Recent College News

UK Chemistry Olympiad 2018

Category: Pupil Achievements, General, Academic

The Chemistry Olympiad paper is a national competition/written test of chemical knowledge and understanding, designed to be accessible to able Year 13 pupils.The questions are interesting and challenging, based  on real and relevant chemistry, aiming to raise awareness of what the subject is... More »

French Exchange

Category: Academic, General, Trips

It was a pleasure to welcome our partner school in France to Marlborough last week.The pupils of the Lycée Jules Verne donned school uniform for the first time ever, and sampled all aspects of Marlborough life; lessons, chapel, the observatory, Fives, boarding house breakfasts, the play, the Mount... More »

Category: Academic, General

The Fifth Medley of Marlborough Historians took place on Wednesday 28th February. Nine speakers from the Shell, Remove and Hundred spoke on a variety of topics ranging from the Arab/Israeli conflict, to the Origins of Writing, to Druids. All speakers delivered fascinating and well-researched... More »

Review: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Category: Trips, Academic, General

Directed by Benedict Andrews, this adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ play ‘Cat On A Hot Tin Roof’ put flesh on the bones of the script the Lower Sixth English A Level pupils had studied so meticulously in lessons. The cast were impeccably chosen, the culmination of their clothing, mannerisms, vocal... More »

Review: Medawar Lecture

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

On Tuesday 6th February we held the annual Medawar Lecture. The lecture, named after Nobel Prize winner Professor Sir Peter Medawar (B2 1928-32), was given by Professor Dame Athene Donald, FRS, Master of Churchill College, Cambridge, recipient of numerous world-renowned awards for her work on... More »

Review: Nick Ross

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

The History of Art Society was very happy to welcome Nick Ross, Director of Art History Abroad, to the College on Friday 2nd February.A lecturer and guide of over thirty years' experience, not many visitors to Marlborough have had such regular and intimate exposure to Italian artistic culture,... More »

Blog: The week in Chapel

Category: Community, General, Academic

Another full schedule of services and events featured for the Chaplaincy over the past two weeks. The Assistant Chaplain offered a mid-week service address commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day, which was on Friday 26th January. She spoke of the ways in which our words can give life, and that our... More »

Review: Ed Moore - Rocket Science

Category: Speakers, Academic, General

On Thursday 1st February Marlborough was delighted to welcome Ed Moore from Airborne Engineering for a Physics Department talk. Ed Moore currently works at Airborne Engineering. His research is based in Westcott Venture Park, which was formerly the Rocket Propulsion Establishment and is now home... More »

Oxbridge Success

Category: Academic, General

We are thrilled for the eleven Marlburians who have achieved places or offers of places, this year, at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge: Freya Andreae (IH U6)Olivia Bryant (PR 2015-17)Peter Corti (LI U6)Adam Dalrymple (SU U6)Georgia Gibson (EL 2012-17)Eloise Newman (PR 2015-17)Isabella... More »

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