Category Archives: Running

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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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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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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Sportshall Athletics Practice

29 of our P6 and P7 pupils went to the Jack Kane Sports Centre this morning to practise various Sportshall Athletics events. The practice session was organised by Beth Walker of EPSSA (Edinburgh Primary School Sports Association), and pupils from … Continue reading

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Cross Country Week 4

The autumn series of races in the Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League came to an end this week in the glorious autumn sunshine at Inverleith Park. Conditions were perfect for running – it felt more like June than October, with … Continue reading

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Cross Country Week 3

Following the cancellation of last week’s Cross Country League meeting due to Storm Ali, conditions were much calmer for this week’s event at Silverknowes promenade. This is a new venue for the 2018-19 season and we were fortunate to be … Continue reading

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Cross Country League Week 2

Well done to the 20 P5-7 pupils who represented Preston Street in week 2 of the Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League. This week’s fixture took place in windy but dry conditions at the Stewart’s Melville playing fields at Inverleith. Once … Continue reading

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Cross Country season begins

The cross country season began yesterday for a group of our P5-7 pupils with a trip to Mary Erskine School for the first race of the 2018-19 Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League. This is the third year in which we … Continue reading

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Running Club 2018-19

Our first Running Club session of the new year took place in the Meadows on Wednesday. We had an excellent turnout of 25 pupils from across P5-7. Once again, the club will be taken by Ray Ward, one of our … Continue reading

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