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 […]

Christmas Concert Photographs for Sale

Please see photographs of our Christmas Concert below.  These are available to purchase at a cost of £1 per print.  The prints will be 7 x 5 and will be printed on high quality photograph paper.  If you wish to purchase order forms are available from school.  Alternatively you can send payment in with your […]

P6: Visit Scottish Parliament (Oct 2016)

Date: 1st Nov 2017, Categories: Class of 2012

As part of their Democracy topic, P6 recently took a trip to Edinburgh to meet with their local MSPs at the Scottish Parliament. Following a tour and a talk from the education officer, the pupils had a Q&A session with local MSPs, Jackie Bailie, Maurice Corry and Ross Greer before getting to sit in the […]

P6 Announce Pupil Council Election Results (Oct 2017)

Date: 1st Oct 2017, Categories: Class of 2012, Pupil Council, Videos

Following last week’s secret ballot, Returning Officers from Primary Six took to the stage at a special assembly this afternoon to announce the Pupil Council election results.  Before declaring the results, Primary Six introduced some video highlights to explain their learning to date and how they had planned, organised and ran the election as part […]

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 […]

ECO Week – P5 Seasonality Charts (2017)

Date: 24th May 2017, Categories: Class of 2012, Class of 2014, Eco Committee, Eco Week

P5 have been learning about seasonality. They have been researching when certain foods are planted and when they are harvested during the year. They used what they have learned to make fantastic seasonality posters to help other children and classes decide what to plant and when to do it.  

P5: ‘The Right Click’ Internet Safety Matter Workshop (Mar 2017)

Date: 30th Mar 2017, Categories: Class of 2012

On Tuesday 28th March Primary 5 pupils and parents participated in a workshop led by volunteers from BT Internet. The workshop talked about strategies to use to stay safe when online and made links with relevant articles from the UNCRC including: Article 16 You have the right to privacy. Article 17 You have the right […]