Recent College News

Review: Battle of the Bands

Category: Music, General, Community

Now in its fourth year, the ‘Battle of the Bands’ is firmly established as a co-curricular event of note. The standard is high and whilst there is a good atmosphere of healthy competitiveness, there isn’t quite the heady intensity of the House Shout, which is a good thing. By kind permission of... More »

Memorial Library: Lent Term Review

Category: Community, General, Academic

The Memorial Library Team review a busy Lent Term, which included two major events, 14,721 pupil visits to the library and over 1,500 books loaned out. Harry Potter Book Night – Thursday 1st February  Our second-ever Harry Potter Night was a huge success this year, with over 80... More »

Review: Art & Photography Trip to Venice

Category: Community, General, Art, Trips

For full five days at the beginning of the Easter holidays saw 16 Art and Photography pupils exploring aspects of the incomparable city of Venice. The treasures in Galleria d'Academia, Ca'd Oro, the Scuda San Rocco, Ca le'Rezzonico and the Peggie Guggenheim Museum were eagerly sought out and... More »

Chapel Blog: Alleluia, Christ is risen!

Category: Community, General

As a College community, we don’t have the opportunity to mark the Christian festivals at the same time as churches throughout the world. However, as we are still in the Easter season, here follow some thoughts on the most important event in Christian (or human) history, the Resurrection of... More »

The Girlness Project

Category: General, Community

On Sunday 4th February, Pippa Richardson, Yoga Teacher & Founder of ‘the girlness project’ visited Morris House at Marlborough College to lead a workshop on ‘Creating Happy Habits: Journaling, Gratitude & Self-Compassion’.  The workshop asked the questions 'what is happiness?' and... More »

Chapel Blog: A reflection on ‘The Call’

Category: Community

What marks we shall leave upon the snow A reflection on Charlotte Mew’s Poem ‘The Call’ The poem ‘The Call’ was written by Charlotte Mew, and is an appropriate starting point after the snowy days last week, and was used during the Morning Chapel services to reflect on the question what marks we... More »

Blog: This week in Chapel

Category: Community

Speaking of the Season of Lent and of Christ’s Temptations in the Wilderness, and sharing his own temptation, the Senior Chaplain addressed the Houses in the weekday chapel services by expressing what he has learned by virtue of being the father of a young person with a disability. 17 years ago, at... More »

KCT Charity Presentation

Category: Community

Marlborough College has handed over a cheque for £2,100 Kennet Community Transport (KCT). A local charity, Kennet Community Transport (KCT) provide transport for members of the Marlborough Community. The Kennet Community bus brings the elderly to and from the Jubilee Centre on the High Street,... More »

Blog: This week in Chapel

Category: Community

Last week in Chapel, Physics Beak Mr Ben Allen spoke of the wonderous nature of the universe and of our place within it. He asked why we bother trying to contact Alien life forms, when so often we spend so little time bothering to communicate through prayer with God, the maker of that... More »

Parents’ Pastoral Conference

Category: General, Community, Events

On Sunday 28th January we welcomed 125 parents from the Shell and Remove to the College to hear presentations, share ideas and experience, and talk with one another and with pastoral staff, in an inaugural Parents’ Pastoral Conference.  In a packed Garnett Room, the Master, Jonathan Leigh,... More »

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