Recent College News

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 »

Pupil Achievements: Michaelmas Term

Category: Pupil Achievements, General, Academic

A list of pupil achievements from the Michaelmas Term can be found here. Further news can also be found on Twitter @MarlboroughCol December British Physics Olympiad results: Four pupils qualified to enter the 2017 British Physics Olympiad Round 1 competition in November. While James Eyles (LI U6)... More »

UKMT Senior Mathematics Challenge

Category: Academic

Marlborough Mathematicians, from Remove upwards, achieved excellent results in the recent UKMT Senior Mathematics Challenge, with several students advancing to the follow on rounds.  An impressive 61 students achieved a medal this year with nine pupils entering the follow-up Senior Kangaroo... More »

Arctic Explorer visits Marlborough

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

Alex Hibbert, Arctic Explorer, entertained to supper by eight Sixth Form Geographers on Thursday 7th December. After two very stimulating presentations on ‘Challenge and Survival in the Arctic Wilderness’; he spoke to the Shell on his 2013/14 extended stay with the Greenland Inuit people where he... More »

Russian Revolution in the Garnett

Category: General, Academic, Community

On Thursday 30th November the History Department staged a 'Russian Revolution' in the Garnett Room, to celebrate the centenary of the original. Highlights included Lenin/Mr Sandall's arrival in Petrograd, Rasputin/Mr Wright's dance to Ra-Ra-Rasputin, Mr Gistovsky's sneaky spying, Mr Nelson-Piercy's... More »

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