Category Archives: Running

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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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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