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Carols by Candlelight

11 December 2015 (Chapel) 5pm: Lessons and Carols by Candlelight (Goodacre's, Lothian, Skrine's & Mathieson's). 7.30pm: Lessons and Carols by Candlelight (Cairnies, Home, Reid's & Patchell's)

Glenalmond Junior Ball

29 November, 4pm: Glenalmond Junior Ball Prep school pupils aged 11 to 13 are invited to Glenalmond for a dinner followed by dancing lessons and a ceilidh.

Warden is pupil for a day

Glenalmond's new Warden, Elaine Logan, has gone back to the classroom as a pupil as she follows a Second Former's timetable for the day.

Autumn Concert 2015

A superb concert was held to celebrate the talents of our young musicians at the school. Despite the wild windy weather they played to a full recital hall and the evening was deemed a great success by all.

Glenalmond goes global with #GlobalGlenalmond2015

Glenalmond played its part in what is believed to be the world’s first continuous global reunion on Saturday 14 November 2015 when the entire school gathered to celebrate #GlobalGlenalmond2015 with a fantastic fireworks display ignited by a choreographed ‘human fuse’.

Creative Writing Competition 2015

Junior pupils took part in the Glenalmond College Creative Writing competition, and the 17 finalists gathered for an afternoon of inspiration.

Senior Maths Challenge Results

Last year our pupils got 34 certificates which represented the best the College had done in the challenge however this year they have gone one better achieving 35 certificates!


GlobalGlenalmond2015 takes place on Saturday 14th November. All around the world, at 7pm local time, individuals and groups with a Glenalmond connection will be celebrating their link to the school....

SA Hockey & Rugby Tour 2016

In July 2016, 51 pupils and staff are heading to South Africa on a combined Hockey and Rugby tour. This is the first venture of its kind and one of the biggest overseas tours undertaken by the College in recent history.

Remembrance Service 2015

The Remembrance Service was held on Sunday 8 November with many families, OGs and guests joining pupils and staff in the Glenalmond Chapel.

OG Doug Hall comes back to Coll for rugby session

It was a great pleasure to welcome OG Doug Hall back to Coll on Tuesday 3 November. As the 1st XV geared up for a crunch cup-tie with Dollar, it was a wonderful opportunity for the boys to tap into Doug’s vast experience as both a professional and International Rugby player.

OG Andrew Gibson

OG Andrew Gibson (Goodacre’s 2011 to 2015) finishes ahead of the Perth and Kinross pack at the recent 2015 Race to Kingsbarns competition, finale of the junior golf season.