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A Play in a Day

16 November, 2018


J4 and J5 had an amazing theatre experience on Thursday 8 November, led by Mark Hayes from Konflux Theatre company. During the first part of the morning, Mark worked with [...]

Visiting Merchiston International School, Shenzhen

16 November, 2018

MusicSchool Trip

The Close Harmony Group tour departed the sunny skies of Edinburgh on Wednesday 10 October and, 14 hours later, stumbled into Hong Kong to grey skies and drizzle. Spirits were [...]

Peer Massage Workshop

16 November, 2018


The Pringle Centre boys have been experiencing peer massage techniques in class. Boys were encouraged to work in pairs, and given simple instructions to safely massage each other. Clare Houston [...]

Housemother Blog – Chalmers West

16 November, 2018

Chalmers West

There is an old proverb that says ‘it takes a village to raise a child’. Well, let me introduce you to Merchiston Village: a village in a beautiful setting, surrounded [...]

French Immersion Day

16 November, 2018

AcademicSixth Form

On Friday 2 November, we went to Strathallan to attend the LVI Form French Immersion Day, alongside pupils from Fettes, Glenalmond, Loretto and Stewart’s Melville. There were about 50 of us [...]

Latin and Greek Viva Voce

15 November, 2018


On the evening of Monday 12 November, the theatre resounded to the rhythms and rhetoric of Latin and ancient Greek, as the Classics Department held its annual performance competition. Boys [...]

No.2 UK Golf School

15 November, 2018


We are pleased to announce that Merchiston have jumped from last year’s fifth position to currently number two in the Senior School Rankings. Director of Golf, Alan Murdoch, comments “I [...]

Hypnosis Does Not Exist

15 November, 2018

School EventSixth Form

“Hypnosis doesn’t exist” was a phrase that Martin Taylor “the hypnotist who doesn’t use hypnosis” repeated a lot throughout the night. Martin explained that hypnosis is simply a combination of [...]

Pupil Sailing Success

15 November, 2018

Chalmers WestMiddle yearsSport

My name is Lukas and I have been sailing since I was six years old. I first got into sailing when I moved to Hong Kong and my dad had [...]

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