News on October 2018

Headmaster’s Headlines

31 October, 2018

Headmaster’s Message The School has just returned from Half Term break, and I hope that everyone had a good rest and spent some quality time with family. That said, there [...]

St Joseph’s Rugby Festival

25 October, 2018

RugbySixth FormSport

The annual St Joseph’s Rugby Festival gave the Merchiston Squad a big opportunity to build on what had already been a great start to the season. On day one, we [...]

Langley U15 Rugby Festival Winners

22 October, 2018

Middle yearsRugbySport

During Half Term, the Merchiston Castle School U15 rugby squad travelled south to Norwich to compete with the best rugby playing schools in England at the annual Langley School U15 [...]

Merchiston on Tour

19 October, 2018

We are delighted to announce that next month we will have School representatives in: Saudi Arabia Kuala Lumpur Singapore Hong Kong Seoul If you would like to arrange a personal [...]

Summer Rugby Camps

16 October, 2018


We are delighted to announce that next year’s rugby camp will run from Sunday 21 July 2019 to Friday 26 July 2019. Please click here to register. Our rugby camp [...]

Robert Burns Scholar

15 October, 2018

AcademicSixth Form

This year, Merchiston welcomed Lewis from St Andrew’s College, Christchurch, New Zealand, to enjoy a week in our School. Lewis was easily able to immerse himself in the busy Sixth [...]

National Poetry Day

12 October, 2018


Thursday 4 October was National Poetry Day. To celebrate, the Merchiston Juniors were encouraged to ask their teachers about their favourite poems. There were readings of Simon Armitage and Robert [...]

Ricky Munday Visits Merchiston

12 October, 2018

AcademicSchool EventSixth Form

On Wednesday, we were lucky enough to host Ricky Munday for a talk on his recent climb of Mount Everest. He began by going into depth about his upbringing and [...]

VI Form Theatre Trip

11 October, 2018

School TripSixth Form

On Tuesday evening, a group of 20 Sixth Formers, accompanied by teachers, attended the King’s Theatre to watch a performance of Ian Rankin’s new play Rebus: Long Shadows, adapted for stage [...]

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