P2: Eco Week (March 2018)

Date: 23rd Apr 2018, Categories: Class of 2016, Eco Week, Latest News

P2 were feeling very green during  Eco week. We went on a creature hunt in our playground and took photos of the creatures we saw using iPads. Then the children researched the creatures we found using the internet. In groups the children created a fact file poster and presented them to each other in a […]

World Book Day 2018 (March 2018)

On Thursday 15TH March P1-P3 took part in a range of exciting World Book Day activities. Books from the READ, WRITE, COUNT bags were the focus for P2 and P3 whilst P1 focused on Julia Donaldson books. A range of themed activities were planned around these. Pupils also brought in their favourite book and shared […]

P3’s Visit From a Local Florist (Feb 2018)

Date: 12th Mar 2018, Categories: Class of 2015

In science, we are learning about plants and to help us with our learning, we had a visit from a local florist, Mrs Buet.  We learned lots about what a florist does and about different parts of plants.  Mrs Buet told us about a famous plant hunter, called George Forrest, who brought plants to Scotland […]

P5: Health Week Update (Feb 2018)

Date: 8th Mar 2018, Categories: Class of 2013, Health Week

During Health Week Primary 5 enjoyed taking part in a variety of different activities. Pilates was a particular favourite with the children where they took part in a session which combined Zumba moves, Boxercise and Pilates! There were lots of sweaty faces after a 1 minute plank challenge to end the session!! P5 also had […]

P2: Learning Block 3 Update (Feb 2018)

Date: 7th Mar 2018, Categories: Class of 2016

P2 have been working hard designing and writing our very own smoothie recipes. The children chose their own ingredients and gave their creations an exciting name. The children then chose their favourite smoothie recipe for us to make and sample. In groups, the children used their knowledge of halves and quarters to help prepare and […]

P1: Learning Block 3 Update (Feb 2018)

Date: 7th Mar 2018, Categories: Class of 2017

February has been a busy month for us in P1 with lots of new and exciting activities. We have begun studying our new topic about Dinosaurs and are really enjoying exploring the landscape of these wild beasts. We have also been active and healthy with our Health Week activities too. Our new topic this learning […]

P6 Dust-off Their Runners (Feb 2016)

Date: 7th Mar 2018, Categories: Class of 2012

On the advent of spring, P6 dusted off their runners to begin their Hermitage x-country careers. Their first two sessions kicked off their strength and stamina work as they train towards the inter-schools event later in the year. It was a crisp day in the park with lots of smiles on faces and a few […]

P6: Survive Scotland Street School (Feb 2018)

Date: 28th Feb 2018, Categories: Class of 2012

Primary Six recently took their learning out of school with a visit to Scotland Street School as part of their Victorians topic. Before heading off, the children explored their own old school with a sneak peek of the annex building where they were tasked with photographing features of an older school which they might also see in […]

P3’s Pop Up Tuck Shop (Feb 2018)

Date: 26th Feb 2018, Categories: Class of 2015, News

As part of our Shops and Shopping topic, we learned how to run a shop. We chose a product to sell, chose our target audience and chose how much to sell our product for.  We learned about making a profit and decided to give our profits to a charity called Refuweegee.  They aim to make […]

P3: Visit to Local Shops (Jan 2018)

Date: 7th Feb 2018, Categories: Class of 2015, News

As part of our Shops and Shopping topic, we wrote to local shops to ask them if we could visit them to find out what it’s like working in a shop.   In our language lessons, we learned how to write letters using the proper layout.  In ICT, we learned how to do touch typing and […]