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Merchiston’s Bespoke Sixth Form Curriculum

6 September, 2018

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The average Merchiston Upper Sixth pupil’s UCAS points tally was 141 At Merchiston, we are in the fortunate position of being able to offer to our Sixth Form two types [...]

GCSE Results – truly outperforming!

23 August, 2018


Congratulations to last year’s Fifth Form on a sensational performance at GCSE this summer. Pupils (and parents!) nationwide have been waiting anxiously for this year’s results, particularly as many subjects [...]

Merchiston a World Leading School

15 March, 2018


Merchiston is delighted to have been accepted as a member of the prestigious World Leading Schools Association, the only School in Scotland, after successfully completing a rigorous inspection visit and application [...]

University Offer Success

17 January, 2018

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Monday 15 January was the external closing date for UK university applications through UCAS – and even before the deadline Merchiston pupils have been enjoying a rush of tempting offers [...]

New Headmaster for 2018/19

15 December, 2017


We are delighted to announce that Merchiston Castle School has appointed Mr Jonathan Anderson as Headmaster for September 2018. Jonathan grew up in Ulster and read Geography at Queen’s Belfast [...]

A Level Results 2017

17 August, 2017

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Building on a truly outstanding portfolio of SQA results earlier this month, Merchiston’s Leavers woke up to another excellent set of A level results on Thursday morning. A full 47% [...]

Golf: UK Junior National Champions 2017

22 June, 2017


Yesterday, the Merchiston Golf Academy was crowned UK National Junior Champions for the second year in a row. The schools’ competition was played at Radley Golf Club, in the heart [...]

Oxbridge success 2017

20 January, 2017

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Every year we have an ambitious group of talented pupils, determined to test themselves in the highly competitive university arena. This year, boys not only decided to test themselves by [...]

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