Part of being at Glenalmond, and subsequently an OG, is the sense of community and common spirit.
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Tickets for our upcoming performance of Jesus Christ Superstar have been selling so rapidly that Perth Concert Hall have been required to open up a new seating area.
OG Cameron Montgomery (2008 - 13, Matheson's) has been awarded a Blue at Oxford for Lacrosse and has been voted in as Joint Captain for next season.
Two OG's faced off against each other recently in the PCU3ED Rugby League Varsity Match, held at the Honourable Artillery Company, in the City of London.
As ever The Townhouse in Melrose provided a perfect backdrop to the popular annual, Old Glenalmond Club Borders Dinner.
Gathering on the stairs for a ‘team shot’, the spirit of Glenalmond was encapsulated by a jovial atmosphere with calls of, “No, after you, please.”
Parent Lady Diana Godfrey-Faussett, noted that, “It’s always a very enjoyable evening,” while, on a more prosaic note, her husband Christopher toasted the “excellent grub!”
Pupils and OGs battled out a close fought game on Sunday, managing a last gasp win on the very last hole. Going down their last hole one down, Campbell G & Caspar K managed to win the 18th and so tie their game with Stephen Titterington and Euan Scott. In the second match, Cameron G and Tim H went down the last all square, but manged to squeeze home on the last green with a win and a 1 up score line against Harry Morgan and Mike Everett...
Full Oxford Blue achieved by Glenalmond former pupil
Tobermory Mackay Champion (Goodacre’s 11-16) has earned a prestigious Full Blue for swimming, setting a new Varsity record for 100m breaststroke. Blues are awarded at both Oxford and Cambridge for taking part in the Varsity Match for that particular sport.
The Warden recently met with prospective parents and pupils at a Glenalmond Reception held in Hong Kong.
Dr Clare Jackson is Director of Studies in History, and Senior Tutor, at Trinity Hall, Cambridge and will be giving a lecture, entitled, “A New Life of Charles II” on Thursday 9 February at 19:30 in Glenalmond’s Music Recital Hall.
In an article in Tatler magazine’s January edition, Glenalmond is described as “brilliant” in its handling of the complex field of educational neurodiversity.
Congratulations to the two Glenalmond pupils who have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge universities.