News Archive - 2005/6


Pipe Band Win Two World Championship Titles

The Pipes and Drums of George Watson's College continued their spectacular season by winning two drumming world championships this weekend at the World Pipe Band Championships at...Read More

Posted on 15 August 2006

GB Rowing Success for George Watson's Pupils

In July, the Great Britain J16 eight, with George Watson's rowers, Sean Dixon (S5), Jonathan Rankin (S5), Murray Wilkojc (S6) and cox, Jack Freeland (S3) beat the French National...Read More

Posted on 07 August 2006

Success for Girls' Cricket

Watson's two 1st XI wicketkeepers, Jenny Rae (S5) and Catherine Dick (S3), were the stars of the show when the Watson's touring team defeated Gloucestershire Juniors at Dymock...Read More

Posted on 13 July 2006

Parents raise £7,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust

At the Parents ' Association Midsummer Ball on Saturday 24 June at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, the wonderful total of £7,000 was raised in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. Our...Read More

Posted on 28 June 2006

Jayne Jumps into Record Books

Sixth Year pupil, Jayne Nisbet, continued her record breaking run when despite injury she gained the school Sports Day record for the long jump with a jump of 5.26m. The record had...Read More

Posted on 27 June 2006

Les Miserables Production Meets with Critical Acclaim

This year's end of term production of Les Miserables has met with critical acclaim, gaining a three star review in the Evening News. The review highlighted the technical aspects of...Read More

Posted on 27 June 2006

National Success for Rowers

George Watson's College came back from the Scottish Rowing Championships with an impressive 21 wins. Amongst their successes, the rowers were unbeaten in the under 14 and under 15...Read More

Posted on 14 June 2006

Five in a Row!

The Juvenile Band and drummers won the Scottish Championships at a wet Dumbarton for the fifth year in succession. Seeing off stiff competition from Kintyre Schools and Boghall and...Read More

Posted on 23 May 2006

West End comes to Watson's

Fresh from London's West End, Les Miserables cast member Robert Archibald visited school on 16 May to spend the afternoon working with members of our own Les Mis cast and crew....Read More

Posted on 19 May 2006

Commonwealth Clinic

Congratulations to Scott Hughson, who is one of just seven young athletes from around Scotland being considered to take part in the Commonwealth Clinic. The Commonwealth Clinic, an...Read More

Posted on 12 May 2006

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