MENU

Merchiston Castle School

Boys boarding and day

We are a Scottish School, offering the English curriculum, with a global outward-looking dimension, based just 15 minutes from an International Airport.

“A balanced curriculum, excellent pastoral care and a high A level pass rate make Merchiston one of the UK’s leading independent schools.”

Outstanding off the field…*

  • 3 As at A Level is 144 UCAS points. Merchiston’s average is 141 points.
  • 50% of grades achieved a A Level were at A*/A level.
  • 95% of pupils gained places at their first or second choice university.
  • SAT support clinics for applicants for American Universities. Students have gained admission to Ivy League Universities, such as Cornell and Brown.
  • 66% of grades achieved at GCSE were A*/A or 9/8/7 level.
  • Full boarding with a varied weekend activity programme specifically suited to age and stage.
  • Member of the World Leading Schools Association – the only School in Scotland! * Academic Results 2017/18 And on the field…
  • No.1 UK Junior Ranking Golf School (ISGA, 2017/18).
  • No.2 World Tennis School (ISF, 2017).
  • Representation in all of the 2017/18 Scottish National Rugby Teams.
  • In 2017/18, 88% of all pupils, from 7-18, represented the School in sport.
  • In 2017/18, there were 75 different teams, of all abilities, playing competitive fixtures across 16 sports: a total of 480 fixtures.
  • A wide range of sports available, such as athletics, cricket and hockey, suitable for boys of all abilities.


School Video

 

 

 

 

 

click here to enquire about
Merchiston Castle School
Merchiston Castle School Logo
HeadMr. Jonathan Anderson
School TypeCombined school for boys
Junior Age7 - 13
Senior Age Range13 - 18
AcademicGCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Vocational
Websitemerchiston.co.uk
Jnr Boarding Fees£6,550.00 per term
Snr Boarding Fees£10,220.00 per term
Forces Discountmeans tested
Total Students440
Youngest Boarder7
Junior Boarders30
Senior Boarders320
Int'l Students90
Closest Airport 1Edinburgh (5km)
Closest Airport 2Glasgow (50km)
spacer
Cookies help us deliver our services. By continuing to browse this website, you agree to our use of cookies. OK
spacer