Category Archives: Sports

Football at Peffermill

A group of our P5-7 pupils enjoyed an informal friendly with Sciennes PS at Peffermill astroturf on Saturday. The game was evenly contested throughout and it was good for both sides to get a run out before the organised football … Continue reading

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EPSSA Basketball 2019

Our basketball team had great fun at the EPSSA basketball competition on Monday at the Crags Sports Centre. Eight schools participated in the morning qualifying round, including Preston Street, with a further eight schools playing in the afternoon. Preston Street … Continue reading

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Junior NBA update

The latest round of the Junior NBA took place on Friday at the Crags. Our group of 8 boys and 3 girls participated in two games, against Sciennes PS and a mixed team from Sciennes and James Gillespie’s. Well done … Continue reading

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Meadows Winter Series

The final race in our ‘Meadows Winter Series’ took place after school on Wednesday 29th January. Upper primary pupils from Preston Street, James Gillespie’s and Sciennes primary schools have been meeting on the Meadows during the winter months to participate … Continue reading

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P6 Basketball

The P6 and P6/7 classes have been receiving basketball lessons as part of their PE curriculum, courtesy of local club Boroughmuir Blaze. Pupils in both classes have developed their skills through a mixture of training activities and games led by … Continue reading

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House Cross Country 2019

Our sixth annual House Cross Country Championship took place on Tuesday at the Meadows. This has become a much-anticipated fixture in the school calendar and as always, anticipation was high for an exciting morning of running! All our P5-7 pupils … Continue reading

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Meadows Winter Series

Young runners from Preston Street, Sciennes, James Gillespie’s and Royal Mile primary schools have been participating in a series of informal cross country races at the Meadows after school on Wednesday afternoons. These races have allowed the young people from … Continue reading

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Sportshall Finals

We sent a team of 27 P6/P7 pupils to the Sportshall Athletics Finals at the Jack Kane Sports Centre on Monday 21st January. The Finals event involved ten schools from across Edinburgh, who had qualified from their respective heats. Preston … Continue reading

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Junior NBA Wizards

Ten of our P6 and P7 pupils were at the Crags Sports Centre on Friday afternoon for the first week of fixtures in the 2019 Junior NBA. The Junior NBA is a worldwide initiative which sees competitions organised locally for … Continue reading

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Sporting Achievements

At Preston Street we are always keen to hear of pupils’ achievements out of school. Recently, Finlay in P7 represented Preston Street in the Edinburgh Schools’ Swimming Championships at Ainslie Park Leisure Centre. Due to his age, Finlay had to … Continue reading

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