Academic News

Book Group turns to the wall

31 October, 2014


On Tuesday the Middle School Book Group met to discuss The Wall by William Sutcliffe. Here are some of their thoughts about this book…. The Wall’s plot is cleverly set [...]

Bang goes the Borders

30 September, 2014

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On the Saturday of weekend leave, Mr Main, ably accompanied by D&T Prefect Fintan and LVI pupils Angus and Lewis, travelled down to ‘Bang Goes the Borders’ at St Mary’s [...]

A level Art visit

23 September, 2014


Last week we took our A level Artists to see Merchiston’s Artist in Residence’s exhibition at Patriot Hall Gallery in Edinburgh. It was a mixed exhibition of contemporary work that [...]

GCSE results

21 August, 2014

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All of our Fifth Form pupils received their GCSE examination results electronically this morning. We were very pleased with them, especially when we compared them with the MidYIS predictions made [...]

A level results

14 August, 2014


After the long summer break the School burst into life this morning as our Upper Sixth leavers returned to receive news of their A level results. Despite the national dip [...]

A future leading light

18 July, 2014


Colm (Lower Sixth) is delighted to have been awarded two prestigious Engineering related awards this month, a first for any Scottish student! TDI Awards The Technology, Design and Innovation (TDI) [...]

Engineering Education results

19 June, 2014


This year, a team of boys from the Lower Sixth Form worked closely with engineers from Selex ES: they were given a long term project to tackle a real world [...]

Shell Geographers at the river

5 June, 2014


The Geography Department travelled to the River Knaik, near Stirling, with the Shell geographers. The trip was designed to hone their data gathering techniques in preparation for gathering their own [...]

Physics Olympiad

10 January, 2014


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