A growing body of academic research demonstrates the advantages of single-sex education.
Top Scottish Independent School GCSE/A level - Sunday Times Parent Power 2012.
The good games player thrives here, but so do boys who are not games players.
Consistently excellent A level results.
Every boy is encouraged to develop his own goals and ambitions.
The Spawforth Library is used extensively by all boys in the School.
Junior enjoying the grounds for their Art class.
We only do what’s best for the boys.
Shell boys in class.
Captain of rugby makes a break.
Juniors enjoying one of a wide range of weekend activities on offer.
A recent survey of parents: "...the satisfaction scores set new standards for senior boarding schools."
In this year's GCSE results 98% of boys passed at A*, A, B or C.
Full school assemblies are held each Tuesday, with sectional ones other days.
Science laboratories have all been upgraded recently.
Latest: Merchiston boys win a Royal Academy of Engineering Prize in UK-wide competition.