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School News

variety of different flags from around the world

It is a wrap on this year's International Week! Find out more about what the boys got to experience. 

Image of Sixth Form students at Merchiston Castle School setting up outdoor lunch during an expedition to Costa Rica

An incredible account of the Half Term multi-disciplinary expedition to Costa Rica!

School Tweets

    bus autumn

    If the school run does not fit well with your family life, our morning bus service might help. 

    Merchiston operates the following morning transport route: Edinburgh North and West End.
    We cover the following areas:

    Time Pick-up point Cost
    7:10am Fettes Avenue opposite Waitrose £4.20
    7:20am Craigcook Road opposite Hillpark Drive £4.20
    7:30am Murrayfield Road opposite Kingsburgh Road £4.20
    7:33am Ravelston Dykes (bus stop opposite Garscube Terrace) £4.20
    7:40am Chester Stree (bus stop outside No.11) £4.20
    7:50am Polwarth Terrace at Ettrick Road £4.20


    Places on all routes must be booked in advance, Monday to Friday, 5 days per week, for the whole term.

    All weekday school transport services to Merchiston drop off in the morning within the School grounds. Please note, services do not operate after school or on a Saturday or Sunday.

    We would remind parents that our transport services are unsupervised and the school cannot accept responsibility for children until they reach their classrooms. 

    Charges are £4.20 per single trip.

    Times are subject to change depending on demand, please keep an eye on the Parent Portal for the most up to date information. Additionally, we may review published times and services on offer: we will notify you if there is any change to the services you have selected, or the times advertised.

    Please note that the latest information on our bus service can be found via the Parent Portal.