News Archive - 2012/13


Pipe Band Returns From Canada

The Pipes & Drums has just arrived back from a very successful tour of eastern Canada. After winning the Scottish Championships in Dumbarton on Saturday 27 July, the Juvenile...Read More

Posted on 11 August 2013 By Mr Iain Simpson

International Baccalaureate Results 2013

George Watson's College is pleased to announce its first ever results for those students who took the Diploma Programme from August 2011 to June 2013. All students have completed...Read More

Posted on 07 July 2013 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Clean Sweep for Pipes & Drums

While most people were jetting off on summer holiday, both bands were in action at the European Championships in Forres on Saturday 29 June. The Novice band won their first...Read More

Posted on 01 July 2013 By Mr Iain Simpson

Gold and Silver for Teams at Scottish Schools' Dry Dual Slalom Event

Our Junior Team struck gold at last Friday's Scottish Schools' Dry Dual Slalom event at the Midlothian Snowsports Centre (Hillend). Louise Sandland, Jemma Clarke, Will Dalziel (all...Read More

Posted on 26 June 2013 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

4 Stars for Cabaret Review

Last week's production of Cabaret received a four star review from Thom Dibdin on the All Edinburgh Theatre website. Link to the review...Read More

Posted on 26 June 2013 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Four Pupils Selected for Scotland

We have just heard that four of our S4 pupils have been selected for the Scotland Rowing Junior squad. James Stevenson and Laurence Bialy are selected in the boys' coxed four and...Read More

Posted on 20 June 2013 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

New Principal for George Watson's College from August 2014

Mr Melvyn Roffe, currently Principal of Wymondham College in Norfolk, will become Principal of George Watson's College on the retirement of Gareth Edwards in August 2014. Melvyn...Read More

Posted on 18 June 2013 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Annual Art Exhibition - Public Viewing : 17-21 June, 3pm-5pm

Everyone is welcome to come an view our Annual Art Exhibition which is open to the public from 3pm - 5pm each day this week (Monday 17 – Friday 21 June) in the Art School....Read More

Posted on 17 June 2013 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Six Golds from Scottish Schools' Athletics Championships

Athletes from Watson's took six of the individual titles at the Scottish Schools' Athletics Championships. As previously reported Natalie Robbins (S3) won the U15 Girls' Hammer...Read More

Posted on 14 June 2013 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Interscholastics Trophy for our Junior School Athletes

Our Junior School athletes had a very successful day at the Edinburgh Primary Schools Sports Association (EPSSA) Interscholastics competition at Meadowbank Stadium,...Read More

Posted on 05 June 2013 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

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