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Headmaster’s Headlines

22 May, 2019

At last week’s Assembly Dr Lilley told us about 3 Second Form pupils and their participation as part of the UK input for a worldwide Save the Children campaign to [...]

Marathon Des Sables

22 May, 2019

Sixth Form

During the Easter break LVI Form pupil, Hector, completed The Marathon Des Sables, a 250 km run over 6 days in the Sahara desert. One of the youngest ever competitors in the [...]

Former Pupil International Cricket Success

21 May, 2019


Former Merchiston Castle pupil Tom Sole cannot wait for Scotland’s cricketers to take on Sri Lanka in the One Day International at The Grange on Tuesday. The spinning all-rounder, who [...]

Bronze D of E Expedition

18 May, 2019

Outdoor EducationSchool Trip

The Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Expedition took place from 10 May until 12 May. Mr Thomson, Mr Ewing and Mr George accompanied the participating pupils, alongside 8 external supervisors. Day [...]

Jamie Dobie Signs For Glasgow Warriors

17 May, 2019

RugbySixth FormSport

Jamie Dobie’s attitude and determination has been praised by Merchiston Castle School’s Director of Rugby, Roddy Deans, after the school pupil signed a professional contract with Glasgow Warriors.   WATCH: [...]

Trip To Dounans

17 May, 2019

School Trip

On Friday 10 May, I Form went on an amazing school trip to Dounans. We all hopped onto the bus ready for a fantastic day ahead. On the way up, [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

17 May, 2019

BIOLOGY CHALLENGE “Biology Challenge” is an annual competition open to students around the world and our Shell and V Form students sat the test on 14 March. “Biology Challenge” stimulates [...]

Pringle Trip To Abernethy

16 May, 2019

JuniorsSchool Trip

On Friday 10th May, a group of 13 III Form pupils ventured off on the first Pringle Camp of the term to Abernethy Ardeonaig, near Loch Tay. The thundering rain [...]

History Trip to Stirling

15 May, 2019

School Trip

The II Form History trip to Stirling on Monday 13th May gave boys the opportunity to get hands-on with many of the events, figures and issues they have been studying [...]

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