School News

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.

House Kit & Heritage Range

As part of our exciting new partnership with Playerlayer we are pleased to launch our new House and Heritage Ranges.

Maths Challenge 2015

On Thursday 5th of November the UK Senior Maths Challenge see 200000 pupils take part in a 1.5 hr paper with 25 multiple choice questions.

Rugby Club Training Day

Following the well-earned half term break, the boys returned to a slightly different training session. In a change from the traditional format, the boys across all age groups were invited to attend specialist skills clinics led by staff and the 1st XV players. This was an excellent way of switching the focus of players in to specific areas of the game whilst also allowing an integrated approach across the rugby club.

Inter-House Rugby October 2015

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.

Nutrition Workshops

Glenalmond pupils have taken part in a series of workshops run by Clare Hedderman, the Nutrionist from the School's caterer, Chartwells.

Golf Matches v Loretto and Gordonstoun

The team won 3-0 against Gordonstoun at the Moray Golf Course during the golf tour to Moray last month. The team also performed well in a 2-2 draw with Loretto at Craigielaw.

Hotels to be built on Glenalmond

Earlier this year it was announced that Perth had beaten 19 other Scottish locations vying for their own version of Monopoly. The Perth Edition was launched at Scone Palace.

Chris Tambling

Glenalmond’s former Director of Music, Chris Tambling, sadly passed away on Saturday 3 October 2015.

Open Day 2015

The first Glenalmond College Open Day was held on 3 October 2015.


On a lovely Sunday morning the golf team took on a strong OGs team in a most enjoyable friendly match. There was plenty of competitive driving with a large number of people hitting some of the shorter par 4 greens in one, which of course kept everyone on their toes.

CCF Recruits

The CCF traditionally has a Saturday evening early on in the Michaelmas Term where basic skills are carried out with the new recruits from the September intake.

Mountain biking winner

Glenalmond Fourth Former Charlie A is celebrating the end of an outstanding season mountain biking.

University Destinations 2015

Congratulations to all our leavers who have secured places at the top UK universities, including three successful Oxbridge candidates.

OG Ian Simpson returns to Coll

Coll was delighted to welcome Ian to speak to Sixth Form pupils, Warden Elaine Logan and several members of staff on Tuesday 15th September. To an audience of over 60, Ian captured their attention with fascinating anecdotes from his career as a QC, High Court judge and, latterly, a successful novelist.