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.
Come along on Saturday 18 March 2017 for an Open Day specifically designed to gain a real feel for life as a day pupil at Glenalmond College. Free buses run daily from several points throughout Perthshire, transporting pupils to and from school during term time. Read more and register…..
The Band of HM Royal Marines Scotland will be performing with our Glenalmond College Concert band on Sunday 26 February in the Theatre at 7pm.
Glenalmond Warden, Elaine Logan, has written a blog for HMC discussing the virtues of industry experts sharing their experiences with pupils, highlighting the recent visit to Glenalmond of Dr Clare Jackson, Director of Studies in History at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. HMC (the Headmasters' & Headmistresses' Conference), is the professional association of heads of the world's leading independent schools. Member schools are distinguished by their excellence in pastoral care, co-curricular provision and classroom teaching.
Glenalmond is delighted to announce that an impressive achievement of four gold, seven silver and nine bronze certificates were gained by its pupils in the annual, hotly-contested, country-wide, Intermediate Maths Challenge.
Parents are invited to register for Glenalmond's first Day Pupil Open Day, which is being held on Saturday 18 March.
The Glenalmond College performance of Jesus Christ Superstar at Perth Concert Hall on Friday 24 March is proving to be very popular, and seats are selling fast!
Glenalmond are delighted that one of their pupils Charlie A has been nominated along with other local athletes in this years' prestigious Alison Wilson Junior Sports Person of the Year for 2017. The ceremony will take place at the Perth Grammar School Theatre on 3 March. This award is in recognition for the achievements of our local athletes, clubs, officials and coaches.
Dr Clare Jackson is Director of Studies in History, and Senior Tutor, at Trinity Hall, Cambridge and will be giving a lecture, entitled, “A New Life of Charles II” on Thursday 9 February at 19:30 in Glenalmond’s Music Recital Hall.
Great success on the cricket field for Glenalmond’s Toby A (14) who has been selected to be part of the Cricket Scotland U15 Performance Squad.
Congratulations to Campbell G (Goodacre's) who has been awarded a golf scholarship at the prestigious Gleneagles Golf Club. This is in recognition of Campbell's hard work and performance during 2016 and to help with his development and progress for the 2017 season.
In an article in Tatler magazine’s January edition, Glenalmond is described as “brilliant” in its handling of the complex field of educational neurodiversity.
Glenalmond pupils took part in the regional finals of Poetry by Heart Scotland this week.
Hamish H recited ‘Ettrick’ by Lady John Scott and ‘Icarus Mentor’ by Chloe Morrish, and Ellie R recited ‘Invictus’ by William Ernest Henley and ‘Late Love’ by Jackie Kay.
Hamish won and will now procced to the National Finals held in Edinburgh in March.
Two Glenalmond pupils jet off to Massachusetts to take part in the Brooks Exchange Programme
Glenalmond’s Pipes and Drums had their most successful day in years at the Vale of Atholl Solo Piping and Drumming competition held at Pitlochry High School on Saturday 21 January.
The 1st and 2nd Lacrosse teams went to the Open Lacrosse Tournament on Saturday 21 January, hosted by Loretto.
At the weekend both John S and Jack C played in the Scottish U18 National finals, John playing for Perthshire and Jack playing for Grove Menzieshill and in the final against each other.
Congratulations to the two Glenalmond pupils who have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge universities.
Renowned country magazine Scottish Field, features the OG Scottish Dinner in its 'SCENEaround' section. Who can you spot..?
The latest edition of Glenalmond Life - the school's termly newsletter reflecting life within the entire Glenalmond community - has just been published. This covers Michaelmas Term 2016 and displays just a snapshot of the many and varied activities and achievements in, around and beyond the school.