Recent College News

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 »

Guidance Department Higher Education & Gap Fair

Category: Academic, Events

It proved to be a useful and informative Monday afternoon with stalls from a range of British and international universities and gap year guide companies. This range gave insights into the qualities they are looking for, and the talents that are needed to progress through their systems.The... More »

International University Applications

Category: Academic, Pupil Achievements

Nineteen pupils applied for International University positions over the academic year with a dozen planning to take up their positions in the US, Canada the Netherlands and Spain. Notable successes this year have been to McGill, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, University of Chicago and University of... More »

OM Reading Competition

Category: Academic, Pupil Achievements

The OM Reading Competition was devised to make young Marlburians aware of their cultural heritage. Originally, the Shell were invited to read extracts or whole pieces of work by OMs who have been published, but the tendency for the same pieces to be read out necessitated a change. In its present... More »

Review: Writer in Residence

Category: Academic

VIDEO: Click here to view a video interview with Jacob Sam-La RoseJacob Sam-La Rose is, among many things, a modern poet and performer highly regarded for his unique and honest style; his book, Breaking Silence, is a collection of poems that intends to speak for the silent and demonstrate the... More »

Review: Remove Poetry Festival

Category: Academic

There was a poetry festival on Sunday 18th May solely for the Remove. Each English class was given a different theme about which to write their poems. All the themes were centered around the letter “P”. The themes were Praise, Politics, Protest, Place, Pattern, Pathos, Passion, and Painting.During... More »

National Russian Essay Competition

Category: Pupil Achievements, Academic

G Skrine (U6) has come second in his age group and category in the 7th National Russian Essay Competition 2014. He wrote an essay in Russian entitled, ‘If I were to be a Russian literary hero I would choose...’ The field was strong as Eton, Winchester, Westminster and Perse School took part.... More »

Oxbridge Essay Competition

Category: Pupil Achievements, Academic

Congratulations to Caitlin Norris-Grey (NC L6) on her commendation in an Oxbridge Philosophy Essay Competition.‘If a being suffers, there can be no moral justification for refusing to take that suffering into consideration... If a being is not capable of suffering, or of experiencing enjoyment or... More »

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