Recent College News

Music education is vital in today's pressured world

Category: Music, General, Community

Much has been written about the need for powerful musical programmes, not least by the supreme role model of Nicola Benedetti. Never has music's influence been more vital than in today's pressured world. The secret lies in its immediate and durable impact, as a tour of the Marlborough College Choir... More »

OA Week

Category: Community

OA Week took place from Sunday 7th through to Friday 12th June, with the whole Shell year group heading to the Brecon Beacons, The Gower or North Wales to participate in a week of Outdoor Activities.  Pupils were accommodated in house groups in bunkhouse accommodation, and activities included... More »

Prefects' Training Weekend

Category: General, Community, Trips

The Prefects' weekend was a brilliant opportunity for us to get together as a team for the first time in an informal environment to enjoy some team bonding prior to the commencing of our duties. The weekend was extremely beneficial; the team bonding aside, the Prefect and leadership theory we were... More »

Review: Bobby’s Ride

Category: General, Events, Community

Bobby’s Ride took place on Sunday 24th May with a team of 55 cyclists setting off from Court at 8am in five teams of 11.  The challenge was counted down by former Olympic athlete David Hemery CBE and we left in good cheer, heading east, towards Peasemore.  The start of the route took them... More »

Live Music

Category: Community

Pupils in the Shell and Remove were treated to live music on Saturday night with a visit from US-based Country singer Charly.The 19-year old performed her new single Everybody's Pretty When They're 18 as well as songs from her forthcoming debut album.The performance was organised as part of the... More »

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 »

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