University Summary – UK and beyond

This summer’s A-level and Pre-U results were outstanding; the proportion of entries awarded A* (or Pre-U equivalent) was the second highest since its introduction in 2010, and so it was no surprise that the great majority of this year’s Leavers were accepted onto their first-choice university course. All of the familiar favourites are on this […]

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Gallery: Shell Form Trips

This year’s Shell Form trips were blessed with the most glorious sunny day, as all 16 Forms headed out of the College to destinations across southern England. Pupils travelled to Oxford to see the Ashmolean, Pitt Rivers and Natural History museums, along with the Bodleian Library before spending some time in Blackwells. Pupils in Bristol […]

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Swindon Academy Partnership Update

The link with Swindon Academy continues to expand. Their innovative Grammar Stream is now in its third year, and over 100 Year 7 and 8 pupils continue to visit on a weekly basis for lessons in Latin or Classical Civilisation. The Grammar Stream Year 7 pupils have also enjoyed an extended visit to the Memorial […]

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Week Five: Sporting Reflections

The Marlborough pupils, girls and boys, adorned in their navy and white strips, certainly finished the first half of term in fine sporting style. With pride and passion overflowing in all areas the sporting challenges of the final ten days certainly gave us some exciting viewing. Support for each other was heartening to see as […]

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Review: House Shout 2018

The much-anticipated House Shout on Thursday 11th October 2018 celebrated the strong community and talent of all pupils at Marlborough College and made for a special and memorable occasion. Welcoming back our adjudicator for this year, Maria Jagusz, proceedings began in electric form with the girls of Dancy, making their debut House Shout with a […]

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Strong start for CCF

The Combined Cadet Force has got off to a fantastic start across the first half of this Michaelmas Term, with the Remove throwing themselves wholeheartedly into the CCF Remove programme. They have covered fire lighting, survival skills, command tasks, team building events and patrolling skills. The Hundreds are currently going through their Basic Infantry Skills […]

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Last weekend the Bradleian hosted an outstanding group of Hundred and Remove actors in David Kenworthy’s play The Elephant. Exploring the notion of lost and found through invisible friends, each student presented a carefully crafted individual character exploring an original perspective. A series of monologues and duologues were seamlessly connected by haunting physical reflections in which the actors beautifully […]

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School Notices

School Notices is a digital noticeboard for independent school parents that supports school fundraising through business advertising. Marlborough parents can post ‘notices’ to buy and sell items, rent properties and find holiday work for school leavers. Advertising opportunities for parent & Alumni owned businesses to reach a demographic of independent school parents with 25% of […]

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Siobhán Humston: Creative Practice Talk

To introduce our Artist in Residence for 2018-19 to the College community, Canadian born Siobhán Humston presented a slideshow and discussed her practice as an interdisciplinary artist. Mostly involved with creating works from, and amongst, the natural world, Siobhán has undertaken a degree in Ireland, been chosen for residencies in New Zealand, USA, the Netherlands […]

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The Memorial Hall Festival 2018

Thursday 1st November – Sunday 11th November ‘Celebrating and Remembering’ The Marlborough College Memorial Hall Festival 2018 includes a spectacular line-up of events, lectures and concerts, celebrating the year in which the hall reopened following its £6.5 million refurbishment. In addition, the Festival brings to a close the College’s four years of commemorative First World War events. Programme of Events ‘Why commemorating […]

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XV win the Governors’ Cup

Marlborough College regained the Governors’ Cup Trophy on Saturday, thanks to a 30-7 victory over Clifton College. The Governors’ Cup is the oldest schoolboy fixture in England having first been played in 1864. The trophy itself was donated in 1964, and having originally been the prize for a Caribbean Horse Race, it is now the […]

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Blog: The Smoke & Mirrors of Success & Performance

England Rugby’s Osteopath, Keith Gladstone, delivered the annual Dunford Lecture to sport scholars and ESS pupils at the start of the 2018 academic year. Whilst sharing his experiences from a vast array of professional working environments, including World’s Strongest Man and ITV’s Love Island, Keith gave an unrivalled insight into the smoke and mirrors of […]

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