Recent College News

Terry’s tour…

Category: Community

Terry Rogers retires at the end of this month after 50 years of devoted and outstanding service to the College.He has served as a Science Teacher, Head of Chemistry, Meteorologist, Housemaster of two Houses, Second Master and, finally, as a much respected and professional Archivist for the last 15... More »

First World War Archive website launched

Category: Community

As part of the centenary commemorations of the First World War, the College has today launched an extensive archive website.On 23rd August 1914 Lieutenant Leslie Richmond (PR 1902-1905) was serving with the Gordon Highlanders in the defence of Mons when he was killed. He was the first Old... More »

National Schools Symphony Orchestra

Category: Music, Community

Eight members of the College performed on Sunday 20th July as part of the National Schools Symphony Orchestra.The performance came at the end of a residential week of intensive music tuition and ensemble training, held this year at Malvern College.The eight are:O Mattinson (C2 L6)S Mattinson (MM... More »

Pupil Review: Everest Lecture

Category: Speakers, Events, Community

The fourth annual Everest lecture was given by David Walsh (C1 1960-65), co-author of Public Schools and The Great War, and was given in The Memorial Hall on Thursday 26th June, writes Rosie Shaw (MO L6).Walsh began by explaining how the outbreak of war in 1914 changed life in the College community... More »

Latif's return to action

Category: Sport, Community, Pupil Achievements

Alessandro Latif (B1 U6) will travel to the Netherlands to contest the latest rounds of the Blancpain Sprint Series this weekend (July 5-6).Latif drives his Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS ultra along with Marc Basseng not only bidding for further Pro-Am class glory but gunning for his first top-eight... More »

Review: Wiltshire Panathlon

Category: Community, Events, Sport

Marlborough College hosted the Swindon and Wiltshire Panathlon on Friday 20th June. This was the second time Marlborough has hosted such an event, the activity originally started by Emma Colebatch (CO U6) through her Outreach project with Brimble Hill.  Working closely with Panathlon, which is... More »

Eels reintroduced

Category: Community, General

The Biology department have been rearing some eels for the last few weeks, followed by a planned reintroduction to the river Kennet on Friday 20th June. Although a native species - not the electric variety - these are probably the first eels in the river for about 50 years. The project was a... More »

Chamber Choir at Ramsbury

Category: Music, Events, Community

The Chamber Choir was delighted to receive such a warm reception at their concert in Ramsbury Parish Church on the evening of Thursday 19th June.These seventeen talented singers, who have only been singing as a group for just over a month, sang repertoire spanning six centuries, from plainsong,... More »

Swindon Academy Creative Writing

Category: Community

Limebank recently hosted another group of pupils from Swindon Academy, here to engage in an ambitious creative-writing programme.  The thirteen Year 10 pupils stayed for two nights, and were accompanied by two teachers.  Their first task on arrival was lead by Dr. Ponsford, and involved... More »

Review: Shell OA Week

Category: Trips, Community, Events

One hundred and seventy pupils congregated in the Parade ground on Sunday 8th June, dressed in heavy boots and waterproof gear as they boarded minibuses and set off for the Shell Outdoor Activities Week. The anxiety of taking exams the preceding week gave way to the excitement of a week together as... More »

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