What were your favourite subjects when you were at school? I expressed my creative side through different means during my ESMS days and was very involved in the musical life of the school. I also particularly enjoyed product design as it presented the opportunity to exercise my imagination in sometimes more unconventional ways. When you left … Continue reading Emily Lewis (2009), Owner, Ingrained Moments Woodcraft
Interview with Mr Cameron Wyllie, author and former teacher at DSMC and retired Principal of George Heriot’s School
When did you start teaching and what subject did you teach?I started teaching in 1980 at DSMC teaching English. I was a teaching student at DSMC in the English department and I was extremely lucky to be offered a job afterwards. The English department was wonderful. Tom Fraser, who recently died, was my Head of … Continue reading Interview with Mr Cameron Wyllie, author and former teacher at DSMC and retired Principal of George Heriot’s School
What were your favourite subjects when you were at school? My favourite subjects were definitely the sciences, specifically Biology and Chemistry but I also really enjoyed PE and would look forward to the days we had that and rugby training too. When you left school, did you have a career path in mind? I had absolutely no … Continue reading Mark Leckie (2016), Insect Farming Technician at Better Origin
Alasdair started his education as a pupil at Daniel Stewart’s College in 1963 with Miss Burt as his teacher from P1-P3. He was at School when it merged with Melville College in 1973, enjoying the RAF Section of the Combined Cadet Force, the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and chairing the Charities Committee in sixth year. … Continue reading About Alasdair Seale, Chair of Governing Council, ESMS
Over the summer break, we caught up with Anthony Simpson, new Principal of ESMS, and asked him to tell us more about his career before moving to ESMS and his plans for the future. Tell us a little about your career before you moved to ESMS, what subject did you teach before you moved into … Continue reading Interview with Anthony Simpson, Principal, ESMS
What were your favourite subjects when you were at school? Maths, Physics and Product Design! When you left school, did you have a career path in mind? I would say taking my time selecting a university course really helped me have clarity on my career path so, all going well, I had a pretty good … Continue reading Bex Jones (MES 2015), Design Consultant at Shore Group
An informal reunion for all Melville College former pupils will take place on Friday 4 November at the Clubhouse at Inverleith starting at 2.00pm. As part of the reunion, the downstairs function room will be renamed the Dougie Morgan Room. There will be a display of Melville College memorabilia during the afternoon. The invitation is … Continue reading Melville College Reunion
What were your favourite subjects when you were at school? It changed from year to year depending on what we were learning but on the whole my favourite subjects were Maths, Chemistry, Art and Product Design. I liked Maths and Chemistry as I prefer working with numbers and equations than reading/writing large amounts of text. … Continue reading Christina Cheung (MES 2011), Senior Business Sustainability Analyst at B Lab Global
The annual Burns Supper of the Watsonians NSW Australia Club will take place on Saturday 23 July, at the Fairmont Restaurant in the Occidental Hotel where the party will have exclusive use of the bar and restaurant. Doors will open at 6.45pm for a 7pm start. A three-course meal with haggis entrée and a nip … Continue reading Rescheduled Burns Supper in Australia
The FP Club would like to invite former pupils of the Club and Guild as well as former staff from both schools to join them for their first monthly lunch since early 2020! This will take place on Friday 28 October, at the Clubhouse, at Inverleith. The lunch will start at 1pm but doors will … Continue reading Resumption of FP Club Monthly Lunches
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