An Independent HMC Boarding and Day School for boys aged 8-18.
Latest: Merchiston boys win a Royal Academy of Engineering Prize in UK-wide competition.
Best A level results in Scotland 2011 and 2012.
Top Scottish Independent School GCSE/A level - Sunday Times Parent Power 2012.
One of the Top Ten UK Independent Boys’ Boarding Schools 2012 (Sunday Times Parent Power).
Merchiston delivers an extraordinary, value added academic experience.
Merchiston boys have performed well in GCSEs. In 2012 91% passed at A*/A/B.
"At Merchiston we only do what's best for the boys." Andrew Hunter, Headmaster.
Art flourishes and is displayed throughout the School.
A proud record of rugby achievement — includes winning the Scottish Schools Cup a record five times.
Merchiston offers something for every boy, whether music, drama, sport or academic activities.
Boys who start in Merchiston Juniors adapt easily when they move up to the Senior School.
The Biology Department houses some exotic pets.
Merchiston is an extremely nurturing School with the highest standards of pastoral care.
Life at Merchiston is full of new experiences.
The School is situated in many acres of parkland in Edinburgh, Scotland's capital city.
Many pupils have won awards in national Design & Technology competitions.
There are over 20 sports and 30 co-curricular activities on offer for all abilities.
The start of a passion for learning.
Based in Edinburgh, one of the UK's top cultural cities.
'Of Mice and Men': December 2011.
Merchiston ensures that boys leave as all-rounders.