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  • Watson's Wins At Scotland's Largest One-Day Regatta

    Watson's Wins At Scotland's Largest One-Day Regatta

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  • Pipes & Drums Enjoy Their 15th Japanese Trip

    Pipes & Drums Enjoy Their 15th Japanese Trip

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  • Watson's Showjumpers Make Competitive Debuts

    Watson's Showjumpers Make Competitive Debuts

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  • Art Exhibition 2017

    Art Exhibition 2017

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  • Watson's Pupils Capped In Historic Win

    Watson's Pupils Capped In Historic Win

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From the Archives

Nearly 600 Pupils to Debate International Issues

Nearly 600 Pupils to Debate International Issues

This weekend George Watson’s College is holding its fifth annual Model United Nations (MUN) conference. The biggest yet – a total of 598 delegates will be attending the... Read More

Watson's achieves Eco-Schools Green Flag Award

Watson's achieves Eco-Schools Green Flag Award

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Watson's Pupil Wins Art Prize

A Watson's pupil has won the overall prize at the Scottish Schools Art Exhibition at The Caledonian Club.  Lucy Bennett (S6) won the prize for Mandarin... Read More

Making and Breaking Climbing Equipment

Jim McCormack visited the School to give a fascinating talk about the design and manufacture of climbing gear. Jim, from climbing company DMM, used a tensile tester to... Read More

Foundation Day 2017 Launched

This morning at Assembly our Principal Melvyn Roffe and Amy Allard Dunbar (Class of 2015) launched Foundation Day 2017. Amy spoke about her time at Watson’s, the... Read More

Inaugural House Marching Competition

Senior pupils took part in the final of the inaugural House Marching competition at lunchtime today. The competition saw the pupils pitted against each another in their respective... Read More

Primary 7 Author Visit From David Goutcher

Primary 7 Author Visit From David Goutcher

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Deputy Chief Fire Officer Presents Pupils with their Level 2 Award

On Thursday 2 February, Mr Alex Clark, Deputy Chief Fire Officer for Scotland presented the Junior School with their Rights Respecting School Level 2 Award in a special... Read More

Primary 7 Burns Supper

On Thursday evening, over 150 pupils in Primary 7 celebrated the life and works of Robert Burns at their very own Burns Supper.  Our Primary 7 chairperson, Megan, was a... Read More

Junior School Awarded Level 2 Rights Respecting School Award

We are delighted to announce that the Junior School has been awarded the Level 2 Rights Respecting School Award.... Read More

New Head of the Junior School

Following a rigorous selection process which attracted applicants from Scotland, the rest of the UK and abroad, Mr George Salmond has been appointed as Head of the Junior School.... Read More

Watson's Wins At Scotland's Largest One-Day Regatta

Watson's Wins At Scotland's Largest One-Day Regatta

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Watson's Pupils Capped In Historic Win

Four Watson's pupils have been capped as they took part in an historic win for Scotland. Calum Willis, Harri McCulloch (both S6), Michael Brown and Max Bendle (both S5) were... Read More

Squash Number One Takes on Primary Players

Our Primary 6 and Primary 7 squash players had a great afternoon watching the Scottish squash Number 1, and World Number 32, Alan Clyne play an exhibition match with our... Read More

Edinburgh Schools' Cross Country Championships

Our Primary 6 and Primary 7 cross-country teams had great success at the Edinburgh Schools' Cross Country Championships on Monday 20 March. The Primary 6 boys' team... Read More

Scottish Champions

Our hockey girls had a successful outing to the Scottish Schools Finals day in Glasgow on Friday coming home as Scottish Champions in the Open Cup and S3 plate competitions. Our... Read More

Usher Hall Concert Highlights

Usher Hall Concert Highlights

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Scottish Schools' Champions for Third Year in a Row

Our Pipes & Drums were crowned Scottish Schools' Pipe Band Champions in the Juvenile Grade for the third year in succession on Sunday 12 March. The event took place at James... Read More

Usher Hall Concert – CHOIR NOW FULL

The Choir for the Usher Hall Concert on 29 March is now full. We have been thrilled to receive so many enquiries from parents, staff, friends and former pupils and numbers are... Read More

Pipe band perform to international audience at Scottish Parliament

Watson's Pipes & Drums have played to an international audience of ministers and heads of delegation at a summit held at the Scottish Parliament. The Edinburgh International... Read More

Watson's Drummers Are Champions of Europe

Our Novice (A) and Juvenile bands travelled north to compete at the European Pipe Band Championships at Grant Park in Forres on Saturday 25 June.  The Juvenile drummers... Read More