News on June 2019

Gold D of E Expedition

28 June, 2019

Outdoor Education

Monday 24 June  Both groups made it to the start location on time and had dry weather. Good progress was made by all with Alpha Group negotiating the tough uphill [...]

WE Walk For Water

26 June, 2019


What a glorious day we were blessed with yesterday, not too warm and not too cold, and in comparison to Monday – no rain! I am sending this link on [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

19 June, 2019

HEADMASTER’S DISTINCTION Each year, boys in the Lower Sixth have the chance to undertake a Cecil Stagg Project, an independent research project on a subject of their choosing. This has resulted [...]

Brodies Tennis Invitational

14 June, 2019


Merchiston Castle School pupils Charlie and Jacob are taking to the tennis court with some legends of the game at the moment. Four of Scotland’s most talented junior tennis players [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

13 June, 2019

2020 Senior Drama Production At this Tuesday’s Assembly, Dr Mayoh reminded pupils that auditions for next year’s senior production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” were being held on Tuesday [...]

Cutting Edge: Fables from the Stables

13 June, 2019

Well, it is difficult to describe how this summer (at least since half-term) continues to throw rain at us in such huge quantities. I have attached another picture of our [...]

Kings of the Sevens Pupil Rugby Success

11 June, 2019


UVI pupil, Chris, has achieved something unique and quite remarkable on the Borders Sevens Circuit this year playing for Watsonians RFC. Chris has been too old to play school rugby [...]

Cutting Edge: Fables From The Stables

10 June, 2019

Early Summer Musings In my most recent ‘Musings’, I alluded to our ‘Fables’ being a little more fragmented due to the busyness of the department and the time of the [...]

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