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Review: 175th/50th Anniversary Gala Concert

Category: Music

Holst’s Planets Suite is not an easy piece to play. Extracts from it feature as audition material for professional orchestral positions for almost every instrument. It is all the more spectacular, then, that such an impressive performance was achieved on Sunday afternoon.  The occasion was... More »

Art Scholar's Exhibition

Category: Art, General

The Art School proudly presents the annual Art Scholars Exhibition curated around the theme of the 175/50 Marlborough College celebration by this year's Artist in Residence Julia Schuster. It illustrates the range of talents of our 21 Art Scholars across different mediums and reveals insight into... More »

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 »

Historic victory for Netballers

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

The 1st VII netball team made history on Saturday, being the first Marlborough group to win the annual Bradfield College Invitational Tournament. With a total of 13 teams in attendance, the girls had a wonderful opportunity to pitch their play against new opposition in the shape of Epsom College... More »

KCT Charity Presentation

Category: Community

Marlborough College has handed over a cheque for £2,100 Kennet Community Transport (KCT). A local charity, Kennet Community Transport (KCT) provide transport for members of the Marlborough Community. The Kennet Community bus brings the elderly to and from the Jubilee Centre on the High Street,... More »

Blog: This week in Chapel

Category: Community

Last week in Chapel, Physics Beak Mr Ben Allen spoke of the wonderous nature of the universe and of our place within it. He asked why we bother trying to contact Alien life forms, when so often we spend so little time bothering to communicate through prayer with God, the maker of that... More »

Marlborough College and the Great War in 100 Stories

Category: General

In bringing to a conclusion our commemoration of those Marlburians who died in WW1 we are producing a book to tell the stories of a generation at war. It is a unique journey of reflection through which runs a strong sense of shared Marlborough heritage, experience and memory. Along with the more... More »

Perfect score in Intermediate Maths Challenge

Category: Pupil Achievements

On Thursday 1st February, pupils in six lower-school maths classes entered the Intermediate Maths Challenge.  This competition is run annually by the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust to stimulate problem solving. Pupils are faced with 25 challenging multiple-choice questions to tackle in a... More »

Blog: Finding the balance

Category: Sport

With the next half of Lent Term upon us, this week’s blog will focus on the importance of time management. To help with heavy workloads and the stress, several researchers have studied the implementation of time management strategies and found an improvement in both academic and sporting... More »

Careers Speed Dating Event

Category: General

The Careers 'Hundreds' Speed Dating Event', just 24 hours prior to us making our A Level choices, was a great chance to speak to a variety of people about their careers. With the exception of one man (who worked in cyber security) all the visitors were Old Marlburians, and were in jobs as... More »

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