Recent College News

VE Day 70th anniversary

Category: Community

Today is the anniversary of VE Day (Victory in Europe Day), marking 70 years since the end of the second world war in Europe.We take time to remember the 417 Old Marlburians who died in World War Two.  More »

Ivy House support DEC Nepal Appeal

Category: Community, General, Pupil Achievements

Many thanks to those of you who bought cakes at the Parents’ meeting on Saturday to support the Ivy House cake stall in aid of the DEC Nepal Appeal. Thanks to the girls’ efforts baking and selling (and your generosity) we raised over £480.Andrea KeighleyHousemistress, Ivy House More »

C3 Charity Football

Category: Community

C3 held a ‘Dawn Till Dusk’ Charity Football event in aid of Bobby's Ride fund on Friday 1st May.Each year group was divided into two teams which meant a total of ten teams all played each other - 45 matches in total.  The tournament was won by the U6 side that beat a Hundred XI in final. ... More »

Review: May Day Madrigals

Category: Music, General, Events, Community

A decent crowd of hardy souls braved a stiff North Easterly and were rewarded by a stirring performance of ‘Madrigals and Ditties’ to herald the month of May.  Despite the chill in the air, there was a warmth of tone and character in the Chamber Choir’s delivery, and although in such a big... More »

Marlborough remembers Gallipoli

Category: General, Community, Events

On the eve of the centenary of the first landings, Dr Georgina Longley (Classics) & Richard Willmett (Politics) organised a debate on “This House Believes that the Gallipoli Campaign achieved nothing but a waste of life”.  Speakers were for the motion: Mr Dixon (HoD History) George Holland... More »

Women in History Society

Category: General, Community, Events

On Wednesday evening the Marlborough College Women in History society hosted Archivist Clare Russell’s talk on “Girls Education at Marlborough” which looked back on nearly 50 years of College History – the ups and downs of the progress of co-education here.  It was interesting to look at... More »

General Election Hustings

Category: Academic, Community, General, Events, Speakers

A panel of Devizes Constituency candidates - with one substitution - faced an audience of around 400 Marlborough pupils on Tuesday 28th April and on a show of hands it was clear that about 150 of them would be able to vote on May 7.Claire Perry (Conservative), Chris Watts (Labour), David Pollitt... More »

Anglican Confirmation

Category: Community

A packed Chapel on Sunday 26th April saw the visit of the Bishop of Salisbury, The Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam, who is co-incidentally the President of the College Council, for the annual Anglican Confirmation Service. The Bishop confirmed 57 pupils, mainly from the Shell and Remove, but from a wide... More »

Marathon Guy

Category: Community, General

Congratulations to Guy Mavor of the Modern Languages Department who ran Sunday’s London Marathon in 5hrs 53m – dressed as an elephant!Guy was running for the David Sheldrake Wildlife Trust, with a video available from the build up to the big day. More »

Battle of the Bands

Category: Community

The inaugural 'Marlboroughfest' takes place this Sunday afternoon, open to pupils, staff, family and friends.  Please do come along and support the event which will be based upon an inter-house battle of the bands competition as well as senior tug of war competitions. There will be a... More »

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