News – Senior School

  • Telegraph Places Watson's As One Of The 10 Best Value Independent Schools In The UK

    Telegraph Places Watson's As One Of The 10 Best Value Independent Schools In The UK

    The Telegraph has placed Watson's in its top 10 best value independent schools in the UK. The list focused on secondary day schools across the whole of the UK with fees under £17,000.

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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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  • GWC Bird Box Camera 2018
  • 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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  • Sporting Excellence

    Sporting Excellence

    On Friday 27 April, we welcomed Stuart McInally (Class of 2008) back to Watson's to help judge the winner of this year's Excellence in Sport prize. Stuart won the prize in 2008 and since leaving School has gone on to perform at the highest level in his chosen sport. He currently plays for Edinburgh Rugby in the Pro14, and was awarded Man of the Match at their 1872 Cup win at the weekend.

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  • Over £12,000 Raised for Soldiers' Charity

    Over £12,000 Raised for Soldiers' Charity

    Since 2012, pupils have raised a total of £12,782.12 for Red, White and Blue Day.

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  • Debating Champions

    Debating Champions

    Ben Stanley (S5) and Lachlan White (S4) became the top UK school debaters with an outstanding victory in the English Speaking Union International Mace, one of the oldest and most prestigious debating competitions in the world.

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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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  • Chemistry Club Expands Horizons

    Chemistry Club Expands Horizons

    Members of the S1 Chemistry Club visited the Edinburgh International Science Festival's Experimentarium at Summerhall. Whilst there, pupils learned about the science of food safety, visited the unique Artiscience library – which coincidentally had some exam papers from Watson's in the early 20th century – and tried out insightful virtual reality simulations of patients with Alzheimer's.

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  • A Successful GWC@EdMUN Conference

    A Successful GWC@EdMUN Conference

    This year was the first ever GWC@EdMUN Conference, a conference for high schoolers co-hosted by GWC and EdMUN, the University of Edinburgh MUN society.

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  • Debating Success

    Debating Success

    Ben Stanley (S5) and Lachlan White (S4) today won the ESU Mace, which is the most prestigious competition in the debating calendar. They will now take part in the UK finals in Edinburgh on Saturday 21 April.

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