School News

Neish's update

Refurbished Neish’s, home to Glenalmond’s first team rugby and lacrosse, is progressing well. The new grass is growing, the stand fence has been erected and the entrance path has been laid….and for once it’s not raining!

Inter-House Swimming

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.

War Poets Collection

In an attempt to bring their study of the war poets to life, Upper 6th English pupils were given the opportunity to visit the War Poets Collection at Edinburgh Napier University.

Tom Galbraith

OG Tom Galbraith - Goodacre's (09-11) has been selected to play for the Scotland U20 team against England on Friday 5 February. Many congratulations and best wishes from all at Glenalmond.

National Schools Champion 2016

Congratulations to Tobermory M-C who became National Scottish Schools Champion 2016 for both 200m breaststroke and 100 breaststroke....

Giant Slalom Race in Switzerland

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 ....

Glenalmond Life, termly newsletter, launched

The school is delighted to bring you a new termly newsletter, Glenalmond Life, a review of the Michaelmas term 2015 which includes a selection of stories about life at, and beyond, Glenalmond College. Perhaps you will remember the title from previous years?

OG AGM & Scottish Dinner

The OG Club AGM & Scottish Dinner was held on Friday 15 January 2016 at the beautiful Glasgow Art Club.

Rotary Art Winners

Two Glenalmond pupils won the senior section of the Rotary Young Artist Competition organised by the Rotary Club of Perth Kinnoull.

IBM Robotics Day

Glenalmond third formers were joined by pupils from Ardvreck School and St Mary’s Music school for a day of robotics, led by a team from IBM.

OGs up for BAFTA Award

Glenalmond College has a strong history in the creative arts, with former pupils excelling variously in the fields of acting, directing, producing, writing, music, painting and sculpture – the list goes on.

Musical Achievements

Well done to two of our talented music pupils at Glenalmond. Appin M-C has been awarded a much coveted place in the flagship National Youth of Orchestras of Scotland Jazz Band to play Sax. Robert B has been offered to study horn at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and The Royal Academy of Music in London. We wish them much success for their futures.

National Swimming Championships

Well done to Tom J and Tobermory M-C who both swam at the Scottish Short Course National Swimming Championships at the Commonwealth pool in Edinburgh during the Christmas holiday.

Kangaroo Maths

Two Glenalmond pupils have achieved merit awards in the international Senior Kangaroo Mathematics contest.

Pipe band at Blair Castle

The Glenalmond College Pipes & Drums were invited to Beat Retreat at Blair Castle for the Scottish and Northern Irish Yeomanry Winter Ball.


The 2015 Glenalmond school show, Cabaret, was an outstanding success, playing to full audiences after a packed preview show on Wednesday evening.