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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 [...]

Top class cricket comes to Merchiston

31 May, 2019


On Sunday, some of the best cricketers in Scotland will be gracing the grounds of Merchiston to play in a 50-overs-a-side match. Throughout the early part of this summer, the [...]

Housemother Blog: Chalmers West

27 May, 2019

Chalmers WestHouse

Since Easter we have been fairly lucky with the weather and the warmer evenings have enabled the boys to spend more time outside, prep has even been finished early on [...]

Roman Day

25 May, 2019


Roman Day Last Friday was Roman day in First Form. First thing, we went up to DT to make shields out of cardboard. Dr. Nugent helped us to make them [...]

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