It has been a brilliant week for our Pipers and Drummers, who have taken part in two Scottish Schools’ CCF Massed Bands Beating Retreats.
The Junior Girls’ house tennis competition took place on Tuesday 24th May.
The corridors of the Prep School were alive with African rhythms as the joy of the ‘Lion King Jr.’ passed through pupils and staff alike, and their production has been a triumph, playing to hugely appreciative audiences over the last few days.
On Sunday 21st May, 23 CCF Leavers ended their CCF service after 4 years of hard work and dedicated volunteering within the Fettes Contingent.
Team Fettes started the Scottish Islands Peaks Race on Friday 19th at 1200. This is really an adult race, combining sailing and fell running, but there were three schools entered in the youth class in 2023.
The Prep boarders have been busy this weekend. Whilst 1st and 2nd Form spent Saturday afternoon rehearsing for this week's Lion King performances, younger members of the houses were out and about. On Sunday everyone headed off for some fun time before the busy week ahead.
Between 22nd May and 3rd June, Fettes College will host two exhibitions of artists’ work. David Haslam, Artist in Residence, and Simon Overton, Art Department Technician, will both showcase new work produced over the past year around the school.
It's been a busy time in the Prep School Garden. Following Earth Day we decided to raise funds for Pristine Seas with a plant and bake sale next term. We have begun to get ready for the plant sale, with S Form sowing hundreds of seeds.
On Sunday night, College West boarding house hosted their annual BBQ on Bigside.
Saturday 13th May saw a busy day of cricket fixtures against Strathallan in glorious sunshine.
On Saturday 13th May the newly elected School Prefects for 23/24 hosted the Middle School for an action-packed evening of sports and socialising.
The final of the Singing Competition is always a very special evening, and this year’s – held on Friday 12th May – was no exception.
The U15A girls' cricket team had a well contested match against ESMS.
Our first Informal Concert of the Term showcased an array of talent as always; we had pipers and singers, as well as woodwind, brass, guitar and piano players taking to the stage.
Just before Rec Leave, Senior CCF leaders deployed into Castlelaw Training Area to complete their final command exercise.
T Form have enjoyed a wonderful few days away on their History Trip to the North East of England where they have visited Beamish, The Living Museum of the North, as well as Vindolanda and The Roman Army Museum.
On 27th April, our 1st XI Cricket team, captained by Sam W took on the renowned MCC (Marylebone Cricket Club) in an excellent match of cricket.
Following a four-year gap, Fettes hosted Prep Schools’ Orchestra day with over 70 musicians coming together with the aim of meeting new people, experiencing new music and creating lasting memories.
Ivy Day brought exciting news for two more Fettes students, when Kai L and Connor D were admitted to Harvard and Princeton universities (Kai) and University of Pennsylvania (Connor).
The Prep cricket season started with a short tour to Cumbria and multiple fixtures over the last couple of weeks both home and away.