School News

Glenalmond at Perth Concert Hall

Glenalmond College will be presenting a fully orchestrated performance of Jesus Christ Superstar for one night only at Perth’s Concert Hall on Friday 24 March 2017.

Oxbridge success for Glenalmond pupils

Many congratulations to the Glenalmond's pupils who have recently been offered places from both Oxford and Cambridge Universities. This is a tremendous achievement and the school wishes them all every success for their future.

Glenalmond Life Michaelmas 2016

The latest edition of Glenalmond Life - the school's termly newsletter reflecting life within the entire Glenalmond community - has just been published. This covers Michaelmas Term 2016 and displays just a snapshot of the many and varied activities and achievements in, around and beyond the school.

Glenalmond announces first Open Day specifically for Day Pupils

Come along on Saturday 18 March 2017 for an Open Day specifically designed to gain a real feel for life as a day pupil at Glenalmond College. Free buses run daily from several points throughout Perthshire, transporting pupils to and from school during term time. Read more and register…..

Maths success

Congratulations to Jack S who achieved a bronze medal at the British Mathematical Olympiad on 2 December. His high score - 41 out of 60 - gained him a certificate of distinction and places him on the list of top 100 mathematicians in the UK for his age group.

Poetry Recitals by Glenalmond Pupils

Our talented pupils have been taking part in the Scottish Poetry Library’s competition learning and reciting two poems by heart. The competition was held on Monday 12th December - an inaugural event for Coll’s English department and run by Wanda Youlten.

OG enjoys huge success

Rory McCleery and his choral ensemble, The Marian Consort are enjoying huge success this Christmas season.

U14 XV tackling success

The U14’s have won an impressive six from eight matches this season including victories against Fettes, Loretto, Robert Gordon’s and on Saturday 3 December a superb 47-19 away win at Dollar Academy. Terrific team spirit and some fine performances.

Glenalmond U18 1st XV Rugby Team

The Glenalmond U18 1st XV rugby team yesterday won their semi-final match in the Scottish Schools Shield competition away at Kelvinside Academy, in a solid 0-24 win.

Jesus Christ Superstar

The senior musical is one of the highlights of the Glenalmond school year, and the first performances of Jesus Christ Superstar have confirmed that this year’s show is one of the most exciting and dramatic we have ever staged.

Kaleem plays for U19 Scotland Rugby Development Squad

Gleanalmond's Kaleem B played in for the SRU U19 Development Squad at Meggetland on 23 November. A minibus with teachers and pupils drove down to Murrayfield to watch and support Kaleem in his first match for the SRU. The Scotland team played well and gave their opponents Georgia a challenging battle.

Lunchtime Concert

Our weekly Thursday lunchtime concerts provide an opportunity for our musicians to perform without the pressure of a large audience, and offer a few minutes of beautiful music in the middle of a busy day. This week we enjoyed a series of duets and trios, with music by Mozart, Boccherini, Schubert & Bach.

Remembrance Service 2016

The Glenalmond College Remembrance Service was a deeply moving event, with wreaths laid by representatives of each boarding house, each arm of the CCF, the OG Club and the staff.

Autumn Concert 2016

The Glenalmond Autumn Concert was a great success, with 85 pupils performing in various groups and ensembles.

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.

Charlie A wins at Cyclocross 2016

Charlie A continues his winning streak! After a training session with the Scottish Juniors at Peebles, he went on to win the third round of the Scottish Cyclocross series, held at Strathclyde Park.

Hairy Coo mountain biking win for Charlie A

Glenalmond pupil Charlie A has once again hit the headlines, after winning the Comrie Croft Hairy Coo mountain biking event which took place as part of the Crieff and Strathearn Drovers’ Tryst Walking Festival.

Golf: Glenalmond v Dollar

Glenalmond played a friendly game of golf ending with a draw against Dollar Academy. The match was played on the same course that hosted the Ryder Cup in 2014 so the players had a great time experiencing a world class course.