News Archive - 2008/9


First for Watson’s

On Saturday 15 August, George Watson's College Pipes & Drums created history by capturing both the Novice and Juvenile Pipe Band World Championship Titles. Although the...Read More

Posted on 19 August 2009

Historic Gold for Andrew

Andrew Holmes (Class of 2009) continued Watson’s success at rowing on the international stage at the weekend when he became Scotland’s first ever world junior champion...Read More

Posted on 11 August 2009

Pipe Band win the North American Championship

The Juvenile band has just returned from a successful trip to Canada, where they competed in the adult Grade 3 competition at Maxville, Ontario and captured the North American...Read More

Posted on 11 August 2009

Successful Weekend for the Pipe Band

Following their successes in Canada the bands were in action at North Berwick and Perth at the weekend. At the North Berwick Highland Games on Saturday the Novice band won both the...Read More

Posted on 11 August 2009

Message from the Principal - exam results

Once again I congratulate pupils on their achievements in this year's SQA and A/AS Level examinations. All pupils will have had personal goals and can feel rightly proud of how...Read More

Posted on 04 August 2009

Gold and Silver for Callum in GB Debut

Callum McBrierty, who will enter S6 after the holidays, won both a gold and a silver medal when he made his debut in Great Britain’s junior rowing team in France this...Read More

Posted on 03 August 2009

Happy Birthday Floppy!

P1M entered a national competition, run by Oxford University Press, to design a birthday card for Floppy (one of the characters in their Oxford Reading Tree reading books). They...Read More

Posted on 25 June 2009 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Phenomenal Jump Takes Mum’s Record

On Sports Day, Kirsty McKean (S1) jumped a remarkable 5.08m to beat her Mum’s record for the S1 competition, by 53cm. Mrs Lesley McKean (née Scott), now Director of...Read More

Posted on 24 June 2009

Cricketers Picked for Scotland Under-17s

Despite Watson’s disappointment at the weekend when the 1st XI were beaten in the final of the East Schools' Cup by Merchiston, three of our boys are celebrating, having been...Read More

Posted on 22 June 2009

Kerry is Scottish Hockey Young Player of the Year

Kerry Hall, Head of Sixth Year, has been voted Scottish Hockey Young Player of the Year, 2008-09. The award will be presented at the end of season Scottish Hockey Union Awards...Read More

Posted on 16 June 2009

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