Category Archives: Running

Running Club 2017-18

Here are some pictures from the last few weeks of 2017-18 Running Club. With the various competitions at an end, we have enjoyed a variety of fun training sessions in Holyrood Park and the Meadows. It has been a very … Continue reading

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Interscholastics 2018

Preston Street put in a fantastic performance at the 2018 EPSSA ‘B’ Schools Interscholastics, coming in fourth  place out of a total of 33 competing schools! This year’s competition was held at Myreside, the George Watson’s College rugby ground, as … Continue reading

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Athletics part 2

Here are some further pictures from our most recent visits to the athletics track at Peffermill. The pupils had great fun practising their relay technique and sprinting. It has been great to give all our P5-7 pupils the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2018

Well done to all the Preston Street pupils (past and present) who participated in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival on Saturday 26th May 2018. We had runners competing in all four junior events – 1k (3-6 year olds), 1.5k (6-8 years), … Continue reading

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Orienteering Open Day

A number of our pupils attended a special Open Day at the Meadows to mark World Orienteering Day. The event was organised by local clubs including the Edinburgh Southern Orienteering Club and Interlopers Edinburgh and allowed members of the public … Continue reading

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Athletics training at Peffermill

Our P5-7 year group visited Peffermill Playing Fields yesterday for the first of a series of athletics training sessions on their grass athletics track. Visiting an athletics track as part of the PE curriculum is something which we introduced in … Continue reading

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Weekend of running!

Well done to our amazing group of senior pupils who represented Preston Street at two prestigious events this weekend.   On Friday, some of our P6 and P7 runners took part in the EPSSA Cross Country finals. This event took … Continue reading

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Cross Country League success

The Edinburgh Schools’ Cross Country League 2017-18 came to a close last Wednesday with the final race of the season at Mary Erskine School. We had an enthusiastic group of P4 to P7 runners who turned out after school to … Continue reading

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Cross Country League

Following an extended winter break, with the first two fixtures cancelled due to the recent snow, the Edinburgh Schools’ Cross Country League finally got back underway yesterday at Inverleith. With most of our P7s away at camp, we had a … Continue reading

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Cross Country Festival

Preston Street pupils had a successful morning at the annual Meadows Cross Country Festival on 26th February. The festival features schools from the south and east of the city (with similar festivals being held at Saughton and Inverleith for pupils … Continue reading

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