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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

Watson's Welcomes Back World Champion

Recently crowned World Champion rower Callum McBrierty (Class of 2010) returned to School last week.   Sadly Callum was not selected for the Olympic squad however, he...Read More

Posted on 12 September 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

The Cricket Legend Returns

Kim Hughes, cricket legend, former Australian Captain and one time Watsonians Cricket professional was guest of honour at the ceremony to formally re-open the Craiglockhart...Read More

Posted on 19 April 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Founder's Day 2016

We were delighted to welcome Baron Steel of Aikwood, KT KBE PC (Class of 1957) back to Watson’s for Founder’s Day today. A leading politician, well-known as an MP, the...Read More

Posted on 04 March 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Foundation Day

Today is Foundation Day, we take this opportunity to remind Watson's pupils of the importance of the George Watson's Family Foundation, ensuring that children from less advantaged...Read More

Posted on 08 March 2016 By Mrs Lesley McKean

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