Recent College News

£1,837 raised for Charities

Category: Community

There was a ‘Home Clothes Day’ at College on Wednesday 26th March which raised a total of £1,837 for three selected charities. Pupils and Beaks were invited to wear home clothes during the day in exchange for a donation to the charities which were United World Schools, Larkrise School in... More »

Rare Books on show

Category: Community

Members of the Friends of Swindon Museum group visited the College on Friday 21st March to look at some of the College's Rare Books concerning the antiquities of Wiltshire. They were shown a few highlights of the collection by the Keeper of Rare Books, Dr Simon McKeown, including manuscripts... More »

Making a difference

Category: Community

Throughout this academic year three boys in the Hundred - Pietro Bonfiglio (PR Hu), Hugo Mitford-Slade (PR Hu) and Kit Edgecumbe-Rendle (PR Hu) - have been visiting Brendoncare Nursing Home in Froxfields. This is one of the very many social service activities that take place on Wednesday afternoons... More »

Pupils raise £4,603 for Kids Company

Category: Community, General

The 2013 Marlborough College £10 challenge raised £4,603 for the London-based charity Kids Company.Each year Lower Sixth pupils are tasked with raising funds for selected charities with the most recent initiative raising a superb sum.Kids Company Chief Executive Camila Batmanghelidjh, who founded... More »

EdClub Kenya Pupil Initiative

Category: Community

EdClub Kenya – It all started with a TED talk After Molly Macaire (NC, Hu) watched Sugata Mitra’s inspirational and award-winning TED talk, she did something pretty inspirational herself and set up a pilot project using Professor Mitra’s ‘self-organised learning environment’ or ‘SOLE’ to reach out... More »

Swindon Academy Sports Challenge Day

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Twelve pupils from Swindon Academy recently attended a Challenge Day at Marlborough College.  This is the third such event to be held here. The six boys and six girls were selected due to their interest and ability in various sports.  Most of the pupils were already proficient in sports... More »

Chinese Visit to Marlborough

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The College was delighted to welcome a party of six pupils and acompanying staff, Ms Helen Feng, for an inaugural visit organised by the World Leading Schools Association. The pupils, girls from both No. 8 School Beijing and the High School attached to Fudan University, Shanghai, spent two weeks at... More »

Prep School Day Success

Category: Community, General

On Tuesday 4th February the Annual Theology and Philosophy Prep Schools Day took place and it was a memorable occasion for all involved. The theme for this year’s event was the mind-body problem. Pupils were encouraged to think hard about the relationship between the mind and body, to engage with... More »

Swindon Academy French Study Weekend

Category: Community

Seven Year 9 pupils from Swindon Academy recently visited Marlborough College  for a French study weekend.  The pupils stayed in Limebank with their teachers and engaged in a range of activities, some of which involved our staff and pupils.  The weekend started on a musical note with... More »

£5,510 raised for charities

Category: Community

At the end of last term, the annual Carol Services for the Houses in Marlborough College a hugely generous total of £5,510 was raised for five charities the College is supporting this year. The first charity, founded by Noreen O’Gorman in 2000, is called Noreen’s Kids and is based in Slobozia,... More »

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