News and Forthcoming Events
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Glenalmond pupil competes at World Pipe Band Championships
Scotland's top young rugby talent, including players from Glenalmond, went head-to-head at the home of Scottish Rugby on Sunday 13 August at the BT Sport Academy Finals Day.
The recent news of Prince Philip’s retirement was delivered to Palace staff by the former Scots Guard, and now much-trusted Private Secretary to the Queen, OG Sir Christopher Geidt.
OG XI v Glenalmond 1st XI, Sunday 30th April 2017
A chilly spring day greeted the OG team to their old stomping ground at Glenalmond, a team this year comprising a mixture of youth, skill, cricketing experience and humour. This has sometimes been a rarity in years gone by, partly down to the various humiliations on the field that have gone before.
Congratulations to the pupils who participated in the recent IMOK Olympiad and Kangaroo, gaining a Distinction and three Merits.
John S and Susannah GF played against Wales during the Easter school holidays. Hockey coach David Stott is delighted to see how well both players are developing their skills and playing at such a good level for their country.
Great success on the cricket field for Glenalmond’s Toby A (14) who has been selected to be part of the Cricket Scotland U15 Performance Squad.
OG Jamie Forrester (Patchell's 96-01) won the much coveted Captain John MacLellan Memorial Solo Piping overall Champion Piper
OG Robbie Coltrane (Patchell’s 63-68), star of Harry Potter films as Hogwarts’ gamekeeper and keeper of keys, Rubeus Hagrid, is about to star in a major new contemporary and hard-hitting drama on Channel 4.
America's first Gold Medal Winner of the Rio Olympics was coached by OG Jonathan Hammond......
Congratulations to the Glenalmond Golfers who have for the second year running won the P&K Schools' Championship Trophy....
Congratulations to Cameron G who has become the new U18 Perth & Kinross match-play Champion...
After a seven year restructuring and investment programme within Glenalmond College’s Music Department – witnessing the introduction many new teachers and instruments - the school were thrilled to win multiple awards in many musical disciplines at this year’s tough, three week long Perform in Perth competition.
OG Andrew Gibson (Goodacre’s 2011-15) is celebrating the offer of a golf scholarship with the prestigious Cougars at the University of Houston, USA. Congratulations also go to Sixth Form pupil, and current Scottish Boys' Champion, Will P who has been offered a golf scholarship at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga.
Currently choosing between Psychology, Business Management and Sports Management, Andrew’s four year course will expose him to tough golfing and academic tuition following in the formidable footsteps of Faldo, Fred Couples and Fuzzy Zoeller. “They are some good names,” says Andrews, “it makes you realise that it is possible to follow and perhaps do what they are doing.”
Goodacre’s House gained a clean sweep in the inter-house swimming gala, with both junior and senior teams winning with an impressive number of 1st places.
Well done to the following boys who skied well at the Giant Slalom Race in Switzerland. Charlie A, Dougie M, Paul S and Antonin B ....
As part of our exciting new partnership with Playerlayer we are pleased to launch our new House and Heritage Ranges.
After a four year absence, it was great to welcome back into the calendar the Inter-House rugby event yesterday. What a wonderful afternoon! The sun shone and we celebrated a festival of enterprising rugby.
Earlier this week the team won 2-1 against Dollar Academy at Muckhart Golf Course in the ISGA 1st Round knock-out National Match-Play Competition.
On a most beautiful and enjoyable afternoon at King's Acre Edinburgh, The Glenalmond and Merchiston golfers played out a tight series of foursome matches.