Recent College News

Eight Marlburians Begin Training for Medical Careers

Category: Academic

The statement from UCAS that 1,780 applicants with grades AAA or better failed to win medical places this year underlines just how fierce the competition for places for Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry is. Those who are interested will often begin chalking up invaluable work experience... More »

Arabic Drumming in Court

Category: Academic

An exciting, high energy drumming activity was held in court on Tuesday 16th September. Mr Abbas, the Arabic teacher, brought his collection of some 40 drums and invited pupils to join with him in creating exciting rhythms. Pupils from across the different year groups joined in, and great fun was... More »

Cambridge Chemistry Challenge – Gold Awards

Category: Pupil Achievements, Academic

Sixth Form Chemists entered the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge once again this year. Seventeen pupils were awarded certificates following the challenging paper which was entered by some 7,000 Sixth Formers throughout the UK.We were delighted that Wey Jin Chan (C2), Montgomery Eayrs (C3), Lucy Parker... More »

Recent successes

Category: Pupil Achievements, Academic, Sport, Community

There were a number of co-curricular and sporting successes during the summer holiday, with a selection of those pupil achievements listed below.Anna O’Donald (MO L6) has been selected to ride for the Central England regional team in the KBIS Under-18 regional championships at Weston Park... More »

(I)GCSE 2014

Category: Academic, General

Many congratulations to our (I)GCSE pupils who have collectively secured another outstanding set of grades. One is wary of sounding like every other school in proclaiming “best ever results”, especially after years of reported grade inflation, but we are hugely proud of our pupils’ GCSE points... More »

Results 2014 - Congratulations!

Category: Academic

Huge congratulations to our Upper Sixth leavers, who have secured an excellent set of results at A level and Pre-U. Added to the very strong IB results obtained earlier in the summer, these constitute a highly successful culmination of our pupils’ studies at the College. They can rightly be proud... More »

Results Days 2014

Category: Academic

As an update to the end-of-term mailings, results will be available on the pupil and parent portals from 8.00am on each of the results days:Thursday 14th August – A level, AS, Pre-UThursday 21st August —(I)GCSE(Please note that some CIE IGCSE results may also be available on 14th August, but we... More »

IB Success

Category: Academic, Pupil Achievements

We would like to extend huge congratulations to our fifteen IB Diploma pupils who received their final results on Sunday 6th July.All of our candidates passed the Diploma, with four of them achieving over 40 points out of a possible 45 (for comparison, 40 points carries more UCAS points than 4 A*... More »

Review: Lord Malloch-Brown Lecture

Category: Speakers, Academic

“How Economics and Politics will shape your country” The Marlborough College Lower Sixth cohort was lucky enough to receive a truly impressive lecture by Lord Malloch-Brown OM (C1 1967-71), which took place on Wednesday 11th June.A former UK government minister, Lord Malloch-Brown had previously... More »

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