News on December 2017

Autumn Term Sport Highlights*

20 December, 2017

GolfOutdoor EducationRugbySportTennis

*selected text from Headmaster’s Parents’ Newsletter Autumn Term Merchiston continues to emphasise the importance of our major sports, whilst offering diversity and individual choice.  This is an extremely delicate balance. [...]

Chalmers West News

20 December, 2017

Chalmers WestMiddle years

 The last few weeks of Autumn Term 2017 The final few weeks of the Autumn Term have proved to be as busy and as exciting as the beginning of the [...]

Week 16 in Merchiston Juniors

19 December, 2017


Last week was the final week in Merchiston Juniors before the Christmas Break. We enjoyed taking part in Christmas Jumper Day and raising money for the Forth One Kids Christmas [...]

New Headmaster for 2018/19

15 December, 2017


We are delighted to announce that Merchiston Castle School has appointed Mr Jonathan Anderson as Headmaster for September 2018. Jonathan grew up in Ulster and read Geography at Queen’s Belfast [...]

Festive Art

14 December, 2017

Over the festive season our Director of Art & Design, Jason Cordingley, will be exhibiting some paintings in Gullane Art Gallery’s Christmas Show (open from Saturday 9th December).  Mr Cordingley [...]

Drama Production: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

13 December, 2017


The magic and mayhem of A Midsummer Night’s Dream was vividly recreated in this traditional and yet modern version of one of the most famous of Shakespeare’s romantic comedies. From [...]

Pupils to Represent U16 and U18 Scotland Rugby

13 December, 2017


Record Number of Merchiston Pupils Selected to Represent U16 and U18 Scotland Rugby! Merchiston is very proud to have nine current pupils representing Scotland in rugby in the U16 and [...]

Chalmers East End of Term Meal

13 December, 2017

Chalmers EastSchool Trip

The end of term Christmas meal trip to Zizzi’s was a wonderful opportunity for us to wind down and enjoy the last few days before leaving each other for Christmas. [...]

Week 15 in Merchiston Juniors

13 December, 2017


Monday 4 December – Sunday 10 December We are very excited about Christmas in Merchiston Juniors. We had a little visit from St Nicholas last week and enjoyed wearing Christmas [...]

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