Recent College News

Pupils' work published

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

Nine pupils have had their creative writing published in local magazine, Tower and Town. Pupils were allocated one of Marlborough’s nine blue plaques as inspiration for a piece of writing. The town’s plaques commemorate the link between notable figures of the past and the buildings in which they... More »

French exchange arrives

Category: Trips, General, Academic

Voilà! Students from the Lycée Jules Verne in Limours are on exchange with our Lower Sixth this week. Following lessons and an afternoon of netball, visits to the Blackett Observatory and the Merchant's House await - plus excursions to Bath and Oxford. Vive l'échange! Tom KiggellFrench... More »

Medawar memories

Category: Academic

On the 100th anniversary of his birth, the ground-breaking work of Sir Peter Medawar (B2 1928-32) has been remembered by two pioneering Old Marlburians.Jullien Gaer (BH 1974-1978), a cardiac surgeon working at the Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals, recently visited Hyderabad to give a... More »

Les Joutes Oratoires

Category: Academic, General

Mardi dernier, six équipes se battaient les unes contre les autres pour avancer à la finale nationale. C’était un après-midi plein de passion et de débats combatifs sur une gamme de sujets actuels, comme le suicide assisté et l’augmentation de la surveillance de notre vie. C’était une concurrence... More »

Review: Professor Peter Barham

Category: Speakers, Academic, General

Professor Barham kindly presented to us a talk regarding penguins across the world, and how he has involved himself in many a different task that has benefited penguins’ lives. He started off by providing us all with the necessary background information on each species of penguins and more... More »

EDCLUB continues to inspire

Category: General, General, Academic

Encouraging Disadvantaged Children to Learn Using Broadband (EDCLUB) continues to go from strength to strength. With the education plan being developed and the big fundraising event a few weeks away, the founders of EDCLUB and mentors at Marlborough College and other schools have a lot to be proud... More »

Global Awareness

Category: General, Academic, Trips, General

Preparing young people for today’s world entails developing cultural and global awareness within and beyond the College. This is a crucial strand of our Strategic Plan and is present in its curricular, co-curricular and pastoral objectives. One of the prime ways of developing these attributes is... More »

US University Applications

Category: General, Academic

The 2014/15 US application season has been the busiest yet, with 129 individual applications to US and Canadian Universities by 25 pupils. Notable Early Action or Early Decision successes this year included University of Chicago, University of Virginia and a considerable merit scholarship offered... More »

Careers Speed-Dating

Category: Academic, General

On Tuesday 10th February, the Hundred attended the Careers Speed-Dating, an event where OMs from all sectors of employment came to talk to us about their particular professions. We were spoken to in small groups, by 16 different professionals and for around eight minutes each, which made it more... More »

Review: Dr Hester Vaizey

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

On Friday 30th January, the German Department hosted a talk by Dr Hester Vaizey, a Fellow and Lecturer in Modern German History at Clare College, Cambridge. Her topic was “Born in the GDR: Living in the Shadow of the Wall”. She published a book of the same title in October 2014. Dr Vaizey spoke to... More »

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