Category Archives: Basketball

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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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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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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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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