School News

Workplace Skills Assessment

Glenalmond pupils are renowned for their courtesy. How will they fare with Glenalmond’s brand new workplace skills test?

Rainbow Dress Easy Day

Glenalmond College pupils and staff donned their brighest clothing in an effort to support LGBT+ charity, Stonewall.

St Giles at Six

On Sunday 28 April, the entire Chapel Choir travelled to Edinburgh to perform as a part of the St Giles at Six concert series.

Pupils Visit Nice

Pupils spent part of their Easter holiday in Nice, practising their spoken French

Avenue of Remembrance

Last week, we planted a total of 157 oak trees in the School grounds to represent the Old Glenalmonds who lost their lives during the First World War.

Glenalmond College Phone Policy

Pupils at Glenalmond College in Perthshire are enjoying a phone free environment with improved social interaction, and the benefits that go with it, following a strict ban on smart phones and other devices at the start of the academic year.

Bronze for Glenalmond Skier

On 15 March the Glenalmond College Ski Racing Squad departed for Italy to compete in the Artemis British Interschool Ski Challenge 2019.

Open Day - March 2019

Storm Hannah and the snow she brought to Perthshire did not stop us from hosting our Open Day on Saturday 16 March and we welcomed many visitors to a snowy Glenalmond College.

Perform in Perth Success

Glenalmond's musicians took up residence in Perth for large parts of the past two weeks, competing in many different classes at the annual Perform in Perth music festival.

Gala Concert 2019

The entire College community travelled into Perth Concert Hall for the evening of Friday 1 March to enjoy the 2019 Music Department Gala Concert.

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.

Investment in Digital Technology

We were delighted to see the first group of pupils in the Library utilising 10 new Chromebooks which were purchased, along with a charging station, by our Modern Languages and IT Departments.

New Warden Appointed

Dr Michael Alderson, Deputy Head at Durham School, has been appointed Warden at Glenalmond College. He will take over leadership from interim Warden Hugh Ouston in April 2020.

The Apprentice - 2nd Form

The 2nd Form spent the first half of this term learning how to brand and market a product in the style of popular TV show, The Apprentice.

First WBS Lecture of 2019

For our first lecture of 2019, the William Bright Society welcomed Dr Lisa Jones, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy from the University of St Andrews.

Diploma Success for Darcy

At the end of last term, Darcy M (6H) successfully completed her DipLCM Diploma in Music Theatre Performance.

ABRSM music exam results

Our pupils achieved hugely successful ABRSM music exam results recently, exceeding the UK national average.

Christmas 1914

Our Second Form have rounded off their study of the First World War this term by looking at Christmas 1914.