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News on September 2017

ISGA UK Senior Schools new rankings list 2017/18

28 September, 2017

Golf

With a super runner up position in last week’s UK Schools’ Cup, Merchiston has jumped up into 2nd place in the 2017/18 UK schools’ ranking list. With last year’s 7th [...]

Bang goes the Borders Science Festival

26 September, 2017

Academic

Merchiston had a very successful day at Bang Goes The Borders Science Festival. Paul Nicholls, Head of Science, took two senior students, Brian (U6) and Ben (L6), who set up [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

26 September, 2017

First of all, I hope that all readers of Headmaster’s Headlines who are associated with Merchiston have enjoyed some time-out over the Weekend Leave! Certainly, I enjoyed ploughing up and [...]

Strowan Scholar

25 September, 2017

School Event

St Andrew’s College, New Zealand, has a strong Scottish flavour and grants two lucky pupils every year the opportunity to visit many Scottish schools which have a stong tradition of [...]

Captains of Sports

25 September, 2017

Sport

Captains of Sport Introducing our Captains of Sport: Rory McCann, Director of Sport, comments: “We are embarking on another exciting year for Merchiston sport.  It is great to see our [...]

Maintaining the School Grounds

22 September, 2017

School Event

Dr Tim Lawson, Editor of the Colinton Magazine and Examinations Officer at Merchiston, has published a piece about the School grounds at Merchiston. View our ‘Grounds’ Flickr gallery here. “One [...]

At the ‘Fore’ Front of Golfing Excellence – Golf Academy News

22 September, 2017

Golf

Top of the ISGA Ranking Leader Board The Golf Academy at Merchiston has enjoyed a great triumph over the past week. The Radley Putter, a competition for Junior players, was [...]

Tatler news: Best Head of Public Schools (Runner up) 2017-18

21 September, 2017

School Event

Tatler has announced the winners of its annual School Awards and we are delighted with our accolade. This is the second time Andrew Hunter, Headmaster, has been given this award, [...]

Inaugural Lunchtime Bite-size Recital

20 September, 2017

Music

Tuesday 19 September marked the beginning of the School’s exciting lunchtime music concert series, with Brian Davidson, one of our piano teachers, performing a programme of original compositions, as well [...]


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