Super Silver Success as Hermitage Receive RRS Award

Date: 17th May 2018, Categories: News Team, Rights Respecting School

On Tuesday 24th April the school had a very important visitor from UNICEF. His name was Gerry McMurtrie. He came to see if our school was worthy of the UNICEF RRSA silver award. The C.O.R.E. committee toured Gerry and his trainee Elenor around the school and showed them all of the displays. Gerry and Elenor liked 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 […]

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 […]

P6: Adopt and Clean West Bay Beach

Date: 28th Oct 2017, Categories: Class of 2012, Eco Committee, Rights Respecting School

Primary Six recently joined forces with the GRAB Trust and parent helpers to take their Eco learning outside of school. Following a workshop from Ben from the GRAB Trust on the dangers of marine litter, Primary Six undertook some community work by cleaning over 100m of Helensburgh’s West Bay. Armed with litter pickers, gloves and […]

Postcard Competition (Sep 2017)

Date: 26th Sep 2017, Categories: News, Rights Respecting School

Pupils at the school are invited to design a postcard in the style of Charles Rennie Mackintosh for a competition being run by C.O.R.E Committee.  Card will be provided to those students who wish to enter. The competition will run until 6th October 2017 and all entries should be handed into the class C.O.R.E Rep. Winners will be selected […]

RRS Assembly (Jun 2017)

Date: 23rd Aug 2017, Categories: Rights Respecting School

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 […]

RRS Assembly (19th May 2017)

Date: 24th May 2017, Categories: Rights Respecting School

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 […]

RRS Article of the Month (April 2017)

Date: 27th Mar 2017, Categories: Rights Respecting School

  Mrs Jackson explained to the pupils that this month we would be combining two Articles from the UNCRC: Article 3 – It states that all adults should do what is best for you. When adults make decisions, they should think about how their decisions will affect children. Article 12 – It states that all […]

RRS Article of the Month (Mar 2017)

Date: 27th Feb 2017, Categories: Rights Respecting School

Mrs Jackson then introduced the pupils to this month’s RRS Article of the Month. ‘Article 6: It states that all children have the right to a life and that governments and adults must take actions to help all children survive and develop physically, emotionally, socially and morally.’ Mrs Jackson along with the help of some […]

RRS Assembly (24 Feb 2017)

Date: 27th Feb 2017, Categories: Rights Respecting School

Before the children were introduced to the new Article of the Month each stage reported back on what they had decided the Primary 7 tuck shop profits should be spent on to help the charity www.righttoplay.org.uk Lots of classes wanted to help as many children as possible and the most popular options were donating money […]