News on September 2015

More Art trips

30 September, 2015

AcademicJuniorsSchool Trip

On Tuesday 29 September, we took our Second Form Artists on a trip to see some examples of Modern Art at Modern One Gallery in Edinburgh: in particular, we were [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

30 September, 2015

This week I chose to speak to the School about recent press attention on a variety of areas. Tatler is one of those interesting publications! Personally, I don’t buy the [...]

Loch Lomond canoe trip

28 September, 2015

News(about us)School Trip

The group of 16 boys set off in excellent conditions. With light winds and sunny skies forecast, we headed off to Loch Lomond for what would prove to be an [...]

Chaplaincy notes, 28 September

28 September, 2015


The boarders’ Chapel Service on Sunday 27 September, following the one a fortnight earlier which looked at Baptism, focussed on the rite of Confirmation. After a short film in which [...]

Classics trip: Four plays in a day

28 September, 2015

News(about us)School Trip

On Friday 25 September, a small group of Sixth Form students caught an early train to London to see four Greek plays in a day, recreating the intense ancient experience of a [...]

Prep Schools taster weekend

27 September, 2015

JuniorsNews(about us)

This weekend, nine prep school boys, from Ardvreck, Belhaven, Cargilfield, Craigclowan, St Mary’s, and Lyndhurst House (London), spent an action-packed weekend at Merchiston. All in their final two years at [...]

Golf success at Loretto

26 September, 2015

GolfNews(about us)

Merchiston has every reason to be proud of its Golf Academy boys who competed in the Loretto National Junior Championships on Thursday 24 September. Calum put in a fine performance [...]

Visit of delegation from China

25 September, 2015

On Thursday 24 September, a delegation of six visitors from Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, South China visited Merchiston. The party consisted of Head Teachers and representatives from the Zhuhai Municipal Education [...]

Chalmers East Curry and Quiz night with St George’s

25 September, 2015


A change of format from what was originally planned saw a Curry and Quiz Night for the boys of Chalmers East with their visitors from St George’s. It was a [...]

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