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Chapel Blog: A reflection on ‘The Call’

Category: Community

What marks we shall leave upon the snow A reflection on Charlotte Mew’s Poem ‘The Call’ The poem ‘The Call’ was written by Charlotte Mew, and is an appropriate starting point after the snowy days last week, and was used during the Morning Chapel services to reflect on the question what marks we... More »

Pupil Achievements: Lent Term

Category: Pupil Achievements

A list of pupil achievements from the Lent Term will appear here throughout the term. Further news can also be found on Twitter @MarlboroughCol January Congratulations to Ella Warner (MM Re) who has been selected for the Team Bath Netball U17 squad, following her trial on Friday 5th... More »

Report: Barbados Netball Tour

Category: Trips, General, Sport

On Wednesday 7th February 2018 the Netball touring squad flew out of Gatwick and began their ten-day tour of Barbados. The island immediately captured the hearts of the Marlborough team who enjoyed their immersion into Caribbean culture. With the nearby netball court within walking distance of the... More »

Blog: This week in Chapel

Category: Community

Speaking of the Season of Lent and of Christ’s Temptations in the Wilderness, and sharing his own temptation, the Senior Chaplain addressed the Houses in the weekday chapel services by expressing what he has learned by virtue of being the father of a young person with a disability. 17 years ago, at... More »

Review: 175th/50th Anniversary Gala Concert

Category: Music

Holst’s Planets Suite is not an easy piece to play. Extracts from it feature as audition material for professional orchestral positions for almost every instrument. It is all the more spectacular, then, that such an impressive performance was achieved on Sunday afternoon.  The occasion was... More »

Art Scholar's Exhibition

Category: Art, General

The Art School proudly presents the annual Art Scholars Exhibition curated around the theme of the 175/50 Marlborough College celebration by this year's Artist in Residence Julia Schuster. It illustrates the range of talents of our 21 Art Scholars across different mediums and reveals insight into... More »

Review: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Category: Trips, Academic, General

Directed by Benedict Andrews, this adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ play ‘Cat On A Hot Tin Roof’ put flesh on the bones of the script the Lower Sixth English A Level pupils had studied so meticulously in lessons. The cast were impeccably chosen, the culmination of their clothing, mannerisms, vocal... More »

Historic victory for Netballers

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

The 1st VII netball team made history on Saturday, being the first Marlborough group to win the annual Bradfield College Invitational Tournament. With a total of 13 teams in attendance, the girls had a wonderful opportunity to pitch their play against new opposition in the shape of Epsom College... More »

KCT Charity Presentation

Category: Community

Marlborough College has handed over a cheque for £2,100 Kennet Community Transport (KCT). A local charity, Kennet Community Transport (KCT) provide transport for members of the Marlborough Community. The Kennet Community bus brings the elderly to and from the Jubilee Centre on the High Street,... More »

Blog: This week in Chapel

Category: Community

Last week in Chapel, Physics Beak Mr Ben Allen spoke of the wonderous nature of the universe and of our place within it. He asked why we bother trying to contact Alien life forms, when so often we spend so little time bothering to communicate through prayer with God, the maker of that... More »

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