Sixth Form News

VI Form Theatre Trip

11 October, 2018

School TripSixth Form

On Tuesday evening, a group of 20 Sixth Formers, accompanied by teachers, attended the King’s Theatre to watch a performance of Ian Rankin’s new play Rebus: Long Shadows, adapted for stage [...]

LVI Social with St George’s

10 October, 2018

School EventSixth Form

On the evening of Friday 5 October, LVI Form pupils from across both Laidlaw Houses and Evans donned their glad rags, dusted off their dancing shoes and headed to the [...]

Spanish Film Festival Trip

9 October, 2018

AcademicMiddle yearsSchool TripSixth Form

As a school, we are very lucky to enjoy the proximity of Edinburgh and the wealth of cultural opportunities it has to offer.  This is never more true than for [...]

UVI Form Physics Pupils Visit CERN

2 October, 2018

AcademicSchool TripSixth Form

Taking full advantage of weekend leave, ten UVI Form Physics students, accompanied by Mr King and Mr Nicholls, set off on Friday afternoon for CERN. Arriving late at night into [...]

Triumvirate Thoughts

26 September, 2018

AcademicSixth Form

The academic year 2018-19 is now under way and all our boys are well established members of the Merchiston community. The Triumvirate have also been settling into their new roles [...]

Summer Stories from our Golf Academy

14 September, 2018

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The summer months are long gone as the cold and wet Scottish weather hits. Some of our Golf Academy pupils reflect on their golfing success over the summer. Good luck [...]

Debating Matters Championship

11 September, 2018

AcademicSixth Form

On 21 September, a team of six Merchiston senior boys will take part in a one day Debating Matters Competition to be held at the Scottish Parliament. The competition is [...]

Merchiston’s Bespoke Sixth Form Curriculum

6 September, 2018

AcademicFeaturedSixth Form

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 [...]

Results day: UVI pupils surpass expectations

16 August, 2018

AcademicSixth Form

Merchiston’s Leavers woke up to another excellent set of A Level results this morning. The reformed A Levels continued to emphasise increased stretch and challenge; and we are delighted that [...]

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