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  • Sir Roger Young : 1923 – 2017

    Sir Roger Young : 1923 – 2017

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  • Deputy Chief Fire Officer Presents Pupils with their Level 2 Award

    Deputy Chief Fire Officer Presents Pupils with their Level 2 Award

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  • S1 Junk Kouture Design in Final of National Competition

    S1 Junk Kouture Design in Final of National Competition

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  • Primary 7 Burns Supper

    Primary 7 Burns Supper

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  • 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures

    1000 Girls, 1000 Futures

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Twitter Debate Brings Success to our Junior Team

Twitter Debate Brings Success to our Junior Team

The Junior debating squad has been busy this term. Dan Roberts (S3) and David Wolffe (S4) represented Scotland in the International Debating Finals in Cambridge. After the first... Read More

Sir Roger Young : 1923 – 2017

Sir Roger Young : 1923 – 2017

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S1 Junk Kouture Design in Final of National Competition

Keri Weir, Eve Hamlin and Elvira Pia (all S1) have found out that their fashion design is through to the grand final of Junk Kouture, a national competition to be judged at... Read More

1000 Girls, 1000 Futures

Five girls from Watson’s have been chosen to take part in a year-long programme called '1000 Girls, 1000 Futures'. Aimed at girls aged 13-19 who are interested in Science,... Read More

New Chair of Governing Council

Roddy Maclennan, Watsonian (Class of 1976) and a banking and finance partner at leading law firm MacRoberts, has been appointed Chairman of the Governing Council to replace Alan... Read More

New Science Fellowship for FP Scientists

Are you a Former Pupil? Are you studying or about to study, for a post-graduate Science qualification, such as a Masters at a local University? and  Would you like to earn... Read More

Deputy Chief Fire Officer Presents Pupils with their Level 2 Award

Deputy Chief Fire Officer Presents Pupils with their Level 2 Award

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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

Digital Leaders Lead by Example

The introduction of 1:1 iPads in our Primary 5 – Primary 7 classes provided us with the opportunity to extend pupil voice with the introduction of our Digital Leaders. This... Read More

The Principal on Edinburgh Rugby's move to Myreside

The Principal on Edinburgh Rugby's move to Myreside

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Edinburgh Rugby at Myreside

The move to Myreside is almost complete for Edinburgh Rugby, with kickoff just over a week away, as they settled into their new home today.  The past months have been hectic... Read More

Shield win for our U16 rugby team at Murrayfield

Our U16 team won the Scottish Rugby Schools' Shield at Murrayfield yesterday in a pulsating match against Glenalmond. The scoreline of 31-27 indicates the keenly fought nature of... Read More

Record-Breaking Swimmers

This year's Senior School Swimming Gala saw some outstanding performances, as long-standing School records were broken. A new Girls' U14 Back Crawl record was set by Rachel... Read More

Successful Weekend For Watson's Rowers

Inverness Head is the largest and most competitive winter race in Scotland and this year our crews preformed to a high level once again. Saturday also saw Boys' Captain Fergus... Read More

Usher Hall Concert – CHOIR NOW FULL

Usher Hall Concert – CHOIR NOW FULL

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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

What an Experience for our Younger Pipers and Drummers

Our Pipes & Drums are just back from another thoroughly enjoyable and highly successful trip to Japan. 23 pupils and five staff departed from Edinburgh Airport on Sunday 24... Read More

Caritas Strings and Chamber Choir Slovenia Tour Highlights 2016

This video shows some of the highlights of the tour of Slovenia undertaken by our Chamber Choir and Caritas Strings Orchestra during the holidays. ... Read More