Junior School News

Primary 7 Author Visit From David Goutcher

Former undercover police officer turned computer game inventor and author, David Goutcher enthralled our Primary 7s on a recent visit.  David told the pupils about the...Read More

Posted on 27 April 2017 By Mr Stephen Gray

Watson's achieves Eco-Schools Green Flag Award

We are delighted that following an extensive programme of work and the inclusion of environment and sustainability as a significant theme within the School’s activities we...Read More

Posted on 24 April 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

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

Posted on 04 April 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

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

Posted on 30 March 2017 By Mr Stephen Gray

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

Posted on 28 March 2017 By Mr Stephen Gray

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

Posted on 24 March 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

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

Posted on 17 January 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

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

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