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Review – Music Scholars’ Gala Concert

Category: Music, General, Pupil Achievements

Music Scholar concerts and recitals are always special events. They are an opportunity to showcase some considerable talent from the very youngest to the more experienced and they seldom disappoint.  This year's annual Music Scholars' gala recital in The Princess Alexandra Hall, at London's... More »

Review: An Evening for Advent

Category: Music, Academic, General

An expectant audience gathered in the Adderley on Wednesday 29th November for the annual cross-departmental collaboration between Modern Languages and Music. Celebrating the season of Advent and the expectation of Christmas through readings in eight languages, interspersed with musical interludes,... More »

24 hour Music Marathon starts Saturday

Category: Music

MARLBOROUGH College is hosting a 24 hour Music Marathon this weekend to raise funds for The Brain Tumour Charity and the John Radcliffe Hospital. What is it and where? The event is a 24-hour music marathon in memory of Bobby Cox who, just over two years ago, tragically died of a brain tumour. He... More »

Fourth Medley of Marlborough Historians

Category: Academic

The History Department recently hosted a magnificent 'Fourth Medley of Marlborough Historians', in which nine Sixth Formers gave short presentations on non-curricular History which interested them.  The topics ranged from 12th century troubadours to Tang Dynasty culture, from American gun... More »

Outdoor Learning

Category: Academic, General, Community

The recent superb late Autumn days have enabled some classes to be held in magical settings seemingly far from school.  One Lower Sixth history class visited the College troutpond to study the legend of the Death of King Arthur: the pond, with the morning mist rising, were reminiscent of... More »

13th Annual Blackett Science Lecture

Category: Academic

Professor Katherine Blundell FRAS OBE, Professor of Astrophysics and Research Fellow at St John's College Oxford gave the 13th annual Blackett Science lecture on Tuesday 28th November (coincidently the 50th anniversary of the discovery of Pulsars by Jocelyn Bell Burnell who gave the 1st Blackett... More »

Review: Gyuto Monks of Tibet

Category: General

The Gyuto Monks of Tibet mesmerised a nearly full Chapel on Tuesday 28th November. Refugees from their own country and on a UK tour, they are Visiting Royalty in their own right. Trained from the age of 5, they have memorised over 10,000 pages of chants, which they then offer in the form of a... More »

Review: Sixth Form Trip to Berlin

Category: Trips

They say there is no better way to learn a language than to immerse yourself in its culture and we definitely achieved that in half term in Berlin. As well as challenging but rewarding lessons in the morning we had tours of this fascinating city – all in German!  We were very lucky to have... More »

Bristol: City of the Future

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

Ten outstanding Hundred Geographers and Mr Richards entertain our distinguished visiting speaker, James Durie, CEO Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Initiative, invited to speak to 240 GCSE Geographers on 'Bristol: City of the Future’. Our pupils were fascinated by his vision for the future of this... More »

Gyuto Monks of Tibet Concert

Category: Community, General, Events

The world famous Gyuto Monks of Tibet are coming to Marlborough on Tuesday 28th November.The 'Sacred Music Concert' will take place in Chapel from 7.30-9pm with entry by donation for the Gyuto Monks.Part of the Open Mind, Loving Heart Tour', experience the profound and special ancient sacred... More »

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