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Golf: British Colleges and Schools National Final

14 May, 2019


Merchiston Golf Academy recently returned from a very successful trip to The Forest of Arden in Birmingham. Chalmers East pupils Lassé, Consti, Daniel and Lyle won the UK Southern Schools and [...]

Gold D of E Expedition

14 May, 2019

Outdoor EducationOutdoor Education

The Gold Duke of Edinburgh Expedition took place from 20th-23rd of April. The boys were split into two groups, Alpha and Bravo, accompanied by Mr Robertson, Mr Alexander and Mr George. [...]

Housemother Blog: Laidlaw North

10 May, 2019


As we move through the months towards half-term, we are beginning to appreciate the longer days and lighter nights. The Highland Ball, our first social of the year, took place [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

9 May, 2019

We began Tuesday morning’s Assembly with a report on the Ski Trip, which took place during the Easter holidays, from Max and Antonio.  Max: On the 30th of March the annual school ski trip [...]

‘Bag-A-Book’ in the Spawforth Library

8 May, 2019

JuniorsMiddle yearsNews(about us)

‘Bag-a-Book’ is back! The Spawforth Library is currently hosting a pop-up book fair from Travelling Books, aimed this term at our Junior and Middle Schools, with the superb added bonus [...]

International Honours for Merchiston Boys In U16 and U18 Rugby

7 May, 2019


We are proud to announce that during the Easter break, Merchiston had the strongest representation of boys from any club or school in both Scotland Under-16 and Under-18 rugby squads. [...]

TOP 3 finish at UK Golf Nationals

2 May, 2019

GolfMiddle yearsRogersonSixth FormSport

The Merchiston Golf Academy returned yesterday from a very successful trip to Open Championship venues, Royal St George’s and Princes Golf Club in Kent. It was here the top ranked [...]

Headmaster’s Headlines

1 May, 2019

At Tuesday morning’s Assembly, we had many pupils to congratulate for their commitment to different areas of the school and beyond. We all contribute to the success of our community and [...]

Housemother Blog: Laidlaw South

1 May, 2019

HouseSixth Form

The Final Straight I am happy to say that the boys have returned well-rested and positive from their Easter break, most feeling that they were able to find a balance [...]

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