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Celebrating our 175th Anniversary in 2022

Glenalmond College is very much looking forward to celebrating the 175th anniverary of our extraordinary school with a year of celebration from May 4, 2022. We look forward to welcoming you back to school - via an online or in person event - during our year of celebration.

Celebrating 175 Years in 2022

Glenalmond College is very much looking forward to celebrating the 175th anniverary of our extraordinary school with a year of celebration from May 4, 2022.

Join us online for Carols from Coll - December 13, 5pm

We are inviting you to join our Chapel Choir online for "Carols from Coll" on Monday December 13th at 5pm. While we are no longer able to gather our staff, pupils andd families together in Chapel for our traditional Candlelit Service, we are inviting everyone to join us online for a more informal evening of Carol singing with our Chapel Choir.

Join the One-Night-Only Stream of Spamalot - Dec 10

The countdown is underway to our Main Show 2021...... Spamalot! Our Director of Theatre, Liz Moss, and our Drama and Music staff and pupils have been working hard behind the scenes with preparations and rehearsals are now full steam ahead. We can't wait! Our eagerly-awaited return to staging big, brash productions is a right medieval riot. Chosen equally for its silliness and its brilliant va-va-voom, this truly is the show to remind us to always look on the bright side of life.

Invitation to our Autumn Concert 2021

Glenalmond College extends a very warm invitation to you to join us on November 28th at 7.30pm for our Autumn Concert. This year’s concert will be online as unfortunately, due to restrictions, it is not yet possible to welcome our parents and guests into school to join us for events.

Invitation to Our Parents' Social Evening

Current Glenalmond parents are invited to a social evening with drinks and nibbles very kindly hosted by Jamie and Miranda Landale. The evening is being very kindly hosted by the Landales at their family home, Clathic House, near Comrie, PH7 4JY. The event will start at 6.30pm and run until 9pm and offer an opportunity for current parents to relax and catch up with old friends as well as kindling new friendships in our body of parents.

Independent School of the Year Awards - Invitation

Glenalmond College is delighted to be a finalist in the Performing Arts category of the Independent Schools of the Year Awards and we are looking forward to the Online Awards Ceremony this Thursday (Oct 7th) at 3pm. We are thrilled with this fantastic recognition of our outstanding Theatre, Drama and Music provision at Glenalmond and the exceptional work of Mrs Moss (our Director of Theatre), Miss Hynd (our Head of Drama) and Dr Ridley (our Director of Music), and the many other staff who have gone the extra mile to support them over the past year – from music and sets to make-up and props.

Glenalmond Prepares for World Space Week

This Thursday (October 4th) our Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Form Physics classes will be taking part in World Space Week, including an online event hosted by TV presenter Dallas Campbell, a former pupil of Glenalmond. As part of World Space Week (4-10 October), the event aims to encourage and engage as many young people as possible in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects to help them consider a career in this field when they are older.

A Weekend Full of Fun Activities

We are looking forward to a jam-packed weekend full of activities this weekend, including our traditional Sunday Funday. Our weekend will include a range of activities, all encouraging pupils to get into the house spirit, and will end with a BBQ supper on Sunday evening. Day pupils have been invited to stay overnight on Saturday to get involved in all the fun.

Looking Forward to our Weekend Activities

While academic teaching is, of course, very important a Glenalmond education also involves a myriad of outdoor activities and socials. Having great fun, team-building and making friends is a priority in our first term of the new academic year - Michaelmas. This year our Funday Sunday takes place on September 12th - look out for lots of action pictures on our social media feeds.

Apex Rugby Camps at Glenalmond

We were delighted to welcome the Apex Rugby Academy team to our beautiful school to launch the dates for the October Rugby Camp being held at Glenalmond.

Countdown to Glenalmond Farmers Market

Glenalmond College is preparing to host around 40 food, drink and crafts stalls at the debut Glenalmond Farmers’ Market next weekend, August 21 and 22. The two-day celebration of quality Scottish food, drink and crafts, run in association with Perth Farmers’ Market, will be held from 10am to 4pm each day in our stunning Quad.

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.

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.

Well Done to Our LAMDA Award Winners

We are delighted to highlight our LAMDA achievers who are celebrating their success in their recent London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art exams. For more information on our LAMDA programme at Glenalmond visit the Drama section of our website

Glenalmond College Set to Host Debut Farmers' Market

Glenalmond College in Perthshire is preparing to host a two-day celebration of quality Scottish food and drink this summer. The Glenalmond Farmers’ Market will be held at the acclaimed school on the weekend of August 21st and 22nd when over 40 stalls will be set up in the Quad at the heart of its stunning buildings.

Outdoor Fun Morning for 11 and 12 year olds

Glenalmond College is holding an Outdoor Fun Morning for 11 and 12 year olds on Saturday, June 26th, as part of our Open Week activities. The event, aimed those interested in finding out more about what life is like here at Glenalmond, will include sports, an orienteering treasure hunt; Hogwarts Hoots (a squirrel safari) and wildlife fun in our eco-garden.

Glenalmond Summer Golf Camps

We are delighted to be able to offer three Summer Golf Camps. Leading our camps will be PGA Level III coach Tim Mitchell, our Head of Golf here at Glenalmond Golf School. “Our golf camps will offer young golfers a taste of what Glenalmond Golf School has to offer – from the beautiful nine-hole course to the state-of-the-art golf facility and various practice areas such as the driving range, chipping areas and putting greens,” explains Tim Mitchell.