Category Archives: Basketball

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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EPSSA Basketball Competition 2018

Preston Street participated in the EPSSA basketball competition at the Crags Sports Centre in January 2018. A team of 7 boys and 5 girls represented the school in group matches against teams from Duddingston, Buckstone and Bonaly, while another four … Continue reading

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Junior NBA week 4

Preston Street returned to the Crags on Friday 17th November for the latest round of the Junior NBA programme, featuring a game between Preston Street LA Clippers and James Gillespie’s Sacramento Kings.  We had a full squad of 12 players … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Basketball Finals

Our basketball team participated in a thrilling final round of the Edinburgh Primary Schools’ Basketball Competition this morning at Meadowbank. Having qualified for the finals back in January, we knew that today’s event would be a really tough competition – … Continue reading

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Busy sporting weekend

Our P4-7 pupils have enjoyed a busy sporting weekend over the past 48 hours. It is great to see such a high proportion of our young people being active and representing themselves and the school. On Friday, around 20 of … Continue reading

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