News – Sports

  • That's a wrap on Digital Open Morning

    That's a wrap on Digital Open Morning

    Here’s how our first ever Digital Open Morning went.

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  • GWC bobble hats raise money for children's sports charity

    GWC bobble hats raise money for children's sports charity

    Contributions from the sale of GWC bobble hats have raised £1,200 for local charity, Sporting Start.

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  • Battling Watson's proudly defeated in U18 Schools Cup final

    Battling Watson's proudly defeated in U18 Schools Cup final

    Our 1XV rugby captain Ewan Henderson has taken pride in defeat after his side gave it everything but came up just short in the Scottish Schools Cup final against Stewart’s Melville College at BT Murrayfield last night.

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  • GWC progress to U18 Schools' Cup Final

    GWC progress to U18 Schools' Cup Final

    George Watson’s College have progressed to the final of the U18 Schools’ Cup after an astounding win over Edinburgh Academy.

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  • GWC swimmers win 73 medals at Edinburgh and Midlothian School Swim

    GWC swimmers win 73 medals at Edinburgh and Midlothian School Swim

    GWC swimmers won a grand total of 73 medals at this year's Edinburgh and Midlothian Swimming Championships at Ainslie Park leisure centre. 

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  • Scottish Relay Championships

    Scottish Relay Championships

    A number of our pupils celebrated success in the 4x200m relays running for Edinburgh Athletics Club at the Scottish Relay Championships Final held during the first evening of the European Indoor Athletics Championships at the Emirates in Glasgow on 1 March.

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  • Spectacular Results at Scottish Swimming Age Group Championships

    Spectacular Results at Scottish Swimming Age Group Championships

    20 GWC pupils took part in the 2019 Scottish National Age Group Championships at Tollcross International swimming pool in Glasgow last week. 38 medals won by 20 GWC pupils.

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  • A Dramatic Schools' Cup Win for our Senior Boys' Hockey Team

    A Dramatic Schools' Cup Win for our Senior Boys' Hockey Team

    After a dramatic win against Stewart's Melville on running penalties, the 1st XI boys hockey side progressed to the Final of the Scottish School Boys' Cup on Friday 23 March. With a bus load of travelling support from Watson's, there was a brilliant atmosphere for the match against Loretto School at Glasgow Green. In front of a packed crowd, the side played some fantastic hockey in the first half, and took the lead through a well taken penalty stroke from Rory Evans (S5).

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  • Watson's partnership helps to spread the joy of sport

    Watson's partnership helps to spread the joy of sport

    Thanks to funding from the Edinburgh-based charity Sporting Start, children at Gracemount Primary School are having their first experience of hockey coaching.

    ‘Hockey Start’ is a new programme run by George Watson’s College designed to spread the joy of sport, and in particular hockey, to more young people who may not otherwise get the opportunity to participate. 60 P5 pupils at Gracemount Primary School are now enjoying hockey sessions once a week delivered by Watson’s coaches, all who have played the sport at national or international level.

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  • GWC Skiing Team Wins in Glasgow

    GWC Skiing Team Wins in Glasgow

    Watson's team wins the Scottish Schools' Snowsport Association Green Mountain race in Glasgow.

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  • National Hockey Finals

    National Hockey Finals

    Both our S3 boys and girls' hockey teams will compete at the National Hockey Finals at Glasgow Green on Friday 8 March.

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  • Success at Scottish Schools' Swimming Championships

    Success at Scottish Schools' Swimming Championships

    Our swimming team celebrated success at the recent Scottish Schools' Swimming Championship which took place at Tollcross International Swim Centre, Glasgow. We were well represented with 23 swims across the day. The standard, as ever, was very high and our swimmers were competitive throughout, with many of the GWC team achieving ther personal best and finishing just outside medal positions.

    Two of our pupils came away with medals on the day, Rachel Saunders (S3)  took Gold in the Girls' 13/14 100m Back, and Jack Brown (S2) was awarded Silver in the Boys' 13/14 200m Back.

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