Merchiston Prep School, Pietermaritzburg – news snippets

Merchiston Prep School, Pietermaritzburg – news snippets

Always ‘Ready, aye ready’

Nick Mackay (L) and Daniel Uys (R) are ready aye ready for Gr 1

Nick Mackay (L) and Daniel Uys (R) are ready aye ready for Gr 1

 

 

The first day of school was extremely exciting for both Nick Mackay (left) and Daniel Uys (right) as they begin their journey at Merchiston Preparatory School.

 

 

 

 

Merchiston – Boys will be boys

Camryn Trodd (top), William Trodd (Middle) and Curtis Jordan (bottom).

Camryn Trodd (top), William Trodd (Middle) and Curtis Jordan (bottom).

 

 
The Merchiston Preparatory School hosted their annual Parkinson House Boarder Campout weekend recently. This saw the boys and their parents taking part in many fun activities, including ‘building’ new friendships in more ways than one.

 

 

 

 

Merchiston Tie Ceremony
Grade 1 tie ceremony

Khwezi Mthembu (left) who is receiving his Grade 1 tie from Seth Goebel (Grade 7).

Khwezi Mthembu (left) who is receiving his Grade 1 tie from Seth Goebel (Grade 7).

Merchiston Preparatory School started a new tradition this year. Each Grade 7 boy handed a school tie to a Grade 1 boy, to welcome him into the Merchiston family.

 Zidane Govender (front) who is receiving his Grade 1 tie from Leo Janse Van Rensburg (Grade 7).

Zidane Govender (front) who is receiving his Grade 1 tie from Leo Janse Van Rensburg (Grade 7).

Tradition continues at Merchiston Preparatory School

A Carbutt tradition

A Carbutt tradition

 
The first day of school was extremely exciting for Matthew Carbutt (centre) his Father, Ross Carbutt (right) and Grandfather, Peter Carbutt (left) who are Merchiston Old Boys

 

 

 

 

Merchiston Duck DivingMerchiston duck divers ed160 jan16
A standard tradition at Merchiston Preparatory School is Duck diving. The recent Boarder Campout weekend for Parkinson House saw all the boys, and their siblings enjoying this pasttime.