellent … Continue reading

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Cross Country League 2018-19

During session 2018-19, our senior pupils have been participating in the Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League. This is the third year we have taken part in the league and once again it has been a positive experience for our young … Continue reading

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Meeting an Olympian

43 of our P6 and P7 pupils went across to the Royal Commonwealth Pool yesterday morning to see one of the qualifying heat sessions of the 2019 Edinburgh International Swim Meet. This was a great opportunity for our pupils to … Continue reading

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Cross Country League at Inverleith

A group of 25 runners represented Preston Street in the Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League at Inverleith Park on Wednesday. Following the cancellation of last week’s relay event at Fettes due to high winds, it was good to get back … Continue reading

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EPSSA Cross Country Festival

It was a fantastic performance by our runners at today’s EPSSA Cross Country Festival on the Meadows. We had a huge group of 41 runners participating across the four races (P6 boys / girls and P7 boys / girls) in … Continue reading

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Junior NBA final session

Well done to all 12 players who made it along to the final Junior NBA session at the Crags Sports Centre. We finished with an entertaining game against a mixed JGPS / Sciennes team. Over the past two months the … Continue reading

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