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Outdoor Learning

Category: Academic, General, Community

The recent superb late Autumn days have enabled some classes to be held in magical settings seemingly far from school.  One Lower Sixth history class visited the College troutpond to study the legend of the Death of King Arthur: the pond, with the morning mist rising, were reminiscent of... More »

13th Annual Blackett Science Lecture

Category: Academic

Professor Katherine Blundell FRAS OBE, Professor of Astrophysics and Research Fellow at St John's College Oxford gave the 13th annual Blackett Science lecture on Tuesday 28th November (coincidently the 50th anniversary of the discovery of Pulsars by Jocelyn Bell Burnell who gave the 1st Blackett... More »

Review: Gyuto Monks of Tibet

Category: General

The Gyuto Monks of Tibet mesmerised a nearly full Chapel on Tuesday 28th November. Refugees from their own country and on a UK tour, they are Visiting Royalty in their own right. Trained from the age of 5, they have memorised over 10,000 pages of chants, which they then offer in the form of a... More »

Review: Sixth Form Trip to Berlin

Category: Trips

They say there is no better way to learn a language than to immerse yourself in its culture and we definitely achieved that in half term in Berlin. As well as challenging but rewarding lessons in the morning we had tours of this fascinating city – all in German!  We were very lucky to have... More »

Bristol: City of the Future

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

Ten outstanding Hundred Geographers and Mr Richards entertain our distinguished visiting speaker, James Durie, CEO Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Initiative, invited to speak to 240 GCSE Geographers on 'Bristol: City of the Future’. Our pupils were fascinated by his vision for the future of this... More »

Gyuto Monks of Tibet Concert

Category: Community, General, Events

The world famous Gyuto Monks of Tibet are coming to Marlborough on Tuesday 28th November.The 'Sacred Music Concert' will take place in Chapel from 7.30-9pm with entry by donation for the Gyuto Monks.Part of the Open Mind, Loving Heart Tour', experience the profound and special ancient sacred... More »

Review: CCF - San Diego 2017

Category: Trips

Over the first week of half-term, the Marlborough College CCF headed out to San Diego for a visit to some of the US Navy and Marine installations there. The trip was a huge success on all fronts: fun, informative and incredibly cool! Eight members of the U6 contingent as well as Mr. Moore, Mr.... More »

Blog: Physical Analysis - Shell to Remove

Category: Sport

A Review of Physical Analysis from Shell into Remove: Two Steps Forward One Step Back?What is Physical Analysis? As part of the upgraded athletic development approach within the Exercise Sports Science programme, all Shell and Remove pupils go through physical analysis at the start and end of the... More »

Remembrance Day Homily

Category: General

Given by the Master in Chapel, Sunday 12th NovemberIt is the morning after the last performance of a remarkable production of ‘Journey’s End’. C H Sorley (C1 1908-15) wrote: When you see millions of the mouthless deadAcross your dreams in pale battalions go,Say not soft things as other men have... More »

Pupils hand over SKRUM cheque

Category: Sport

Michael Collinson, CEO of SKRUM, visited Marlborough for the Festival of Sport on Saturday 4th November. As part of his visit to the UK Michael was keen to meet up with the Marlborough College touring party who visited him in Swaziland during the Michaelmas half-term. The boys, led by tour leader... More »

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