News on March 2018

Worldwide reading of Ovid

23 March, 2018


On Friday 23 March, boys from the II Form to V Form celebrated the end of term by taking part in a worldwide reading of Ovid’s Metamorphoses. They joined participants [...]

The Merchiston Sausage Roll is announced

23 March, 2018

School Event

On Monday, the whole School took part in a sausage roll tasting experiment. There were three sausage rolls to taste: plain, poppy seed and sesame seed toppings. We were not [...]

Football Coaching: SCFA

23 March, 2018

Sixth FormSport

From a young age, football has been a passion of mine. I began playing in primary school and was selected for the School team within my age group. I then [...]

Merchiston finishes 3rd: top Scottish School!

23 March, 2018

Chalmers EastChalmers WestGolfSport

Congratulations to the Merchiston Golf Academy, which finished third in today’s British Schools and Colleges Northern Open at Fleetwood Golf Course, Lancashire. Playing against many of the UK’s top schools [...]

Alumni News: attending a university abroad

22 March, 2018


Greig Sharp left Merchiston last year and continued his studies at university in China. Read his thoughts below: The first 4 months of my time in China have been amazing! [...]

100% Pass in the British Assoc of Rally Schools

22 March, 2018

Chalmers WestSport

When and where I first learned to drive I first learnt to drive at my house. My uncle, who won the British Superbike Championship in the 1980s, came round to [...]

100 pipers and drummers – Remembrance 2018

21 March, 2018

Chalmers EastMusicSchool Event

James, in Shell wrote to the Headmaster after the 2014 Remembrance Service (when he was in Pringle) with a wonderful idea to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ending of [...]

A Busy Band Spell

21 March, 2018


Recently, our Pipers and Drummers have had a very busy spell. We held our internal solo competition on Tuesday 27 February and the main Prizewinners were Ben (March) Angus (Strathspey and [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

21 March, 2018

Firstly, in Headmaster’s Assembly on Tuesday we sang Happy Birthday to Neil who has turned 15. Many happy returns! Thoughts Two weeks ago, the Senior Prefects were due to lead [...]

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