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  • U18 Boys' Scottish Independent Schools' National Team

    U18 Boys' Scottish Independent Schools' National Team

    Congratulations to Michael Brown, Max Bendle (both S6), Ben Reilly (S5) and Charlie Din (S4) on being capped for Scotland in this year's annual challenge match vs. England. The close-run game was played at a sun-soaked Falkirk Stadium with both teams putting in a huge effort, in the hot conditions, over the 90mins.

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  • Watsonian Community Choir Spring Concert

    Watsonian Community Choir Spring Concert

    A lovely, sunny spring evening on Saturday 5 May saw the inaugural concert from the newly established Watsonian Community Choir.

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  • P6 and P7 Edinburgh and Scottish Cross Country Report

    P6 and P7 Edinburgh and Scottish Cross Country Report

    On Friday 20 April, pupils in Primary 6 and Primary 7 competed in the EPSSA Cross Country Championships (Edinburgh Primary Schools' Sports Association) at Inverleith Park. All children enjoyed it and ran extremely well.

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  • Sporting Excellence

    Sporting Excellence

    On Friday 27 April, we welcomed Stuart McInally (Class of 2008) back to Watson's to help judge the winner of this year's Excellence in Sport prize. Stuart won the prize in 2008 and since leaving School has gone on to perform at the highest level in his chosen sport. He currently plays for Edinburgh Rugby in the Pro14, and was awarded Man of the Match at their 1872 Cup win at the weekend.

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  • Over £12,000 Raised for Soldiers' Charity

    Over £12,000 Raised for Soldiers' Charity

    Since 2012, pupils have raised a total of £12,782.12 for Red, White and Blue Day.

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  • Debating Champions

    Debating Champions

    Ben Stanley (S5) and Lachlan White (S4) became the top UK school debaters with an outstanding victory in the English Speaking Union International Mace, one of the oldest and most prestigious debating competitions in the world.

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  • Annual Art Exhibition 2018 Public Viewings

    Annual Art Exhibition 2018 Public Viewings

    In the Art School on Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 April 2018, from 3pm-5pm. Open to the Public.  

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  • Senior School Production - Our House

    Senior School Production - Our House

    The Senior School Production this year is OUR HOUSE. Performances will take place from Tuesday 19 June – Friday 22 June and will begin at 7pm each evening.

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  • Captaining Scottish Women's Cricket

    Captaining Scottish Women's Cricket

    Kathryn Bryce (Class of 2015) has been named as the new Scotland Women's Cricket Captain

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  • Watsonian Success at Commonwealth Games

    Watsonian Success at Commonwealth Games

    Watsonians James Heatly (Class of 2015) and Grace Reid (Class of 2014) both achieved great success at the Commonwealth Games.

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  • Chemistry Club Expands Horizons

    Chemistry Club Expands Horizons

    Members of the S1 Chemistry Club visited the Edinburgh International Science Festival's Experimentarium at Summerhall. Whilst there, pupils learned about the science of food safety, visited the unique Artiscience library – which coincidentally had some exam papers from Watson's in the early 20th century – and tried out insightful virtual reality simulations of patients with Alzheimer's.

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  • Pipe and Drums Success

    Pipe and Drums Success

    Following on from their successful trip to Los Angeles, the Pipes and Drums continued their quest by competing at the annual indoor pipe band events throughout the month of March.  Our bands performed over three consecutive weekends, beginning with the Scottish Schools' Championships where the First Minister was in attendance to listen to the bands and later present the prizes. The Novice A band gained 1st place and the Juvenile and Novice B bands were 3rd and 2nd in their respective grades. The drum corps of all three bands were placed 1st in each grade. 

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