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Parents are invited to join us for our Candlelit Services of Lessons and Carols for Christmas on Tuesday 13 December.
The U14’s have won an impressive six from eight matches this season including victories against Fettes, Loretto, Robert Gordon’s and on Saturday 3 December a superb 47-19 away win at Dollar Academy. Terrific team spirit and some fine performances.
Pupils performed in the Rotary Club Young Musician of the Year Competition at Gleneagles Hotel.
Over one hundred prep school pupils, from throughout Scotland, gathered in Coll’s magnificent Dining Hall on Sunday 4 December for the spectacular Junior Ball.
5th Form PE students have been studying to achieve their Sports Coaching course with the final block requiring the help of local primary school children.
The Glenalmond U18 1st XV rugby team yesterday won their semi-final match in the Scottish Schools Shield competition away at Kelvinside Academy, in a solid 0-24 win.
The senior musical is one of the highlights of the Glenalmond school year, and the first performances of Jesus Christ Superstar have confirmed that this year’s show is one of the most exciting and dramatic we have ever staged.
Gleanalmond's Kaleem B played in for the SRU U19 Development Squad at Meggetland on 23 November. A minibus with teachers and pupils drove down to Murrayfield to watch and support Kaleem in his first match for the SRU. The Scotland team played well and gave their opponents Georgia a challenging battle.
The Glenalmond U16 rugby team won their semi-finals 31-5 in a match against Preston Lodge High School at Pennypit Park, home of Preston Lodge RFC. The game was a strong encounter for the Glenalmond boys against a very physical opposition.
Our weekly Thursday lunchtime concerts provide an opportunity for our musicians to perform without the pressure of a large audience, and offer a few minutes of beautiful music in the middle of a busy day. This week we enjoyed a series of duets and trios, with music by Mozart, Boccherini, Schubert & Bach.
The Glenalmond College Remembrance Service was a deeply moving event, with wreaths laid by representatives of each boarding house, each arm of the CCF, the OG Club and the staff.
The Glenalmond Autumn Concert was a great success, with 85 pupils performing in various groups and ensembles.
Glenalmond pupil wins race among the moonbeams
Upper Sixth pupil, Michael L was the overall winner - beating off competition from 2749 runners - of the unique, twilight ‘Supernova’ 5km race around the Kelpies of Falkirk on Sunday 14 November.
Kelpies - mythical creatures who (allegedly!) appear at twilight -provide the backdrop for the race. Runners travel around the two 30 metre high, 300 tonnne sculptures, designed by Andrew Scott, wearing bright fluorescent colours and head torches.
Charlie A continues his winning streak! After a training session with the Scottish Juniors at Peebles, he went on to win the third round of the Scottish Cyclocross series, held at Strathclyde Park.
Glenalmond are delighted to hear that Kaleem B has been selected for the Scotland U19 Development Squad.
Glenalmond pupil Charlie A has once again hit the headlines, after winning the Comrie Croft Hairy Coo mountain biking event which took place as part of the Crieff and Strathearn Drovers’ Tryst Walking Festival.
We have featured in a report in the South China Morning Post, Hong Kong's leading English-speaking newspaper.
Glenalmond played a friendly game of golf ending with a draw against Dollar Academy. The match was played on the same course that hosted the Ryder Cup in 2014 so the players had a great time experiencing a world class course.
Glenalmond College hockey players were selected for the prestigious Futures Cup competition held in St Albans at the end of October.
The Chronicle 2016 is ready to be read and this year comes to you in a bright new style with additional content and cover....