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Final Friday Festival

The last Friday basketball festival of the year took place on 21st June at the Crags Sports Centre, with pupils from Preston Street and Pentland participating in a series of fun 4 v 4 basketball games. The festivals have been … Continue reading

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House Football 2019

Our P6 and P7 footballers gathered on the Meadows this morning for our annual House Football Competition. This competition was introduced in 2018 and we were delighted to run it again this year. Once again, all four houses played against … Continue reading

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Clean Air Day

Last week, whilst our P7s were at High School, our P6s were invited to be part of a nation wide initiative at Deaconess Gardens. Thursday, 20th June, marked Clean Air Day (CAD) – a red letter day for air quality … Continue reading

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North Bridge Artwork

A few weeks ago, Joseph Drugan and Rebecca Foster from Balfour Beatty emailed me with an opportunity not to be missed. Preston Street Primary had been exclusively chosen as the school to provide artwork for hoarding surrounding the renovation of … Continue reading

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A hat trick of hills!

The P6 year group took part in an end of year hillwalking trip today. For the P6 class, this was the final John Muir Award expedition of the year; it was also an opportunity for the P6/7 class to share … Continue reading

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Castlelaw Hill Fort

The P6 class took a long walk through the Pentland Hills yesterday as we continued our work towards the John Muir Award. Starting at Dreghorn, we walked along the old drovers’ road between two hills which we had previously climbed … Continue reading

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Summer Instrumental Concert

We enjoyed a wonderful Summer Instrumental Concert on Tuesday as our P4-7 pupils showcased their talents across a variety of instruments.   Over the last two years, we have given all our upper primary pupils the opportunity to learn a … Continue reading

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Children’s Parliament

Children’s Parliament is an active Edinburgh programme that aims to capture children’s voices throughout Edinburgh. The prime concern is understanding children’s concerns for Edinburgh as well as their hopes for the Edinburgh of the future. Our P6 students have had … Continue reading

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Science Fair

The P6 class has been working very hard researching different science topics. On Tuesday they got to present their hard work to other pupils and teachers as well as families. We asked Miss McGaffin to stop by as a guest … Continue reading

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Scottish Schools’ Orienteering Festival

Preston Street had a fantastic time at the Scottish Schools’ Orienteering Festival at Hopetoun House on Friday morning. Having participated in introductory orienteering activities in Holyrood Park in May, we decided to take a group to this event to build … Continue reading

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