News on May 2019

Trip To Dounans

17 May, 2019

School Trip

On Friday 10 May, I Form went on an amazing school trip to Dounans. We all hopped onto the bus ready for a fantastic day ahead. On the way up, [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

17 May, 2019

BIOLOGY CHALLENGE “Biology Challenge” is an annual competition open to students around the world and our Shell and V Form students sat the test on 14 March. “Biology Challenge” stimulates [...]

Pringle Trip To Abernethy

16 May, 2019

JuniorsSchool Trip

On Friday 10th May, a group of 13 III Form pupils ventured off on the first Pringle Camp of the term to Abernethy Ardeonaig, near Loch Tay. The thundering rain [...]

History Trip to Stirling

15 May, 2019

School Trip

The II Form History trip to Stirling on Monday 13th May gave boys the opportunity to get hands-on with many of the events, figures and issues they have been studying [...]

Golf: British Colleges and Schools National Final

14 May, 2019


Merchiston Golf Academy recently returned from a very successful trip to The Forest of Arden in Birmingham. Chalmers East pupils Lassé, Consti, Daniel and Lyle won the UK Southern Schools and [...]

Gold D of E Expedition

14 May, 2019

Outdoor EducationOutdoor Education

The Gold Duke of Edinburgh Expedition took place from 20th-23rd of April. The boys were split into two groups, Alpha and Bravo, accompanied by Mr Robertson, Mr Alexander and Mr George. [...]

Housemother Blog: Laidlaw North

10 May, 2019


As we move through the months towards half-term, we are beginning to appreciate the longer days and lighter nights. The Highland Ball, our first social of the year, took place [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

9 May, 2019

We began Tuesday morning’s Assembly with a report on the Ski Trip, which took place during the Easter holidays, from Max and Antonio.  Max: On the 30th of March the annual school ski trip [...]

‘Bag-A-Book’ in the Spawforth Library

8 May, 2019

JuniorsMiddle yearsNews(about us)

‘Bag-a-Book’ is back! The Spawforth Library is currently hosting a pop-up book fair from Travelling Books, aimed this term at our Junior and Middle Schools, with the superb added bonus [...]

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