Extra-Curricular News

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

Medals for our Rowers at Scottish Schools' Head of the Canal Races

This weekend our rowers raced at the Scottish Schools' Head of the Canal races, on the Union Canal from Dullatur to the Auchinstarry Basin. Some excellent results included our boys...Read More

Posted on 28 September 2015 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

S6 Production of Cherry Orchard: Monday 28 – Wednesday 30 September

This year's S6 play is Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, directed by Dr Linda Mackenney. Remaining true to Chekhov’s vision for his play, the production balances his...Read More

Posted on 25 September 2015 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Medals for our Skiers at Scottish Dry Slope Ski Championships

We had seven teams (28 skiers) representing Watson’s at the Scottish Schools’ Dry Slope Ski Championships on Sunday at the Midlothian Snowsports Centre, Hillend. Our...Read More

Posted on 21 September 2015 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Aidan and Ben win Northern Junior Debating Championships

​Aidan Poon (S4) and Ben Stanley (S3) won the Northern Junior Debating Championships, an Under 16 competition open to schools all over Britain. Adam Mallis (S3) and Ethan Stewart...Read More

Posted on 21 September 2015 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Hat-trick of World Championship wins for Novice Band

The Novice Juvenile band won the World Championship for the third year in succession at Glasgow Green. In one of the largest competitions ever, with 240 bands from 14...Read More

Posted on 18 August 2015 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

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