With the official first day of Spring having just happened, we are counting down the days until our campus is full again with all our wonderful students and staff.
News & Events
Last week was 3rd Form project week at Fettes College. The main objective of the week was to learn and discover more about the themes of Hope and Freedom across a number of academic subjects.
Fettes Director of Service Mr Rowlands is raising money for ‘Super Troop', a charity we work very closely with. Mr Rowlands has set himself the challenge of dragging a tyre up and down the West Drive at Fettes for 24 hours.
Fettes is delighted to join forces with 13 other boarding schools in Scotland for a one-day virtual event so you can meet representatives from each school and discover the benefits of choosing Scotland for your child’s senior school.
Wondering what the benefits of small class sizes are? Looking for a school where wraparound care is included in the fees or wanting to know why Fettes Prep pupils love coming in to school every day?
The Prep School has been back for an eventful and joyful week which has included plenty of time away from our screens. The beautiful weather has inspired many fun games sessions and lots of fabulous outdoor learning.
Following changes in government guidelines, we were utterly delighted to welcome a number of College students back on to the Fettes campus for non-contact sports and activities from March 15th.
With the majority of the Prep School back together again next Monday we've taken a look back at some positive highlights of this second lockdown experience.
This week James Shone from ‘I Can and I Am’ virtually hosted a webinar for the Fettes Staff, Parents and Pupils. He has previously talked at Fettes and his presentation was extremely well received by the community and we were delighted to welcome him back.
The Fettes Mars EGGsplorer Challenge was issued to celebrate the landing of the Perseverance Rover on Mars. We wanted our pupils to think about the difficulties involved in landing something soft onto a hard surface!
Music has continued to thrive during lockdown and some of our young performers showed their progress in the most recent concert of the term.
Our beautiful West Drive looks even more welcoming as we have been gifted 10 majestic cherry trees which now stand elegantly at our main entrance.
On Wednesday 3rd March Director of Sport Mr Mark Appleson and Head of Rugby Mr Duncan Harrison hosted a light hearted rugby conversation with former international players Ian Robertson (Staff 1968-1972) and George Biagi (Gl 1999- 2004).
We've been celebrating our love of books and reading all week, culminating in today's World Book Day events. We've had so much fun in school and out; read on to find out more.
M Form have been back at school for just over a week and we caught up with them to get a glimpse at some of the highlights of their return.
Congratulations to 4th form student, Favour B-W whose book has been published and 3rd form student Yiwen S, who has written an article for a Teen's newspaper/magazine in China.
Over the past month the Fettes community have been competing against Strathallan School in Perthshire to see which school could run or walk the furthest number of kilometres during the 28 days of February.
Our students and staff demonstrate their support for the LGBTQ+ community by wearing purple and rainbow flags have been placed across campus.
We have reached week 6 of the Prep Learning from Home programme and are delighted with our pupils' dynamic and creative response to their lessons.
We are delighted to announce Clara J has won the McLean Classics Essay Competition.