Sixth Form News

Hypnosis Does Not Exist

15 November, 2018

School EventSixth Form

“Hypnosis doesn’t exist” was a phrase that Martin Taylor “the hypnotist who doesn’t use hypnosis” repeated a lot throughout the night. Martin explained that hypnosis is simply a combination of [...]

VIA Club Karaoke Night

14 November, 2018

Sixth Form

This week, the VIA Club launched its inaugural karaoke evening, which after a few technical hitches (solved expertly by the Headmaster, who just happened to pop in to catch up [...]

Sixth Form Charity Social

8 November, 2018

Sixth Form

On Friday 2 November, the Sixth Form boys welcomed around 80 girls from Kilgraston and St George’s to their Hawaiian themed Charity Social, hosted in the theatre, which had been transformed [...]

Merchiston Makes MONOPOLY

8 November, 2018

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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 [...]

First Few Months of Boarding

2 November, 2018

Sixth Form

I started at Merchiston Castle School this year and I will be doing my last two years of schooling here, whilst I sit my A Level exams. So far, I [...]

Meet our Housemothers

2 November, 2018

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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 [...]

St Joseph’s Rugby Festival

25 October, 2018

RugbySixth FormSport

The annual St Joseph’s Rugby Festival gave the Merchiston Squad a big opportunity to build on what had already been a great start to the season. On day one, we [...]

Robert Burns Scholar

15 October, 2018

AcademicSixth Form

This year, Merchiston welcomed Lewis from St Andrew’s College, Christchurch, New Zealand, to enjoy a week in our School. Lewis was easily able to immerse himself in the busy Sixth [...]

Ricky Munday Visits Merchiston

12 October, 2018

AcademicSchool EventSixth Form

On Wednesday, we were lucky enough to host Ricky Munday for a talk on his recent climb of Mount Everest. He began by going into depth about his upbringing and [...]

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