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Life at Glenalmond is always busy, and this is where you will find all the latest news, galleries and notification of forthcoming events.

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Lent Term Pipes and Drums Update

It has been a busy old term for the Pipes & Drums with performances and competitions going on throughout the term. Read more about what our performers have been up to.


Destination Scotland. Be a boarder north of the border.

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..."


Whole School Steeplechase

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.


Poetry by Heart 2018

Glenalmond is absolutely thrilled to announce that one if its pupils has won the much-coveted, national competition, The 2018 Poetry by Heart Scotland Final.


Time-travelling scientists brought together by an OG

Come dine with them. Have you ever wondered what two world-leading scientists would discuss if time-travel were possible? Hugh C Shields (Reid’s 78-82) did and the result is his recently published book, Hawking and Einstein go to dinner.


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.


Glenalmond Pupil Nominated for P&K Sports Awards

Glenalmond are delighted that one of their pupils Charlie A has been nominated along with other local athletes in this years' prestigious Alison Wilson Junior Sports Person of the Year for 2017. The ceremony will take place at the Perth Grammar School Theatre on 3 March. This award is in recognition for the achievements of our local athletes, clubs, officials and coaches.


Maths success

Congratulations to Jack S who achieved a silver medal at the British Mathematical Olympiad on 2 December.


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.