Sixth Form News

LVI Form French Workshop

13 February, 2019

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On Tuesday 5 February, we all travelled down to Stewart’s Melville College, to spend the morning with the other boys studying French. This was a unique opportunity for both the [...]

VI Form Classicists in London

12 February, 2019

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Some VI Form Classicists made a flying trip to London on Thursday 7 February. After an early flight and a hearty breakfast in Russell Square Gardens, we spent a couple [...]

Art Gallery Trip

7 February, 2019

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We visited some of Edinburgh’s private galleries in order to see what is currently happening on the Contemporary Scottish Art scene.  In particular, the boys were struck by the exhibition [...]

Careers Cafe – Veterinary Medicine

7 February, 2019

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The most recent Careers Cafe saw Lawrence Brown visit to talk to the pupils about Veterinary Medicine. Lawrence has wide ranging experience in this area including traditional practice, wider animal [...]

Burns Supper at St George’s

22 January, 2019

Sixth Form

On Friday 18 January, boys attended the annual St George’s Burns Dinner. Arriving en masse at 7.30pm, the boys were welcomed by the girls in the Main Hall before being [...]

UVI Meeting with the Headmaster

17 January, 2019

Sixth Form

Over the course of his first term in post, the Headmaster took on the rather daunting challenge of meeting every boy in the School. For UVI and LVI Form pupils, [...]


9 January, 2019

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Much is made by boarding schools in their promotional material and press releases about the many advantages of a boarding education: close friendships, excellent recreational facilities, opportunities to build life-long [...]

Place2be Christmas Party

12 December, 2018

Sixth Form

Last Wednesday, both primary school groups involved in the Place2be Mentoring Scheme came to Merchiston to enjoy the annual Christmas Party. Aside from party games in Memorial Hall, the children enjoyed [...]

Housemother Blog: Laidlaw South

8 December, 2018

Sixth Form

As we near the Christmas holidays, looking out to a dark and misty winter’s afternoon, I reflect back on those balmy late summer days and all that’s happened in between. [...]

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