Recent College News

The Fragility of Homelessness

Category: Community

The title of my EPQ project was ‘The Fragility of Homelessness’, creating an artifact to represent their delicate state.I had a rotation of around 40 people doing hour slots in my shelter over Thursday, Friday and Saturday, concluding with sleeping in it overnight. I really wanted to gain a deeper... More »

Fives contest

Category: Sport, General, Community

There was an epic contest on the Fives court on Sunday, as the College took on the OMs.After what proved to be quite a match, the College emerged with a narrow victory - 95-94 with Hugo Fry (C1 L6) pipping Alex Frosell (CO 2008-13) 12-11 to seal the win. More »

World Cancer Day

Category: Community, General, Events

Katie Vogel and fellow Elmhurst Lower Sixth pupils organised a school wide wristband and bake sale for ‘World Cancer Day’ on Wednesday 4th February. They raised a staggering £584 for Cancer Research and helped continue to raise awareness with the slogan ‘Cancer: Not beyond us’. Thank you to... More »

Marlborough College Malaysia exchange

Category: Community, General, Academic

This morning the College welcomed the first group of Remove pupils as part of the Marlborough College Malaysia exchange.12 MCM pupils will spend almost two weeks here at the College and take part in a mixed programme including, academic work, sport and trips to the Wiltshire countryside. More »

Adolescent Mental Health Talk

Category: Community, Speakers, General

On Friday 16th January, pupils in the Hundred attended a presentation on Adolescent Mental Health, given by Dick Moore. Not very fresh from the rigours of the mock examination timetable, and less than an hour after the completion of Physics iGCSE mock, the Hundreds did not quite know what to... More »

Matchday memories

Category: Community, Sport, General

Pupils from Cotton and Littlefield were on hand to witness the dramatic Aviva Premiership fixture between London Irish and Exeter Chiefs on Sunday. The visitors led 13-5 at half-time but a last-minute drop goal from Shane Geraghty secured victory for Irish at The Madejski Stadium. James... More »

New ICT helpdesk

Category: General, Community, Academic

The new ICT helpdesk is now open and available for use by all pupils and staff at the College. The helpdesk, located on the first floor of Leaf Block (L6), will be open 9am–5pm every weekday. ICT staff are available to deal with any ICT support or training needs. Please feel free to call in. More »

World Christmas Jumper Day

Category: Community

On Friday 12th December, pupils took part in World Christmas Jumper Day in aid of Save the Children. Pupils and staff were invited to wear a Christmas Jumper and make a donation to Save the Children, which raised a total of £150.Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day saw its third year this year... More »

Foodbank collection

Category: Community, General, Events

Following the amazing success of last year’s collection for the Devizes and Swindon Foodbank, we set our pupils the challenge of helping even more local people in crisis this Christmas. Foodbanks are excellent, rapidly growing and local charities that we can support in a more rewarding way than by... More »

Review: Christmas Carol Services

Category: Music, Community, Events, General

It takes some strength to sing a carol service or two, but four in three days is just about the limit, so congratulations then to the Choir, PAJH and IGC et al for triumphing in this marathon performance weekend.The Choir have come a long way under Mr Hodgkinson: the stalls are full, there’s a feel... More »

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