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 […]
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 […]
It has been a busy time full of learning and exploring in Primary 1. As part of our RME topic, we have been learning all about welcoming a baby and remembering our time as babies too. We had to bring in some of our own baby pictures and guess whose pictures belonged to whom. We […]
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
During Block 2 P4s have been learning the different skills necessary to play volleyball. Pupils were engaged throughout the series of lessons and developed their understanding and application of skills and strategies taught. They really enjoyed it!
As part of P4s charity IDL, Mrs Lambert came to the class to share her experiences as a Volunteer Worker for Fairtrade. Children practiced their note taking skills by listening carefully to key information. The children used these notes to create a new text in the form of a thank you letter.
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
Our P1 classes enjoyed practising their ball skills today. Many tried dribbling, bouncing and passing different types of balls.
Primary 7 had an internet safety talk with PC Stamp. The children asked very good questions and not one of them gave out their passwords when asked! They now have to design a poster about how to stay safe on the internet – Good luck Primary 7!
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.