Sports Day (May 2018)

Date: 30th May 2018, Categories: Sports Day

An fun-filled afternoon of sport was had by all at the annual Sports Day on 23rd May, as 28 Superhero themed teams competed in 7 different events at East King Street pitches. From the starting klaxon all the children gave their best effort, as the teams vied for team and house points. Well done to everyone who […]

P7: Kingswood Update 1 (May 2018)

Date: 30th May 2018, Categories: Class of 2011

Photo highlights from Day 1 of the P7 Kingswood trip. Check back tomorrow for more…

P1: Visit to Helensburgh Swimming Pool (May 2018)

Date: 22nd May 2018, Categories: Class of 2017

Primary 1 learnt about water safety on their visit to Helensburgh Swimming Pool.

Christian Aid Football Tournament (May 2018)

Date: 22nd May 2018, Categories: Charity Events, Football Club

The Hermitage Primary school football team travelled to Hermitage Academy to take part in the annual Christian Aid football tournament. The boys played very well on the night winning all of their group games, scoring 17 goals and conceding 0. In the semi-final they played Lomond and despite conceding their first goal of the tournament […]

P6 Pass-on Beach Cleaning Skills to P3 (Mar 2018)

Date: 18th May 2018, Categories: Class of 2012, Eco Committee, Eco Week, News Team

P6 have found an interest in beach cleaning and decided to adopt the West Bay in Helensburgh. Last term, Primary Six went out and collected a whopping 360kg of waste from the West Bay and enjoyed it so much that they decided to adopt the beach. “It seems very exiting because we’re doing something for […]

P6: X-Country Time Trials (Apr 2018)

Date: 18th May 2018, Categories: Class of 2012, News Team

Ahead of the inter-schools x-country relay, Primary 6 held time trials to determine who would compete in the relay race and represent P6. The boys went first, and after an exciting race the qualifiers were: In 1st place – Ross, in 2nd place – Rory, in 3rd place – Alastair, and in 4th place, the […]

The Future of Tour Guiding Lies in P6’s Hands (Mar 2018)

Date: 18th May 2018, Categories: Class of 2012, News Team

Have you ever had a horribly hard homework challenge? Well P6 did. P6 had the task of creating and presenting a Japanese tour. What a challenge! Primary 6 had a budget of £1,000 and had to use it to find a place to stay, transport to use and things to do, all in the space […]

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 […]

P7 Modern Art Exhibition (2018)

Date: 17th May 2018, Categories: Class of 2011, Modern Art Exhibition

Primary 7 showed us a little heart and soul tonight as they opened their modern art installation on the theme of transition.  The packed gallery of parents and invited guests were treated to a wide variety of ideas, media and techniques which took them on a journey through sculpture, dance, 3D art and musical composition.  Each piece […]

P1: Scottish Puppet and Mask Centre Trip (May 2018)

Date: 16th May 2018, Categories: Class of 2017, Uncategorized

Primary 1 had a treat of visiting the Scottish Puppet and Mask Centre in Glasgow as part of our topic learning about Toys. We were greeted at the centre by some puppet makers and puppeteers who explained a bit about the exciting things we would do during our visit: from puppet making to watching a […]