P6: Bridges Got Talent Assembly (May 2018)

Date: 1st Jun 2018, Categories: Class of 2012, Latest News, Special Assemblies, Videos

P6 invited parents and guests to share in their STEM learning this morning with their Bridges Got Talent special assembly. With bridges as their learning block 4 STEM topic, P6 worked hard to come up with assembly ideas and a fun format which both entertained and showcased their learning. The idea of Bridges Got Talent […]

P6 Pass-on Beach Cleaning Skills to P3 (Mar 2018)

Date: 18th May 2018, Categories: Class of 2012, Eco Committee, Eco Week, News Team

P6 have found an interest in beach cleaning and decided to adopt the West Bay in Helensburgh. Last term, Primary Six went out and collected a whopping 360kg of waste from the West Bay and enjoyed it so much that they decided to adopt the beach. “It seems very exiting because we’re doing something for […]

P6: X-Country Time Trials (Apr 2018)

Date: 18th May 2018, Categories: Class of 2012, News Team

Ahead of the inter-schools x-country relay, Primary 6 held time trials to determine who would compete in the relay race and represent P6. The boys went first, and after an exciting race the qualifiers were: In 1st place – Ross, in 2nd place – Rory, in 3rd place – Alastair, and in 4th place, the […]

The Future of Tour Guiding Lies in P6’s Hands (Mar 2018)

Date: 18th May 2018, Categories: Class of 2012, News Team

Have you ever had a horribly hard homework challenge? Well P6 did. P6 had the task of creating and presenting a Japanese tour. What a challenge! Primary 6 had a budget of £1,000 and had to use it to find a place to stay, transport to use and things to do, all in the space […]

P6: First Cycling Session (Apr 2018)

Date: 28th Apr 2018, Categories: Class of 2012, News Team

This week, Primary 6 had the pleasure of starting cycling proficiency. First, we had to check our bikes to see if they are roadworthy. To be roadworthy they had to have working breaks on the front and back, the saddle should be the right height (only the balls of your feet should be touching the […]

Exciting Eco Week in P6 (Mar 2018)

Date: 27th Apr 2018, Categories: Class of 2012, Eco Committee, Eco Week, News Team

P6 have been working hard in Eco Week. They have had a waste free day and have been recording the growth of their cherry blossoms. On the first day of Eco Week, P6 planned a waste free lunch. They decided to separate the waste by packed lunch and money lunch at each stage. They estimated the […]

Members of Parliament Visit P6 (Feb 2018)

Date: 27th Apr 2018, Categories: Class of 2012, Rights Respecting School

As you may know, as part of our RRS and Democracy topic work, Primary 6 have been suggesting ideas to members of the Scottish and Westminster parliaments on how to make Helensburgh more accessible for people who are disabled. On the 24th November, Brendan O’Hara MP for Argyll & Bute, came to visit us and to tell us all […]

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 […]

P6: Robert Burns Animation (Jan 2018)

Date: 29th Jan 2018, Categories: Class of 2012, News, Scottish Afternoon, Videos

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 […]