Our annual Scholars' dinner welcomed Professor Giles Hammond of Glasgow University as guest speaker.
The School is lucky to have many Speakers visit to share their knowledge and experience with our pupils. Explore the news items below to get a taste of who we have hosted.
Merchistonian and NFL Star Jamie Gillan has returned to School to share his inspiring journey.
A speaker from Save the Children helps us celebrate Christmas Jumper Day and we award Colours and Half Colours for contribution to Sport.
Dr Aric Sigman and two Merchistonians presented at our wellbeing conference, covering many important topics on mental health and confidence.
The Sixth Form have welcomed a guest speaker to discuss testicular cancer.
This week we were treated to a special selection of delicious food inspired by the flavours of Norway.
This week we were delighted to welcome the ultra-marathon runner Dion Leonard and his dog Gobi to the school.
This week, the Headmaster congratulates our new Gibson Scholars and Arkwright Scholars.
Merchiston is pleased to be supporting an amazing challenge being undertaken by a former pupil.
The best cricketers in Scotland will be gracing our grounds to play in a 50-overs-a-side match.
The Spawforth Library is currently hosting a pop-up book fair.
V Form Biology students have attended a lecutre in the University of Edinburgh’s BioQuarter.
IV Form pupil Gordie talks about the Young Farmers' Club
The Headmaster summarises the weekly goings-on in the School.
The History and Politics Department was pleased to host an afternoon seminar with Dr Malcolm Craig of Liverpool John Moores University.
The most recent Careers Cafe saw Lawrence Brown visit to talk to the pupils about Veterinary Medicine.
Merchiston Scholars from IV upwards join staff and invited guests for another enjoyable evening.
The Headmaster welcomes Doddie Weir to the school.