News - September 2016

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Open Morning – Saturday 8 October 2016

Our next Open Morning is on 8 October 2016. The morning begins with the Principal's Address at 9.30am, in the Senior School Hall, and runs until 12.30pm. During the morning you...Read More

Posted on 13 September 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

The Caritas Lecture 2016

On 21 September 2016 we were privileged to welcome Lord Robert Winston - professor, doctor, scientist, television presenter and Labour politician - to Watson's. His lecture...Read More

Posted on 26 September 2016 By Mr Stephen Gray

Debaters Off to Flying Start

Watson's has continued where it left off last session with considerable success in the debating chamber. In the first competition of the new academic year, Ethan Stewart (S5), Ben...Read More

Posted on 26 September 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Measuring the Earth's Circumference

Some pupils in S2 were able to measure the circumference of the Earth today to 99.5% accuracy, using only meter sticks and the sun. This experiment follows in the...Read More

Posted on 22 September 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Danish Design Trip

This weekend, 13 of our Design, Technology and Engineering pupils visited Copenhagen on the Department's Danish Design Trip. The aim of the trip was to inspire the...Read More

Posted on 12 September 2016 By Mr David Brown

Author visit for P7 pupils

Author Malcolm McNeill visited Primary 7 pupils in September to discuss his first book, The Beginning Woods. Issues such as censorship were touched upon and Malcolm certainly...Read More

Posted on By Mr Stephen Gray

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

S6 Production: Dr Faustus

This year’s S6 play is Christopher Marlowe’s, Doctor Faustus, a tragic tale of hubris and deadly ambition that questions whether we truly have free will or whether we...Read More

Posted on 12 September 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Girls' Cricket 1st XI wins Scottish Cup for second year running

Our Girls' Cricket 1st XI won the Women's Scottish Cup for the second year running last weekend. They beat Carlton CC in the final held at Ayr Cricket Club, reaching 83 for 1...Read More

Posted on 12 September 2016 By Mr Stephen Gray

Pipe band perform to international audience at Scottish Parliament

Watson's Pipes & Drums have played to an international audience of ministers and heads of delegation at a summit held at the Scottish Parliament. The Edinburgh International...Read More

Posted on 08 September 2016 By Mr Stephen Gray

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