Additional Spring Term Assembly Highlights.
News & Events
Congratulations to our U15 Boys and U15 Girls who took part in the Scottish Schools Hockey Championships this term.
Sport is an integral part of a healthy and active lifestyle, developing key life skills such as teamwork and communication.
With many sports fixtures taking place throughout the academic year, the Spring Term brings new sporting successes for our Fettesians.
From a protest around the Fettes grounds to a conservation project at The Glencorse Centre, our 3rd Form have taken part in an inter-disciplinary project week focusing on Climate Change.
Providing an exciting variety of practical learning, the Fettes Science Department has brought Climate Change to life and helped our students understand the value of the project they undertook.
Our vision is that every student is fully engaged in our service programme so that they can develop new skills whilst gaining confidence and self-awareness through helping others.
As part of 3rd Form Project Week, students ventured to a local conservation centre to undertake some direct service action in the environment.
The PSE department have had a busy spring term with the Hub (which is manned by a number or staff and prefects) continuing to be a place to chat, think and reflect, relax or just to have some time out.
T Form were all ready for their French Breakfast this morning. Their menus were decorated and they'd practised asking for croissants, pains au chocolat, brioche and much more.
Fettes College took a team to the UKMT maths regional finals at the Edinburgh University, School of Informatics.
We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Maggie Rait to the post of Housemistress of College East from September 2020.
The Fettes College Debating Society is a long-standing tradition at Fettes and provides our students with the opportunity to develop their critical thinking, self-confidence and teamworking skills.
At the end of the Spring Term, Mr McDowell held the grand finale of the 2020 Macleod Debating Competition, where our students were joined by some special guests!
This week we held the final round in our fabulous Instrumental Competition, that gives competitors of all ages a shot at competing in front of an external adjudicator, family and friends to become Intermediate or Senior Class winners.
On Saturday 8th March Fettes College Pipes and Drums won the Junior A Scottish Pipe Band Championships!
“Their performance was excellent, and we were delighted to hear the rehearsals and preparations paying off on the big stage.” Cameron Drummon
The Gallery Choir is just one of three choirs at the Prep School. Yesterday, they took part in the Edinburgh Competition Festival yesterday and we are delighted to report their success.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Mill to the post of Housemaster of Arran House, our Prep School boys’ house, from September 2020.
World Book Day is always a special event in the Prep School Calendar and this years World Book Day was especially exciting!
With several book-based challenges and activities, Fettes Prep burst into life for a day of practical learning, reading and (of course) some very impressive fancy dress...
Music is everywhere at Fettes and rarely do you walk around campus without hearing music being played or sung.
There are numerous opportunities for students to perform throughout the year and the Spring Term Instrumental Competition is a perfect example of this.
At Fettes Prep we actively encourage maximum sporting participation and every child wins a place on a Fettes school team so that they can look forward to competitive games against other schools.
Over the Spring term our pupils have been involved in a wide range of outdoor and indoor sports and competitions, taking full advantage of the excellent sports facilities at Fettes.
Fettes College is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Appleson as Fettes’ new Director of Sport starting in September 2020.
The forecast for the Pentlands was for gusts of 60mph and a windchill of -9. Nevertheless, the runners turned up ready for an 0800 start from the war memorial. That showed dedication to the cause.
Fettes College Maths, History and Computer Science departments were joined by 60 pupils from 4 visiting Prep and Senior schools to take part in our 2020 Codebreaking Day!