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Historic Girls' Football Fixture

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

The first ever match for the Marlborough College Girls’ Football team took place on Tuesday 15th November.The landmark fixture was played in good spirit and after a goalless first half, the home side’s experience paid off in the second half to register a 2-0 win. Despite the result, this was a very... More »

Review: Ben Kane

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

Classics Society Talk: The Life of a Roman Centurion Ben Kane, best-selling author of the Forgotten Legion trilogy and Spartacus series, gave a fascinating talk to the Shell on Thursday 17th November.His talk was about the life of a Roman legionary, encouraging the audience to examine his... More »

The Kempson Rosedale Enterprise Trust Annual Lecture

Category: General

The Kempson Rosedale Enterprise Trust Annual Lecture takes place this Thursday 24th November, with Jake Meyer (C3 1997-02) the speaker.His lecture ‘Reaching for the Top’ is open to the public with OMs and members of the Marlborough community especially welcome.The Marlborough-based charity the... More »

New Master for MCM

Category: General, Community

After an extensive and exhaustive process, the Marlborough College Malaysia Council has unanimously decided to appoint Mr Alan Stevens as Master of Marlborough College Malaysia, succeeding Mr Robert Pick.Alan, together with his wife, Heather, will join Marlborough College Malaysia ahead of the... More »

Happy Birthday George!

Category: General, Events, Community

The Marlborough College community wishes George Johnson a very Happy 90th Birthday.Born on 17th November 1926, George joined Marlborough in 1953 as a painter and decorator.He then became General Foreman of Estates – a role he carried out until the age of 65. After that he joined the catering team... More »

Wiltshire Panathlon Challenge

Category: Sport

Earlier this week the college hosted the Swindon and Wiltshire Panathlon Challenge for the fifth time. This year the event was led by a selected group of 12 pupils who complete their outreach activity with Brimble Hill school in Swindon. The Panathlon challenge is a competitive multi-sport event... More »

Review: China Exchange

Category: Trips, General, Academic

During half-term, a group of ten Upper School pupils embarked on an exciting two-week exchange visit to China, setting off on Sunday 23rd October. Our itinerary encompassed one week in Beijing, five days in rural towns and villages in Guangxi province and 2 days in Guangzhou, one of China’s major... More »

Review: Evening Pupils’ Recital

Category: Music

Evening recitals have a special charm.  They are traditionally more intimate occasions and offer an alternative mood from the larger scale orchestra and choral performances.  The November Evening Recital was a fine example of just that, with some truly engaging and persuasive... More »

Blog: Importance of the Warm-Up

Category: Sport

The warm-up plays an important role in preparing athletes for training or competition as Lead Strength & Conditioning Coach, James Davies, explains...It can not only improve performance but massively reduce the risk of injury along with playing a key role in athletic development. The warm-up is... More »

Marlborough win the Silk Cup

Category: Sport, General, Rugby

Marlborough College and Radley College competed for the Silk Cup on Saturday afternoon, a trophy named in honour of Dennis Silk. Presented by The Marlburian Club, the Silk Cup is in honour of DRW Silk who was both the coach of the all-conquering Marlborough XV of 1963 and subsequently Warden of... More »

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