News – The Arts

  • S3 Production: Oliver!
  • Poppy Dress Perfect as Youngest Pupils Reveal Special Tribute

    Poppy Dress Perfect as Youngest Pupils Reveal Special Tribute

    • Primary 1 to Primary 3 pupils create unique dress, featuring 1,000 hand crafted poppies, one by each child

    • Part of GWC’s commemoration of the hundredth anniversary of the end of the First World War

    • Our youngest pupils are learning about the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) international agreement that every child has the right to be safe and free from harm

    • Earlier this year, we received a British Council International School Award, recognising the work done within global education and as a UNICEF Rights Respecting School

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  • S6 Drama Goes On 'The Long Road'

    S6 Drama Goes On 'The Long Road'

    Literature and Songs from WWI

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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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  • ​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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  • 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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  • Pipes & Drums Japan Trip 2018

    Pipes & Drums Japan Trip 2018

    GWC Pipes & Drums travelled to Fukuoka Japan on its 16th annual trip.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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