News on May 2019

Top class cricket comes to Merchiston

31 May, 2019


On Sunday, some of the best cricketers in Scotland will be gracing the grounds of Merchiston to play in a 50-overs-a-side match. Throughout the early part of this summer, the [...]

Housemother Blog: Chalmers West

27 May, 2019

Chalmers WestHouse

Since Easter we have been fairly lucky with the weather and the warmer evenings have enabled the boys to spend more time outside, prep has even been finished early on [...]

Roman Day

25 May, 2019


Roman Day Last Friday was Roman day in First Form. First thing, we went up to DT to make shields out of cardboard. Dr. Nugent helped us to make them [...]

Cutting Edge: Fables From The Stables

24 May, 2019

Half Term – Spring Report Summer Term goes by like a flash, with barely enough time to stop and take a breath. However, we have managed to cram in a [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

22 May, 2019

At last week’s Assembly Dr Lilley told us about 3 Second Form pupils and their participation as part of the UK input for a worldwide Save the Children campaign to [...]

Marathon Des Sables

22 May, 2019

Sixth Form

During the Easter break LVI Form pupil, Hector, completed The Marathon Des Sables, a 250 km run over 6 days in the Sahara desert. One of the youngest ever competitors in the [...]

Former Pupil International Cricket Success

21 May, 2019


Former Merchiston Castle pupil Tom Sole cannot wait for Scotland’s cricketers to take on Sri Lanka in the One Day International at The Grange on Tuesday. The spinning all-rounder, who [...]

Bronze D of E Expedition

18 May, 2019

Outdoor EducationSchool Trip

The Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Expedition took place from 10 May until 12 May. Mr Thomson, Mr Ewing and Mr George accompanied the participating pupils, alongside 8 external supervisors. Day [...]

Jamie Dobie Signs For Glasgow Warriors

17 May, 2019

RugbySixth FormSport

Jamie Dobie’s attitude and determination has been praised by Merchiston Castle School’s Director of Rugby, Roddy Deans, after the school pupil signed a professional contract with Glasgow Warriors.   WATCH: [...]

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