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04 June 2018

Turning socio-economic challenges into opportunities. ...
22 May 2018
On Friday 18 May, the School hosted the annual 1XI v Merchistonians T20 bash. ...
17 May 2018
“At Muirfield on Sunday 13 May the Merchistonian team took on the Lorretonians in their annual match. ...
11 May 2018
It was great to see Grant and his wife, Margaret this week who popped by on their way to St Andrews. ...
07 May 2018
On a 70th birthday trip to Scotland, Allan decided to surprise his father with a trip to Merchiston. ...
07 May 2018
Match Manager, George Walker (69-74) provides an update:

"The team consisting of Niall Ballantyne (82-87), Richard Duncan (94-00), Colin Barbour (78-83), Stephen Biggart (96-03), Sandy Corstorphine (59-64), Will Biggart (94-01) and Alastair Millig ...
07 May 2018
Ian and his wife were up visiting family and took the opportunity to pop by the School for a tour. ...
04 May 2018
Following a most enjoyable year at ICTA I was dispatched to Sarawak, together with Norman Orr and Robin Kirk, in August 1957. ...
03 May 2018
Following two full house presentations last year, Iain Wright (60-65) is back by popular demand. ...
01 May 2018
Ben Property is an Edinburgh based property management company run by Merchistonian, Jamie Kerr (88-93). ...
01 May 2018

I am just back from two weeks in Cape Town, I lived in South Africa for five years in the Seventies and have visited regularly over the years so it is very much a home from home. ...
26 April 2018
A dear friend of mine, Martin Macari passed away last year and I set myself the challenge of learning a new game and trialling for the National Touch Squads in his honour. ...
16 April 2018
New Knot Cufflinks available now. ...
19 March 2018
Douglas Crawford (09-14) and Benn Morris (09-16) are coming to the end of their tenure as chairman and vice-chairman respectively of the University of Bath Rugby Club, a year which has seen the club membership numbers exceed 400; the largest it has e ...
15 March 2018
Chris Shorter (64-67) has been in touch to say that he is delighted to hear about the 50 year reunion in May which he plans to attend. ...
15 March 2018
On Saturday 10 of March the annual Merchistonian Clay and Rifle competition took place against pupils. ...
14 March 2018
The inaugural Merchistonian v Merchiston squash match took place on 8 March at Colinton Castle Squash Club. ...
09 February 2018
The Merchistonian Club is pleased to announce Murray Capital as its new title sponsor. ...
01 February 2018

"Diversifying for the next generation"
Presentation by Simon Hannah (88-95),
Managing Director of J. ...
30 January 2018
Congratulations to Tom Diggle (08-16) who has been selected for the 2018 High Performance and Academy programme of Scottish Target Shooting. ...
30 January 2018
As the hereditary chief of Clan Majoribanks, Andrew Marjoribanks of that Ilk (55-59) was invited to unveil a statue to the Golden Retriever, which was first bred by one Dudley Marjoribanks, later Lord Tweedmouth. ...
29 January 2018
Stewart Crerar (02-08) was a member of the Merchiston Tennis Academy when it started and was part of the Scottish Schools’ Cup Championship team. ...
16 January 2018
Magnus Bradbury (11-13) has been selected to play! Congratulations Magnus and Ready Ay Ready for the tournament. ...
14 December 2017
Thanks to James Hardie (52-57) who has returned to the School a library book titled ‘The Far North’ taken out 50 years ago. ...
14 December 2017
Will Lindsay (87-94) works with McInroy & Wood in Haddington, East Lothian, and is looking to recruit a graduate Investment Analyst for this successful discretionary investment manager. ...
07 December 2017
Are there any graduates looking to get their foot in the door of the VC/PE world?
07 December 2017
Current pupil, James L, wrote to the Headmaster after the 2014 Remembrance Service (when he was in Pringle) with an idea for 2018 – now that is impressive forward thinking for a 12 year old! Now, in 2017, he stood in front of a packed Memorial H ...
07 December 2017
James Raeburn (15-17), a promising young photographer, is pursuing a career in photography and videography. ...
06 December 2017
Dr Dan Brown (2003 leaver) came to talk to the Sixth Form and a selection of St George’s girls on Wednesday 29 November about Health & Wellness. ...
23 November 2017
Which Merchistonian has your vote for next year’s Merchistonian Award? Has your old classmate, father, son, uncle, grandfather done something special, distinguished, industrious, charitable in his lifetime that you think earns him a chance to win? Th ...
23 November 2017
Last month Grant Hardie (05-10) and his team, representing Scotland, won gold at the World Mixed Curling Championships held in Champery, Switzerland. ...
22 November 2017
Fraser Brown (01-07), Glasgow and Scotland hooker, visited the school on Wednesday 22 November. ...
17 November 2017
Congratulations to Andrew McGill (84-85) and Diane Carbutt who tied the knot on 23 September at St Michaels and All Angels Church, RAF Cranwell. ...
15 November 2017
The Headmaster and Barbara will be visiting Asia this month, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Malaysia, and would be delighted to meet up with you. ...
10 November 2017
James Johnstone (02-08) has been given his opportunity with Edinburgh after several seasons on the sevens circuit and feels that it is time to try and forge a future in the 15-a-side game, although he is yet to learn if he will be back with the abbre ...
10 November 2017
The SRU board has granted that the MRFC its historic status of being an FC instead of an RFC. ...
10 November 2017
Jamie Maran (04-15) and Dan Nutton (05-14) played together for Newcastle University’s 1XV team against Birmingham University; they won the game convincingly! Dan is captain of the 1XV and Jamie is captain of the 2XV. ...
03 November 2017
You all had a great time on the course, at dinner, and then for drinks afterwards. ...
02 November 2017
Roderick Douglas Macrorie (1908-1912) was a 2nd Lieutenant in the 4th Battalion Royal Scots and then moved up to be Captain when he was killed in action at Gaza on 2 November 1917. ...
01 November 2017
Philippe Lemaitre (88-96) brought his wife, Charlotte, and daughter to Merchiston this week for a walk down memory lane. ...
26 October 2017
Congratulations to Zach Mercer on his selection for the England squad!

Eddie Jones has named his England squad to begin their preparations for the opening match of the Old Mutual Wealth series against Argentina. ...
16 October 2017
Grant Hardie (05-10) skipped the Scottish team to success at the recent World Mixed Curling Championship. ...
14 October 2017
Rory Forbes (84-88) and his wife, Anita Chiu, are delighted to announce the arrival of Elise Kesson Forbes on 14 October 2017 at the Matilda Hospital in Hong Kong. ...
10 October 2017
James McKie (07-09) was one of Merchiston's very first Tennis Academy graduates so we are very proud to see that James is now the assistant coach of Tennessee Athletics men's tennis team. ...
07 October 2017
The 2017 Cruise of Bagheera of Whitby by David Clements (57-62). ...
30 September 2017
Handshakes at the main door to the School; a cheeky wee photo with the returning lads, before the Headmaster and Mrs Hunter were invited to join the shot on the main staircase (Cameron tartan) outside the Memorial Hall; and then on down to the Old Li ...
29 September 2017
The away games are now available to book so please get your requests in to Louise here. ...
29 September 2017
A thank you to David McCallum (66-70) who found a copy of the Scottish Field magazine from November 1965. ...
20 September 2017
Sam Hidalgo-Clyne (06-01) and Hamish Watson helped launch the Mitsubishi Motors Kit 4 Clubs Scheme. ...
14 September 2017
"We are reviving the hugely popular and fun St Andrews day event. ...
13 September 2017
Leonardo is the largest inward investor in the UK defence sector, the largest Italian inward investor to the UK, and one of the biggest suppliers of defence equipment to the UK MoD. ...
12 September 2017
Following two days of stiff competition, Angus Roberts (13-16) was proclaimed as one of the winners of the 2017 Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year Awards. ...
12 September 2017
‘Where Your Boy Comes First’ – Have you seen this video yet? Cick here to watch. ...
10 September 2017
“A round up of Cambs 1 and 2 from last weekend. ...
08 September 2017
Robert Mansergh (1912-1914) served in the 17th Battalion Manchester Regiment – the 2nd Manchester Pals. ...
08 September 2017
Gavin Parker (11-13): “Having graduated university the year before I was very keen to travel and see a bit of the world. ...
08 September 2017
"Historians in Italy believe they have found the remains of Robert Donald Brown(1928-1932), a British officer who was hailed a hero during the Second World War after holding off a German attack singlehandedly, armed only with a pistol and hand grenad ...
06 September 2017
Many of you will know about the MCS panel project from 2016. ...
06 September 2017
"I have recently co-founded a new SaaS business providing board portal software to the Not-for-profit and SME markets around the globe. ...
01 September 2017
Congratulations to those that have graduated from Aberdeen University; Patrick Alexander Baker (06-11) with a Degree Of Bachelor Of Medicine And Bachelor Of Surgery, Oliver Cameron Paterson Hofford (04-13) with a Degree Of Bachelor Of Law With Option ...
30 August 2017
Cameron is seeking a placement for his Year in Industry - he is studying Industrial Design and Technology at Brunel University in London and has just completed his 2nd year. ...
29 August 2017
On being named captain, Bradbury told Edinburgh Rugby: “I’m over the moon with the news. ...
28 August 2017
During the holidays we had a visit from Roy Humble (44-48) and his daughter Noreen, Hugh Dinwoodie (43-48), and Bill Donaldson (44-49). ...
21 July 2017

Introducing the new Merchistonian clothing range; initiated by the Merchistonian committee, with the help of Frazor Murphy (77-83) from ThinRedLineDesign. ...
19 July 2017
Club President, Matthew Gray (79-85), MRFC Secretary, Oli Green (99-07) and Club Secretary, Gill Imrie meet with Graeme Crossley (95-99) from Bloodhound Digital to get some useful hints and tips for the Club's Social Media platforms. ...
07 July 2017

Club President, Matthew Gray (79-85) has recently acted as a judge on the panel for the property technology competition which was delivered by the Strathclyde Entrepreneurial Network. ...
30 June 2017
Please find the minutes from the AGM below. ...
30 June 2017
As a member of the Vintage Sports Car Club, Roger Platfoot (56-59) enjoyed attending the Scottish Tour in St Boswells last weekend. ...
30 June 2017
“I am currently in the process of sailing from Dartmouth to Dartmouth via the Caledonian Canal! In Scotland, we have so far visited Eyemouth, Arbroath , Peterhead, Whitehills and Lossiemouth before locking into the Caledonian Canal, where the boat no ...
30 June 2017
Duncan Brown (98-02) has stepped up as our new New Zealand Merchistonian representative. ...
29 June 2017
As part of the research for a book written by Matt Vallance he has uncovered two forgotten Merchistonian British and Irish Lions: Robert (Bertie) Bulloch Waddell (1898-1902) and William Lovat Fraser (1897-1902). ...
28 June 2017
Tiziano Pasquali (10-11) (prop) got his first cap and became our 66th internationalist when he played in the Fiji v Italy match (22 – 19). ...
26 June 2017
“I am currently in the process of sailing from Dartmouth to Dartmouth via the Caledonian Canal! In Scotland, we have so far visited Eyemouth, Arbroath , Peterhead, Whitehills and Lossiemouth before locking into the Caledonian Canal, where the boat no ...
23 June 2017
Jamie Kerr (88-93) and Peter Legget (03-01) played for MCC in the School’s 1st XI v MCC fixture. ...
23 June 2017
It was lovely to meet Kevin Kim (14-16) this morning, thanks for popping. ...
22 June 2017
Antoine Magre (10-14) who has just let us know that he has achieved a 2. ...
22 June 2017
“I am currently in the process of sailing from Dartmouth to Dartmouth via the Caledonian Canal! In Scotland, we have so far visited Eyemouth, Arbroath , Peterhead, Whitehills and Lossiemouth before locking into the Caledonian Canal, where the boat no ...
21 June 2017
The Merchiston Golf Academy has been crowned for the second year in a row, UK National Junior Champions. ...
18 June 2017
On Sunday 18 June, the Merchiston Golf Academy played its annual match against the Merchistonians at the world-renowned Open Championship venue, The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Muirfield. ...
16 June 2017
James Boyd (69-73) has just caught up with Magnus Bradbury (11-13) and Fraser Brown (01-17) in Coogee, where he was able to wish Fraser all the very best ahead of the game tomorrow. ...
16 June 2017
It’s back, with this year’s competition again being run alongside, Tynedale Beer & Cider Festival 2017. ...
16 June 2017
“It was wonderful to see two Merchistonians and brothers, Tom and Chris (07-12) Sole fighting it out against some of the best cricketers in the world last month. ...
16 June 2017
‘Bath Rugby starlet Zach Mercer (13-15) could not contain his delight after England Under 20 sealed a dramatic 24-22 victory over South Africa in the semi-final of the World Rugby U20 Championship. ...
09 June 2017
Congratulations to Aaron Tait (14-16) who has been named in this year's Bay of Plenty Under 19 team in New Zealand. ...
08 June 2017
Would you like to advertise your company's services in this year’s Merchistonian Club Magazine? Please find the rates and specifications below and contact merchistonians@merchiston. ...
06 June 2017
Tiziano Pasquali (10-11) left Merchiston to go to Leicester Tigers and then went on to Benetton Treviso. ...
05 June 2017
Requests are now closed for the matches below. ...
05 June 2017
Requests are now closed for the matches below. ...
02 June 2017

2 June 2017
 Dear Parents, Former Parents, Merchistonians and Friends of Merchiston
Contributions to Gift Funds
Several years ago now, I stopped the tradition of writing to you seeking “Thank You” contributions for departing members of staf ...

 

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