School News


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.


Hockey Futures Cup 2016

Glenalmond College hockey players were selected for the prestigious Futures Cup competition held in St Albans at the end of October.


The Chronicle 2016

The Chronicle 2016 is ready to be read and this year comes to you in a bright new style with additional content and cover....


Piping win

OG Jamie Forrester (Patchell's 96-01) won the much coveted Captain John MacLellan Memorial Solo Piping overall Champion Piper


WBS Lecture Oct 2016

Glenalmond's William Bright Society were presented with a thought-provoking lecture by Mrs Fiona Burnet on the complex issue of human and heavenly laws.


CCF Field Day 2016

The CCF conducted an overnight exercise for all the new Fourth Form cadets to practise some field skills......


Kilgraston Hunter Trials

A crisp, clear day amidst the stunning, hilly panorama at Glenfarg was the backdrop to the Kilgraston Scottish Schools Team Hunter Trials on Sunday 2 October at which Glenalmond participated.


Music Scholars Trip

6 music scholars and Dr Ridley venture out on a Music Scholars Tour visiting prep-schools in Scotland and England.