A very appreciative audience enjoyed last night's wonderful Prep Autumn Concert which involved all three Prep Choirs, solo and ensemble performances and Pipes and Drums!
Our Mental Health Ambassadors and Psychciety organised a students vs staff football match, to raise funds for Movember.
The roaring 20s returned to Fettes on Saturday night as the Fifth and Sixth Forms attended a ‘Great Gatsby’ themed Ceilidh.
We got a treat on campus last week with the annual concert of two of Fettes’ fantastic music groups – the Prep Pipe Band and the Fettes College Pipe Band.
A statement was provided to BBC Panorama in relation to their programme about a teacher called Mr Wares who came to Fettes from Edinburgh Academy in the 1970s, and who is currently in South Africa fighting extradition.
With hope for the climate crisis, focus is on COP28. In October we launched our insightful global Sixth Form programme – This Will Be Your World providing students with crucial global perspectives.
On 9th Dec 2023 Fettes College welcomed rowers from across the country when we hosted the Scottish Indoor Finals for the first time.
Hot on the heels of the recent Sixth Form event, the Middle School gathered on Saturday night for their own version of Disco Inferno.
The hint of Christmas spirit is definitely in the air at Fettes, helped on its way by a fantastic pantomime performance of Cinderella from the combined brilliance of Dalmeny and Kimmerghame.
The Inter-House Universally Challenged Final took Place on Thursday 23rd November between Carrington and College East.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Anushka Chakravarty to the Senior Leadership Team at Fettes College, as the new Deputy Head (Academic), taking over the role (in September 2024) from Jonathan Marchant.
It was a packed room on Tuesday night for the grand final of this year's House Debating Bucket.
On Thursday evening the Senior School were treated to a brilliant evening of musical entertainment as we gathered in St Cuthbert’s Church for the Autumn Concert.
Our Prep School pupils have enjoyed two History trips in the last couple of weeks. P Form went to the Heart of Newhaven, to learn about Victorian school life, whilst S Form discovered more about their World War Two topic at the National Museum of Flight.
On Thursday 16th November, the Fettes College Classics Department were joined by 140 pupils from six visiting Prep Schools as well as First Form pupils from Fettes Prep, for the annual Classics Day.
Congratulations to Old Fettesian, Mark Agnew (Gl 2005-2009) who has set two world records while kayaking the Arctic’s Northwest Passage.
This week a number of our pupils took part in Under 13 IAPS Representative hockey and rugby matches, playing for the Saltires.
Congratulations to Mr Finlay MacIntyre who recently completed a 2 year apprenticeship with Fettes, as Apprentice Gardener achieving SVQ Level 2.
On Sunday morning the Senior School, plus over 80 OFs and guests, gathered for the Remembrance Day Service.
We are very proud of Old Fettesian, Dr Ewan CK Douglas (Gl 1936-1940) (deceased) who received a retrospective Scottish Rugby Cap for wartimes services to Scottish Rugby on Armistice Day, yesterday at Murrayfield.