Recent College News

Artist in Residence News

Category: General, Academic, Art

The Art School is delighted to announce that this year’s Artist in Residence, Julia Schuster, has just been selected to exhibit her work at the EUROPEAN CERAMIC CONTEXT 2018 held in Denmark. She will represent her nation Austria at the biannual showcase that presents the best of contemporary... More »

International Achievements

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

It gives us great pleasure to congratulate the 22 Marlburians who have gained places at international universities this year. The buzz around the Norwood Hall the night we heard Virat Talwar (C2 U6) had been accepted into Harvard was palpable – a fabulous achievement. Indeed, there were a number of... More »

Review: Physics Trip to CERN

Category: Academic, General, Trips

From Tuesday 27th to Thursday 29th March pupils studying A level Physics embarked on a journey to Geneva, Switzerland to visit the Large Hadron Collider at CERN and other activities. The first day saw the group leaving early from Gatwick airport, arriving in Switzerland in the morning and checking... More »

Review: Life After Marlborough

Category: General, Academic, Speakers

The Life after Marlborough lecture series came to a close this Wednesday with seven OMs coming back to give the Upper Sixth an insight into university life.  Some very interesting points were raised, one of which was that there is an opportunity of studying in Ireland for almost a third of... More »

Memorial Library: Lent Term Review

Category: Community, General, Academic

The Memorial Library Team review a busy Lent Term, which included two major events, 14,721 pupil visits to the library and over 1,500 books loaned out. Harry Potter Book Night – Thursday 1st February  Our second-ever Harry Potter Night was a huge success this year, with over 80... More »

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 »

Review: Lower Sixth Careers Fair

Category: Academic

The Lower Sixth Careers Fair, organised on Tuesday 13th March, was incredibly helpful. Each pupil rated five careers they were interested in and then attended talks on three on the day. For some these were all careers that they were already considering, whereas others chose options that would... 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 »

Junior History Medley

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 »

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