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  • Wednesday, April 27, 2022 · 6:00 PM BST
    Twice a year there is the opportunity for parents to meet Governors and members of the Principal's Leadership Team for a briefing about strategic issues. The next of these meetings will take place virtually on Wednesday 27 April at 6pm. There will...
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    The pupils and staff at George Watson's College and Castlebrae Community High School put together a fantastic fundraising evening of music, literature and art.

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    An Evening of Music recorded on Monday 7 March in our Music Auditorium. The concert is made up of a number of small ensembles, ranging from vocal groups, string ensembles, recorders, guitars and Jazz Band, in music ranging from Motown to Mozart, p...
  • Tuesday, February 22, 2022 · 6:00 PM GMT
    We look forward to welcoming Leeanne Turner to February's Twilight Talk. Leeanne will explore the current risks of children being online, as well as signposting to resources that parents can use to keep themselves informed about their child's vir...
  • On-Demand
    This episode and workbook will explore:
    1. Your Inner Critic and where it comes from
    2. How your brain works
    3. Meet your Future Self ( Inner Mentor)
    4. Some questions that might arise
    5. How to manage your Inner Critic
    6. Using your Inner Mentor ...
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    Join us to enjoy an Evening of Music from our talented Senior School Soloists.
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    This episode and workbook will enable you to work through the core belief questionnaire to discover what beliefs are holding you back and create new, more empowering beliefs.
  • On-Demand
    This episode and accompanying workbook will cover five key areas:

    1. What are core beliefs and where do they come from?
    2. How do your core beliefs hold you back?
    3. How do they shape your relationships?
    4. Are you aware of what your core beliefs...
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    Join us from home to enjoy our talented musical ensembles. The concert includes items from our Trad Band, Big Band, String, Wind and Vocal Groups, with a wide range of musical styles from Vivaldi and Elgar to Radiohead and West Side Story. Someth...
  • On-Demand
    This short video will explore four key themes and is accompanied by a workbook:
    1. What is self-compassion and why does it matter?
    2. Self-compassion and self-esteem
    3. The Approval Trap and The Feedback Paradox
    4. Cultivate self-compassion throug...
  • Tuesday, December 14, 2021 · 6:00 PM GMT
    In the final Twilight Talk of 2021, the Principal, Melvyn Roffe, will share some thoughts and lead a discussion on how Watson’s should be preparing itself to serve its pupils and the wider community in the post-COVID world. All welcome to attend: ...
  • Monday, December 13, 2021 · 5:00 PM GMT
    Emma will discuss why self compassion is so important and how it is closely intertwined with self esteem. We will discover all about the approval Trap and the Feedback Paradox and how we can cultivate self compassion through daily practices.
  • Thursday, October 28, 2021 · 7:00 PM BST
    The Biannual Governors Meeting with Parents will take place as a Webinar on the evening of 28 October at 7pm.

    The Chair of Governing Council, Mr Roddy MacLennan, will be hosting the first of this year’s online open meetings which will be based ...
  • On-Demand
    With a focus on "Womens' Leadership in the Healthcare Sector", we were delighted to welcome Dr Rabinder Buttar to this year's Business Breakfast which was held as a hybrid event.

    Rabinder Buttar is President of Clintec International Limited, a...
  • Tuesday, September 21, 2021 · 6:15 PM BST
    We are delighted to welcome Professor Sue Black, Baroness Black of Strome, to give this year's Caritas Lecture. Professor Black will discuss the development of the discipline of forensic anthropology in the UK and how it is currently employed in ...
  • Thursday, June 24, 2021 · 6:00 PM BST
    As part of our 150 year anniversary celebrations for the GWC Ladies' College, this webinar will tell the story of a remarkable pioneer in Scottish art education and the man behind the first GWC Ladies' College banner.
  • Thursday, June 17, 2021 · 6:00 PM BST
    As part of our GWC Ladies' College 150 year anniversary celebrations, this webinar will cover the establishment of George Square and its changing face and place in society and education.
  • On-Demand
    George Watson’s College is your new local Community Sport Hub, open to the whole community regardless of age or ability.

    Let’s make the most of life after lockdown and enjoy better health and wellbeing as well as make new friends!

    Come to the Vi...
Dialogues
  • Tuesday, December 14, 2021 · 6:00 PM GMT
    In the final Twilight Talk of 2021, the Principal, Melvyn Roffe, will share some thoughts and lead a discussion on how Watson’s should be preparing itself to serve its pupils and the wider community in the post-COVID world. All welcome to attend: ...
  • Tuesday, May 18, 2021 · 6:00 PM BST
    We are delighted to welcome one of our charity partners, Changing Faces, to May's Twilight Talk. Angela and Susan will be joining us to discuss Visible Difference, about what it is and how they challenge misconceptions. They will also talk abou...
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    We were delighted to welcome Sukai Miller, class of 1998, to our Twilight Talks. Sukai joined us from Strasbourg to discuss her career, starting with her time at Watson's, through the motivations/background that have shaped her decisions along the...
  • On-Demand
    Our first Twilight Talk of the 2020 - 2021 Session was a truly inspiring and fascinating webinar with guest speakers Claire Urquhart & Marjorie Lofti Gill, Co-founders of 'Open Book'. Claire and Marjorie speak thoughtfully on the 'who', the 'what...
  • Tuesday, November 23, 2021 · 6:00 PM GMT
    Our climate is changing, temperatures are rising and we are seeing more extreme weather events across the globe. Many countries and organisations are joining the race to net zero 2050 to limit global warming. All eyes are on the global climate con...
  • Tuesday, November 9, 2021 · 6:00 PM GMT
    The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were set out in 2015 for the WHOLE world to meet by 2030. However with COVID-19, climate crisis, poverty, hunger, plastics... and this endless list of problems and challenges we can feel overwhelmed and ...
  • Tuesday, November 2, 2021 · 6:00 PM GMT
    We are delighted to welcome Peter Wright, Patron of The Green Team and Chief Executive Penny Radway. The Green Team helps young people to appreciate nature and care for our planet, whilst developing new skills and realising the wellbeing benefits ...
  • Monday, November 1, 2021 · 1:00 PM GMT
    Come and join us at lunchtime to listen to our remarkable panel of speakers who will share their experiences of the workplace, offering insight into how far women have come, and discuss how true parity can be achieved in their sectors and society ...
  • Tuesday, October 5, 2021 · 6:00 PM BST
    The Government committed in 2019 to reduce the UK’s greenhouse emissions to Net Zero by 2050. And, under the Climate Change Act (2008), we have a trajectory of legally binding 5-year “carbon budgets” to get there. We were the first major economy i...
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    We were delighted to welcome Eva Cains, Head of Climate Change Strategy at Aberdeen Standard Investments, to speak to S6 on the relationship between finance, investment and climate change.

    Eva discussed the importance around our choices and actio...
  • Thursday, September 9, 2021 · 6:00 PM BST
    In partnership with ACSS (the African and Caribbean Society of Scotland), we are running a webinar complete with Q&A with guest speaker Camille London-Miyo MBE on how to raise an anti-racist child. The webinar is full of scenarios and suggestions ...
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    This symposium examines the historical legacy of George Watson whose financial legacy, left on his death in 1723 to the stewardship of the Merchant Company of Edinburgh, made possible the foundation of George Watson’s Hospital in 1742.

    It is now ...
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    In June 2020, the Principal made an important statement about the School's commitment to combating racism. Since then various individuals and groups in the School have been addressing aspects of our heritage and current practice and developing way...
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    Join us to enjoy an Evening of Music from our talented Senior School Soloists.
  • On-Demand
    Join us from home to enjoy our talented musical ensembles. The concert includes items from our Trad Band, Big Band, String, Wind and Vocal Groups, with a wide range of musical styles from Vivaldi and Elgar to Radiohead and West Side Story. Someth...
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    We hope you enjoy this year's digital performance of The S3 Production; The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.

    During the World War II bombings of London, four English siblings are sent to a country house where they will be safe. One day Lucy find...
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    Whilst we were unable to hold our traditional events held at St Giles' Cathedral, at Polwarth Church or our Assembly Hall, we hope to bring some Christmas cheer to your home with our online Christmas music event. If you were unable to join us fo...
Welcome to George Watson's College Plus, our digital events platform. A space for us to connect with each other and to bring together our pupils, their families, our staff, former pupils and the wider world through digital events and communication.

Our online events are a blend of live streaming of key school events, webinars and meeting style symposiums. Our webinars are designed for you to watch and listen, with the opportunity to pose questions. Our meeting style events and online gatherings are intended for you to engage with and actively participate in. All events will be recorded and made available on-demand where possible.
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