Category Archives: Basketball

Final Friday Festival

The last Friday basketball festival of the year took place on 21st June at the Crags Sports Centre, with pupils from Preston Street and Pentland participating in a series of fun 4 v 4 basketball games. The festivals have been … Continue reading

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Sports Awards Assembly

We held our annual Sports Awards Assembly last week. The awards are held to celebrate our pupils’ sporting achievement, and to recognise the role played by volunteers in delivering sporting opportunities for our young people. ‘Achievement’ can have a variety … Continue reading

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Friday festival fun at the Crags

Following the success of last month’s inaugural event, we returned to the Crags Sports Centre on Friday 24th May for another basketball festival. This month’s event featured around 40 players from Pentland and Preston Street schools playing a series of … Continue reading

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South Edinburgh basketball festival

Pupils from three schools (Preston Street, Pentland and Royal Mile) came together at the Crags Sports Centre on Friday 26th April for a fun basketball festival. It was great to have 20 Preston Street pupils at the event. Altogether there … 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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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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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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Junior NBA continued

We had two games in the Junior NBA this afternoon in the unfamiliar venue of Tynecastle High School. In true Edinburgh style, our arrival was delayed due to a broken down number 2 bus! However despite the late start, we … 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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