P2 Eco Week Activities (2017)

Date: 31st Mar 2017, Categories: Class of 2015, Eco Committee, Eco Week

P2 used to eco week to have a positive impact on our school and local area. We undertook three different challenges to promote our new eco targets and to work towards our next green flag. In the eco garden we cleared out and de-weeded the P2 planting tub. We raked the soil and Mrs Hanks helped […]

Eco Fashion Show (March 2017)

Date: 30th Mar 2017, Categories: Eco Committee, Eco Week

Today marked a fashion first for Hermitage Primary as the Eco Committee closed Eco Week by presenting their very first fashion show. Challenged with designing and creating an item of clothing by renewing, reusing and recycling, each stage took their turn to strut, spin and strike a pose on the Eco catwalk. The whole-school audience clapped, […]

P5: ‘The Right Click’ Internet Safety Matter Workshop (Mar 2017)

Date: 30th Mar 2017, Categories: Class of 2012

On Tuesday 28th March Primary 5 pupils and parents participated in a workshop led by volunteers from BT Internet. The workshop talked about strategies to use to stay safe when online and made links with relevant articles from the UNCRC including: Article 16 You have the right to privacy. Article 17 You have the right […]

Coding Club visit to John Street (March 2017)

Date: 30th Mar 2017, Categories: Clubs, Coding Club

The Coding Club received a special treat on their last day with a visit to The Graham Williamson IT Centre (GWITC) on John Street in Helensburgh to meet some real life coders who work for Argyll & Bute Council’s IT Department. The pupils were treated to a tour of the building including the Server Room […]

Introducing the Groupcall Xpressions App (April 2017)

Date: 28th Mar 2017, Categories: News

From 18th April the school will be going live with a new messenger app system.  This will be our primary method of communicating with parents as it has substantial cost saving implications compared with our current method.  To this end it is important that you notify the school with any changes to your mobile telephone […]

P6: Bridges Trip (March 2017)

Date: 27th Mar 2017, Categories: Class of 2011

Primary 6 have been learning about bridges for their interdisciplinary topic in learning block 3. They recently walked along the Clyde Bridges trail, being guided by experts from the Institute of Civil Engineers. The children were able to study 16 bridges along the trail, starting at the Millennium Bridge next to the Science Centre and […]

P1/P7 Storyboard Collaboration

Date: 27th Mar 2017, Categories: Class of 2010, Class of 2016

Primary 7 collaborated with the P1 classes using the book creator app on iPads.  Working well together they created a storyboard about dinosaurs, using pictures and text.  Good job everyone!

P3: Outdoors Learning (March 2017)

Date: 27th Mar 2017, Categories: Class of 2014

Primary 3 took their learning outdoors and challenged each other to solve maths problems, including addition and subtraction sums and times tables.

Pupil Council Talent Show (March 2017)

Date: 27th Mar 2017, Categories: Class of 2010, Class of 2011, Class of 2012, Class of 2013

The Pupil Council organised a fabulous talent show raising money for Robin House. Talented pupils from primary 4-7 auditioned to secure places on the Friday afternoon show hosted by primary seven pupil council members! Well done to everyone involved it was a super afternoon of entertainment and raised £352.00.

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 […]