News Archive - 2014/15


Hat-trick of World Championship wins for Novice Band

The Novice Juvenile band won the World Championship for the third year in succession at Glasgow Green. In one of the largest competitions ever, with 240 bands from 14...Read More

Posted on 18 August 2015 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Scotland Caps for Bryce Sisters - UPDATE

Sarah Bryce (S5) got her first senior Scotland cap at the weekend, playing cricket alongside her sister, Kathryn (Class of 2015) against Somerset. Despite a loss, the girls played...Read More

Posted on 10 August 2015 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

SQA Results 2015 – Sixth Year Pupils Gain Best Ever Results

Our S6 Pupils gained the best ever results in their Advanced Higher Exams this year. Results made public today show that 96.1% of grades were awarded at Grade C or above (compared...Read More

Posted on 04 August 2015 By Mr Melvyn Roffe

Pipe Band visits Canada

At the start of the holidays the Pipes & Drums departed for Ontario, Canada to prepare for the second half of the pipe band competitive season.  The trip began with...Read More

Posted on 30 July 2015 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Gold Award Winners Attend Ceremony at Palace

On 2 July, 25 former pupils attended a ceremony at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, to receive their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards, in the presence of HRH The Duke of...Read More

Posted on 22 July 2015 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

International Baccalaureate Results 2015

Our IB pupils received the results of their International Baccalaureate Diploma examinations today. The IB Diploma is increasingly recognised as the international benchmark...Read More

Posted on 06 July 2015 By Mr Melvyn Roffe

Henley History and Representative Honours

Our 1st VIII has made history, becoming the first ever Scottish VIII to qualify for the Princess Elizabeth Challenge Cup at Henley Royal Regatta. No other Scottish J8 has ever...Read More

Posted on 24 June 2015 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Double Gold for GWC at Scottish Slalom Event

Our Junior and Senior A Teams won gold in their respective events at the Scottish Schools' Dry Dual Slalom event at the Midlothian Snowsports Centre at Hillend, against a very...Read More

Posted on 21 June 2015 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Office Bearers Announced for Next Session

​Office Bearers for the next academic session have been announced. Office Bearers have a number of important responsibilities within the School, including...Read More

Posted on 19 June 2015 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Scottish Swim Relay Double for Watson's

Our S1 girls’ team – Libby Simpson, Sally Jack, Kirsty Peng, and Sarah Fyffe – won both the freestyle and the medley relay at the Scottish Schools’ Swimming...Read More

Posted on 18 June 2015 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

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