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Shakespeare Topic

Since P6/7 returned to school, we have been super busy with our new topic, Shakespeare. That is in between practising for our Burns Assembly on Friday, 25th January. A blog will follow shortly. In our cooperative learning groups we participated … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2019!

We’ve had a busy term already in p2/3! We have had a big push on reading those tricky red words and everyone is doing really well. Our next steps are to use the word wall in the class to support … Continue reading

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What a great start to the new term!

It is lovely to see everyone back after the holidays! I hope that you are all well rested and ready for the next term. We have been continuing our topic the senses, which allows for a lot of exciting learning … Continue reading

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Christmas Week

In the final week in the lead up to the Christmas Holidays, P6/7 was a busy place. In between attending the panto at the Lyceum Theatre, the school’s Christmas service at St. Peter’s Church, the numerous concert rehearsals including the … Continue reading

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P6 make an active start to 2019

Welcome back to Preston Street for 2019! Even though it has been a ‘three day week’, we have managed to pack a lot in since the pupils returned to school on Wednesday. We took advantage of the good weather to … 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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P7 Usher Hall Christmas Concert

Congratulations to our P7 year group who participated in the James Gillespie’s High School Christmas Concert 2018 at the Usher Hall. Preston Street pupils formed part of a combined P7-S1 choir, along with their counterparts from James Gillespie’s, Sciennes, Royal … Continue reading

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P3-6 Christmas Concert

Congratulations to all of our P3-6 pupils, along with some of our talented P7 musicians, for putting on a truly fantastic Christmas concert on Monday 17th December. We put on two shows in order to meet the demand for tickets. … Continue reading

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City of Edinburgh Engineer visit

Last week, two engineers visited P6/7 from the City of Edinburgh Council who specialise in structures, flood prevention and transport infrastructure. Jonathan James and Renata Wilson gave up their precious time to pay us a visit and discuss their work, … Continue reading

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House Indoor Athletics 2018

Well done to all our young people in P6 and P7 for a magnificent effort at our annual House Indoor Athletics competition on Tuesday 11th December. In the lead up to the event, our pupils had spent a number of … Continue reading

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