Recent College News

Germany: memories of a nation

Category: Academic, Events, General

The German Department enjoyed a trip to the British Museum on Wednesday. The trip was to see Neil McGregor's excellent exhibition Germany: memories of a nation.  A 600-year history in objects. We had an hour to research various topics in the Goethe Institut library, which followed a... More »

Anarchy & Beauty: William Morris and his legacy

Category: Art, General, Academic

On Sunday 11th January a party from the College visited the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.  As a pupil at Marlborough, William Morris (Aa 1848-51) learned to love architecture and the beauty of the countryside. The rebellion at the College 1851 taught him a certain amount about... More »

New ICT helpdesk

Category: General, Community, Academic

The new ICT helpdesk is now open and available for use by all pupils and staff at the College. The helpdesk, located on the first floor of Leaf Block (L6), will be open 9am–5pm every weekday. ICT staff are available to deal with any ICT support or training needs. Please feel free to call in. More »

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 »

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