Our 1st and 2nd Form pupils have been working hard on their film making skills and with the help of industry experts have produced some impressive work which is currently being showcased online.
News & Events
Last week we had our first live musical event for sixteen months! The final of the Music Competition featured everything from the Chapel organ through to the electric guitar, and was an uplifting celebration of live music.
It's been a joy to see some wonderful sports fixtures being played on Campus over the summer term.
The Prep boarders had a spectacular weekend of camping in the beautiful Cairngorms and took part in a variety of fun activities including ziplining and tubing.
Mr Shackleton’s Third Form Latin class had the opportunity to interact with some Roman artefacts. The fragments of pottery were rescued from the bottom of the Mediterranean by scuba diver Rowena Ker in the 1950s and 60s.
This year’s IB visual arts exhibition is perhaps all the more extraordinary for having been mounted in just 2 weeks immediately after the students returned to school after the second lockdown.
The first ever Fettes College Girls cricket match was played on Tuesday 25th June; the XI played a 15 over match against MES. With half the team playing their first ever match, the result was a superbly exciting game played in a great spirit between both teams.
On the 21st May 2021 the Fettes CCF Contingent held a formal parade to mark the end of the voluntary service for 20 SNCO leavers.
Our IB students have had the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities this week. The activities have helped the students to learn and develop new skills that have helped to inspire, motivate and prepare them well for life after Fettes.
The Prep School pupils have been busy with their afternoon and evening activities this term. These sessions are an opportunity to learn something different and we have made the most of the facilities available on campus to enjoy the variety of choices.
Sunday was a warm and breezy day, just perfect for heading out to one of our boarders' favourite spots. Gullane beach is a short journey into East Lothian, and it was a very excited group that leapt onto the bus, taking them to their fun day out.
Our Prep pupils have been out enjoying a variety of games sessions and are picking up plenty of new skills along the way. We were very excited to take the cross-country team to their first competitive sports event in a year.
To keep our Upper Sixth A Level and IB students inspired, motivated and well prepared for life after Fettes, we have compiled comprehensive enrichment, pre-university and life skills programmes to augment the assessed grades preparations and evidence gathering.
The intention of Field Day is to showcase a wide variety of opportunities and encourage teambuilding through leadership challenges and timely decision making.
Olympic hopeful and Old Fettesian, Jake Wightman, took time out of his busy schedule to join S Form for a Zoom conversation about life as an athlete and chasing goals and ambitions.
Closely-fought contests in April led to our first all-female debating final in some years.
Our Music Department has begun another session of Chamber Music rehearsals following our welcome return to School after the Easter Break.
The Fettes Drama students have had the amazing opportunity to take part in shooting Fettes College’s own film version of Much Ado About Nothing. Mr Jenkins shares an exciting update.
The start of the summer term initiates the handover process for the senior leaders of the Fettes College CCF Contingent. We are delighted to announce the students who have recently been promoted.
Fettes was delighted to welcome Simon Brewer, CEO of Vantage Investment Advisory Ltd, Senior Advisor to Rothchild & Co and the founder of the MoneyMaze Podcast to talk to our 5th & 6th Form students.