Category Archives: Running

Cross Country Week 2

30 of our pupils participated in this week’s Cross Country League fixture after school on Wednesday at Stewart’s Melville Rugby Club. Well done to all our runners, and special thanks to Steffi Schultze for coming along as a parent helper … Continue reading

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Cross Country League 2019-20

Well done to 30 of our P5-7 pupils who represented Preston Street in the first meeting of the 2019-20 Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League on Wednesday. We are participating in the league for the fourth consecutive season, having started in … Continue reading

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Meadows Junior Parkrun

The Meadows Junior Parkrun is a weekly running event for children and young people aged 4-14. It takes place every Sunday morning at 9:30am and involves runners taking part in a 2k course around the Meadows. Children can either run … Continue reading

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Running Club returns

The first Running Club session of the year took place on Wednesday. It was great to see a ‘full house’ of 30 pupils – in fact, the club is so popular that we have had to enlist extra parent helpers … 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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Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2019

  Well done to all our Preston Street pupils, past and present, who took part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2019. Pupils from P1 to P7, and some notable former pupils, participated in the various junior races which took place … Continue reading

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Running Club have fun in the park

At Running Club, we try to provide a variety of different sessions for our pupils. This week, given that our older pupils had already participated in a tough morning of orienteering, we decided to visit Holyrood Park to enjoy a … Continue reading

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Scottish Schools’ Cross Country Championships

Fourteen of our P6 and P7 pupils represented Preston Street at the 2019 Scottish Schools’ Cross Country Championships, which took place at Kirkcaldy High School on Saturday 27th April. The pupils involved were all members of our Running Club and … Continue reading

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EPSSA Cross Country Finals

A group of 19 senior pupils participated in the annual EPSSA Cross Country Finals at Duddingston on Monday 25th March. Given that each of the races at the Finals contains around 250 runners from schools across the city, including private … Continue reading

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Cross Country League 2018-19

During session 2018-19, our senior pupils have been participating in the Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League. This is the third year we have taken part in the league and once again it has been a positive experience for our young … Continue reading

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