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Faculty lessons in P6 and P7

Our P6 and P7 classes began their ‘faculty’ lessons for 2018-19 today. This involves the three upper school classes (P6, P6/7 and P7) rotating round the following lessons each day: Numeracy with Ms Craig / Mr MacLean; Literacy with Mrs … Continue reading

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Arthur’s Seat Revisited

Our P5 and P6 pupils celebrated the end of their year long outdoor learning project with a trip to the top of Arthur’s Seat on Thursday morning. With the P5-6 achievement assembly taking place in the afternoon, it was apt … Continue reading

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Class play

Here are some pictures from the recent P5/6 class play, ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’. The play was written, directed and performed entirely by the pupils themselves. Many congratulations to everyone in the class – you all played your part, either … Continue reading

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A tale of two hills

The P5/6 class enjoyed a fantastic end of year hillwalk and picnic in the glorious sunshine at Craiglockhart Hill this morning. Following a journey to Morningside on the no 5 bus, we walked along to Craighouse and quickly ascended to … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Castle Rock

A couple of weeks ago, P5-6 children walked around Castle Rock, Princes Street Gardens and the Esplanade as part of their John Muir Award. Unfortunately, on the day of the P7 excursion, a weather warning disrupted their outing.  During this … Continue reading

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Sports Day 2018

Our pupils and parents enjoyed another fantastic Sports Day on Friday 22nd June, as the whole school basked in the glorious Meadows sunshine. Following our active assembly, where pupils participated in a 30 minute outdoor dance workshop led by famous … Continue reading

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Dancing with Darcey

We had a very special visitor to kick off Sports Day 2018, as ballerina and Strictly Come Dancing judge Dame Darcey Bussell came to lead an active assembly with the whole school. Darcy was at Preston Street along with Kelly … Continue reading

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Cramond Beach

As part of our John Muir award and sustainability topic, P5, P5/6 and P6/7 have been looking at the negative effects plastics and micro plastics can have on the environment. As such we decided to do our bit in an … Continue reading

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P1 met a Paramedic!

Primary 1 had the fantastic opportunity yesterday to meet a paramedic. We had the chance to ask him lots of questions and find out what it’s like to work as a paramedic in the community. He showed us all the … Continue reading

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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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