Category Archives: Running

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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Cross Country League at Inverleith

A group of 25 runners represented Preston Street in the Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League at Inverleith Park on Wednesday. Following the cancellation of last week’s relay event at Fettes due to high winds, it was good to get back … Continue reading

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EPSSA Cross Country Festival

It was a fantastic performance by our runners at today’s EPSSA Cross Country Festival on the Meadows. We had a huge group of 41 runners participating across the four races (P6 boys / girls and P7 boys / girls) in … Continue reading

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Schools’ Cross Country League restarts

We had 28 P4-7 pupils at Silverknowes promenade on Wednesday after school for the opening Cross Country League meeting of 2019. As you can see, it is a very picturesque setting for a race! The race is one of the … Continue reading

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Running Club

The weather was almost springlike for our first running club session following the February break. Well done to all 26 young people who put in a fantastic effort. We are looking forward to participating in the Lothian Schools’ Cross Country … Continue reading

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