News on February 2017

Headmaster’s Headlines

28 February, 2017

This morning we sang Happy Birthday to William who is 18 today! Thoughts I like it when parents recommend things to me! So, last week a parent recommended me to [...]

Melanoma awareness presentation

24 February, 2017

Chalmers East

On the evening of Wednesday 22 February, the majority of boys from Chalmers East took part in a melanoma awareness and skin self-examination project. This project has been organised by [...]

Golf Academy news

24 February, 2017


Merchiston has just received the recent ISGA JUNIOR individual ranking list. We are delighted to see current Merchiston Junior Golf Academy players doing so well. Cameron A is currently ranked [...]

Liverpool Boy receives Scholarship at Merchiston

22 February, 2017

AcademicSixth Form

We are delighted to award Daniel M, a 15 year old pupil studying at King’s Leadership Academy in Liverpool, a full scholarship to continue his studies at Merchiston.  Daniel is [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

21 February, 2017

It is the role of the Head to praise his or her school or to cajole his or her school to do better. This week’s Headmaster’s Assembly was a mixture [...]

Arts programme: Theatre visit

21 February, 2017

Chalmers EastChalmers WestRogersonSchool TripSixth Form

On Monday evening, a group of fifty boys from IV Form to Upper VI went to the Festival Theatre to watch the National Theatre’s hit production of The Curious Incident [...]

Chalmers West Quiz

21 February, 2017

Chalmers West

On Wednesday 8 February, Chalmers West House held its annual Assistant Housemaster’s Quiz. By tradition, each round is composed by one of the tutors. The comperes for the evening were [...]

Chinese New Year Dinner with St George’s

10 February, 2017

School Event

On Monday 6 February, Merchiston and St George’s got together for the annual celebration of the Chinese New Year.  This partnership has been running for a number of years and [...]

Careers Cafe – Medicine

7 February, 2017

School EventSixth Form

The most recent Careers Cafe was focused on Medicine, primarily around exploring the importance of primary healthcare and what this actually means as a career option. Dr Connan, mother of [...]

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