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  • Caritas Strings Concert

    Caritas Strings Concert

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  • Festival of Ideas and Caritas Lecture 2017

    Festival of Ideas and Caritas Lecture 2017

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  • SQA Results 2017

    SQA Results 2017

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  • Top Performances at the British Rowing Championships

    Top Performances at the British Rowing Championships

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  • Edinburgh to Continue Playing at Myreside

    Edinburgh to Continue Playing at Myreside

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From the Archives

Evening News Gives Evita Four Stars

Evening News Gives Evita Four Stars

Our sell-out end of year production, Evita, has received a very favourable review from the Evening News. Review from Evening News... Read More

SQA Results 2017

SQA Results 2017

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As Good As Gold for The Duke Of Edinburgh

Yesterday nine current and former pupils from GWC were presented with their Gold Awards in the presence of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh in the gardens of the Palace of Holyroodhouse.... Read More

International Baccalaureate Results 2017

The pass rate for our pupils taking the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme this year was 100%. All of our pupils entered for the Diploma this summer achieved it by... Read More

The Watson's Malawi Partnership is Launched

On 28 June the Watson’s Malawi Partnership was launched. The Watson's Malawi Partnership aims to build on all the previous work that committed and enthusiastic members of the... Read More

Teenage Authors Launch Book

You probably didn’t know that there’s a radish farm on the Watson’s site, or the headquarters of a strange children’s cult, or that a delivery driver has... Read More

Green Fingers In Eco Week

Green Fingers In Eco Week

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Eco Flag Raised

We were delighted to welcome our MP Joanna Cherry QC MP to Watson's today to witness the raising of the Green Flag we were awarded by Eco Schools Scotland over the Easter... Read More

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

Edinburgh to Continue Playing at Myreside

Edinburgh to Continue Playing at Myreside

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Alert

Primary 4/5 Cricket is cancelled today. Read More

Double Gold for Watson's Skiers

The dual slalom format - which sees teams pitted against each other in a head to head relay race - is ski racing at its most exciting.     Watson’s skiers... Read More

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

Drama Trip Returns from Greece

Drama Trip Returns from Greece

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West Side Story

Summer Production, 20-23 June 2017 Audiences this year were treated to a fantastic Summer Production of West Side Story.                ... Read More

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