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Sixth Form Society at Kilgraston

4 February, 2016

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A group comprising pupils from both Lower and Upper Sixth headed to Kilgraston School in Perthshire on Wednesday evening for the latest event in their joint Sixth Form Society series. After [...]

Maths Team Challenge National Final

3 February, 2016

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On Tuesday 2 February, Merchiston’s team of Cameron (LVI), Angus (LVI), Kirill (UVI), and Kevin (UVI) took part in the UKMT Senior Team Maths Challenge National Final in London. There [...]

Ice climbing

1 February, 2016

School TripSixth Form

Braehead ice factor was the destination on Sunday. We spent the first half an hour setting up equipment and the boys learnt how to fit crampons properly on to boots. [...]

Chemists visit Edinburgh University

28 January, 2016

AcademicSchool TripSixth Form

On Wednesday 27 January, the Upper Sixth A Level Chemistry students visited Edinburgh University for a tour of the analytical instruments and the undergraduate laboratories. They saw the state of [...]

LVI book group: Station Eleven

22 January, 2016

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On Monday 18 January, the Lower Sixth Book Group met to discuss Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel. Here are some of the members’ thoughts about the book: ‘Station [...]

University entrance news

18 January, 2016

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We are delighted to announce that five boys have received conditional offers to study at Oxford and Cambridge. The diverse range of subjects reflected is of particular satisfaction to the [...]

UVI book group

15 January, 2016

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On Thursday, the Upper Sixth Book Group met to discuss its holiday reads. The books on offer were either The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan, or How to [...]


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