Recent College News

Christmas Day in Chapel

Category: Community

Celebrate Christmas Day the traditional way with family and Carols in the Marlborough College Chapel at 11am.The service will be followed by a reception in the Adderley. All are most welcome. The Rev Tim NovisSenior Chaplain   More »

Russian Revolution in the Garnett

Category: General, Academic, Community

On Thursday 30th November the History Department staged a 'Russian Revolution' in the Garnett Room, to celebrate the centenary of the original. Highlights included Lenin/Mr Sandall's arrival in Petrograd, Rasputin/Mr Wright's dance to Ra-Ra-Rasputin, Mr Gistovsky's sneaky spying, Mr Nelson-Piercy's... More »

Outdoor Learning

Category: Academic, General, Community

The recent superb late Autumn days have enabled some classes to be held in magical settings seemingly far from school.  One Lower Sixth history class visited the College troutpond to study the legend of the Death of King Arthur: the pond, with the morning mist rising, were reminiscent of... More »

Gyuto Monks of Tibet Concert

Category: Community, General, Events

The world famous Gyuto Monks of Tibet are coming to Marlborough on Tuesday 28th November.The 'Sacred Music Concert' will take place in Chapel from 7.30-9pm with entry by donation for the Gyuto Monks.Part of the Open Mind, Loving Heart Tour', experience the profound and special ancient sacred... More »

Partnership Activity Update

Category: Community

It has been a busy first half of term of partnership activities with Swindon Academy, and St John’s, Marlborough.  This year, we have expanded our Swindon Academy Grammar Steam Latin teaching into Year 8, and each week we now teach a total of 80 Year 7 and Year 8 pupils.  Three College... More »

Cycle to the Somme

Category: Events, General, Community

A team of 64 riders - made up of Old Marlburians, parents and staff - have just cycled 250 miles from Marlborough College to the Somme, raising money for the Marlborough College Bursary Programme.The team set off on Friday 13th October before a 70-mile cycle to Portsmouth. An overnight Ferry marked... More »

After Juliet by Sharman Macdonald

Category: Drama, General, Community

The lower school play this term was Macdonald’s clever sequel to Shakespeare’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers.  In this modern, humid Verona the Capulet and Montague feud stews in the Mediterranean heat, as those left behind by the couple’s tragic loss tussle with the consequences. ... More »

Prep School Debating Competition

Category: General, Community, Academic

This weekend saw the College play host to five Prep schools (Windlesham House, Farleigh School, St Hugh’s School, The Pilgrims' School, and Ashfold School) for a debating workshop and inner-school competition. Aided by some of the College's most distinguished debaters, pupils were put through their... More »

Time-Lapse: Whole School Photograph

Category: General, Community

The Marlborough College Whole School Photograph took place on Wednesday 27th September 2017.The photo, staged in front of C1, saw all pupils and members of Common Room line-up for what is a triennial event.Please click here to view a time-lapse video of the event. More »

Sunday: Celebratory School Walk

Category: General, Events, Community

Parents, pupils and OMs are taking part in a Celebratory School Walk today - Sunday 17th September 2017.The first Marlborough College Charity Walk took place in 1970 and arose from the initiative of a group of Sixth Form pupils. It is anticipated that around 1,000 people from the college will take... More »

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