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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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?

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  • Success at Scottish Schools' Swimming Championships

    Success at Scottish Schools' Swimming Championships

    Our swimming team celebrated success at the recent Scottish Schools' Swimming Championship which took place at Tollcross International Swim Centre, Glasgow. We were well represented with 23 swims across the day. The standard, as ever, was very high and our swimmers were competitive throughout, with many of the GWC team achieving ther personal best and finishing just outside medal positions.

    Two of our pupils came away with medals on the day, Rachel Saunders (S3)  took Gold in the Girls' 13/14 100m Back, and Jack Brown (S2) was awarded Silver in the Boys' 13/14 200m Back.

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  • Former Pupils Selected for Rugby Six Nations

    Former Pupils Selected for Rugby Six Nations

    Jake Kerr (Class of 2014) has joined fellow former pupils Stuart McInally (Class of 2008) and Adam Hastings (Class of 2014) in the full Scotland rugby squad.

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  • Watsonians Honoured at Cenotaph

    Watsonians Honoured at Cenotaph

    On Friday 11 January, School Captains Ben Stanley and Cailin Hart (both S6), together with Principal Melvyn Roffe were joined by the London Watsonian Club to lay a wreath at the Cenotaph in Whitehall.

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  • Victory for U16 Rugby Team

    Victory for U16 Rugby Team

    Well done to all the boys, a thoroughly deserved victory for all their efforts!

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