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Battlefields Trip Reunion

Category: Community, General, Trips

Lower Sixth pupils who took part in the post-GCSE Battlefields Trip were delighted to be reunited with their battlefields guide, Robin Brodhurst (PR 1965-70), on Club Day, Sunday 11th October. Good memories of the tour to France and Belgium were shared over coffee, before moving on to the Club Day... More »

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

Category: Sport, General, Community

The College will be hosting the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) course at the swimming pool from 15th-20th February 2016.This is a great opportunity to get a fully accredited qualification, using the exclusive facilities at Marlborough. The RLSS NPLQ is the most awarded lifeguard... More »

Review: Recital at Calne Festival

Category: Music, General, Events

The annual visit to the Calne Music Festival lunchtime series is always a wonderful opportunity for our most talented musicians to perform. Surrounded by local artwork, this unique and very intimate concert hall can be an intimidating venue for even our most experienced musicians, especially when... More »

Review: House Harmony

Category: Music

The much anticipated House Harmony once again took place to a packed and enthusiastic Memorial Hall and, as usual, was an absorbing and entertaining spectacle.  Harmony is tough – groups consist of a maximum of ten singers singing unaccompanied and often intricate songs which tests both... More »

Saturday's fixtures

Category: Sport, General

Saturday features a busy fixture schedule including fixtures against Bradfield College, Clifton College, Cheltenham College and Westonbirt.For a full list of matches please click here.A range of Twitter accounts are now set up for many sports at Marlborough. Please click here for a full list. More »

David West Room

Category: Community, General

As part of Club Day this Sunday 11th October, the College Archive Room will be renamed The David West Room.David Ramsay Courtenay West (B1) was a ‘Son of Clergy’ and born on 1 March 1921. A Senior Prefect 1938-39 he joined the Royal Berkshire Regiment, serving in WW2 from 1940-46 and was and was... More »

University of Bristol Visit

Category: Academic, General, Trips

As part of the Chemistry Department extension programme, the U6 Chemists visited the undergraduate teaching labs at the University of Bristol on Wednesday 7th October. Working under the watchful eyes of a team of postgraduates and their own beaks, they worked in pairs on the Synthesis and analysis... More »

Review: Professor Henrietta Harrison

Category: Speakers, General, Events, Academic

On Thursday 1st October, the Chinese Society was privileged to welcome British Academy Fellow, Professor Henrietta Harrison from Pembroke College, Oxford to deliver a talk titled, 'Interpreting China to Britain: The story of a Chinese boy in 18th Century Europe’.Pupils found the Professor very... More »

Chinese Mid-Autumn Celebration

Category: Academic

On Tuesday evening the MFL Department hosted a Chinese Mid-Autumn Celebration. Oliver Hart (BH L6) gave an introduction to the history of this ancient festival whilst Upper Sixth pupils Kaj Larsson (B1), Frederick Macpherson (BH) and Jude Rowlands (C2) recited poetry dated back to the Tang Dynasty... More »

Review: Evening Pupils’ Recital

Category: Music

Thursday 1 October 2015A little earlier in the Michaelmas Term than was either expected or usual due to the later date of the annual London Gala Concert (November), the Evening Pupils’ Recital began the feast of musical performances scheduled for the year ahead.Always up for a challenge to make... More »

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