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Review: An Evening for Advent

Category: Music, General, Pupil Achievements

Advent is arguably the most poignant and exciting time of year.  A time of anticipation, a time of hope and, of course, the prospect of Christmas, but above all (and something that sometimes becomes lost in the frenzy of commercial activity) it is the beginning of the Christian year.An Evening... More »

Gallery: Battle of Culloden Pageant

Category: General, Academic, Events

The History Department - with the doughty assistance of a large numbers of pupils and other beaks - presented a re-enactment of the 1745 Jacobite uprising on Monday 28th November. The performance was complete with pipes, Gaelic songs, bayonets (hockey sticks), dirks (school cutlery), tartan galore... More »

CCF Exercise Self Reliance

Category: CCF

It has been a fantastic week at CCF with all year groups deploying onto the Salisbury Plain Training Area and been put through their paces under the senior cadets. Click here for a selection of images from the trip.WO1 S J BateContingent Commander and School Staff InstructorMarlborough College... More »

Squash Team Qualify

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

Congratulations to the U15 Boys' Squash team who have qualified for Stage II (knock-outs) of the National Schools Squash competition. In a tough group with current (Wycliffe) and former (Millfield) competition winners, they played with real determination and commitment, finishing second in the... More »

Blackett Science Lecture

Category: General, Academic, Events

The 12th annual Blackett Science lecture was given on Tuesday 29th November in the Ellis by the College's Charlie Barclay (Director of the Blackett observatory).The talk was titled 'Tunguska's legacy - The threat of asteroid impact'. Attended by Friends of the Marlborough telescope outreach group,... More »

Review: Advent Carol Service

Category: Music, General, Community

Sunday 27 November 2016Happy New Liturgical year! On Sunday evening, the chapel was filled to bursting to celebrate the start of the Christmas period. Beautifully decorated with hundreds of candles, the space resounded over the course of a highly moving service. With the choir expertly conducted by... More »

Review: Illumination

Category: Events, General, Pupil Achievements

Illumination was a great success again this term. An audience comprising teachers and pupils in the Hundred and Sixth Form all enjoyed the spectacular event on Thursday 17th November. At 9pm, a packed Mem Hall with an excited, responsive audience eagerly awaited the first performance. Ned... More »

Review: MCCS - Paul Turner

Category: Music

Paul Turner is a well-known presence in this locality and so it was no surprise to see the Memorial Hall full of subscribers as well as his local fan club! The concert opened with a rarely played gem – Mozart’s Suite in C K399, which is a work that bridges the gap between the Baroque and Classical... More »

U14s crowned County Champions

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

On Sunday 20th November the U14s, U16s and U19s Netball squads travelled to Dorcan Netball Centre to play in the County round of the National Schools Tournament.After a slow start the U14s got into their rhythm and played some fantastic netball. As a team they defended all through the court which... More »

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 »

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