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Happy 20th Birthday to the George Watson's Family Foundation

Today we celebrate 20 years of the George Watson’s Family Foundation, and would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has supported the Foundation...Read More

Posted on 02 October 2017

War Memorial Rededication

On Friday 29 September guests, pupils and members of staff gathered in front of the George Watson’s College War Memorial to witness its rededication and the commemoration of...Read More

Posted on 02 October 2017 By Mr Stephen Gray

As Good As Gold for The Duke Of Edinburgh

Yesterday nine current and former pupils from GWC were presented with their Gold Awards in the presence of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh in the gardens of the Palace of Holyroodhouse....Read More

Posted on 07 July 2017 By Mr Terry Rodgers

Remembering Sir Roger Young

Last night we celebrated the legacy of former Principal Sir Roger Young. Guests at the event, held in the Music School, heard recollections from former Principals, staff and...Read More

Posted on 30 June 2017 By Mr David Brown

Upper Primary Stairwells Makeover

Throughout May one of Scotland’s leading mural artists former pupil Chris Rutterford (Class of 1991) worked with our Primary 4 – Primary 7 pupils to transform...Read More

Posted on 23 June 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

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

The Principal on Edinburgh Rugby's move to Myreside

Earlier this week our Principal, Melvyn Roffe sat down with the press to discuss the partnership between George Watson’s College and Edinburgh Rugby. Here freelance...Read More

Posted on 18 January 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

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

Posted on 17 January 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

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

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