News on November 2016

Headmaster’s Headlines

29 November, 2016

Readers of Headmaster’s Headlines may be aware that Mrs Hunter and myself have been travelling to India, the Middle East, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. We have been visiting present parents, [...]

Rogerson Highland Ball

29 November, 2016

RogersonSchool Event

The major social event of the Autumn Term for Rogerson boys has long been their Highland Ball, the first formal ball of their senior school career at Merchiston. The timing [...]

Choral and Instrumental Concert

29 November, 2016


Coming towards the end of term, the Choral and Instrumental Concert, traditionally held around the end of November, provides an opportunity to showcase all of our choral and instrumental ensembles, [...]

Rugby: second Red Conference win

28 November, 2016


Last week, Merchiston was honoured to be announced as the winner of the Scottish Schools Red Conference for the second consecutive year. Merchiston was the proud winner of the Conference in [...]

Science Society talk

24 November, 2016

AcademicSchool Event

The Merchiston Science Society was very fortunate to welcome Prof Derryck Reid, Head of Institute of Photonics and Quantum Sciences, Director, EPSRC CDT in Applied Photonics from the School of [...]

Maths Challenges

22 November, 2016

AcademicSixth Form

This is a photo from the Senior Team Maths Challenge Regional Final, held at Edinburgh University on November 14. Our team came fifth out of twenty-seven. In the individual Senior [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

22 November, 2016

This week’s Headmaster’s Headlines is written by Mr Hall, Senior Deputy Head, in the absence of the Headmaster who is on an overseas trip to India, Middle East, Singapore, Malaysia [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

17 November, 2016

On Tuesday morning we had the pleasure of singing Happy Birthday to Carlo, Henry and Finlay. Many happy returns! I took the opportunity, whilst the whole school was assembled for [...]

Remembrance Day Service 2016

16 November, 2016

ChaplaincySchool Event

The Memorial Hall was packed once again for this annual service, at which the address was given by Lt Col Douglas Mackay. His Remembrance Day address may be read here. An unusually [...]

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