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Life at Glenalmond is always busy, and this is where you will find all the latest news, galleries and notification of forthcoming events.

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Supporting Sports Dinner

Fun Social evening - 'Supporting Sports' You are welcome to book a table or to join our seating plan. All welcome over 18 years. Register Now


IMOK Olympiad 2015

Alex W's recent results in the Intermediate Maths Olympiad - he achieved a merit which is an excellent result ...


Youth International Easter Hockey Tournament

Glenalmond's Eleanor S was part of the Scotland U16 squad who travelled to the Netherlands in the Easter break for HDM's annual Youth International Easter Hockey Tournament from 3-5 April.


Ian Simpson book review

OG Ian Simpson (Matheson’s 1963-’66) has published his third crime novel, to much industry acclaim. Murder in Court Three (Troubador) is an exciting, contemporary romp set in Edinburgh’s tightly-knit legal circles. Suspicious policemen (and woman – the leading investigator is a sharp, no nonsense cookie who combines brilliant detective work while wrestling with stroppy colleagues and advanced pregnancy), duplicitous legal eagles and brilliant counterfeit criminals. Glenalmond also features but in a very positive light.


Ruth Shackleton and the Red Arrows on BBC MasterChef

Red Arrows OG features on the BBC’s MasterChef semi-final. OG, Squadron Leader Ruth Shackleton, Red Arrows Team Manager (Lothian 1991-’93), is seen enjoying a fabulous dish during the BBC MasterChef semi-finals, which was filmed at her workplace in Lincolnshire and shown on Monday 13th April 2015.


Scotland U16 Rugby

Glenalmond boys play their part in Scotland U16's Rugby win over Newcastle Falcons Academy.


The Eclipse

A bright day dawned and after Lesson 1 at 9.20am on Friday 20 March the pupils and staff gathered on front quad to try and view the Eclipse - without looking at the Sun of course ...!


Classics Trip 2015

You can follow the Glenalmond Classics trip on their Twitter feed, @CollItalia


Glenalmond Gala Concert 2015

Glenalmond's musicians presented a programme showcasing the school's renowned choral and singing tradition; the Pipe Band and further outstanding instrumental soloists completed the line-up.


OG Dinner featured in The Southern Reporter

More than 40 former Glenalmond pupils (OGs), Honorary OGs, staff and current parents met for the annual Old Glenalmond Borders Dinner on Friday 13 March 2015 in the Townhouse, Melrose.