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British Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad

Category: Academic, General, Events

The College observatory again played host to the British Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad team last weekend. Training for the observational round, occurred over two days; based in Limebank, it included six hours of observing, testing and training under clear skies on the Monday night.... More »

Great USA Eclipse

Category: Academic

Charles Barclay co-led an Oxford and Cambridge Alumni Tour to view the 21st August Total Solar Eclipse. Having travelled 1,700 miles from Arizona through Utah to Wyoming, the group of 40 watched from a private ranch in Jackson Hole WY below the Teton mountains. There was 2 minutes and 19 seconds of... More »

Term Dates

Category: General

Term dates for the Michaelmas Term can be found below:StartMonday 4 September Some Lower Sixth Pupils, Prefects and Heads of House Tuesday 5 September Shell to return in afternoon All other pupils between 6 pm and 9 pm Exeat12 noon Friday 22 September – 9 pm Sunday 24 September Half-Term12 noon... More »

GCSE Success 2017

Category: Academic, General

Huge congratulations to last year’s Hundred, who have received an excellent set of GCSE grades today. This has been the culmination of real commitment and dedication by our pupils and staff, resulting in almost 40% of entries being awarded A*, and 36 pupils gaining 8 or more A* grades. There are... More »

A level and Pre-U Success 2017

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

Once again, we pass on warmest congratulations to our leavers on a very strong set of examination results, which have gained for them entry into some of the top universities in the UK and around the world.One in six entries has been graded at A* (or its Pre-U equivalents, D1 and D2), and the... More »

Cricket at Lord's

Category: Cricket

For the first time since 1972, the Cricket XI will renew their rivalry with Rugby School at Lord’s this Saturday 12th August as part of Rugby’s 450th anniversary celebrations. The fixture was first played at the home of cricket in 1855, but when limited-over cricket was introduced to the counties... More »

Tennis Winners

Category: Sport, Pupil Achievements, General

Marlborough College were winners of the Team Tennis Schools Division 1 leagues for U15 boys and U15 girls. The boys topped a table that included Bishop Wordsworth’s, Dauntsey’s and Warminster whilst the girls also faced Godolphin, South Wilts Grammar and St Marys Calne. U15A Girls: Ali... More »

Fishing 4 Schools Project

Category: Community, General

Marlborough College recently played host to pupils from Pewsey Vale School as part of the national Fishing 4 Schools project.Six pupils took part in the course overseen by professional angler and F4S founder, Charles Jardine, and conducted by F4S instructors Lee Hooper, Rob Doyle and Julie... More »

Swindon Academy Summer School

Category: General, Academic, Community

From 12th to 16th June, thirty Year 7 Grammar Stream pupils from Swindon Academy attended a Marlborough College Summer School.    Marlborough College has been involved in supporting the Academy Grammar Stream, with weekly Latin lessons and extended academic visits. This summer... More »

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