Gordon Woods: Mendeleev and the Periodic Table

Category: Academic

It was a real pleasure to invite Gordon Woods back to Marlborough College on Wednesday 30th October to give the first Marlborough College Chemical Society talk of the 2013-14 academic year: Mendeleev and the Periodic Table.  Mr Woods was a chemistry beak at Marlborough from 1963 to 1977. He... More »

Languages trip to Florence

Category: Trips

On Friday 18th October we arrived in the evening at a beautiful, rustic villa which took all of our breath away. We had a pleasant but inevitably tiring journey and were welcomed by the atmospheric smell of lasagne wafting from the downstairs kitchen, which we devoured before heading to bed. After... More »

Music Scholars’ Concert in New York

Category: Music

The highlight of the Music Scholars’ trip to the USA during the half term holiday of the Michaelmas Term 2013 was the recital at the Shawnee Playhouse and at the Kosciuszko Foundation in New York City.  Having preceded both concerts with a trio of informal foyer concerts at the hotel, the... More »

Clay Pigeon Shooting Success

Category: Pupil Achievements

Congratulations to the Marlborough A Clay Pigeon Shooting team who retained the Marlborough Sporting Clay Shield at Barbury Shooting School for the third year in a row. They beat 11 sides from Millfield, Harrow, Wellington, Bradfield, Cheltenham and Sherborne.Josh Meyer (PR) won the High Gun with... More »

Marlborough hosts Carol Ann Duffy

Category: Speakers

For the finale of Marlborough’s Literary Festival, Britain’s Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy performed in the Memorial Hall along with John Sampson who provided  musical interludes and combinined his atmospheric music with Carol Ann’s poems. John opened with Charge of the Light Brigade... More »

Artist-in-Residence Exhibition

Category: Art

Our new Artist-in-Residence for this academic year Claire Bayliss is currently holding an exhibition called 'Stones and other objects'. The exhibition  runs until November 10th.  More »

Club Day 2013

Category: Community

Under a bright, autumn sky almost 350 OMs and Guests gathered for The Marlburian Club's annual decade reunion and Club Day held on Saturday 5th October 2013.Following the morning's AGM, veteran OMs were joined by families and young OMs from the 1995-2005 decade at the Chapel Service, Reception and... More »

House Shout

Category: Music

With the House Shout in a new format, the Mem Hall was buzzing with excitement at 5.15 pm as the Girls and Mixed Houses took to the stage.  Littlefield provided a great start to the competition singing Jerk it Out by The Caesars. Imaginatively presented in the house colours of red, white and... More »

Visit to Parliament

Category: Trips

On Friday 27 September, two sets of AS Politics pupils accompanied by MAG and PJNJ visited both Parliament and the Supreme Court. The study day trip included a tour of both the Commons and the Lords although the Houses were not sitting so we were not able to watch any debating. In the afternoon,... More »

Helena Mackie National Youth Orchestra Place

Category: Pupil Achievements, Music

Congratulations to Helena Mackie (MO Re) on achieving a place in the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain on oboe. This is a fantastic achievement and highly commendable in that very few oboists can be selected. In addition, as the age limit is 19, Helena has done particularly well given she... More »

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