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Supporting Sports Dinner

Glenalmond College Supporting Sports Dinner will be held on Saturday 13 June 2015, 7.30pm, at Glenalmond College. The ticket price is £60.00 and includes a cocktail reception, three course dinner and auction. You are welcome to purchase individual tickets and be added to the seating plan or organise a table of 10 with friends and family joining you. We have received some fantastic auction prizes so far and are looking forward to the bidding commencing............

Ben Schogler and the Skoog

OG Ben Schogler (Matheson’s 1988-’93) is helping to transform the musical life of disabled children with his cutting edge invention, the ‘Skoog’. Ben, with his company Skoog Music, is part of the creative team from Edinburgh University, who describes the toy-like Skoog as “a sensor with some software on the computer which lets you play a whole range of instruments, just through touch.”

OG Lochy Porter wins prestigious award

OG Lochy Porter (Cairnies 1981-’86) wins prestigious award at the first Scottish Rural Awards in partnership with Scottish Field and The Scottish Countryside Alliance.

Yale Alley Cats

On Tuesday 19 May, at 7pm in the Theatre, Glenalmond is excited to welcome internationally acclaimed group the Yale Alley Cats to give a one hour concert.

Newnham College Essay Prize

Following on from the success of the Woolf Essay prize over the past few years, Newnham College, Cambridge have introduced five new essay prizes, in History, Engineering, Science, Law and Philosophy.

Tennis Results

Another successful win for our senior boys tennis team against St Leonards.

Douglas Meikle

OG Douglas Meikle (Reid’s 2005-’10) will be cycling through Perthshire on the 12th & 13th May during the ‘Big EY Ride’. Not a keen cyclist while at Glenalmond, Douglas only took up the sport a few months ago. Himself and the team are cycling over 440 miles in five days, starting in Newcastle and finishing in Inverness in aid of the EY Foundation.

Field Day

The weather forecast was poor when the third form walkers set off to walk around Loch Leven on Field Day.

Confirmation 2015

22 pupils were confirmed at the school chapel just before leave out weekend.