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National Intermediate Mathematical Challenge gives Glenalmond record score

Glenalmond’s Maths Department is delighted to announce that its pupils have achieved an impressive number of certificates in the cerebral National Intermediate Mathematical Challenge. With only seven percent of participants attaining a Gold Certificate from the field of 250,000, Glenalmond has achieved an impressive six Golds.

Ope A, wins GOLD

Ope A took part at the Scottish Schools Athletics competition during the week and achieved a Gold for his high jump.

OG cricket match

OG XI v Glenalmond 1st XI, Sunday 30th April 2017 A chilly spring day greeted the OG team to their old stomping ground at Glenalmond, a team this year comprising a mixture of youth, skill, cricketing experience and humour. This has sometimes been a rarity in years gone by, partly down to the various humiliations on the field that have gone before.

Blair F Wakeboarding success

Another summer of competitions sees Blair F being selected to represent TEAM GB at the IWWF European and World championships later this year........

Perform in Perth winners

After a seven year restructuring and investment programme within Glenalmond College’s Music Department – witnessing the introduction many new teachers and instruments - the school were thrilled to win multiple awards in many musical disciplines at this year’s tough, three week long Perform in Perth competition.

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.

House Kit & Heritage Range

As part of our exciting new partnership with Playerlayer we are pleased to launch our new House and Heritage Ranges.

Inter-House Rugby October 2015

After a four year absence, it was great to welcome back into the calendar the Inter-House rugby event yesterday. What a wonderful afternoon! The sun shone and we celebrated a festival of enterprising rugby.

OG Ian Simpson returns to Coll

Coll was delighted to welcome Ian to speak to Sixth Form pupils, Warden Elaine Logan and several members of staff on Tuesday 15th September. To an audience of over 60, Ian captured their attention with fascinating anecdotes from his career as a QC, High Court judge and, latterly, a successful novelist.

Golf Match v Merchiston

On a most beautiful and enjoyable afternoon at King's Acre Edinburgh, The Glenalmond and Merchiston golfers played out a tight series of foursome matches.

Ian Simpson new book

Sons of the Fathers - a racy murder, mystery set to the backdrop of 1927 St Andrews and Glenalmond. OG IanSimpson (Matheson's 1963-1966) cleverly combines his career, as a high profile lawyer, and childhood locations to weave together this excellent read...

Jonathan Glen

Jonathan Keilder Glen, (Wardens 1967-'72), has been elected Chairman of Hampshire County Council for the year 2015-2016 in this 800th anniversary year of Magna Carta.

Ben Schogler and the Skoog

OG Ben Schogler (Matheson’s 1988-’93) is helping to transform the musical life of disabled children with his cutting edge invention, the ‘Skoog’. Ben, with his company Skoog Music, is part of the creative team from Edinburgh University, who describes the toy-like Skoog as “a sensor with some software on the computer which lets you play a whole range of instruments, just through touch.”

Spring Concert

A jam packed Recital Hall witnessed a thoroughly enjoyable Spring Concert on Sunday 26 April.

Winston Churchill - Mr Hovell

OG GJ Ramsay Hovell (Matheson’s 1945-’49) to take part in the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust 50th Anniversary event at Blenheim Palace on 27th May 2015