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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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BBC Tatler series

The Duke of Argyll (Patchell’s 1981-86), Torquhil Campbell, and his wife Eleanor featured in a recent BBC programme charting the inside dealings of the world’s oldest magazine, Tatler.


George Smith Rugby Blue

Good luck to former pupil George Smith, hoping to get a Rugby Blue for Cambridge in a Varsity match at Twickenham.


Candlelit Carol Services

Lessons and Carols by Candlelight Saturday 6 December, 6pm: Goodacre's, Lothian, Matheson's and Skrine's Sunday 7 December, 6pm: Cairnies, Home, Reid's and Patchell's


Maths Challenge Success 2014

Congratulations to the 34 pupils who achieved certificates in the Senior Maths Challenge. This is the highest ever number of awards received by the school.


Scottish Schools' Cross-Country Championship 2014

Nine girls from Glenalmond raced at the Scottish Schools’ Road Race in Falkirk. The senior girls team - led home by Annie Porter and followed by Laura Godfrey-Faussett, Beth Stephen, Isla Graham and Marina Morgan – finished sixth in the team event.


Senior Inter-house Debating

It has been a busy and successful few weeks for the Debating Society at Glenalmond. In an entertaining final of the Senior Inter-House Competition, Angus S and Ryan C, both from Skrine’s, narrowly edged the Patchell’s pairing of James R and Alasdair J.


Tayside and Fife Swim Championships

Last week saw two days of intense competition at the Tayside and Fife Swimming Championships, an annual event that sees swimmers of all ages from across the district, convene on the Olympia Pool in Dundee.


WW1 Soldier inspires Sainsbury's Christmas TV Advert....

The experiences of Capt Robert Hamilton OG, and his fellow soldiers in the First World War, have inspired the Sainsbury's Christmas TV advertisement, described by the Today programme on Radio 4 as the 'greatest advert ever made'.


Mountain Biking Success

Third Former Charlie A is celebrating a win at the Tayside and Fife Youth Mountain Bike Series.


Grieg's Piano Concerto

Last Thursday's Lunchtime Concert was an unusual occasion in that it featured just one pupil and one piece.


Victoria Crosses come to Glenalmond

A unique event was held at Glenalmond College to mark the start of the First World War and to commemorate the bravery of former pupils of the school.


VCs come to Coll

Glenalmond's theatre hosted two packed audiences on Tuesday 11th November as staff and pupils gathered to hear about three OGs who were awarded the Victoria Cross.