News and Forthcoming Events
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Alex W, a Music Scholar at Glenalmond College and former pupil of Cargilfield Prep in Edinburgh, has just learnt that his submission to the University of Cambridge’s annual Corpus Christi College Essay Competition has been awarded first prize.
It's all aboard for a Scottish boarding school. The Spring edition of the Boarding Schools' Association magazine has a feature on life as a boarder in Scotland and features Glenalmond being set in "300 acres of glorious rolling Perthshire countryside..."
Adam Dudgeon (Goodacre’s 04-09) and Gareth Davies (Patchell’s 04-09) skied in the brutal Birkebeiner cross country ski race (54km) in Norway last weekend, raising funds for the legendary ex-Scottish rugby player Doddie Weir and his charity, dedicated to researching the causes and investigating potential cures of Motor Neurone Disease.
Amazing day to have virtually the whole school out together on the school golf course for the annual Glenlamond Steeplechase. The day showed that sport can bring everyone together, no matter how fast or slow you run, everyone was cheered the whole way round and through the finish line, whatever their position.
The latest Glenalmond Life magazine, which is produced by the College and reflects life as part of the school's community, has just been published.
New bus route announced for Glenalmond College Day Pupils
A small band of Glenalmond pipers competed at the Vale of Atholl solo piping competition in Pitlochry this weekend.
Glenalmond pupil competes at World Pipe Band Championships
Scotland's top young rugby talent, including players from Glenalmond, went head-to-head at the home of Scottish Rugby on Sunday 13 August at the BT Sport Academy Finals Day.
The recent news of Prince Philip’s retirement was delivered to Palace staff by the former Scots Guard, and now much-trusted Private Secretary to the Queen, OG Sir Christopher Geidt.
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.
Congratulations to the pupils who participated in the recent IMOK Olympiad and Kangaroo, gaining a Distinction and three Merits.
John S and Susannah GF played against Wales during the Easter school holidays. Hockey coach David Stott is delighted to see how well both players are developing their skills and playing at such a good level for their country.
Great success on the cricket field for Glenalmond’s Toby A (14) who has been selected to be part of the Cricket Scotland U15 Performance Squad.
OG Jamie Forrester (Patchell's 96-01) won the much coveted Captain John MacLellan Memorial Solo Piping overall Champion Piper
OG Robbie Coltrane (Patchell’s 63-68), star of Harry Potter films as Hogwarts’ gamekeeper and keeper of keys, Rubeus Hagrid, is about to star in a major new contemporary and hard-hitting drama on Channel 4.
America's first Gold Medal Winner of the Rio Olympics was coached by OG Jonathan Hammond......
Congratulations to the Glenalmond Golfers who have for the second year running won the P&K Schools' Championship Trophy....
Congratulations to Cameron G who has become the new U18 Perth & Kinross match-play Champion...
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.