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OG Arts & Literary Dinner - postponed new date TBC

The first-ever gathering of OGs who are writers, actors, musicians, visual artists, publishers, film and television producers or otherwise involved or interested in the creative arts. Partners are welcome to come along. Click the link above to register your interest in the dinner.


Glenalmond College Raises £4000 for CHAS

The Glenalmond College community has raised over £4000 for Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) in a 24-hour initiative which took place last weekend. The fundraising total of £4157, including Gift Aid, was the result of donations made by those who took part in a series of 10k runs during a 24 hour period from 12 noon on Saturday to 12 noon on Sunday, and their supporters.


Glenalmond Community 24 Hour Charity Run

Starting at 12 noon on Saturday May 23rd, members of our Glenalmond community, including current and former pupils and staff and the wider Coll community, are invited to take part in a 10k run. For people living on site at Glenalmond, we will be running from Front Arch individually or in household groups (strictly meeting COVID requirements) over a 24 hour period. For everyone not living on site - we would love you to join us by running (or walking) 10k where-ever you are in the world. We will post a stream of pictures from both the on-site (socially distanced) runners and route through our lovely 300 acres of grounds, including our nine hole golf course.


Online Teaching Delivering Insight and Opportunity at Glenalmond

Five weeks after it started delivering lessons online, Glenalmond College is reporting the switch to distance teaching is delivering a range of unexpected benefits. Staff, pupils and parents have risen to the challenge of online learning and are finding the temporary move away from classroom-based lessons is inspiring innovation and insight which could generate long-term benefits.


Glenalmond Welcomes Long-eared Owl Chicks

We are delighted to have welcomed a clutch of seven Long Eared Owl chicks who are thriving in their home, hidden away in our grounds! We are very fortunate, and pleased, to share our spectacular 300 acres of grounds with a myriad of wildlife.


Glenalmond Set to Host Virtual Open Day

For the first time in its 173 year history, Glenalmond College is set to host a Virtual Open Day and looking forward to welcoming visitors online to meet staff and tour the school on Saturday, May 9th. Dr Michael Alderson, Head of Glenalmond College, said he is very much looking forward to welcoming visitors to the Virtual Open Day, which will offer an exciting new way to enjoy a visit to the school which has around 360 pupils, aged 12 to 18.


Remote Learning Delivering Long-term Benefits

A week after it started delivering lessons via the internet, a Perthshire school is reporting the switch to online learning is delivering a range of unexpected benefits. Staff, pupils and parents at Glenalmond College have risen to the challenge of online learning and are finding the temporary move away from classroom-based lessons is inspiring innovation and insight which could generate long-term benefits.


Kaleem Set to Run Marathon for NHS Heroes

Scotland 7s international rugby player, Kaleem Barreto, is set to attempt his first ever marathon tomorrow (Friday, 24th April) to raise funds for NHS CharitiesTogether. Kaleem, who is a former pupil of Glenalmond College in Perthshire and currently contracted to Stade Nicois in France, is at home for lockdown with his family in Dundee. His plan is to run the majority of his marathon length round his garden at home to comply with stay-home restrictions. The 21-year-old scrum-half player has never attempted a marathon, or even a half-marathon, before but is determined to run the 26.2 miles in tribute to those working in frontline medical roles at the moment.