Recent College News

Review: An Evening for Advent

Category: Events, General, Academic

On Wednesday evening the Modern Languages and Music Departments combined in the stylish setting of the Adderley to present a reflective sequence of Advent readings in seven languages, interspersed with songs.A team of four Remove Italianists, Chris Beswick (C1), Luca Conte (SU), Maggie Ducam-Davies... More »

Review: Italian trip to Florence

Category: Trips, General, Academic

The last day of the first half of the Michaelmas Term marked the first day of the Italian trip to Florence. Fifteen of us from Hundreds joined Mrs Woodford and Dr McKeown and set off from the Parade Ground to Gatwick Airport. A short flight later we were in Pisa.  Our first cultural visit was... More »

Debating at Sherborne

Category: Community, General, Academic

Five U6 French students teamed up with five Sherborne boys to debate in French the merits of imprisonment, nuclear power and immigration on Tuesday afternoon. It proved to be great practice for the A2 oral and next term's Joutes Oratoires.Marlborough pupils who took part include Phoebe Bath (MM... More »

Academic Fair

Category: Academic, General

This afternoon the Hundred pupils had the opportunity to discuss their potential sixth form academic choices.The Academic Fair was held in Norwood Hall with pupils talking through potential options with the relevant heads of departments and other teachers. More »

History of Art U6 Presentation

Category: Academic, Community, General

Students of History of Art from the Upper Sixth tested their mettle in front of Mr Barot, the Deputy Head (Academic) on Wednesday 12th November. Their task was to offer presentations on their Personal Investigation projects which comprise one quarter of total assessment for the Pre-U qualification.... More »

Review: Tim Harrison

Category: Speakers, Academic

The entire Shell yeargroup, joined by pupils for Cheam, Pinewood and St Francis Prep Schools, enjoyed a fascinating, engaging and exciting lecture demonstration in the Memorial Hall presented by Tim Harrison from the University of Bristol. The School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, is a... More »

Recent successes

Category: Pupil Achievements, Academic, Sport, Community

It's a busy first half of the Michaelmas Term with a number of recent academic, co-curricular and sporting successes -  a selection of those pupil achievements are listed below.Richard Simon (LI 2009-14) finished tenth at the international Chemistry Olympiad in Vietnam, from 291 students... More »

Review: Dr Miriam Manook

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

The first speaker of the year for the Biology Society was Dr. Miriam Manook (EL 2007-09) whose subject was "Transplantation – the final medical frontier".  Dr Manook works at Guy’s Hospital in London where she is actively involved in both kidney and pancreas transplants.  To... More »

History of Art Society: Professor Shearer West

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

The History of Art Society was greatly honoured to be addressed by Professor Shearer West on Monday 6th October. Professor West is the Head of the Humanities Division at Oxford University, a Fellow of Magdalen College, and a former professor in the History of Art at the University of Birmingham.... More »

US University Fair

Category: Community, Academic, General

On Tuesday 23rd September Marlborough College welcomed representatives from a variety of Universities from the USA. The schools included: Emory, Middlebury, NYU, Northeastern, Denison, NYU Abu Dhabi, UVA, Syracuse and Rutgers. Sporting Elite, a sports recruiting agency also attended the event. The... More »

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