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Design & Technology

pupil and teacher in design and technology lab

The Design Technology and Engineering department continues to be very popular amongst the pupils.

The department offers a stimulating working environment with a variety of well-resourced areas that encourages pupils to learn through prototyping, experimenting and evaluating.  

At GCSE and A Level pupils have the opportunity to lead projects tailored to their interests to help them develop their understanding of the world of design, manufacturing and engineering. Both GCSE and A-Level courses focus heavily on the sustainability of design and our responsibly to design and live in an ethical manner that does not steal from future generations.

A Morning in the DT Department

Academic News

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A view of Merchiston's belfrey clock tower through a bagpipe

A day full of anticipation at Merchiston with the publication of SQA National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher results. 

Group of Junior boys

Merchiston will be hosting an Open Day on Saturday 8 October. Register your interest now!