News on December 2015

Suburban poetry

17 December, 2015

DramaNews(about us)

On 10 December, the Merchiston Drama Department was proud to offer a world premiere of Upper Sixth Former Ethan H’s play ‘Suburban Poetry’. Ethan wrote the script, directed the piece, [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

16 December, 2015

What a wonderful day, namely the end of term on which to celebrate a birthday! So, it was wonderful to congratulate Guy who turned 18! I like visuals of a [...]

Christmas meals

15 December, 2015

School Event

Our Christmas meals took place on Monday 13 December, with the Juniors at 12.30pm, the Middle Years at 3pm, and the Sixth Form dinner at 6.30pm. As ever, the catering [...]

2015 Scottish Schools Indoor Ski/Board competition

14 December, 2015

News(about us)Sport

The Scottish Schools Snowsports Association’s Indoor Skier/ Boarder Cross offered the best opportunity for Merchiston’s skiers and boarders to compete alongside each other on a purpose built indoor SBX course. [...]

Pringle declamations 2015

9 December, 2015


The annual Merchiston Juniors’ Declamation Competition took place on Friday 4 December in the Memorial Hall. The audience was treated to declamations from boys in the First, Second and Third [...]

‘Bag-a-book’ in December

9 December, 2015


Bag-a-Book is now over for this term. 132 books were sold in our latest sale for Middle Years and Senior pupils. The selection was well received and pupils and staff appreciated [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

9 December, 2015

Many congratulations to William, in our Lower Sixth who turned 17 on Tuesday morning! We had lots of variety in our weekly Gathering and first, Mr Dennis, our Director of [...]

Mountain bike training

7 December, 2015

School Trip

Six Fifth Formers and Mr George set off on Sunday in fairly cold damp conditions, knowing that the past few days had been very wet and challenging. As we approached Peebles [...]

Shooting team at Watson’s

7 December, 2015


Thomas D, James G and Bertie G were entered into the Watson’s Open Meeting on Saturday 5 December. Thomas was entered in the U21 competition, James in the U18 and [...]

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