News on September 2018

European Day of Languages

28 September, 2018


Yesterday the Modern Foreign Languages Department was a busy place as we prepared for the 2018 European Day of Languages. There were a range of activities taking place throughout the [...]

Shell form visit Hadrian’s Wall

27 September, 2018

AcademicChalmers EastSchool Trip

On 18 September, the Shell Classical Civilisation set enjoyed a day trip to Hadrian’s Wall as part of the Roman Military topic of its GCSE course. With Storm Ali approaching, we were [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

26 September, 2018

At Headmaster’s Assembly this week, I welcomed back everyone from the Weekend Leave. I hope that the long weekend has allowed the School to recharge their batteries ready to bring [...]

Triumvirate Thoughts

26 September, 2018

AcademicSixth Form

The academic year 2018-19 is now under way and all our boys are well established members of the Merchiston community. The Triumvirate have also been settling into their new roles [...]

South Africa Tour Report

26 September, 2018

School Trip

Our recent rugby tour to South Africa was a tremendous success on and off the field. I was particularly impressed with the way the boys stuck together from day one, [...]

ISGA Sunningdale Schools Cup

25 September, 2018


Congratulations to the Merchiston Junior golfers on their runners-up position in last week’s ISGA Schools Cup. Played in England, at the world-renowned Sunningdale Heath Golf Club, the format for the [...]

Healthy Learning

24 September, 2018

PSHE and Life Skills are subjects that, although they are not formally assessed, are absolutely vital to the development of young minds and are a way to give pupils the [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

21 September, 2018

This week, it was a pleasure to welcome our Robert Burns Scholar, Lewis, who joins us from St Andrew’s College, Christchurch, New Zealand, on the Merchiston leg of his Scottish [...]


21 September, 2018


On Wednesday 19 September, the Junior Book Group met to discuss Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans and other books in the ‘out of this world’ theme. Here are some of [...]

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