School Garden Day (Nov 2017)

Date: 16th Nov 2017, Categories: Eco Committee, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

We would like to extend a huge thank you to all the volunteers who assisted on our School Garden Day, which was held on Sunday 5th November. Green-fingered parents, grandparents and children all came to together to weed out, dig and tidy up our beautiful school grounds.  Unusually, the sun shone down upon our volunteers for […]

P1: Paired Reading (Nov 2017)

Date: 13th Nov 2017, Categories: Class of 2017, Latest News

Primary 1 thoroughly enjoyed a session of paired reading on Friday 10th November.  Here is a selection of photographs from their activities.  

Post Card Competition Winners (Nov 2017)

Date: 9th Nov 2017, Categories: News

It with great pleasure we announce the winners of the Post Card Competition, which was run by the Hill House: 1st – Sarah Peterson (Primary 6) 2nd – Logan Brown (Primary 4) 3rd – Helle Cordner (Primary 5) Well done and thank you to everyone who took part – all the entries have been passed on to […]

P2’s Big Challenge: Designing and making a farm barn (Nov 2017)

Date: 8th Nov 2017, Categories: Class of 2016, Latest News

As Learning Block 1 was coming to an end, P2 were given a challenge to design and make a farm barn using their choice of either recycled materials or construction blocks. The aim of this challenge was to allow the children to demonstrate both the knowledge and the skills they had learned during the Farm […]

C.O.R.E. Committee Update (Oct 2017)

Date: 25th Oct 2017, Categories: Pupil Groups

To celebrate Scottish Heritage Day on the 6th of October the C.O.R.E. committee focused on Article 31 – children have the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of artistic and cultural activities.  To encourage children to engage with this right and to celebrate Scottish Heritage Day the C.O.R.E. committee organised […]

P3 Assembly Song Practise

Date: 5th Oct 2017, Categories: Class of 2015

Below you can find both a piano backing track and a vocal track to help you practise for our upcoming special assembly. Good luck and practise hard… 1. Piano Backing Track 2. Vocal Track

Ardencaple Active Schools Cup Win for Hermitage Football Team (Sep 2017)

Date: 4th Oct 2017, Categories: Football Club, News

On Friday the 29th of September, the Hermitage Football team were invited to take part in the annual Adrencaple Active Schools Cup. Competing against 5 other schools in very poor weather conditions the team were fantastic! They scored 23 goals in total across all of their games and only conceded a single goal. After finishing […]

School Garden Produce Sale (Sep 2017)

Date: 4th Oct 2017, Categories: Eco Committee

Wednesday 27th September saw our school hold its first ever Garden Produce Sale organised by the Eco Committee.  At the sale parents had the opportunity to purchase a range of produce including organic, fresh fruit and vegetables, plants, herbs and flowers at very reasonable prices.  The event raised over £50, which will help sustain our garden […]

2017 Green Flag Renewal

Date: 3rd Oct 2017, Categories: Eco Committee, News

Hermitage has been awarded its renewal of the Eco-Schools Green Flag.  This is a reflection of all the hard work that the pupils, staff, and especially the Eco Committee have invested into ensuring that sustainability continues to be at the heart of our school life. Eco-Schools is an international award programme that guides schools on their sustainable journey, and the pupils and […]

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 […]