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News on October 2017

Half-term sports review

13 October, 2017

Sport

The Director of Sport, Rory McCann, writes: It has been another busy start to the 2017-18 session with a number of boys taking part in a new sport for the [...]

Scottish Schools Clay Pigeon Shooting Competition 2017

12 October, 2017

Sport

Four and five years ago, we pretty much swept the board at this competition, but then our top shooters left the school for university, so we have been trying to [...]

IV Form Geography Field Trip

11 October, 2017

AcademicChalmers West

As part of the IV Form Geography unit on “The Geography of Crime”, 42 IV Form pupils had an exciting adventure yesterday carrying out field research in Edinburgh into people’s [...]

Author visit: David Goutcher

11 October, 2017

Juniors

On Thursday 5 October, the author David Goutcher visited Merchiston to talk to an audience of Second Form to J4 about his book series, Spy Quest, and the latest title, [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

10 October, 2017

First, Happy Birthday to Barnaby! We enjoyed wishing Barnaby well on his special day! Highlights Quite intentionally, I am reversing the order this week. Last week, I was away at [...]

Tennis Academy pupil presented National Tennis Award

10 October, 2017

SportTennis

Matthew (IV Form), who has been a member of the Merchiston Tennis Academy for two years, has been awarded the prestigious Raymond Miquel Award, 2017. Matthew comments: “I feel extremely [...]

Merchistonian news: Zach Mercer

10 October, 2017

MerchistonianRugby

I joined Merchiston’s Sixth Form in 2013 from Williamwood, Glasgow. I was initially attracted to Merchiston because of the School’s superb rugby reputation and it was closer to home compared to [...]

Merchistonian news: Magnus Bradbury

10 October, 2017

MerchistonianRugby

BBC Alba aired the Leinster v Edinburgh match last Friday night. If you fast forward to half-time (at 56 minutes 0 seconds), you will find a full length, in-depth interview [...]

Week 6 in Merchiston Juniors

9 October, 2017

Juniors

Monday 2 October – Sunday 8 October This week, our Merchiston Juniors have been involved in a brass workshop at Cargilfield Prep School; taken part in No Pen Day; enjoyed [...]


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