News Archive - 2003/4


Clean Sweep for the Pipe Band

Both Pipe Bands travelled to Lisburn, Northern Ireland, to compete in the European Championships on 31 July. The Juvenile Band won the Championship both as a band and drum corps....Read More

Posted on 16 August 2004

Good Luck, Chris!

On Friday 20 August 2004, Chris Hoy (Class of 1994) aims to be competing in the final of the Men's Cycling 1km Time Trial Final at the Olympic Games in Athens. We wish him all the...Read More

Posted on 30 July 2004

First XV on Tour

The rugby tour to South Africa and Dubai (3 August to 19 August) marks Watson's first visit to South Africa and an eagerly awaited return to Dubai, following our participation in...Read More

Posted on 30 July 2004

Summer Watersports

On Saturday 26 June, 40 S1–S3 pupils and four members of staff left Watson's for six days watersports in the South of France. The pupils enjoyed participating in a variety of...Read More

Posted on 13 July 2004

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award

Some 84 pupils spread among 16 groups completed Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions in the Southern Cairngorms at various times between 22 June and 2 July. The Expeditions were based at...Read More

Posted on 09 July 2004

GWC in Ecuador

On June 26, 19 pupils and 3 members of staff set off on a 23 day expedition to Ecuador. The trip, organised with KE Adventure, sees the party spend time in the Amazon rain forest...Read More

Posted on 29 June 2004

PA Ball Raises Record Amount

A record £4,580 was raised in the charity raffle and auction at the George Watson’s College Parents’ Association annual Summer Ball for DebRA UK on Saturday. This...Read More

Posted on 21 June 2004

Mock Parliament

MSP for Ayr, Watson's former pupil John Scott, was one of several MSPs to congratulate Matthew MacPherson and Louise Cullum (both S4) on their achievements in the National Youth...Read More

Posted on 18 June 2004

British Pipe Band Championships

On Saturday 12 June, the Pipes and Drums travelled to Turriff to compete in the British Pipe Band Championships. The Juvenile Band won their event for the first time and, not to be...Read More

Posted on 14 June 2004

GWC Pupil named Best First Minister

In October 2003, our pupils visited the Scottish Parliament to help launch the a new section of the Citizenship Foundation’s National Youth Parliament Competition, the...Read More

Posted on 11 June 2004

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