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  • GWC@EdMUN

    GWC@EdMUN

    For the last 10 years, George Watson's College has hosted one of the largest MUN Conferences held in the UK.

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  • Former Pupils Join ICC Rookie Placement Programme

    Former Pupils Join ICC Rookie Placement Programme

    Former Pupils Kathryn and Sarah Bryce join ICC Rookie Placement Programme

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  • Watson's U18 Cup Run Falters at Semi-Final

    Watson's U18 Cup Run Falters at Semi-Final

    On 21 November Watson’s played Strathallan in the semi-finals of the Scottish Schools’ Rugby Cup with the home advantage of playing at Myreside. With large crowds, it was going to be an exciting night as drums pounded and chants were shouted throughout the match.

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  • Record-Breaking Swimming Success

    Record-Breaking Swimming Success

    This year's Edinburgh and Midlothian Schools Swim meet was yet another record-breaking event for Watson's Junior and Senior squads as they landed 66 medals across the day, beating last year's total by 17.

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  • Boys are British Champions

    Boys are British Champions

    Our teams had a fabulous outing at the British Dry Slope Championship Final in Wales at the weekend.

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  • Law Lord Lunch

    Law Lord Lunch

    On Thursday 9 November a number of pupils were given the opportunity to dine with Lord Douglas Cullen, a former senior member of the Scottish judiciary, who served as Lord President of the Court of Session and Lord of Appeal in the House of Lords.

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  • Reflections on a Cricketing Weekend

    Reflections on a Cricketing Weekend

    Over this weekend (11/12 November 2017) Lydia Greenway, MCC coach, carried out a two day coaching clinic for George Watsons College Girls’ Cricket Club in the Centre for Sport. With the recent success of winning the Scottish Cup in 2017, it was great to see so many players attend these sessions, with a total of 24 attending over the two days.

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  • Watson's Debating Continues Unabated

    Watson's Debating Continues Unabated

    Watson's continues to cement its place as one of the strongest debating schools in Scotland.

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  • Lest We Forget

    Lest We Forget

    At 11am Junior and Senior School pupils, former pupils, and former and current members of staff will gather at the War Memorial in remembrance of those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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  • Sepsis and Infection Control

    Sepsis and Infection Control

    The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Society held a talk on Friday 3 November with Professor Fawcett from the University of Edinburgh enlightening pupils on sepsis.

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  • Festival of Ideas - Week 6

    Festival of Ideas - Week 6

    The Festival of Ideas - a series of talks based around the theme of ‘Careless People’ - was brought to a thought-provoking conclusion on 30 October, with a lecture by Dr Euan Sandilands on the topic of ‘Careless Highs’. The talk was an informative, impartial insight into what can happen when careless people take drugs.

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  • Congratulations to Former Pupil on Trinity Guildhall Prize

    Congratulations to Former Pupil on Trinity Guildhall Prize

    Congratulations to Sarah Bryce (Class of 2017) on winning the Rae MacIntosh Cup for High Achievement 2017 by Trinity Guildhall.

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