George Watson's College

City of Edinburgh

  • Ages: 3 - 18
  • Type: All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
  • Principal Mr Melvyn Roffe
  • Pupils:
    • Total Number of Pupils: 2363
    • Number of Day Pupils: 2363
    • Number of Nursery Pupils: 87
    • Number of Boarding Pupils: 0
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  • Brief Description: George Watson's College is an independent day school for boys and girls from the ages of 3 to 18 in south west Edinburgh.
    The curriculum is adapting to the innovations inherent in Scotland’s Curriculum for Excellence and the new Scottish National Qualifications. In addition, the School offers its older pupils the opportunity to take the International Baccalaureate Diploma programme.
    The School is one of the schools of the Company of Merchants of the City of Edinburgh and is governed by the Merchant Company Education Board.

Contact Details:
Colinton Road Edinburgh EH10 5EG

Telephone: 0131 446 6000