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News on May 2016

MCS weekly history: Colinton House

30 May, 2016

News(about us)School Event

Around 1790, Sir William Forbes bought the Colinton estate, which contained Colinton Castle. He set about building Colinton House, appointing Richard Crichton as his chosen architect. Richard Crichton jointly designed the Bank [...]

U15s progress to Cricket Scotland Nationals Finals

26 May, 2016

Middle yearsSport

The U15A cricket side has progressed to the National Finals of the Cricket Scotland Secondary Schools Cup. On a fresh but dry afternoon at Merchiston, the boys faced Fettes College [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

24 May, 2016

Often, I think that families have an ambience of tone about them. And tone is often an intangible thing. It’s to do with ethos. And actually we pride ourselves, and [...]

Tennis Academy update

24 May, 2016

News(about us)Tennis

Members of the Tennis Academy put in a great showing at the St Andrews Grade 3 LTA event earlier in May.  The results were as follows: U12 Singles Winner                [...]

MCS weekly history: Colinton Castle

23 May, 2016

News(about us)School Event

Colinton Castle was built by the Cunningham family around 1450. Sir James Forbes bought the Castle and surrounding grounds in 1519 and this family occupied the castle until around 1790. [...]

Captain of School appointed for 2016-17

23 May, 2016

School EventSixth Form

In Headmaster’s Assembly on Tuesday 10 May, it was announced that Luca (on right of photo) has been appointed to the important position of Captain of School for the academic [...]

Euge! Success in Latin Play Competition

23 May, 2016

AcademicDramaJuniorsNews(about us)

On Friday 20 May, 24 boys from II-IV Form took part in a Latin Play Competition at George Heriot’s School, competing against teams from Heriot’s and Fettes. The older boys’ [...]

Tennis with the LTA in La Manga

20 May, 2016

Middle yearsNews(about us)Tennis

Jacob, and Tennis Academy Head Coach David Brewer, were lucky enough to be invited to an LTA training camp in La Manga (an hour’s drive from Malaga) earlier this term. [...]

Junior Music Cup

19 May, 2016

JuniorsMusicNews(about us)

On Wednesday evening, a wide range of instrumentalists and singers from J4 up to III Form competed for the Junior Music Cup, judged this year by Dr Joanna Allsop from [...]


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