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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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Brooks Exchange 2018

Thomas R and Iona L represent Glenalmond College in the 18th year of the Brooks Exchange

Published article by pupil

Glenalmond pupil Edward G, a keen naturalist and son of organic farmers, has had a article published in the New Nature magazine (May edition).

OG enjoys huge success

Rory McCleery and his choral ensemble, The Marian Consort are enjoying huge success this Christmas season.

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.

OG wins an Oscar

OG Andrew Macdonald (Skrine’s 79-84) and his London-based film company, DNA, have won an Oscar!

BAFTA winner

OG Rebecca Morgan (Lothian 2003-07) was delighted to win a BAFTA in the British Short Film 2016 category with her film, Operator, at the award ceremony held in London on 14 February.

Musical Achievements

Well done to two of our talented music pupils at Glenalmond. Appin M-C has been awarded a much coveted place in the flagship National Youth of Orchestras of Scotland Jazz Band to play Sax. Robert B has been offered to study horn at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and The Royal Academy of Music in London. We wish them much success for their futures.

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.

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.

National Hockey Honours

Congratulations to Eleanor S who has been selected to represent Scotland in the match against Ireland in Dublin in early July.

OG Yuriy Lavygin dies

It is with great sadness that Glenalmond must announce the sudden death of OG Yuriy (Iurii) Lavygin (Skrine’s 2012-’14). Our condolences to Yuriy’s family and friends.

Spring Concert

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