Junior 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

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

Posted on 09 February 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

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

Posted on 27 January 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

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

Posted on 19 December 2016 By Mr Terry Rodgers

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

Posted on 30 November 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Record-Breaking Schools Swim Meet

This year's Edinburgh and Midlothian Schools Swim meet was another record-breaking event for Watson's teams as they landed 49 medals across the day, beating last year's total by...Read More

Posted on 21 November 2016 By Mr Stephen Gray

Lest We Forget

WE WILL REMEMBER THEM. At 11am Junior and Senior School pupils, former pupils, and former and current members of staff will gather at the War Memorial in remembrance of those...Read More

Posted on 11 November 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

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

Posted on 11 November 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Open Morning – Saturday 8 October 2016

Our next Open Morning is on 8 October 2016. The morning begins with the Principal's Address at 9.30am, in the Senior School Hall, and runs until 12.30pm. During the morning you...Read More

Posted on 13 September 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

The Caritas Lecture 2016

On 21 September 2016 we were privileged to welcome Lord Robert Winston - professor, doctor, scientist, television presenter and Labour politician - to Watson's. His lecture...Read More

Posted on 26 September 2016 By Mr Stephen Gray

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