Extra-Curricular News

Pipes & Drums Enjoy Their 15th Japanese Trip

The Pipes & Drums have just returned from another unforgettable trip to southern Japan. Once again there were many highlights including performing in a street parade at the...Read More

Posted on 10 May 2017 By Mr Iain Simpson

Watson's Showjumpers Make Competitive Debuts

During the Easter holidays five pupils from Primary 4 to S5 took part in the Tower Farm Easter Fun Show. This was their first experience of competition and all left the event...Read More

Posted on 08 May 2017

Watson's Success at Lothian Young Enterprise Awards

Watson's six Young Enterprise companies have been recognised at the regional awards ceremony held at Napier University. They set up their companies in autumn last year, developed...Read More

Posted on 25 April 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

Double for Isabel

Isabel Stark (S4) has won both the small-bore rifle shooting Scottish Junior Championship and the British U16 Championship. This is the first time that a Watson's pupil has won...Read More

Posted on 09 March 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

World Champions 2016

Our Juvenile band and drum corps finished their season in high spirits as they won the World Championships on Saturday 13 August. With over 230 competing bands performing for...Read More

Posted on 15 August 2016 By Mr Iain Simpson

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

Henley History and Representative Honours

Our 1st VIII has made history, becoming the first ever Scottish VIII to qualify for the Princess Elizabeth Challenge Cup at Henley Royal Regatta. No other Scottish J8 has ever...Read More

Posted on 24 June 2015 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Pipes & Drums add to the Battlefields Experience

A significant addition to the History Department trip to the World War 1 Battlefields in Belgium and France this year was the addition of 25 members of our Pipes & Drums...Read More

Posted on 02 November 2015 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Glasgow 2014 - Watsonians make their mark

George Watson’s College interest in the Commonwealth Games was at many levels, as spectators, sportsmen and women and as volunteers. Pupils, members of staff, former pupils...Read More

Posted on 20 August 2014 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

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