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Blog: Youth Resistance Training

Category: Sport, General

Should you let your child lift weights in the gym? There have been long-standing concerns surrounding resistance training at youth. These traditionally stem from the theory that resistance training alters growth rate and eventual growth height. However, contemporary research has proved these... More »

Robinson earns GB Call-Up

Category: Sport

Congratulations to Ed Robinson (B1 Hu) who has been selected to train with the GB Squad for the Target Sprint Team. British Shooting conducted a Talent ID weekend in early October and from there, junior and senior athletes were selected.In being part of the Squad, athletes will benefit from GB... More »

Champion weekend for Netball

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

It was a fantastic weekend for Marlborough College Netball with the U19, U16 and U14 squads all qualifying for the South West Regional Tournament, to be held in Bournemouth on Saturday 27th January 2018. The U19 and U16 teams both progress through as Wiltshire County Champions, undefeated at... More »

A Festival of Sport

Category: General, Events, Sport

Marlborough College staged A Festival of Sport on Saturday 4th November as part of the 175th Anniversary celebrations.An array of sporting fixtures were played on the day including Girls’ Hockey v St Edward’s, Rugby v Canford, Lacrosse v Sherborne, Soccer v Winchester as well as Fives, Netball and... More »

Water Security - Nigel Martin

Category: General

Nigel Martin, President of the Water Institute, SW area and Head of Developer Services, Wessex Water and Mark Hitchmough, former Chair of Water Institute and CEO Cognica Ltd, visited the College on Tuesday 31st October.They gave an outstanding and stimulating presentation on Water Supply and Water... More »

Report: Swaziland with Skrum

Category: Trips, General, Sport

On Friday 13th October a group of 12 Remove and Hundred boys travelled to Swaziland, Southern Africa, to spend five days working with Skrum. Skrum are a charity based in Swaziland headed by Michael Collinson, BEM. Skrum's vision is to positively tackle high levels of HIV and AIDS in Swaziland by... More »

Success at NSEA Championships

Category: General, Sport, Pupil Achievements

The Marlborough College Riding team had a successful day at the National Schools Equestrian Association Championships on Sunday 22nd October.The team finished fifth in the Open Show Jumping and sixth in the Open Arena Eventing.  This was a fantastic achievement, competing against teams from... More »

Pupil Achievements: Michaelmas Term

Category: Pupil Achievements, General, Academic

A list of pupil achievements from the Michaelmas Term will appear here. Further news can also be found on Twitter @MarlboroughCol October In the British Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad Challenge, Simran Chowdhry (LI U6) and Tuomas Laakkonen (B1 U6) gained Distinctions. Molly Gibbins (CO U6)... More »

Form Trips

Category: Trips

On Tuesday 10th October, all 16 Shell Forms travelled away from the College for this term’s Form trips. Some were linked to the College’s World War One commemorations and ranged from visits to Sorley’s Cross on the downs above Mildenhall, Sandham Memorial Chapel and The Imperial War Museum to a... More »

Partnership Activity Update

Category: Community

It has been a busy first half of term of partnership activities with Swindon Academy, and St John’s, Marlborough.  This year, we have expanded our Swindon Academy Grammar Steam Latin teaching into Year 8, and each week we now teach a total of 80 Year 7 and Year 8 pupils.  Three College... More »

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