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.

 

 

P5: Electricity Topic Challenge (Jan 2018)

P5 were challenged to work together to plan and create a working lighthouse model. Their models had to include a working electrical circuit with a lightbulb and switch. Each group also had to choose a suitable energy source which would power their lighthouses and design a poster justifying their energy source.  Each group had to […]

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P6: Robert Burns Animation

In the lead up to Scottish Afternoon 2018, Primary Six were challenged to teach the school about the life of Robert Burns in a short video to be played to pupils and guests at the opening of the event. Primary Six started the creative journey by researching the life of Burns and writing biographies on […]

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P4: Accelerated Reading (Jan 2018)

P4s lead the way in Accelerated Reading at Hermitage Primary. “The more that you read, the more things you will know.  The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” –  Dr Seuss      

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P4: Scottish Afternoon (Jan 2018)

As part of Scottish Afternoon Primary 4s were given the choice of 2 poems by JK Annand to recite.  The teachers were very impressed with high standards and effort the children gave to this task. https://youtu.be/2WFdWG9cRNk

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P2: Icing Our Own Cookies (Jan 2018)

P2 thoroughly enjoyed following our cookie recipe in class and using cookie cutters to cut out their own cookie. Later we designed our cookie decoration and got messy with lots of icing! They had great fun! Following this they have now completed some super instructional writing on how to make a cookie.

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Hermitage Primary School Easy Fundraising Page (Jan 2018)

We would like to make you aware that the school is registered with EasyFundraising which helps raise money for our school. By join EasyFundraising you can collect free donations for us every time you buy something online.  It won’t cost you a penny extra so it is an easy way for you to help us […]

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Scottish Afternoon (26 Jan 2018)

On Friday 26th January Hermitage Primary held a Scottish Afternoon to celebrate Burns Day. There was plenty of talent on show as pupils recited Scots poems, performed Highland dances and played Scottish songs on a variety of instruments. Guests from the local community came along and later enjoyed tea, coffee and shortbread served by Primary […]

P6: Robert Burns Animation

In the lead up to Scottish Afternoon 2018, Primary Six were challenged to teach the school about the life of Robert Burns in a short video to be played to pupils and guests at the opening of the event. Primary Six started the creative journey by researching the life of Burns and writing biographies on […]

P4: Accelerated Reading (Jan 2018)

P4s lead the way in Accelerated Reading at Hermitage Primary. “The more that you read, the more things you will know.  The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” –  Dr Seuss      

P4: Scottish Afternoon (Jan 2018)

As part of Scottish Afternoon Primary 4s were given the choice of 2 poems by JK Annand to recite.  The teachers were very impressed with high standards and effort the children gave to this task. https://youtu.be/2WFdWG9cRNk

P2: Icing Our Own Cookies (Jan 2018)

P2 thoroughly enjoyed following our cookie recipe in class and using cookie cutters to cut out their own cookie. Later we designed our cookie decoration and got messy with lots of icing! They had great fun! Following this they have now completed some super instructional writing on how to make a cookie.