Merchiston: This is a boys only day and boarding school for 432 pupils aged 7 to 18. For entry under 12 years of age, assessments are held in January. These take the form of computerised tests in Mathematics and English, a writing exercise and there is also an informal interview. References are required from the current school. 13+ entry is in the last week of January. This consists of written papers in Mathematics and English, a Screening or Non-Verbal Reasoning test, and an interview. Merchiston Castle has its own assessments. 16+ entry is based on GCSE predictions, an interview and school report. Overseas pupils need a satisfactory level of English and also take a Maths paper. These may be sent to the current school. Scholarships are available but do not offer any automatic fee remission.
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