PSHE Day in the Prep School is a regular event that we all look forward to. It is a chance to re-assess and learn vital skills at the end of a very busy half of term.
News & Events
The Pentland Hills are home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, as well as woodland and a number of reservoirs. Just ten miles from school they make a perfect day trip for our budding scientists and geographers.
We benefit from our proximity to some of the most beautiful parts of Scotland and in under two hours we found ourselves in beautiful Perthshire, location for this year’s 2nd Form Geography Field Trip. We had a glorious day at Loch Faskally and the Birks of Aberfeldy.
Our Upper Sixth students have been taking part in a 'Wellness Carousel' in their PSE lessons this term
Accompanied by Dan Wallace (Olympic, Commonwealth Games and World Swimming Medallist), our Fettesians gathered for the annual Gilrs House Swimming Gala.
A celebration of house spirit! Our House Steeplechase took place on Saturday and the Fettes campus welcomed our young Fettesians with a warm autumnal glow.
There was plenty of excitement before the start of the debut event which saw over 120 boys involved in the inaugural House Touch Rugby Festival.
As part of our Co-Curricular offering at Fettes College, each year a group of our students and staff take part in the Scottish Islands Peaks Race, sailing and running over 200 miles in the West Coast of Scotland!
Every day is a fun learning day in the Prep School and we all enjoy listening to visiting guests who come to share their expertise with us in a variety of subjects.
This time the English Department hosted actors from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust who ran a series of workshops with four of our year groups.
With so many museums and galleries on our doorstep, we are spoilt for choice for learning outside the classroom. This time it was P Forms' chance to head out to find out a little more about the Victorians at the National Museum of Scotland.
Our sporting calendar is always a busy one, and this week has been no exception! We've enjoyed a rugby tour to Ireland, a regional hockey qualifier down south and hockey, rugby and netball fixtures against local opposition.
At Fettes Prep our pupils can be part of an exciting and varied activities programme. This week Fettes Prep Eco Club, Small Steps, visited Fettes head chef Alistair MacDonald for an evening of food discussions and baking!
The second lunchtime Coffee Concert of the term took place today yesterday, with some superb vocal and instrumental acts.
On the 8th of October Fettes College hosted author Mariam Khan for her first ever school visit, where she gave a talk and hosted two workshops.
Prep Sports teams enjoy various tours during the sporting year. This time it was the turn of the 1st XV to travel to Ireland for a two match tour against Campbell College and Methodist College
This is the first time that Fettes Prep have been involved in the Scottish Schools Cup, run by Netball Scotland. Having been training during activity sessions, the netball team was raring to go!
Fettes College has been named Independent School of the Year in the ‘Healthy Eating’ and ‘Student Wellbeing’ categories.
Each weekend, our borders can be found out and about on fabulous trips and adventures. This weekend, Arran and Iona Houses joined forces and set off for an afternoon of Laser Tag fun.
Congratulations to Old Fettesian Jake Wightman (Gl 2008-2012) on being selected to represent Great Britain at the IAAF World Championships in Doha.
Each term, our pupils have the opportunity to take part in informal concerts in front of their friends and parents. This time it was the turn of S and T Forms' to perform.