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  • Eco Flag Raised

    Eco Flag Raised

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  • Upper Primary Stairwells Makeover

    Upper Primary Stairwells Makeover

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  • Double Gold for Watson's Skiers

    Double Gold for Watson's Skiers

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  • Scottish Inter-Schools' Cup Winners

    Scottish Inter-Schools' Cup Winners

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  • Robot Challengers

    Robot Challengers

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Watson’s Mathematicians Runners-up in National Competition

Watson’s Mathematicians Runners-up in National Competition

Watson’s came second out of the 58 schools in the finals of the National Enterprising Mathematics Competition at Glasgow University yesterday. Congratulations to our team,... Read More

Robot Challengers

Robot Challengers

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Pupils Get Close-Up Look At Olympic Gold

Last weekend some of our Scouts got the opportunity to meet Tim Baillie, the Aberdeen-born Olympic Gold Medallist in Canoe Slalom at the 2012 London Games. James Macleod (P7),... Read More

Watson's achieves Eco-Schools Green Flag Award

We are delighted that following an extensive programme of work and the inclusion of environment and sustainability as a significant theme within the School’s activities we... Read More

Watson's Pupil Wins Art Prize

A Watson's pupil has won the overall prize at the Scottish Schools Art Exhibition at The Caledonian Club.  Lucy Bennett (S6) won the prize for Mandarin... Read More

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

Eco Flag Raised

Eco Flag Raised

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Upper Primary Stairwells Makeover

Throughout May one of Scotland’s leading mural artists former pupil Chris Rutterford (Class of 1991) worked with our Primary 4 – Primary 7 pupils to transform... Read More

Primary 7 Author Visit From David Goutcher

Former undercover police officer turned computer game inventor and author, David Goutcher enthralled our Primary 7s on a recent visit.  David told the pupils about the... Read More

Deputy Chief Fire Officer Presents Pupils with their Level 2 Award

On Thursday 2 February, Mr Alex Clark, Deputy Chief Fire Officer for Scotland presented the Junior School with their Rights Respecting School Level 2 Award in a special... Read More

Primary 7 Burns Supper

On Thursday evening, over 150 pupils in Primary 7 celebrated the life and works of Robert Burns at their very own Burns Supper.  Our Primary 7 chairperson, Megan, was a... Read More

Double Gold for Watson's Skiers

Double Gold for Watson's Skiers

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Scottish Inter-Schools' Cup Winners

Watson’s girls have won the Scottish Inter-Schools’ Cup for tennis for the first time in 20 years.  The team – Alexandra Hunter, Millie Wood, Sofia... Read More

Top Places and Performances at the Scottish Rowing Championships

For many athletes this year's season culminated at the Scottish Championships, a three-day event held annually at Strathclyde Park. It also doubles up as National Team Selection... Read More

Team Efforts Bring Swimming Medals

Watson's swimmers brought home an impressive haul of medals from the Scottish Schools' Swimming Relays. Watson's also shared the trophy for top overall school. We were very... Read More

Watson's Wins At Scotland's Largest One-Day Regatta

Scotland's largest one day regatta saw over 50 Watson's rowers competing throughout the day resulting in 11 wins and three silvers. The senior boys - Fergus Mainland and Euan... Read More

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Drummers On A Roll At UK Championships

Following on from winning the British Championship title, the Juvenile Band drum corps secured the UK Pipe Band Championship title held on Saturday in Belfast, Northern... Read More

Juvenile Drummers Are The Best of British

Our Novice (A) and Juvenile bands travelled to Paisley to compete at the British Pipe Band Championships on Saturday 20 May. The Juvenile drummers at Watson's finished as the Best... Read More

Usher Hall Concert Highlights

Here are some of the highlights from A Celebration of George Watson's College Music performed in Edinburgh's Usher Hall on 29 March 2017.       ... Read More

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