News on March 2017

Golf: Juniors qualify for UK National Finals

22 March, 2017


Congratulations to Merchiston B team in today’s win against Merchiston A in the Scottish National Area Final. The Merchiston B team of Cameron A, Papon S and Lyle M have [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

21 March, 2017

This morning we sang Happy Birthday to Nicolas and we also wish Gamma a Happy Birthday. Many happy returns! Thoughts This morning we had a marvellous Headmaster’s Assembly, celebrating the [...]

Choral Concert, 19 March 2017

20 March, 2017


This year’s Choral Concert featured Merchiston singers only, performing to a packed Memorial Hall on the final Sunday evening of the Lent Term. The concert opened with three pieces from [...]


20 March, 2017


The annual target rifle shoot against the Merchistonians took place in the Miller Range on the afternoon of Saturday 18 Mar. The School team consisted of James and Bertie G, [...]

UVI Classical Civilisation trip to the British Museum

20 March, 2017


On Friday 17 March, the UVI Classical Civilisation group made a flying visit to London, to study Greek works of art in the British Museum. This is an integral part [...]

Celebration of rugby dinner

16 March, 2017

RugbySchool Event

On Friday 10 March, the annual Celebration of Rugby Dinner took place in the dining hall, with around 150 people attending. The evening was thoroughly enjoyed by all parents, staff [...]

Merchiston Sevens – 12 March 2017

16 March, 2017

RugbySchool Event

Our Merchiston 7s tournament is the biggest school rugby festival in Scotland. This year we had over 40 teams competing in 105 games, split over 10 pitches. The level of [...]

Euro Quiz

15 March, 2017


The Euro Quiz is an exciting event that is held annually for primary 6 age children in the UK. It tests their knowledge of Europe: languages, culture, sport, politics, geography, [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

14 March, 2017

First, Happy Birthday to Javier, Marcus, Hamish and Williiam! At the beginning of our Gathering, I asked members of the different teams of pupils (The Juniors’ Jungle Book; Merchiston 7s; [...]

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