P6 Run Pupil Council Polling Day

Date: 21st Sep 2017, Categories: Class of 2012, Latest News, Primary 6, 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

Date: 21st Sep 2017, Categories: Class of 2012, Latest News, Primary 6, 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 […]

P1: People Who Help Us – Fire Crew Visit (Sept 2017)

Date: 20th Sep 2017, Categories: Class of 2017

As part of our People Who Help Us topic the Primary 1 classes had a visit from the Fire Crew from Helensburgh Fire Station.  You will see from the pictures below that all of our pupils had fun trying out the equipment in the playground and hearing about all the things that our brave fire […]

P1: Taking our learning outside (Sept 2017)

Date: 14th Sep 2017, Categories: Class of 2017

  The Primary 1 classes have been making the most of the dry weather and taking their learning outside.  They have been practicing phonics and their maths skills as you can see from the photographs below.

New P1 Pupils Settle In (Sept 2017)

Date: 7th Sep 2017, Categories: Class of 2017

Our new Primary 1 pupils are enjoying their first term at Hermitage Primary.  They’ve quickly settled into the swing of things and have already made new friends.  Jolly Phonics seems to be a real hit with our newbies!  Keep watching this space for updates as the school year progresses!

Clarks/UNICEF Shoe Share Scheme (June 2017)

Date: 31st Aug 2017, Categories: News

Thanks to your help we participated in the Clarks Shoe Share Scheme, which helps UNICEF to change the lives children by buying educational equipment such as the ‘School in a Box’. ‘School in a Box’ can transform any space into a learning area, with enough resources to educate 40 children, allowing them the chance to learn, no matter where they […]

RRS Assembly (June 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 […]

Welcome to Our New P1s (August 2017)

Date: 16th Aug 2017, Categories: News

We just wanted to say a huge welcome to all of our new Primary 1 children.  We are sure you will settle into your new routine very quickly. We also want to send our P7 leavers (Class of 2017) all the very best of luck at their new schools!    

P2: Nothing (Found Footage & More)

Date: 30th Jun 2017, Categories: Class of 2015, Primary 2, Videos

We found lots of extra photos and footage from this year which we hadn’t shown anyone. So, we thought we’d pull them together into a little movie about some of our favourite learning, as well as some of the fun things we’ve done this year. We hope you enjoy it. It’s called, Nothing…

Open Afternoon (June 2017)

Date: 19th Jun 2017, Categories: Events

On 14 June 2017 families were welcomed to the school to take a look at some of the wonderful learning that’s been taking place this year. Parents and families were invited to visit classrooms and work with children, chat to teachers and enjoy refreshments and pastries from our French style café that was being run by […]