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STEM – Wind Turbine Challenge

  Last week, P6/7 children linked our topic, sustainability, to a new STEM challenge. This practical challenge focused on renewable energy. In this challenge, children had to design and build a simple wind turbine capable of lifting a cup off … Continue reading

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Corstorphine Hill

Here are more pictures from our recent P5-7 visit to Corstorphine Hill. On a hot and sunny day, we climbed to the summit (which is covered by trees) for a picnic, and enjoyed fine views to the west (including the … Continue reading

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STEM – Car challenge

Over the past few months, P5 and P6 children have been participating in STEM challenges.  STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. STEM is important because it pervades every part of our lives. Science is everywhere in the world … Continue reading

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P5 Bikeability

Our P5 pupils have been participating in Bikeability Level 1 this term. Bikeability is a cycle training scheme designed to give children the skills and confidence they need to cycle on the roads. It progresses through three levels, with the … Continue reading

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Football fun at the Meadows

With the football season drawing to a close, we took a mixture of P3-7 players to the Meadows for an informal game with Sciennes. With Preston Street having 13 players, and Sciennes having a reduced number, we lent two of … Continue reading

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Running Club 2017-18

Here are some pictures from the last few weeks of 2017-18 Running Club. With the various competitions at an end, we have enjoyed a variety of fun training sessions in Holyrood Park and the Meadows. It has been a very … Continue reading

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P6 Activity Day

On Monday 28th May, P6 luck in as the weather was perfect for their Activity Day down at the Union Canal and Harrison Park. The day involved an array of activities including canoeing and team building games. As you can … Continue reading

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Over the month of May, P6/7 have been learning all about the ship, Titanic. This included the history and the science behind the ‘unsinkable’ ship. The children learned about buoyancy, water displacement, surface area and bulkheads.  In these photos P6/7 … Continue reading

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Corstorphine Hill

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  Corstorphine Hill is only 531 feet (161 metres) high. However, from all angles it presents a long low wood-covered ridge, rising above the western suburbs of Edinburgh: Corstorphine, Blackhall Murrayfield and Balgreen. Corstorphine Hill is readily identified by its … Continue reading

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P2 update

In literacy we are continuing to work our way through the read write inc books. Pupils have also been having the opportunity to go to the library each week to choose a book to read for enjoyment. In literacy we … Continue reading

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