News on September 2016

Theatre trip: Democracy

30 September, 2016

School TripSixth Form

On Thursday evening around 20 pupils, mostly in the Sixth Form, went to see Michael Fray’s play Democracy in the King’s Theatre. Set in West Germany in the 1960s and ‘70s, [...]

Physicists visit CERN

30 September, 2016

AcademicSchool TripSixth Form

Arriving at the CERN complex after an early start, a guide took us around the facility and into the computer complex: the largest computing facility in Europe, and into the antimatter factory [...]

Bullying awareness week

29 September, 2016

HouseMiddle years

In the period 27 September – 2 October, Merchiston has organised a variety of events to mark Bullying Awareness Week, in order to ensure that this issue is at the [...]

Steve Cole visits Merchiston

29 September, 2016

AcademicJuniorsMiddle years

On 15 September, the author Steve Cole visited the Spawforth Library to talk to a group of Fourth Form and some Pringle boys about his series of Young Bond Books. [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

27 September, 2016

First, in this week’s Headmaster’s Assembly, I welcomed the School back for the second quarter of the term. It was also a pleasure and a privilege to welcome our Strowan [...]

Golfers have further successes

27 September, 2016


Congratulations to the U15 team who were crowned national team winners at the ISGA Scottish Junior Open on Monday 26 February. The team consisted of Papon S, Cameron A and [...]

Junior Schools Golf Cup 2016

27 September, 2016

GolfJuniorsMiddle years

Last week, the Golf Academy Junior team travelled to London to play in the ISGA National Schools Junior Cup at Sunningdale Ladies’ Golf Club. This was an individual and team [...]

Careers Cafe – Project Trust

23 September, 2016

CareersRogersonSixth Form

With gap years becoming increasingly common, it is important to consider how to ensure that this experience is as worthwhile as possible and provides opportunities to further develop transferable skills [...]

Enterprising Maths Challenge

23 September, 2016

AcademicMiddle years

On Thursday 22 September, a team of four travelled to Hutcheson’s Grammar School, Glasgow, to take part in the Enterprising Maths Competition. Charlie and Stephen from V Form were joined [...]

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