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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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Meet the Staff - Anna Shepherd

Our hard-working staff do fantastic work, very often behind the scenes, to ensure pupils at Glenalmond have an outstanding education. In our "Meet the Staff" series we are asking some of our amazing team to tell us about themselves and the roles they deliver at Glenalmond. Anna Shepherd is our Design and Technology Technician.


Scholarships and Awards for 2022

We are delighted to announce that information regarding our Scholarships for 2022 is now available for all prospective parents wishing to send their child to Glenalmond College to excel in an outstanding learning environment.


Remembering Former Warden John Musson

We are saddened to hear of the passing of our former Warden John Musson at the age of 93. Mr Musson was Warden of Glenalmond from 1972-1987, retiring in 1987 following 15 years of devoted service to the College.


New Captains of Coll for 2021-22

We are delighted to announce that our newly-appointed Captains of College for 2021/22 are Flora F and Hamish L. We know you will be fabulous Glenalmond Captains and, with your team of prefects, great role models for our younger pupils to look up to.


Glenalmond Success in Language Awards

Our Head of Modern Languages, Dr Caroline Murie, is delighted to share the news that Glenalmond has had double success in a prestigious competition run by The Queen’s College, Oxford University.


Glenalmond Shortlisted for Performing Arts Award

We are thrilled to announce that Glenalmond has been shortlisted in the Performing Arts category of the Independent School of the Year Awards 2021. We are delighted with this fantastic recognition of our outstanding Theatre, Drama and Music provision at Glenalmond.


Pipe Band at Commem 2021

We were incredibly impressed with all pupils who took part in our Online Commem 2021 on Saturday, including our extremely talented pipers, led by our Head of Pipes and Drums, Mr Brian Elrick.


Commem 2021

We hope many of you were able to join us for our Online Commem on Saturday morning when this year’s online adaption of our traditional service in Chapel was followed by prize-giving.


Online Commem 2021

All members of our Glenalmond community - current and past pupils and families, our staff and all those who are friends of Glenalmond - are extended a very warm welcome to join us on Saturday, July 3rd at 11am for our Online Commem.


Prizewinners 2020-21

Congratulations to all of our Prizewinners of 2020-21. We would like to commend you all for your commitment throughout the year.


Glenalmond College Open Week - June 19 - 26

Glenalmond College is preparing to extend a warm welcome to visitors to its Open Week later this month. During the week from June 19 to June 26, families interested in finding out more about a Glenalmond education will be able to arrange an in-person visit to our school.


OGs 3 Peaks Challenge for Charity

We are extremely proud of four of our OGs for undertaking a six-day 3 Peaks Challenge for charity. Thomas Godfrey-Faussett, Jock Stodart, Robert Leader and Harri Rowley have embarked on the challenge in an effort to raise money for Maggies Centres and the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation.


Well Done to Glenalmond Golfers

Congratulations to all in the Glenalmond A and B Golf teams for their success in reaching the finals in their respective competitions. Glenalmond A competed in the ISGA National Finals and Glenalmond B in the ISGA Area Finals.


Abigail Awarded Distinction in ARSM Singing

Congratulations to Abigail S in Lower Sixth who has been awarded a distinction in her Associate of the Royal Schools of Music (ARSM) Singing exam. To achieve this Diploma - well beyond Grade 8 - is a "superb achievement" according to our Director of Music, Dr Tim Ridley. Abigail is the first Lower Sixth pupil to have achieved this at Glenalmond and now now has letters after her name and is even entitled to wear academic dress! Well done Abigail!


Junior International Tetrathlon Success

We are thrilled for Fifth Form pupil, Susie R, who performed brilliantly at the Junior International Tetrathlon in Warwickshire. Competing for Scotland, she was Best Overall Individual 15yrs Girl.


Welcome back to Former Teacher Dr Pleasance

One of the greatest joys of life at Glenalmond is the passion and enthusiasm former pupils and teachers maintain for the school. It was lovely to welcome Dr Tony Pleasance back to Coll when he visited to collect his Grandson, Benno, for half term. Dr Pleasance was a member of staff at Glenalmond from 1973 to 1989.