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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 »

Review: Dr Victoria Blackmore

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

Recreating the Big Bang: Accelerators for High Energy Physics - Dr Victoria Blackmore, Imperial College, LondonIn her talk on Tuesday 8th November, Dr Blackmore covered a variety of very interesting topics regarding her field of research: accelerator physics. These included a fascinating... More »

Video: Form Soldier Commemoration

Category: General

Marlborough College lost 749 pupils and staff in the Great War and as part of the World War One Centenary Commemoration, each year of the Shell has been allocated a soldier as part of Form.They spend time researching the life of their soldier, including how and where they fell, culminating in the... More »

Armistice Day

Category: Community, General, Events

On Armistice Day, the College community was able to stop to reflect on the human sacrifices of wars both near and long ago.There was a two-minute silence which was held in the Norwood Hall. The silence was impeccably observed as the thoughts of all 937 pupils and many staff from every department... More »

War Memoirs & Letters of Harry Fox (CO 1911-16)

Category: Community

Harry Fox was at Marlborough from 1911 to 1916. Upon leaving school, in common with almost all of his contemporaries, he was called up and, upon completion of Officer and Artillery training, Second Lieutenant Harry Fox, aged 19, was sent to fight in France in July 1917.Letters were extremely... More »

Review: Band of the Grenadier Guards

Category: Music

Variety is the spice of life (or so they say) and one of the key objectives for the Marlborough College Concert Series is to provide just that, both within the series as a whole and within the individual concerts themselves. The concert given by The Band of the Grenadier Guards on Friday 4th... More »

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