News - November 2016

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New Head of the Junior School

Following a rigorous selection process which attracted applicants from Scotland, the rest of the UK and abroad, Mr George Salmond has been appointed as Head of the Junior School....Read More

Posted on 30 November 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Watson's form UK Delegation to Western European Model European Parliament

To say Western European Model European Parliament (WEMEP) is an experience like no other would be an understatement. Each of the six core delegations; The Netherlands, UK, Germany,...Read More

Posted on 24 November 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Promoting Chinese in Edinburgh Schools

This session has seen the establishment of the Swire Chinese Language Centre Edinburgh, our partnership with Boroughmuir High School and James Gillespie’s High School, which...Read More

Posted on 24 November 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Our Future Engineers

This year three of our S5 pupils –Callum Hoffie, Aidan Poon and Joseph Cantle – were awarded Arkwright Scholarships, equating to 10% of the 30...Read More

Posted on 23 November 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Successful Weekend For Watson's Rowers

Inverness Head is the largest and most competitive winter race in Scotland and this year our crews preformed to a high level once again. Saturday also saw Boys' Captain Fergus...Read More

Posted on 22 November 2016 By Mr Stephen Gray

Record-Breaking Schools Swim Meet

This year's Edinburgh and Midlothian Schools Swim meet was another record-breaking event for Watson's teams as they landed 49 medals across the day, beating last year's total by...Read More

Posted on 21 November 2016 By Mr Stephen Gray

Third Year Engineers Go Forth

Our S3 Engineering Science pupils had an exciting trip to the Education Centre at the Forth Replacement Crossing on Friday.  The 27 pupils from Mr Sanderson's and Mr...Read More

Posted on 21 November 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Success at the British Dry Ski Championship

The Watson's ski team has finished as runners-up at the British Dry Ski Championship. The boys' team, comprising Andrew Greenshields (S6), Alasdair Sandland (S5), Will Dalziel...Read More

Posted on 21 November 2016 By Mr Stephen Gray

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

Digital Leaders Lead by Example

The introduction of 1:1 iPads in our Primary 5 – Primary 7 classes provided us with the opportunity to extend pupil voice with the introduction of our Digital Leaders. This...Read More

Posted on 11 November 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

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