This week is a special E-Core Week assembly featuring new songs, our Doug Allan inspired wildlife photography gallery, an interview with a special caretaker and a bumper sharing of the learning section. We hope you enjoy joining us ‘virtually’ together. ‘Going live’ at 10:15, Friday, 12th June 2020.
Day 5 of E-Core Week sees Challenges #9 and #10 launched. Keep checking back for more eco, outdoor and global citizenship learning.
The current situation we all find ourselves in will likely have had an impact on your family life; be it school closures, working-from-home, caring for loved ones or social or physical distancing. These are significant changes in a short space of time and it’s a lot to navigate for anyone, but especially for parents. Unicef […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]