News on January 2018

Portfolio Preview & Open Jotter Morning

31 January, 2018


This morning we held our first ‘Portfolio Preview and Open Jotter Morning’ in the Pringle Centre. This was an opportunity for the parents and guardians of some of our younger [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

31 January, 2018

At Headmaster’s Assembly this week it was a pleasure to hear a report from the Sixth Form pupils who went on the inter-disciplinary expedition to Vietnam over the Christmas holidays. [...]

Fives tour to London

30 January, 2018

School TripSport

On Friday 26 of January, eight boys and two members of staff set off for a short Fives tour to London. A fixture against Alleyn’s on Friday evening saw the two [...]

Scholars’ Dinner & Prof Hastie

30 January, 2018

School EventSixth Form

At this year’s Scholars’ Dinner, we were honoured to have Professor Helen Hastie from the Computer Science Department at Heriot Watt University to be our guest speaker. Professor Hastie is [...]

Last Week in Sport

29 January, 2018


In rugby, the 2XV, B1s, B2s B3s, C1s and C3s won against Peebles High School and Galashiels Academy. The C2s drew and the D3s lost against Galashiels Academy. The D1s [...]

Week 3 in Merchiston Juniors

29 January, 2018


We enjoyed a Burns Lunch last week in Merchiston Juniors, along with our drama rehearsals. We do love when the VI Form pupils come along to our classes and teach [...]

Senior Maths Challenge

29 January, 2018

AcademicSixth Form

Attending the Senior Maths Challenge is really like having an opportunity to explore Mathematics outside of the textbook. For the challenge itself, you do not actually need to prepare anything, [...]

Clan Sports Competition Update

26 January, 2018


The Senior School Clan Competition is gathering momentum. The Clan events provide opportunities for boys to try another sport competitively, alongside the major games programme. It also provides the chance [...]

Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of WWI

26 January, 2018

Chalmers EastMerchistonianSchool Event

One of our Chalmers East boys, James, has come up with a very interesting idea to help the School mark the end of the national commemoration of the 100th anniversary [...]

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