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Scheduled power outage – 23/08/19

21 August, 2019

As a part of maintenance works being undertaken on the school grounds, there will be scheduled power outage this coming Friday (23 August) which will impact all School communications. We [...]

Merchiston in Local Partnership with The Edinburgh Bookshop

19 August, 2019

The Merchiston English Department and Spawforth Library will do all of our book-buying from now on from the brilliant, Bruntsfield-based Bookshop. This will help us get not just beautiful, sometimes [...]

A Level Results 2019

15 August, 2019

Sixth Form

Today was A Level results day, and the Merchiston community has once again enjoyed a set of outstanding results. Modular A Levels have now been fully replaced by linear qualifications, [...]

Golf: Scottish Junior Event Winner

7 August, 2019


Congratulations to V Form pupil, Daniel B who won the Scottish Junior Event at Lanark Golf Club last week, finishing 10 shots ahead of second place. Daniel said “After narrowly [...]

Golf: Nations Cup Pupil Success

31 July, 2019


A Scottish team including VI Form pupil, Cameron A, won the Nations Cup for the first time since it was inaugurated in 2005. The tournament was held in conjunction with [...]

Cutting Edge: Fables from the Stables

19 July, 2019

Well, in the blink of an eye term has come and gone. We’ve hardly been able to take a breath, with summer camps in from Monday 1 July, representative cricket [...]

Merchiston Welcomes David Millar’s Mighty 333 Team

19 July, 2019

Merchiston is pleased to be supporting an amazing challenge being undertaken by a former pupil. 30 years ago this summer, former West of Scotland, Glasgow and Scotland Under 21 player [...]

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 [...]

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