Recent College News

Gallery: Battle of Culloden Pageant

Category: General, Academic, Events

The History Department - with the doughty assistance of a large numbers of pupils and other beaks - presented a re-enactment of the 1745 Jacobite uprising on Monday 28th November. The performance was complete with pipes, Gaelic songs, bayonets (hockey sticks), dirks (school cutlery), tartan galore... More »

Blackett Science Lecture

Category: General, Academic, Events

The 12th annual Blackett Science lecture was given on Tuesday 29th November in the Ellis by the College's Charlie Barclay (Director of the Blackett observatory).The talk was titled 'Tunguska's legacy - The threat of asteroid impact'. Attended by Friends of the Marlborough telescope outreach group,... More »

Review: Ben Kane

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

Classics Society Talk: The Life of a Roman Centurion Ben Kane, best-selling author of the Forgotten Legion trilogy and Spartacus series, gave a fascinating talk to the Shell on Thursday 17th November.His talk was about the life of a Roman legionary, encouraging the audience to examine his... More »

Review: China Exchange

Category: Trips, General, Academic

During half-term, a group of ten Upper School pupils embarked on an exciting two-week exchange visit to China, setting off on Sunday 23rd October. Our itinerary encompassed one week in Beijing, five days in rural towns and villages in Guangxi province and 2 days in Guangzhou, one of China’s major... More »

Review: Dr Victoria Blackmore

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

Recreating the Big Bang: Accelerators for High Energy Physics - Dr. Victoria Blackmore, Imperial College, LondonIn her talk on Tuesday 8th November, Dr. Blackmore covered a variety of very interesting topics regarding her field of research: accelerator physics. These included a fascinating... More »

Review: King Lear

Category: Academic, General, Trips

On Tuesday 3rd November, 120 Lower Sixth and Remove pupils made their way to Marlborough's Town Hall to watch a live broadcast from Stratford of the Royal Shakespeare Company's acclaimed production of King Lear, with Antony Sher in the title role.  Claudie Grainger of Ivy House Remove wrote... More »

Half-Term French Exchange

Category: Trips, General, Academic

Six pupils in the Hundred spent 10 days staying with French families in the Val-d'Oise département to the north-west of Paris. The students had met their partners when the French contingent came to Marlborough at the end of the summer term, so there were great reunions at the train station... More »

History of Art Study Trip

Category: Academic, Trips, General

Over half-term, Marlborough's art historians travelled for a week of study to Rome and Naples with their sights firmly focused on the Renaissance and Baroque. They had a wonderful time and fully embraced the opportunity of seeing key curricular works up close and within their original contexts. The... More »

London Museums Trip

Category: Art, General, Academic

During October, our Upper Sixth Fine Art and Photography pupils attended the now annual research trip to London museums and galleries. Alongside photographing London sights around the galleries, written and drawing analysis tasks within Jerwood Space where undertaken, whilst viewing the 2016... More »

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