Academic News

Know your Enemy: Biology Talk

30 April, 2019


A group of V Form’s budding biology students attended the Let’s Talk About Health and Disease lecture, at Little France Campus – part of The University of Edinburgh’s BioQuarter. The [...]

UKMT Junior Team Maths Challenge

2 April, 2019


On Friday 9 March, four boys (two III Form and two IV Form) were selected to represent the School at a Regional Heat of the UKMT Junior Maths Team Challenge, [...]

Maths Fun Day

1 April, 2019

AcademicJuniorsSchool Event

The annual Maths Fun Day took place on 14 March. It is an activity for primary five children, which involved almost 130 children from 30 different primary schools. In the [...]

I Form Pupil Becomes the Teacher

22 March, 2019


We have been having an exciting time in English; our fables unit, which links in with the tangrams that the boys have been making in Design Technology and Maths, has [...]

The Pirates of the Curry Bean

6 March, 2019


This week, the Golden Age of Piracy is arriving at Merchiston, courtesy of the Drama Department. The call of the Golden Age of Piracy remains as enticing today as it [...]

The Euro Quiz

5 March, 2019

AcademicJuniorsSchool Trip

On Monday 4 March, a few boys from I Form were able to compete in the Euro Quiz. Our fantastic team consisted of: Ahmed, Fergus, Lucas, Ghani and our Super [...]

International Marine Conference – Day 2

4 March, 2019


Day 2 We set out for our second day of the Conference at 7am, so as to beat rush hour traffic and on our arrival in Glasgow enjoyed breakfast at [...]

International Marine Conference – Day 1

4 March, 2019

AcademicSchool Trip

On Wednesday 20 February, a group of four biology students were lucky enough to attend Scotland’s International Marine Conference, Glasgow. It was evident from the start that the conference was [...]

LVI Form French Workshop

13 February, 2019

AcademicSchool TripSixth Form

On Tuesday 5 February, we all travelled down to Stewart’s Melville College, to spend the morning with the other boys studying French. This was a unique opportunity for both the [...]

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