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  • World Champion Drummers

    World Champion Drummers

    Our Novice Juvenile A drummers were crowned World Champions at the World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow on Saturday. They also won Champion of Champions winning four out of five major titles in what has been a hugely successful season.

    In addition, the Juvenile band placed 3rd and the Novice A band placed 5th.

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  • SQA Results 2018

    SQA Results 2018

    GWC celebrates across the board rise in exam pass rate

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  • Preparing for the Junior School Development

    Preparing for the Junior School Development

    Timelapse video of temporary P6 classrooms being built.

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  • IB Results 2018

    IB Results 2018

    We are delighted to have received examination results for our pupils studying the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, this year the pass rate was 99%.

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  • Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Awards for Former Pupils

    Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Awards for Former Pupils

    This morning saw 12 former pupils collect their Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award in the gardens of the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

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  • Four Pupils Awarded Arkwright Engineering Scholarship

    Four Pupils Awarded Arkwright Engineering Scholarship

    We are delighted to announce that this year four of our pupils have been successful in gaining the prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarship.

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  • Telegraph Places Watson's As One Of The 10 Best Value Independent Schools In The UK

    Telegraph Places Watson's As One Of The 10 Best Value Independent Schools In The UK

    The Telegraph has placed Watson's in its top 10 best value independent schools in the UK. The list focused on secondary day schools across the whole of the UK with fees under £17,000.

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  • ​Pipes & Drums Take Edinburgh By Storm

    ​Pipes & Drums Take Edinburgh By Storm

    In scorching hot sunshine on Sunday, the three School bands continued their strong form by taking top honours at the Edinburgh Pipe Band Championships in Princes Street Gardens.

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  • Dual Gold At The Dual Slalom Ski Race

    Dual Gold At The Dual Slalom Ski Race

    Last week saw Watson's skiers collect double gold at the Scottish Schools' Dual Slalom ski race, the final school ski race of the season at Hillend.

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  • Summer Production - Our House

    Summer Production - Our House

    This year’s summer production of Our House tells the story of London lad Joe Casey, whose life splits into two when he has to make a decision of a lifetime. Written by Tim Firth, Our House is based in 1980s Camden Town and features Madness hits including House of Fun, Baggy Trousers and of course Our House.

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  • Three UK Championship Titles for Pipes & Drums

    Three UK Championship Titles for Pipes & Drums

    The Pipes and Drums enjoyed a very successful weekend at the UK Championships held in the grounds of Stormont Estate, County Down, Northern Ireland,  winning three UK Championship titles.

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  • Success at Scottish Rowing Championships

    Success at Scottish Rowing Championships

    The Scottish Rowing Championships were incredibly successful for Watson’s.

    Ruairi Potter (S6) raced his single and finished second in the final, and was in the third-fastest junior pair with his partner from Strathclyde Park. Eilidh Dickerson (S4) came second in her final. Peter Demyanov (S4) won silver in the J16 singles event, and Sarah Cameron (S6) won bronze in the final of the women’s novice single.

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