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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.

 

 

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P1 Kelvingrove Trip (2016)

As part of their current topic, Primary 1 spent the day at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum learning more about dinosaurs. As you can see below, they even got the opportunity to become palaeontologists and handle real life fossils:

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Scottish Afternoon (2016)

On Friday 22nd January 2016, the whole school enjoyed an afternoon of Scottish entertainment. All stages presented excellent recitations of poems in the Scots language with Primaries 6 and 7 offering extracts from the works of our National Bard – Robert Burns. We enjoyed listening to extracts from Address to the Haggis, Tam O’Shanter, Address […]

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Crazy Hair Day (2016)

Today, pupils at Hermitage Primary became crazily creative with their locks as canisters of colour, heaps of hairspray and gallons of gel were emptied to create weird and wonderful styles for the annual Pupil Council Crazy Hair Day. With a fantastic turnout, the Pupil Council raised nearly £300 for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Scotland. […]

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P4 Viking Topic Work

P4 loved their recent interdisciplinary Viking topic!  A highlight was a visit to the award-winning Vikingar in Largs in October. The children were welcomed into a ‘longhouse’ by ‘Viking’ guides and immersed in everyday Viking life. Beliefs were then challenged as they courageously ‘visited’ Valhalla, hall of the slain, care of one-eyed ‘Odin’. A Viking counterpart, a […]

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P1 Kelvingrove Trip (2016)

As part of their current topic, Primary 1 spent the day at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum learning more about dinosaurs. As you can see below, they even got the opportunity to become palaeontologists and handle real life fossils:

Scottish Afternoon (2016)

On Friday 22nd January 2016, the whole school enjoyed an afternoon of Scottish entertainment. All stages presented excellent recitations of poems in the Scots language with Primaries 6 and 7 offering extracts from the works of our National Bard – Robert Burns. We enjoyed listening to extracts from Address to the Haggis, Tam O’Shanter, Address […]