P2: Briarlands Farm Trip (Sep 2017)

Date: 27th Sep 2017, Categories: Class of 2016

Briarlands Farm welcomed P2 this week as they took their farm learning outdoors and onto a working farm. There was some hands-on feeding time with the smaller animals, a tractor ride, a little play in the park and time to test our jumping skills on some inflatable pillows. A very special thank you to our […]

P3: Active Maths (Sep 2017)

Date: 26th Sep 2017, Categories: Class of 2015

In P3 we have been using lots of resources to help us with our maths work.  We used scales to weigh the potatoes Mrs Hanks helped us to grow in the school garden.  We have also been using Numicon to help us to better understand number as well as to build our skills in explaining […]

Postcard Competition (Sep 2017)

Date: 26th Sep 2017, Categories: News, Rights Respecting School

Pupils at the school are invited to design a postcard in the style of Charles Rennie Mackintosh for a competition being run by C.O.R.E Committee.  Card will be provided to those students who wish to enter. The competition will run until 6th October 2017 and all entries should be handed into the class C.O.R.E Rep. Winners will be selected […]

P7: WW2 Visit (Sep 2017)

Date: 26th Sep 2017, Categories: Class of 2011

P7 enjoyed a visit from Sheila Watt who brought some WW2 artefacts.  We also made Morse code kits and sent secret messages!

P2: Great Work in our PE Lessons! (Sep 2017)

Date: 26th Sep 2017, Categories: Class of 2016

P2 have been thoroughly enjoying their PE in the last few weeks. They have been practising their ball skills and balancing techniques with a range of equipment. Please enjoy some photos from our outdoor and indoor sessions this week. They had lots of fun!

P6: Run Pupil Council Polling Day (Sep 2017)

Date: 21st Sep 2017, Categories: Class of 2012, Pupil Council

Today, P6 successfully organised and ran Hermitage Primary’s first ever polling day. The polling station was led by entirely by P6 pupils with Returning Officers, Presiding Officers, Poll Clerks and Ballot Clerks guiding pupils from P4-P7 through the balloting system. Pollsters were also on hand to try to collect live exit data as pupils left the […]

P6: Launch Electoral Commission for Pupil Council Elections (Sep 2017)

Date: 21st Sep 2017, Categories: Class of 2012, Pupil Council

As part of their democracy topic learning, P6 have been working towards planning, organising and running Hermitage Primary’s first polling day to learn about a democratic election process and to promote and guarantee a fair election and result in the 2017 Pupil Council elections. In this pre-election stage, the pupils formed an electoral commission, chose roles […]

P1: People Who Help Us – Fire Crew Visit (Sep 2017)

Date: 20th Sep 2017, Categories: Class of 2017

As part of our People Who Help Us topic the Primary 1 classes had a visit from the Fire Crew from Helensburgh Fire Station.  You will see from the pictures below that all of our pupils had fun trying out the equipment in the playground and hearing about all the things that our brave fire […]

P1: Taking our learning outside (Sep 2017)

Date: 14th Sep 2017, Categories: Class of 2017

  The Primary 1 classes have been making the most of the dry weather and taking their learning outside.  They have been practicing phonics and their maths skills as you can see from the photographs below.

New P1 Pupils Settle In (Sept 2017)

Date: 7th Sep 2017, Categories: Class of 2017

Our new Primary 1 pupils are enjoying their first term at Hermitage Primary.  They’ve quickly settled into the swing of things and have already made new friends.  Jolly Phonics seems to be a real hit with our newbies!  Keep watching this space for updates as the school year progresses!