News

  • Spectacular Results at Scottish Swimming Age Group Championships

    Spectacular Results at Scottish Swimming Age Group Championships

    20 GWC pupils took part in the 2019 Scottish National Age Group Championships at Tollcross International swimming pool in Glasgow last week. 38 medals won by 20 GWC pupils.

    Read more

  • Tree for All

    Tree for All

    Thanks to the Free trees for schools programme from the Woodland Trust pupils from our Environmental and Sustainability Committee have been planting 90 trees on the school campus.

    Pupils were keen to help offset the carbon footprint of the school due to the number of foreign trips we run.

    Read more

  • Lively Evening at the RSCDS Country Dance Ball

    Lively Evening at the RSCDS Country Dance Ball

    Sixteen members of the Junior School Country Dance Club enjoyed a lively evening at the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Country Dance Ball on Friday.

    Read more

  • A Dramatic Schools' Cup Win for our Senior Boys' Hockey Team

    A Dramatic Schools' Cup Win for our Senior Boys' Hockey Team

    After a dramatic win against Stewart's Melville on running penalties, the 1st XI boys hockey side progressed to the Final of the Scottish School Boys' Cup on Friday 23 March. With a bus load of travelling support from Watson's, there was a brilliant atmosphere for the match against Loretto School at Glasgow Green. In front of a packed crowd, the side played some fantastic hockey in the first half, and took the lead through a well taken penalty stroke from Rory Evans (S5).

    Read more

  • Business Breakfast

    Business Breakfast

    Today we welcomed Jim McColl OBE to our school to share his story and the career path that led him to becoming one of Scotland’s most successful entrepreneurs.
     
    Our annual Business Breakfast is a unique opportunity for pupils to hear first-hand from our guests about their life experiences and to ask them questions about their backgrounds, qualifications and occupations.

    Read more

  • Watson's partnership helps to spread the joy of sport

    Watson's partnership helps to spread the joy of sport

    Thanks to funding from the Edinburgh-based charity Sporting Start, children at Gracemount Primary School are having their first experience of hockey coaching.

    ‘Hockey Start’ is a new programme run by George Watson’s College designed to spread the joy of sport, and in particular hockey, to more young people who may not otherwise get the opportunity to participate. 60 P5 pupils at Gracemount Primary School are now enjoying hockey sessions once a week delivered by Watson’s coaches, all who have played the sport at national or international level.

    Read more

  • Watson's Pupil features in Scottish Schools' Art Exhibition, London

    Watson's Pupil features in Scottish Schools' Art Exhibition, London

    We are delighted that the painting entitled 'Portrait with Flowers' by Caitlin Ferguson (S5) was placed joint third in the Scottish Schools' Art Exhibition competition.

    Read more

  • GWC Skiing Team Wins in Glasgow

    GWC Skiing Team Wins in Glasgow

    Watson's team wins the Scottish Schools' Snowsport Association Green Mountain race in Glasgow.

    Read more

  • National Hockey Finals

    National Hockey Finals

    Both our S3 boys and girls' hockey teams will compete at the National Hockey Finals at Glasgow Green on Friday 8 March.

    Read more

  • Lunchtime Concerts Throughout March

    Lunchtime Concerts Throughout March

    Our Music Department holds a number of lunchtime concerts throughout March, why not start your weekend enjoying performances from our talented pupils. All concerts are free and run from 1.10pm–1.40pm in our Music Auditorium.

    Read more

  • Inception of the Kirk Cross, Paris

    Inception of the Kirk Cross, Paris

    On Sunday 7 April, a wooden Kirk Cross will be unveiled during an inauguration at the Scots Kirk in Paris.

    Watsonians are invited to join Principal Melvyn Roffe at the inauguration of the Kirk Cross at 11am on Sunday 7 April at the Scots Kirk in Paris.

    Read more

  • Thanks to the Thrift Shop

    Thanks to the Thrift Shop

    Did you know that our school Thrift Shop collects funds to give back to our clubs?

    Read more