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An evening with Rudyard Kipling

Category: Events, Community

Saturday 28th November at 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall A Dealer in Words - an evening with Rudyard Kipling As part for the College's commemoration programme for the World War One Centenary, we are pleased to present a new stage production based on readings from Kipling's poetry and prose, with... More »

Movember Cake Sale

Category: Community

There will be a Movember Cake Sale in Norwood during break on Tuesday 24th November.All cakes will be priced at £1 with all donations supporting Movember UK.Beaks and staff have been supporting the campaign – and you can find out more or donate here. More »

In Memoriam: Charles Hamilton Sorley

Category: Community, General, Music

A service of commemoration for Charles Hamilton Sorley (C1 1908-15) will take place this Sunday 15th November at 6.30pm in Chapel.Sorley was killed by a sniper north of Loos, October 13th 1915 while in acting command of his Company of the 7th Suffolk Regiment.On the 60th anniversary of the young... More »

Remembrance Sunday

Category: Community

In the College Chapel on Remembrance Sunday, at the very stroke of 11am, George Nicholson (C3 Re) sounded the Last Post to call the community to two minutes of silence. That silence, impeccably observed by all present, was of course for those sailors, soldiers and aviators of all the conflicts in... More »

Richard Smith exhibition

Category: Art, Academic, Community, General

U6 History of Art pupils recently attended a private viewing of an exhibition by Richard Shirley Smith, one of Britain’s most celebrated illustrators and painters. Richard is renowned for his skill as an engraver of traditional woodblock prints, and as a muralist, in addition to his works on... More »

UKMT Senior Maths Challenge

Category: Academic, General, Community

On Thursday 5th November, 123 of our Maths pupils, from the Remove to the Upper Sixth, took part in the UK Mathematics Trust Senior Maths Challenge, a nationwide Maths competition. We look forward to celebrating their success when the results come through in a few weeks’ time. Simon... More »

The Bradleian Arches

Category: Community

This photo of the Bradleian Arches, taken by College photographer Ian Leonard, was tweeted on Thursday lunchtime.Here are a few facts and figures about the Bradleian Arches…George Bradley was Master from 1858-72 and built up the reputation of the College from near fatal decline in 1852,... More »

David West Room

Category: Community, General

As part of Club Day on Sunday 11th October, the College Archive Room was renamed The David West Room.David Ramsay Courtenay West (B1) was a ‘Son of Clergy’ and born on 1 March 1921. A Senior Prefect 1938-39 he joined the Royal Berkshire Regiment, serving in WW2 from 1940-46 and was and was severely... More »

Battlefields Trip Reunion

Category: Community, General, Trips

Lower Sixth pupils who took part in the post-GCSE Battlefields Trip were delighted to be reunited with their battlefields guide, Robin Brodhurst (PR 1965-70), on Club Day, Sunday 11th October. Good memories of the tour to France and Belgium were shared over coffee, before moving on to the Club Day... More »

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

Category: Sport, General, Community

The College will be hosting the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) course at the swimming pool from 15th-20th February 2016.This is a great opportunity to get a fully accredited qualification, using the exclusive facilities at Marlborough. The RLSS NPLQ is the most awarded lifeguard... More »

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