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Life as a Day Boy

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Director of Admissions: Kay Wilson

Telephone: +44 (0) 131 312 2201/4

Email: admissions@merchiston.co.uk

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sixth form day student smiling with friends

Being a day pupil at Merchiston is often described as having ‘everything but the bed’.

Your son will be in a house with all his peers and able to benefit fully from the boarding school environment: a longer day providing more opportunities outside the classroom; supervised homework giving him additional help when needed whilst building his work ethic; the social and cultural diversity that comes from being in a house with boys from all over the world; the highest levels of individual support.

Day fees include lunch, tea and snacks in the house so your son can make the most of the extended day. If you are a working parent, you can be confident that your son is well cared for with his friends when you have to work late.

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We have started welcoming some of the boys back to campus for their 14-day quarantine.