Recent College News

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 »

Lower Sixth Leadership

Category: Community, General, Academic

Lower Sixth pupils have been taking part in a Leadership Day along with the Year Twelve pupils from Swindon Academy who joined them to share the experience.   The day was run by a team from Future Foundations who lead them through a number of challenges with verve and enthusiasm. ... More »

Leadership Day

Category: Academic, General, Events

The Lower Sixth leadership day took place on Thursday 16th June with 25 Swindon Academy pupils visiting Marlborough.This visit was an important opportunity for both sixth forms to collaborate and exchange ideas during what was a varied programme of leadership challenges.Swindon Academy pupils have... More »

Guidance Department HE & GAP Fair

Category: Academic, General, Events

Forty representatives from universities, gap year companies and schemes (listed below) visited the College to meet the Lower Sixth pupils on Monday 13th June.Those listed below were all at the College for the annual Guidance Department Higher Education and GAP Fair.  UK Universities - Bath,... More »

Poetry Society Reading

Category: Academic, General, Community

The poet Hannah Lowe launched her new collection, 'Chan', in Adderley on Friday evening.  Hannah was last year named as one of the 'New Generation' poets by the Poetry Book Society, and she gave a scintillating performance, being both very funny and very moving.  Afterwards, poetry... More »

Review: Professor Peter Atkins

Category: Speakers, Academic, General

Professor Peter Atkins delivered a lecture on Tuesday 10th May on how scientific discovery in the 19th century led to the world we see today - think of Faraday, Maxwell, Darwin. It is often forgotten that the Victorian era held some of the greatest scientific discoveries which allowed science to... More »

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