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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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Valedictory Service (2016)

Parents and families are invited to join us for the Hermitage Primary School Valedictory Service on Wednesday 29th June 2016.  The service will take place from 09:30 at Helensburgh Parish Church, Colquhoun Square. Pupils will be seated for approximately, 09:25. We would love to see you there.

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P2 Special Assembly Video (2016)

Today, P2 taught us all something about the wonderful world of minibeasts as part of their Special Assembly. They packed their show full of song and poetry and demonstrated some wonderful writing and maths skills; all told story through a story about the uniqueness of us all. As they took to the stage to showcase […]

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Open Afternoon (2016)

Today, Hermitage Primary threw open its doors to showcase some of the wonderful learning that’s been taking place this year. Parents and families were invited to visit classrooms, tour and work with children, chat to teachers and fill themselves with coffee and cake. Teams from each year group also presented some of their interdisciplinary work […]

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P2 Inversnaid Trip (2016)

Under a brooding sky, Primary 2 recently took their minibeast learning out into the wild and on to the shores of the bonnie bonnie banks.  Following a cruise up Loch Lomond from Tarbet to Inversnaid, the pupils explored the beach and woodlands around Inversnaid and found a fabulous array of minibeasts in their habitats. They […]

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P1 Visit to Grasshopper Toys (2016)

Primary 1 recently went on a visit to Grasshopper Toys to learn about how toys were made and where they came from.  They had a look at all different kinds of toys and talked about the different age ranges.  Grasshopper Toys gave everyone a goodie bag to take home and we would like to say […]

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P7 at Kingswood (2016)

With the activity rotations well underway, we’ve had our first photos back from this year’s P7 Kingswood trip. Remember to check back on Friday afternoon for the latest arrival updates.

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P7 Modern Art Exhibition (2016)

Primary 7 put on a stirring display of thought and emotion tonight as they showcased their individual pieces of art to a packed gallery of parents and invited guests.  As the gallery buzzed, many visitors were struck by the variety of ideas and the depth and complexity of thought that underpinned each piece.  From 3D […]

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Animation Team Showcase Skills

Pupils from Hermitage Primary presented their technology skills at a local authority event today and showcased their creative skills by premiering not one, but two original animated films. The pupils from Primary 3 and Primary 7, who together form the Hermitage Animation Team, wrote, illustrated, animated, directed and edited their short films to help promote […]

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P6 Book Review Display at WH Smith

Book display at WH Smith was a great success and the children enjoyed reading the new selection of books. WH Smith kindly donated £100 of book vouchers to the school.

P7 Valedictory Ball 2016

Please click here for photos of this prestigious event…

International Museum of Children’s Art

Primary 5  and Primary 7 recently submitted art entries to the International Museum of Children’s Art in Oslo for a project with close links to Rights Respecting Schools. The entries have been uploaded to the “Draw Me, Love Me”, Respect and Kindness exhibition.  Here is a link to the exhibition: Gallery, – Respect and Kindness Through Drawing – A Cross-Cultural […]

Summer Break (2016)

The school will close for the summer break at 1pm on Thursday 30th June, 2016. Have a wonderful break and we’ll see you all fresh and ready for the 2016/17 session beginning in August.

Valedictory Service (2016)

Parents and families are invited to join us for the Hermitage Primary School Valedictory Service on Wednesday 29th June 2016.  The service will take place from 09:30 at Helensburgh Parish Church, Colquhoun Square. Pupils will be seated for approximately, 09:25. We would love to see you there.