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Tour Diary: Chapel Choir Trip

Category: Music

Tour Diary: Chapel Choir Trip, Bayeux & Paris Thirty-one members of the Chapel Choir have just returned from a fantastic five-day tour of France. After a ferry crossing from Portsmouth to Caen (a heady combination of card games and sea sickness) we drove onto Bayeux to rehearse for the... More »

Music education is vital in today's pressured world

Category: Music, General, Community

Much has been written about the need for powerful musical programmes, not least by the supreme role model of Nicola Benedetti. Never has music's influence been more vital than in today's pressured world. The secret lies in its immediate and durable impact, as a tour of the Marlborough College Choir... More »

CCF Annual Summer Camp

Category: CCF

During the last week of term Marlborough College CCF took apart on CCF Annual Summer Camp held at Beckingham Camp in Lincolnshire. I am happy to report that again this year the cadets were on excellent form;  whether on Obstacle course, Drill Square the Live Firing Range or at Rutland... More »

Review: Mount House Exhibition

Category: Art

Radiohaze, by Grace Thomson             Mount House Gallery, 2nd–16th June 2015We've all heard about the perils of the second novel, too often considered not as good as the first. This may be down to the reader but it is the author who... More »

Post GCSE Battlefields Trip

Category: Trips

On 22nd June, as part of the Skill-Up provision for the Hundreds, a group of 12 pupils set off for France for a tour of the Ypres and Somme battlefields. Within the broad scope of an understanding of these huge and terrible killing fields of the Great War, there was the chance to focus on the... More »

IB 2015 Success

Category: Academic

Many congratulations to all of our IB pupils on another excellent set of results this year. Particular mention goes to Rosie Shaw (MO) and Anna Symons (EL) who were both awarded the maximum score of 45 points, a feat achieved by only 0.3% worldwide in 2014.5 pupils achieved 40 points or more... More »

London Galleries 2015

Category: Art

We arrived in the heart of the capital and walked a short distance to Trafalgar Square, which was heavily populated with ‘levitating’ street performers outside The National Gallery.The BP Portrait Award, within the National Portrait Gallery, provided our first opportunity to sketch. Students took... More »

Pupil Achievements: Summer Term

Category: Pupil Achievements

A round-up of Pupil Achievements from the Summer Term can be found below... Summer Term - Second Half Congratulations to Henry Martin (PR L6) and Molly Macaire (NC L6) who have both been successful in their applications to the McKinsey Leadership Academy this summer.Playing on his home course at... More »

Artist in Residence 2015/16

Category: Art

An introduction to our Artist-in-Residence 2015/16 Archie Franks is a painter, who studied at the Royal Academy Schools (2009-12). Archie was recently awarded a one year residency at The British School At Rome (2013-14) and has also been selected (along with two other artists) for the prestigious... More »

Review: OA Week

Category: Trips, General

The post GCSE trip run by the OA department was an amazing experience and a great way for the feeling of your exams being over to sink in. It was excellently led by the OA staff whom I cannot thank enough. The week consisted of a series of activities chosen by the people going on it rather than the... More »

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