News on March 2019

Former Pupil Rugby Success

21 March, 2019


Three former Merchiston Castle pupils, who are making great strides in the rugby world, were back on campus recently to meet the current crop of players who are writing their [...]

Next Steps for Tennis Academy Pupil

21 March, 2019


UVI Form Pupil, Jacob, has had a great start to 2019 – and it looks like continuing thanks to the programme in place at the Merchiston Tennis Academy. In January, [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

19 March, 2019

EDINBURGH NAPIER UNIVERSITY BUSINESS SCHOOL VISIT (presented by Dr Lilley) Last Wednesday nine VI Form Students visited Edinburgh Napier University Business School to attend a conference organised by the Sustainable [...]

Cutting Edge: Fables from the Stables

19 March, 2019

Week 6 With spring showing us glimpses from time to time, and particularly in the weeks immediately after the half time break in which it felt positively tropical (well as [...]

Hockey Round-Up

19 March, 2019


Week 10 The final week of hockey fixtures started with the visit of SMC to play our 1XI. In what must have been the coldest conditions hockey has ever been [...]

J4/J5 Trip to Dounans

18 March, 2019

JuniorsOutdoor EducationSchool Trip

On Wednesday 6 March, 20 intrepid J4 and J5 boys set off with Miss Foster and Mr Harkins to Dounans Outdoor Centre in Aberfoyle.  Despite the weather, everyone was in [...]

Merchiston Pupil Excels in Golf

18 March, 2019


Cameron is clocking up the miles and the experience as part of the Merchiston Castle Golf Academy. Most recently, he was off to Florida in early March for a high [...]

Housemother Blog: Chalmers West

15 March, 2019

Chalmers WestMiddle years

Food glorious food! As we all know, growing boys have large appetites. The Catering Department here at Merchiston provide an amazing array of food three times a day, 7 days [...]

Continuing to Produce Top Rugby Talent

14 March, 2019


Merchiston Castle rugby players Jamie, Matthew and Dan have been looking back on a great year – and ahead to an exciting future. The trio are all in their final [...]

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