Welcome to Hermitage Primary School

Hermitage is  a non-denominational co-educational school in Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute. It covers all stages of Primary 1 to 7 and is the largest primary school in  the local authority. The present roll of the school is 400 with two classes in each year group (P2-P7) and three P1 classes.

 

 

P1 Registration Week 16th – 20th January 2017

Children who attain the age of five years between 1 March 2017 and 28 February 2018 should be registered for education during the week commencing 16 January 2017. Please see attached poster for times when you can join us for enrolment.  We look forward to meeting you.

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P3 Shops and Shopping Assembly (2016)

After the success of our Pop-Up-Tuck-Shop, P3 wanted to share their Shops and Shopping Topic learning through our assembly.  We started with some drama showing that, for some of us, shopping really isn’t an enjoyable experience; unlike our learning which has been great fun!  We then shared what we had learned about foods and shops […]

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P3 Hospitals Topic (2016)

Primary 3 have been learning all about the hospital as their topic. We have been very lucky and had some very interesting visitors including a doctor, a nurse and a physiotherapist. We learned about the skills these people need and about their jobs in the hospital. As lots of children in primary 3 want to […]

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P2: Santa’s Snowman Glass

We have been incredibly industrious in P2 this week. Following a request from Mrs Jackson and the Parent Council, we got to work on creating something exciting to sell at the Christmas Fair. We decided to make a special milk glass to leave out for Santa. Each of us made a glass as well as some extra ones just […]

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P2 Roll With It

This week P2 chose tennis as their favourite activity and wanted to share their progress with you. We’ve progressed from controlling the ball on the racket face and are now playing games of rolling tennis. This week we played with a roller and a batter then tried with two rackets. By the end we were […]

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P7 Technology Challenge (2016)

The Primary 7 Technology Challenge came to a close with the group presentations to an audience of invited judges and guests. Using skills in Technology, Maths, Language, Science and PSD, the pupils had to work in cooperative groups to plan and design a working electrical vehicle which was supported by a good business plan. They […]

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P1 Visit to Royal Mail Sorting Office (2016)

As part of their social studies topic Primary 1 recently visited the local sorting office and experienced being postmen and woman for the day! They were given a tour of the office and had the opportunity to sort some post.  Some children even found their own address and spotted the tray for Hermitage Primary School! […]

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P5 Loch Sloy Trip (2016)

Primary 5 had a great visit to Loch Sloy Hydro Power Station in November. Mr Wallace and his colleagues kindly gave up their time to show us around the power station and explain to us how hydro power is generated.   We got to visit the dam to see where the water is collected and […]

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P1 Registration Week 16th – 20th January 2017

Children who attain the age of five years between 1 March 2017 and 28 February 2018 should be registered for education during the week commencing 16 January 2017. Please see attached poster for times when you can join us for enrolment.  We look forward to meeting you.