Recent College News

Review: Professor Nick Evans

Category: General, Academic, Speakers

On Friday 29th September Marlborough was delighted to welcome Professor Nick Evans from the University of Southampton for a Science Department Talk. He is Professor of Theoretical Physics, with particular research interests in quantum gravity and the strong nuclear force beyond the standard model.... More »

Prep School Debating Competition

Category: General, Community, Academic

This weekend saw the College play host to five Prep schools (Windlesham House, Farleigh School, St Hugh’s School, The Pilgrims' School, and Ashfold School) for a debating workshop and inner-school competition. Aided by some of the College's most distinguished debaters, pupils were put through their... More »

2017 University Outcomes

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

The great majority (84%) of Marlburians were rewarded for their hard work by gaining their first choice course this year, and by winning places at some of the most competitive UK universities such as Bristol (27), Edinburgh (24), Newcastle (16), Durham (12) and Exeter (15). Measuring the cohort by... More »

Review: Mound Trust Lecture

Category: Speakers, Academic, General

“The History of William Marshall,” was this year’s annual Mound Trust lecture, given by Mr Bryant, an ex-drama teacher at Marlborough College who is now a translator of Medieval literature, such as Chretian de Troyes, late Arthurian Romances and The History of William Marshall: the oldest surviving... More »

Chowdhry Excels

Category: Pupil Achievements, General, Academic

Congratulations to Simran Chowdhry (LI U6) on gaining a letter of commendation from Professor Arunachalam Ramanan at the Department of Chemistry of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, - one of India’s foremost Universities.Having convinced Prof. Ramanan, who heads a crystal engineering group... More »

British Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad

Category: Academic, General, Events

The College observatory again played host to the British Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad team last weekend. Training for the observational round, occurred over two days; based in Limebank, it included six hours of observing, testing and training under clear skies on the Monday night.... More »

Great USA Eclipse

Category: Academic

Charles Barclay co-led an Oxford and Cambridge Alumni Tour to view the 21st August Total Solar Eclipse. Having travelled 1,700 miles from Arizona through Utah to Wyoming, the group of 40 watched from a private ranch in Jackson Hole WY below the Teton mountains. There was 2 minutes and 19 seconds of... More »

GCSE Success 2017

Category: Academic, General

Huge congratulations to last year’s Hundred, who have received an excellent set of GCSE grades today. This has been the culmination of real commitment and dedication by our pupils and staff, resulting in almost 40% of entries being awarded A*, and 36 pupils gaining 8 or more A* grades. There are... More »

A level and Pre-U Success 2017

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

Once again, we pass on warmest congratulations to our leavers on a very strong set of examination results, which have gained for them entry into some of the top universities in the UK and around the world.One in six entries has been graded at A* (or its Pre-U equivalents, D1 and D2), and the... More »

Swindon Academy Summer School

Category: General, Academic, Community

From 12th to 16th June, thirty Year 7 Grammar Stream pupils from Swindon Academy attended a Marlborough College Summer School.    Marlborough College has been involved in supporting the Academy Grammar Stream, with weekly Latin lessons and extended academic visits. This summer... More »

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