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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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Sport Captains

We name the sports team Captains for Michaelmas term 2017-2018


National Cross Country Championships Success

A Glenalmond pupil has achieved a very commendable place in the recent National Cross Country Championships. Susannah G-F finished in 19th place in the U17 Women’s Race on Saturday 25 February at a very muddy course in Callendar Park, Falkirk. Susannah runs with Gala Harriers and the girls achieved Team Bronze at the event. Richard Myers, teacher at Glenalmond and team coach said; “Delighted for Susannah, this is a great achievement. She trains very hard at all hours so this accolade is well deserved.”


Supernova 5km Run

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.


Cross-country Challenge 2015

In the cross-country challenge against Strathallan, the girls' race was dominated by Glenalmond girls, who who took all three top places.


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.