Academic News

Engineering Education Scheme Winners 

20 April, 2018

AcademicCareersSixth Form

The LVI Engineering Team attended the Celebration and Assessment Day for the Engineering Education Scheme yesterday in Glasgow. They won the ‘Industry Award’, which was one of two awards available [...]

Worldwide reading of Ovid

23 March, 2018


On Friday 23 March, boys from the II Form to V Form celebrated the end of term by taking part in a worldwide reading of Ovid’s Metamorphoses. They joined participants [...]

UVI Classical Civilisation trip to study Greek Art

19 March, 2018

AcademicSchool TripSixth Form

On Friday 16 March, the UVI Classical Civilisation group made a day trip to London to visit the British Museum. Here we were able to study many of the works [...]

History Trip to Eastern Europe

19 March, 2018

AcademicChalmers EastMiddle yearsRogersonSchool Trip

Thursday morning (22 March) sees the departure of the History department’s regular visit to Germany and Poland. The trip is available to boys in Shell and V Form, and is [...]

Inter-Clan Debating

13 March, 2018

AcademicSchool Event

On the evening of Monday 12 March, the final of the Inter-Clan Debating Competition was held in School. Teams across various age groups battled it out to be our in-house [...]

Week 9 in Merchiston Juniors

12 March, 2018

AcademicCareersDramaSchool EventSchool Trip

Monday 5 – Sunday 11 March Well what a fortnight we have experienced, but there is a definite feeling of Spring in the air, and the birds seem as relieved [...]

Juniors take the Euro Quiz

12 March, 2018

AcademicJuniorsSchool Trip

The Euro Quiz is an exciting event that is held annually for primary 6 age children in the UK. It tests their knowledge of Europe; the European Union, Languages, Culture, [...]

Latest Book Group meetings

7 March, 2018

AcademicChalmers EastChalmers West

On Wednesday 28 February, the Fourth Form Book Group met to discuss Moonrise by Sarah Crossan. Here are some of their thoughts about this book… I liked how this book was [...]

UVI pupils play detective

27 February, 2018

AcademicSixth Form

DNA day is an annually held event in the Biology Department at Merchiston. It is fantastic fun, and is a hands-on day, letting us Upper Sixth A Level and Higher [...]

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