News and Forthcoming Events
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Glenalmond College will be presenting a fully orchestrated performance of Jesus Christ Superstar for one night only at Perth’s Concert Hall on Friday 24 March 2017.
Congratulations to Glenalmond pupil Michael L who came an impressive second out of 155 runners in the recent Perth Park Run Challenge.
The highly respected - and, at times, much feared - annual ‘Good Schools Guide’ has just produced a very positive report on Glenalmond.
Tickets for our upcoming performance of Jesus Christ Superstar have been selling so rapidly that Perth Concert Hall have been required to open up a new seating area.
Hockey and lacrosse players at Glenalmond are reaping the rewards of their hard work...
Glenalmond musicians have had magnificent success in the recent Perform in Perth Music Festival with an overall win and an impressive line-up of six out of the seven finalists. The Premier Prize was awarded to Alexander W (piano) by adjudicator Liz Childs for his superb performance of Beethoven’s Andante Favori.
Glenalmond U15 lacrosse team enjoyed a win at home in the Rathbones Scottish National Schools Championships Tournament.
Local families enjoyed an interesting day at Glenalmond's first dedicated Day Pupil Open Day on 18 March.
A quartet of pipers from the school were invited to play for guests at the LANTRA Awards at the Dunblane Hydro
Glenalmond's U14 lacrosse team win the first Rathbones Scottish National School championship in excellent style.
OG Cameron Montgomery (2008 - 13, Matheson's) has been awarded a Blue at Oxford for Lacrosse and has been voted in as Joint Captain for next season.
A nine year old's love of the Latin language has been spotted and rewarded by Head of Classics at Glenalmond College.
Two OG's faced off against each other recently in the PCU3ED Rugby League Varsity Match, held at the Honourable Artillery Company, in the City of London.
BBC documentary filmmaker, conqueror of Mount Everest and successful children’s author, Matt Dickinson, spent a whole morning with lucky Third Formers, spearheading a creative writing workshop at Glenalmond.
Drawing from his first-hand mountaineering experience, Matt asked pupils to transport themselves, “From a cosy school theatre to being backed into a snow hole, on the edge of a freezing precipice.”
During the Lent term, as part of PSHCE, Upper Sixth pupils have undertaken a selection of workshops including basic cooking skills, finance for life beyond school and car maintenance.
On the afternoon of 9 March the idyllic golf course of Glenalmond College became a sea of colour, noise and energy as all of our pupils ran in the annual House Steeplechase race.
On Sunday 5 March Glenalmond’s forthcoming spectacular musical production of Jesus Christ Superstar featured on Perthshire’s HeartlandFM. Read on to hear full interview....
As ever The Townhouse in Melrose provided a perfect backdrop to the popular annual, Old Glenalmond Club Borders Dinner.
Gathering on the stairs for a ‘team shot’, the spirit of Glenalmond was encapsulated by a jovial atmosphere with calls of, “No, after you, please.”
Parent Lady Diana Godfrey-Faussett, noted that, “It’s always a very enjoyable evening,” while, on a more prosaic note, her husband Christopher toasted the “excellent grub!”
“It’s lovely to see St John’s Kirk so busy on a Sunday afternoon,” extolled Howard Duthie, Director of Music at St John’s, as he welcomed crowds and detailed fire exits: “and an especially big welcome if you are here for the first time, please don’t let it be your last.”
Pupils and OGs battled out a close fought game on Sunday, managing a last gasp win on the very last hole. Going down their last hole one down, Campbell G & Caspar K managed to win the 18th and so tie their game with Stephen Titterington and Euan Scott. In the second match, Cameron G and Tim H went down the last all square, but manged to squeeze home on the last green with a win and a 1 up score line against Harry Morgan and Mike Everett...