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 […]
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 […]
On Friday 16th June we had our last Rights Respecting School’s assembly of the year. Mrs Jackson started off by reminding the children about all of the Articles from the UNCRC that we have focussed on this year. We have learned a lot about our rights in Hermitage Primary School! Then it was over to […]
Congratulations to the CORE Committee for planning and delivering this first assembly! They did a great job of introducing this month’s Article: Article 23 – It states that if you are disabled you have the right to be fully included and respected at all times, and to have everything you need to grow up and […]
All classes have been busy preparing their planters in the allotment with seeds and compost. Look out later in the year to see what we have grown!
Primary two learned about materials that can and can’t be recycled. They used their knowledge to create posters to teach others what can and can’t be put in our blue recycling bins.
P4 have been researching ways of recycling other items in school. They decided that batteries would be an excellent thing to recycle and contacted a company that could help us. Look out for battery recycling boxes around the school and please bring in any used batteries to recycle. Have a look at the video they […]
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.
P6 have been creating homes for birds in our playground. They have also been carrying out bird watches and creating fact sheets showing the birds that can be spotted in our playground.
P7 were challenged to carry out a litter audit of our playground. They picked up litter and sorted it into different categories. They then counted each piece of litter and used their data to create graphs showing their findings. They also identified litter hot spots in the playground and let the P6 litter pickers know […]