Recent College News

More Examination Success

Category: General, Academic, Pupil Achievements

As this year’s results come out for our Upper Sixth leavers, we send our warmest congratulations on a fantastic set of achievements, which complement the strong IB results obtained last month.Almost one in every five examinations was awarded an A* grade (or its Pre-U equivalent) or above, and our... More »

ACT Test Centre

Category: General, Academic

We are delighted to announce that Marlborough College is now an ACT test centre offering ACT tests on the following dates for the 2016/17 application season: Saturday 10th September 2016Saturday 10th December 2016Saturday 10th June 2017The ACT is a ‘Standardised Test’ which pupils can take in order... More »

IB Success

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

We send our warmest congratulations to our final IB cohort, who received their results earlier this afternoon.Obtaining the IB Diploma requires intellect, dedication and outstanding drive, to study 6 subjects (three to Higher Level and three to Standard Level) at the same time as completing the CAS... More »

Review: Skill Up and Incrementum

Category: General, Trips, Academic

Skill Up Week is the name given to the penultimate week of the Summer Term for the Hundred. It marks the end of the GCSE examinations and the transition into the Sixth Form. The aim of Skill Up Week is to get the Hundred thinking about the opportunities and challenges associated with the Sixth... More »

Hundred Post-GCSE Rome Trip

Category: Trips, General, Academic

Eighteen pupils from the Hundred travelled to Rome on Monday 20th June for a new venture, a post-GCSE cultural visit. The week encompassed four days in the capital, and two in attractive provincial cities, Arezzo in Tuscany and Ferrara in Emilia Romagna. The pupils were excellent company and played... More »

Art History Book

Category: General, Art, Academic

A new art history book published in Germany this month contains a chapter by Marlborough's Head of History of Art, Dr Simon McKeown. The book, Emblematik im Ostseeraum/Emblematics Around the Baltic has been compiled by a team of international scholars and Dr McKeown's contribution concerns Swedish... More »

French Exchange

Category: Academic, General, Trips

Remove French exchange pupils from Lycée de Notre Dame de Bury are pictured here on the Chapel steps with their partners, following Lists on Thursday. They are enjoying their time in Marlborough, especially Fauré’s Requiem and Kwik cricket. More »

Remove Eurovision Song Contest 2016

Category: Academic, Music, General

On Tuesday evening the Remove gathered with excitement in the Ellis Theatre for this year's Eurovision Song Contest, organised by the Modern Languages Department. Each of the 14 Remove language sets prepares a song in the language they are studying and performs it to pupils and beaks. As practice... More »

Modern Languages L6 Festival

Category: Academic

An expectant crowd of pupils and beaks gathered in the Language Centre courtyard on Monday evening for this year’s open air Lower Sixth Festival. With a total of eight languages represented, once again we were in for a celebration of spoken language by the rising stars of the language... More »

Post-GCSE study trip

Category: Trips, General, Academic

Eighteen pupils travelled last week to Italy for a post-GCSE study trip. The visit was centred on Rome, but included two days in the attractive cities of Arezzo in Tuscany and Ferrara in Emilia Romagna. The programme of study chiefly concerned History of Art, but also encompassed the Classical... More »

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