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Scottish Schools Tennis

13 June, 2014


Calum, Ewan, Maxim and Rob lined up on Wednesday to compete in the Scottish Schools Final vs High School of Glasgow.Calum and Ewan started off playing their doubles first and [...]

Shell Geographers at the river

5 June, 2014


The Geography Department travelled to the River Knaik, near Stirling, with the Shell geographers. The trip was designed to hone their data gathering techniques in preparation for gathering their own [...]

Poppy factory visit

2 June, 2014

School Trip

Today our IV Forms boys went on a visit to Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory in Edinburgh.  This is a part of the School’s commemorations for the centenary of the outbreak [...]

1st XV coach attends 6 Nations conference

21 May, 2014


Roddy Deans, one of Merchiston’s 1st XV coaches, and coach to the Scotland U16 side, is attending the RBS 6 Nations Coaching Conference in Baldon, France, this week. Along with [...]

Juniors Kick Off World Issues Week

20 May, 2014


Merchiston Juniors’ World Issues Week started on Monday morning with an Assembly to launch the week’s events and a visiting speaker, from Scottish Love in Action, after lunch. As part [...]

Blakerston Camp

14 May, 2014

JuniorsSchool Trip

Just as the rest of their classmates were readying themselves for a cushy Weekend Leave indoors, eight boys from Merchiston Juniors Second and Third Forms set off on the back-roads [...]

New Tie for Internationalists

14 May, 2014

Considering Merchiston is a relatively small school, we are proud to recognize a number of current and past pupils who have represented their country in their specialist area. Earlier this [...]

Junior Music Cup

13 May, 2014


The Junior Music Cup was held last night in the Memorial Hall to an audience of Merchiston Juniors boys and parents. Kirsty McCrae, Director of Music at St Mary’s Melrose [...]

Glasgow 7s Supports South Africa Rugby Tour

25 April, 2014


The International Rugby 7s in Glasgow will take place on 3 and 4 May and we are delighted that Scottish Rugby has been willing to support the Merchiston Rugby Tour [...]

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