Remove Modern Languages World Cup Football

On Friday 15th June the Remove, celebrating the end of their exams, gathered on the Water Meadows for a fine summer evening of our own World Cup Football competition, organised by the Modern Languages Department. Each of the six Remove languages picked a “national”, mixed five-a-side team for the glory of being crowned World Champions. […]

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Girls’ Cricket Coaching Experience

We were thrilled to welcome 87 Year 4, 5 and 6 primary and prep school girls to a morning of cricket coaching on Friday 8th June. The energy, excitement and enthusiasm from the pupils was a sight to behold and greatly impressed our cricket professional, Mark Alleyne, and guest coach, the former England captain Charlotte […]

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OA Week Gallery

The 2018 Shell Outdoor Activities week has just come to close after another action packed series of adventures. Most Houses headed to wild Wales and the Brecon Beacons; while C3 and Turner went south to the Gower Peninsula; Preshute slightly north to Snowdonia National Park; and Summerfield took to the waters of the English Channel, […]

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Saturday Sport

Saturday 16th June is another busy day in the Marlborough sporting calendar with a host of home and away fixtures. There is full list of fixtures with Cricket against Bradfield College, Girls’ Tennis against Bryanston, Open Boys’ Tennis and an Athletics meeting with Harrow, Highgate, Kingswood, Lord Wandsworth, Magdalen College, Sherborne and Warminster. Parents can […]

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Universities and Gap Year Fair

The Lower Sixth had their Universities and Gap Year Fair on Monday 11th June. For those not immediately excited by the prospect of a year out, universities such as Southampton, Bristol and Durham were present. There was a wide range of different stalls present, from cookery courses for those wanting a ski season, to charity […]

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British Physics Olympiad Results

A total of 55 College pupils, from the top three Remove sets, took part in the first year of a Year 10 version of the Physics Olympiad. 6,500 pupils took part nationally in the two 30 minute online Multiple Choice tests. The questions varied in difficulty and to score over 83% (required for a Gold) […]

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Great War Book

Edited, compiled and in part written and illustrated by historians David Du Croz and David Walsh, archivists Clare Russell and Gráinne Lenehan, and photographer Ian Leonard This limited edition legacy publication is now available and can be purchased via the College website – click here to order and for more details. These 100 stories with […]

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Portrait of Marlborough’s 17th Master

The portrait of the 17th Master, Jonathan Leigh, was recently unveiled on Prize Day and is now on display in Norwood Hall. This painting faces pupils and the Chapel. This portrait was painted by the renowned painter and engraver, Richard Shirley Smith, who was a former Head of Art at Marlborough College from 1966 to […]

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French Final for Yearlings Rugby

Yearlings Rugby players have just returned from an enjoyable three-day trip to France, where they finished runners up in an international rugby tournament hosted by Stade Français. Based in Paris, the tour party watched Castres win an entertaining Top 14 final against Montpellier on Saturday afternoon before their own chance to shine the following day. […]

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OM 175/50: New Contemporaries Art Exhibition

This fascinating collection of art from eight Old Marlburians, ranged from modern ceramic works, to detailed patterning and Indian ink studies. Each young artist has presented their most investigative and unique work from both university and recent exhibitions. A diverse variety of techniques were on show; Chloe Campbell (MO 2005-10) created beautiful paper cut works […]

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Review: The Grimm Tales by Carol Ann Duffy

Rebecca Thomas and Owen Elton’s production of The Grimm Tales was a feast of storytelling magic framed in the familiar surroundings of a Shell dorm – albeit with rather more silk pyjamas than usual. The driving impulse of these stories as an essential part of growing up was very evident – and it wasn’t afraid […]

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Sermon: ‘Where are you staying?’

A sermon preached by the Rt Revd Dr Jo Bailey Wells at Marlborough College on the 175th Commemoration of its Foundation and on the 50th year since admitting women… 35 The next day John again was standing with two of his disciples, 36 and as he watched Jesus walk by, he exclaimed, “Look, here is […]

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Julia Schuster Solo Show: Full Circle Half Knowledge

Julia Schuster, Austrian inter-disciplinary ceramics artist and Royal College of Art Alumni, presents the solo exhibition Full Circle Half Knowledge.  Concluding her 2017-18 Artist Residency at Marlborough College, Julia examines life cycles, stages of learning, materiality and process through various media, ranging from ceramics to video and text-based work. The artist will show the influences which boarding school life and the surrounding Wiltshire […]

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School’s in for summer!

For an enriching week of learning experiences and entertainment the whole family can enjoy, sign-up for Marlborough College Summer School. From 8 July to 4 August 2018 Marlborough College Summer School will host an amazing array of more than 500 courses suitable for all ages, abilities and interests. Whether you wish to learn a new […]

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Orchestral & Ensembles Gala Concert

With the Saxophone Quartet providing a spirited introduction in the foyer of the Ellis Theatre, a capacity audience gathered for this summer’s Gala Concert, and what a feast of music was enjoyed!  Alongside beautiful playing, other impressive musical skills, including conducting and composing, added to a memorable celebration of style and musicianship from so many […]

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Flight Centre Schools Triathlon raises £320,000

The 2018 Flight Centre Schools Triathlon has come to a close following a final event at Marlborough College, raising a total of £320,000 for charity. Marlborough College hosted the final in a series of four Flight Centre Schools Triathlon events at the weekend, with pupils raising more than £110,000 for charity. On Sunday 20th May, […]

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Summer Term Pupil Achievements

A list of pupil achievements from the Summer Term will appear here – or follow the latest news on Twitter @MarlboroughCol here. May Warm congratulations to our medal winners, Tara Pusinelli (MM U6, Gold), Simran Chowdhry (LI U6, Silver), Freya Owen (NC U6) and Ottilie Barnes (EL U6) – both Bronze – for their performances in […]

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Junior Ski Trip to Les Ménuires

Ned Finney (CO Sh) looks back on the Junior Ski Trip to Les Ménuires. Very early on the morning on Sunday 25th March, we left London to go to Les Ménuires in the French Alps. On arrival at the ski resort, we were overwhelmed by the snow conditions, some of the best snow we had […]

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Vocal Masterclass

The annual Vocal Masterclass is always a special occasion. It’s special for lots of reasons: we welcome a distinguished vocalist, in this case Theresa Goble – Professor of Vocal Studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (and by the way, she was terrific from both a technical and an emotional perspective) – the […]

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Blog: Building Blocks of Success

Strength and conditioning (S & C) forms one of the integrating factors associated with Marlborough College’s core mission to produce versatile pupils who can succeed at anything they choose to do. However, S & C is a relatively vague term, causing some people to question why S & C would be beneficial to them. S […]

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