John Jackson – Olympian 2016

Category: General, Sport, Hockey

We are absolutely delighted to congratulate the Ireland Men’s hockey team, and in particular our own Head of Hockey, John Jackson, on qualification for the Rio Olympics next year.  This is the first time in 108 years that an Irish hockey team will be represented at this event.  John has... More »

David West Room

Category: Community, General

As part of Club Day on Sunday 11th October, the College Archive Room was renamed The David West Room.David Ramsay Courtenay West (B1) was a ‘Son of Clergy’ and born on 1 March 1921. A Senior Prefect 1938-39 he joined the Royal Berkshire Regiment, serving in WW2 from 1940-46 and was and was severely... More »

Griffith Society and Dunford Lecture

Category: General

At the end of September, the Sports Scholars (members of the Griffith Society) were put through their paces by two strength and conditioning coaches.  The focus of the afternoon session was on injury prevention exercise and functional movement patterns, giving the scholars some ideas to take... More »

CCF Trip to San Diego

Category: CCF

CCF cadets are currently enjoying a busy Half-Term trip to San Diego.Having left College on Saturday, highlights of the trip so far include a swim at La Jolla Beach, California, as well as the extensive visit to Marine Corps Air Station at Miramar. Pupils have also ‘taken to the air’ in the Osprey... More »

Review: House Song Competition

Category: Music

The annual House Song Competition has a reputation for passion, participation, energy, enthusiasm and, on occasion, a whisker of controversy.  Mercifully this year, the latter was anonymous and each House offered worthy contributions sprinkled with some real highlights along the way.  The... More »

Review: Dr Marc Morris

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

'King John and the Road to Magna Carta' On Tuesday 13th October the History Society was lucky enough to receive a visit from Dr Marc Morris, a renowned medievalist responsible for excellent biographies of King Edward I and King John, as well as a very popular television series about castles. Dr... More »

Charles Hamilton Sorley Commemoration

Category: General

The date of the Michaelmas Term Shell Form Trips, 13th October 2015, enabled members of three Shell Forms, led by EGN, AG and CMC, to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the death of poet and Charles Hamilton Sorley (C1 1908-13). We began the day in the Memorial Hall, where Sorley’s name... More »

Marlborough Sporting Clay Shield

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

The Marlborough A team of Ned Tarlton (TU U6), Jamie Quinn (LI U6), Conor Evans (TU U6), Henry Gouriet (C3 Hu) and Piers Tabor (B1 Re) have retained the Marlborough Sporting Clay Shield.The feat was achieved at Barbury Shooting School for the sixth year in a row, beating nine teams from Millfield,... More »

Memorial Hall Performance

Category: Music

Violinist Lizzie Daniels (IH U6) has enjoyed considerable success in recent years, most notably winning Bath Young Musician of the Year competition in 2014, being appointed as a member of the National Youth Orchestra, and achieving an extraordinary 148 out of 150 in a recent Grade 8 singing exam.... More »

Marlborough College Concert Series

Category: Music, General, Events

'Emma Johnson – Clarinet Goes to Town' Emma Johnson was crowned BBC Young Musician of the Year in 1984, in itself a magnificent achievement but in a way, that was the easy bit.  What comes after is so much more challenging and that is to sustain a meaningful career decade after decade with... More »

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