Chalmers West News

Housemother Blog: Chalmers West

27 May, 2019

Chalmers WestHouse

Since Easter we have been fairly lucky with the weather and the warmer evenings have enabled the boys to spend more time outside, prep has even been finished early on [...]

Housemother Blog: Chalmers West

15 March, 2019

Chalmers WestMiddle years

Food glorious food! As we all know, growing boys have large appetites. The Catering Department here at Merchiston provide an amazing array of food three times a day, 7 days [...]

Housemother Blog: Chalmers West

25 January, 2019

Chalmers West

The Lent Term always passes extremely quickly and the first few weeks have flown by. Sunday trips, so far, have included a trip to the cinema and bowling followed by [...]

Chalmers West Round Up

19 December, 2018

Chalmers WestMiddle years

The final few weeks of term were, as ever, nice and busy in Chalmers West. We very much enjoyed listening to all of the music offered at the Choral and [...]

Housemother Blog: Chalmers West

16 November, 2018

Chalmers West

There is an old proverb that says ‘it takes a village to raise a child’. Well, let me introduce you to Merchiston Village: a village in a beautiful setting, surrounded [...]

Pupil Sailing Success

15 November, 2018

Chalmers WestMiddle yearsSport

My name is Lukas and I have been sailing since I was six years old. I first got into sailing when I moved to Hong Kong and my dad had [...]

Merchiston Makes MONOPOLY

8 November, 2018

Chalmers EastChalmers WestHouseJuniorsMiddle yearsRogersonSchool EventSchool TripSixth Form

We are delighted to announce that Merchiston will be one of the three educational squares represented on the new Edinburgh MONOPOLY board. MONOPOLY, Edinburgh Edition, has been popular for 20 [...]

Chalmers West Half Term Report

5 November, 2018

Chalmers WestMiddle years

It has been an exciting start to the new Chalmers West, with the boys all settling in really well and finding their feet. The boys who have come up from [...]

Meet our Housemothers

2 November, 2018

Chalmers EastChalmers WestHouseJuniorsMiddle yearsRogersonSixth Form

From the beginning of this academic year, we have introduced a Housemother into each Boarding House. The primary role of a Housemother is to ensure that all boys are comfortable [...]

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