News - March 2017


Making and Breaking Climbing Equipment

Jim McCormack visited the School to give a fascinating talk about the design and manufacture of climbing gear. Jim, from climbing company DMM, used a tensile tester to...Read More

Posted on 30 March 2017 By Mr Stephen Gray

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

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

Scottish Champions

Our hockey girls had a successful outing to the Scottish Schools Finals day in Glasgow on Friday coming home as Scottish Champions in the Open Cup and S3 plate competitions. Our...Read More

Posted on 20 March 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Inaugural House Marching Competition

Senior pupils took part in the final of the inaugural House Marching competition at lunchtime today. The competition saw the pupils pitted against each another in their respective...Read More

Posted on 16 March 2017 By Mr Terry Rodgers

Scottish Schools' Champions for Third Year in a Row

Our Pipes & Drums were crowned Scottish Schools' Pipe Band Champions in the Juvenile Grade for the third year in succession on Sunday 12 March. The event took place at James...Read More

Posted on 16 March 2017 By Mr Stephen Gray

Satellite Simulation win takes Team to European Finals

The GWC CanSat team – Kaveh Pezeshki and Calder Maclean (both S6), Charles Cameron, Morven Pennie and Jack Hargreaves (all S5) – won the European Space Education...Read More

Posted on 14 March 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

500 engage in GWC's 10th MUN Conference

500 delegates from across the globe assembled together for our 10th annual Model United Nations (MUN) Conference, in order to discuss contemporary issues affecting their...Read More

Posted on 13 March 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Two Cups for GWC at the East District Finals

The 1st XI girls qualified for the Scottish Schools’ Hockey cup final by winning the East District Cup yesterday. They beat St George’s 2–0 in the final at...Read More

Posted on 07 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

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