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.



P2 Eco Week Activities (2017)

P2 used to eco week to have a positive impact on our school and local area. We undertook three different challenges to promote our new eco targets and to work towards our next green flag. In the eco garden we cleared out and de-weeded the P2 planting tub. We raked the soil and Mrs Hanks helped […]

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Eco Fashion Show (March 2017)

Today marked a fashion first for Hermitage Primary as the Eco Committee closed Eco Week by presenting their very first fashion show. Challenged with designing and creating an item of clothing by renewing, reusing and recycling, each stage took their turn to strut, spin and strike a pose on the Eco catwalk. The whole-school audience clapped, […]

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‘The Right Click’ Internet Safety Matter Workshop (March 2017)

On Tuesday 28th March Primary 5 pupils and parents participated in a workshop led by volunteers from BT Internet. The workshop talked about strategies to use to stay safe when online and made links with relevant articles from the UNCRC including: Article 16 You have the right to privacy. Article 17 You have the right […]

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Introducing the Groupcall Xpressions App (April 2017)

From 18th April the school will be going live with a new messenger app system.  This will be our primary method of communicating with parents as it has substantial cost saving implications compared with our current method.  To this end it is important that you notify the school with any changes to your mobile telephone […]

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P7 Day of Dance (Mar 2017)

This learning block Primary 7 have been learning traditional Scottish country dances. Last Friday we visited Victoria Halls for The Day of Dance with other Primary 7s from the area. It was a great chance to show off our dancing skills and meet other pupils that will also be heading to Hermitage Academy.

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Latest News

Groupcall Xpressions App – Now Live (April 2017)

The new Groupcall Xpressions App has now been operational since the term began and we would encourage those parents who have not downloaded it onto their smartphone to do so, as important information about your child and the school could be missed. As mentioned in a previous article this app has significant cost saving implications for […]