Senior School News

Sir Roger Young : 1923 – 2017

It is with a great deal of sadness that we announce the death of Sir Roger Young at the age of 93. Sir Roger took up his post as Headmaster of George Watson's Boys' College in 1958...Read More

Posted on 16 February 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

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

Posted on 31 January 2017 By Mr Stephen Gray

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

Posted on 25 January 2017 By Mr Stephen Gray

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

Posted on 10 January 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

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

Posted on 08 December 2016 By Mr Stephen Gray

Watson's Pupils Share Their Experiences Of Learning Mandarin

Watson's pupils shared their grasp of the Mandarin language by addressing the Fifth China Youth Summit. Lucy Bennett (S6) and Rachael Kneen (S5) spoke at the event, held at...Read More

Posted on 08 December 2016 By Mr Stephen Gray

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

Posted on 02 December 2016 By Mr Terry Rodgers

Watson's form UK Delegation to Western European Model European Parliament

To say Western European Model European Parliament (WEMEP) is an experience like no other would be an understatement. Each of the six core delegations; The Netherlands, UK, Germany,...Read More

Posted on 24 November 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Promoting Chinese in Edinburgh Schools

This session has seen the establishment of the Swire Chinese Language Centre Edinburgh, our partnership with Boroughmuir High School and James Gillespie’s High School, which...Read More

Posted on 24 November 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Our Future Engineers

This year three of our S5 pupils –Callum Hoffie, Aidan Poon and Joseph Cantle – were awarded Arkwright Scholarships, equating to 10% of the 30...Read More

Posted on 23 November 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

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