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  • Watsonians lay wreath at Cenotaph

    Watsonians lay wreath at Cenotaph

    On Friday 10 January, the London Watsonian Club laid a wreath at the Cenotaph to remember the Watsonians who lost their lives during World War One.

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  • P6 singers star in Forth One nativity

    P6 singers star in Forth One nativity

    Earlier in December, our Primary 6 singers won the chance to participate in the Forth One Nativity

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  • Arkwright Scholars

    Arkwright Scholars

    On Friday 13 December we held an event where Watson’s Engineering students and Arkwright scholars from other schools worked together on an engineering challenge to build the most effective ping pong ball launcher.

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  • Ex Corde Caritas at Christmas

    Ex Corde Caritas at Christmas

    For the 13 million people living in poverty in the UK, Christmas can be one of the most challenging periods of the year. In fact, across the country, food banks are bracing themselves for a surge in families in need of emergency supplies – predicting their busiest month ever.

    Watson’s has supported the North Leith Foodbank Centre for many years. This year, staff collections from bake sales and Christmas card sales raised £300 for donation, while as part of their end of year Modern Studies project work, our S4 pupils took part in the ‘£5 challenge’, investing £5 of their own money to raise as much as they could for the foodbank by washing cars, making and selling cakes and cards etc.

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  • St Giles' Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

    St Giles' Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

    Our annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols took place last night on Tuesday 17 December in the beautiful surroundings of St Giles’ Cathedral.

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  • S1 debating winners argue a tough case for a meat-free Scotland

    S1 debating winners argue a tough case for a meat-free Scotland

    On Thursday 12 December, the final of the S1 Debating Competition took place. In front of their peers, two teams of debaters argued for and against the proposition that ‘This House would make Scotland meat-free by 2025.’

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  • GWC winners at inaugural Scotland Malawi Partnership Awards

    GWC winners at inaugural Scotland Malawi Partnership Awards

    We are delighted to announce that George Watson’s College has won an award at the inaugural Scotland Malawi Partnership School Partnership Awards.

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  • Watson's goes green

    Watson's goes green

    Maroon may be the colour at George Watson’s College, but our school was delighted to go green in Malawi, as a result of generous donations from Hibernian FC.

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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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  • Junior School pupils celebrate 30 years of children's rights

    Junior School pupils celebrate 30 years of children's rights

    The Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills Jamie Hepburn, joined our pupils today to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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  • P6 singers win Forth One nativity competition

    P6 singers win Forth One nativity competition

    We are delighted to announce that our P6 singers have been selected to appear in the Forth One Nativity this year. 

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  • Watson's host crime and justice conference for over 200 students

    Watson's host crime and justice conference for over 200 students

    On Thursday 28 November, we welcomed over 200 students from 18 schools across Scotland to our Advanced Higher Modern Studies conference. 

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