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Anniversary Plans - Save The Dates

Category: General, Events

2018 marks the 50th year of girls at Marlborough College and the 175th year since the College was established.We would be delighted if you are able to join us for some of the celebratory events which will take place throughout the academic year 2017/2018. A number of events have been planned -... More »

Visit from Bishop Cotton School

Category: Community, General, Events

Mr BC Robinson, Headmaster of Bishop Cotton School, Shimla visited the College on Friday 1st July.George Cotton was Master of Marlborough College from 1852-58 and was subsequently appointed Bishop of Calcutta. Cotton House is named after him, and Bishop Cotton went on to found schools in Bangalore,... More »

IB Success

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

We send our warmest congratulations to our final IB cohort, who received their results earlier this afternoon.Obtaining the IB Diploma requires intellect, dedication and outstanding drive, to study 6 subjects (three to Higher Level and three to Standard Level) at the same time as completing the CAS... More »

Review: Skill Up and Incrementum

Category: General, Trips, Academic

Skill Up Week is the name given to the penultimate week of the Summer Term for the Hundred. It marks the end of the GCSE examinations and the transition into the Sixth Form. The aim of Skill Up Week is to get the Hundred thinking about the opportunities and challenges associated with the Sixth... More »

Review: End of Year Showcase Concert

Category: Music, General, Events

The annual End of Year Showcase Concert in the Ellis Theatre is an invaluable opportunity to witness music making in both the Shell and Remove year groups, and this year we were treated to a remarkable display of variety, and at times, virtuosity from both scholars and non-scholars alike. ... More »

Hundred Post-GCSE Rome Trip

Category: Trips, General, Academic

Eighteen pupils from the Hundred travelled to Rome on Monday 20th June for a new venture, a post-GCSE cultural visit. The week encompassed four days in the capital, and two in attractive provincial cities, Arezzo in Tuscany and Ferrara in Emilia Romagna. The pupils were excellent company and played... More »

Art History Book

Category: General, Art, Academic

A new art history book published in Germany this month contains a chapter by Marlborough's Head of History of Art, Dr Simon McKeown. The book, Emblematik im Ostseeraum/Emblematics Around the Baltic has been compiled by a team of international scholars and Dr McKeown's contribution concerns Swedish... More »

Review: Remove Trip to London Galleries

Category: Art

Alongside the stone staircase at the Royal Academy of Arts, as part of this year’s Summer Exhibition, seven imposing c-type prints by Jane and Louise Wilson led us expectantly into the main galleries. The rich collection of over 1,200 artworks displayed, ensured that we remained fully engaged with... More »

Sixth Form Visit to London Galleries

Category: Art, Trips, General

Our first exhibition visit took us to Tate Modern, passing the nearly complete, pyramidal  Herzog & deMeuron extension. Inside the established galleries, a very comprehensive collection of works by Mona Hatoum, spanning 35 years, proved highly absorbing for our Sixth Form students. After... More »

Review: Summer Term Art Exhibitions

Category: Art, General, Community

'Strange But Somehow Beautiful' is the title of an essay by writer Mike Yates, about his stunning collection of Adan art from Ghana. The corresponding show, which opened in April at the Mount House Gallery, included over 200 wooden figures, two large beautiful woven fabrics and metal ceremonial... More »

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