News on October 2014

Book Group turns to the wall

31 October, 2014


On Tuesday the Middle School Book Group met to discuss The Wall by William Sutcliffe. Here are some of their thoughts about this book…. The Wall’s plot is cleverly set [...]

First Form at Loch Insh

26 October, 2014

School Trip

As part of the School’s co-curricular week, the First Form spent three days before half-term at Loch Insh. They clearly loved the experience and the opportunity to bond with each [...]

Middle Years parents’ dinner

26 October, 2014

News(about us)School Event

On Friday nearly 100 parents of boys in the Middle Years at Merchiston (4th, Shell and 5th Forms) gathered for the Middle Years Parents’ Dinner. The pre-dinner drinks were held on [...]

St Joseph’s Rugby Tournament

21 October, 2014

News(about us)Rugby

The National Schools Festival at St Joseph’s is without doubt a highlight of our rugby calendar. To test our senior players on a different stage annually adds to the development [...]

Clay pigeon shooting

6 October, 2014

News(about us)Sport

The Merchiston A team successfully defended their title for the 4th year running at the Scottish School Cup. The team put in their best performance to date with Dan on [...]

Canoeing trip

6 October, 2014

News(about us)School TripSport

A small group of boys of mixed ages headed to Peebles on Sunday to spend the day on the river. Having stopped at Flotterstone en route to collect the trailer [...]

Pringle Neon Day

5 October, 2014

JuniorsSchool Event

Merchiston Juniors were louder and brighter than usual on Friday 3 October. Boys raided cupboards to find bright neon clothes for the day. Many extended their wardrobe to include wigs, [...]

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