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Review: CCF - San Diego 2017

Category: Trips

Over the first week of half-term, the Marlborough College CCF headed out to San Diego for a visit to some of the US Navy and Marine installations there. The trip was a huge success on all fronts: fun, informative and incredibly cool! Eight members of the U6 contingent as well as Mr. Moore, Mr.... More »

Blog: Physical Analysis - Shell to Remove

Category: Sport

A Review of Physical Analysis from Shell into Remove: Two Steps Forward One Step Back?What is Physical Analysis? As part of the upgraded athletic development approach within the Exercise Sports Science programme, all Shell and Remove pupils go through physical analysis at the start and end of the... More »

Remembrance Day Homily

Category: General

Given by the Master in Chapel, Sunday 12th NovemberIt is the morning after the last performance of a remarkable production of ‘Journey’s End’. C H Sorley (C1 1908-15) wrote: When you see millions of the mouthless deadAcross your dreams in pale battalions go,Say not soft things as other men have... More »

Pupils hand over SKRUM cheque

Category: Sport

Michael Collinson, CEO of SKRUM, visited Marlborough for the Festival of Sport on Saturday 4th November. As part of his visit to the UK Michael was keen to meet up with the Marlborough College touring party who visited him in Swaziland during the Michaelmas half-term. The boys, led by tour leader... More »

Art Trip to London Galleries

Category: Art, Trips, General

Our Lower Sixth Fine Art students were able to sketch and view contemporary art from a number of galleries within the Piccadilly area recently. Some of the class encountered vast charcoal works by Robert Longo at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, whilst others visited Waddington Custot gallery, where iconic... More »

Review: Journey’s End

Category: Drama

David Kenworthy’s haunting production of R.C Sherriff’s Journey’s End earned a central position in the College Armistice commemoration. An exceptionally committed group of boys had worked tirelessly throughout the term to transform themselves into an utterly credible company of front-line soldiers.... More »

All set for the Silk Cup

Category: Sport, General, Rugby

Marlborough and Radley will compete for the Silk Cup on Saturday afternoon, a trophy named in honour of Dennis Silk (CR 1955-68). Presented by The Marlburian Club, the Silk Cup is in honour of DRW Silk who was both the coach of the all-conquering Marlborough XV of 1963 and subsequently Warden of... More »

Blog: Youth Resistance Training

Category: Sport, General

Should you let your child lift weights in the gym? There have been long-standing concerns surrounding resistance training at youth. These traditionally stem from the theory that resistance training alters growth rate and eventual growth height. However, contemporary research has proved these... More »

Robinson earns GB Call-Up

Category: Sport

Congratulations to Ed Robinson (B1 Hu) who has been selected to train with the GB Squad for the Target Sprint Team. British Shooting conducted a Talent ID weekend in early October and from there, junior and senior athletes were selected.In being part of the Squad, athletes will benefit from GB... More »

Champion weekend for Netball

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

It was a fantastic weekend for Marlborough College Netball with the U19, U16 and U14 squads all qualifying for the South West Regional Tournament, to be held in Bournemouth on Saturday 27th January 2018. The U19 and U16 teams both progress through as Wiltshire County Champions, undefeated at... More »

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