The William Bright Society encourages our most academically gifted pupils to develop their sense of intellectual curiosity beyond the bounds of the classroom curriculum.
William Bright, D.D. (1824-1901) was for nine years a theological tutor at Glenalmond College. He later became Canon of Christ Church and Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Oxford University. Scholars and Exhibitioners and academically gifted pupils at Glenalmond are invited to join the society bearing his name to help fulfil the following roles:
WBS members are invited to attend two parallel programmes that run throughout the academic year, the WBS Lecture Series and the WBS Thinking Series:
Pupils are further encouraged to carry out independent learning to pursue academic interests leading to an Extended Project Qualification.