Recent College News

Review: Life after Marlborough

Category: Pupil Achievements, General, Community

On Wednesday 19th April five OM’s returned to the College to talk to the Upper Sixth about what life is like after Marlborough. They gave a lot of really good advice and I thought it was very useful to hear from people who three or four years ago were sitting where we sat, having had the same... More »

Ron Jones: 60 Years of Service

Category: Community, General

The Master and members of staff gathered in Norwood Hall to congratulate Ron Jones, our Norwood Hall Supervisor, who will have given 60 years of service to Marlborough College this week.Ron joined the Estate Department on 23rd April 1957 as an apprentice carpenter and joiner aged 15. Having learnt... More »

Library News Round-Up

Category: General, Academic, Community

Librarian James Burton looks back on a busy term in the Memorial Library...World Book Day 2017Thursday 2nd MarchThis year, in partnership with the Modern Languages department, the Library hosted an internationally themed book buffet to celebrate World Book Day. Pupils and staff had the chance to... More »

Choral Society Concert: Handel’s Messiah

Category: Music, General, Community

The Choral Society concert remains a glorious annual tradition: a celebration, a collaboration, participation from all corners (quite literally in this production which saw an interesting use of the Chapel in an ‘in the round performance’) and the result is something really marvellous.  This... More »

New North Wiltshire MCC Hub

Category: Cricket, General, Community

A new MCC Foundation Hub has recently opened at Marlborough College.The Hub takes place in the Sports Hall on Wednesdays between 4.30 and 6pm led by Cricket Professional Mark Alleyne (formerly of Gloucestershire CCC & England) with the assistance of local Wiltshire coaches. Participating... More »

Video: Rugby Masterclass - Lee Dickson

Category: Rugby, General, Community

Northampton Saints scrum-half Lee Dickson dropped into Marlborough recently to pass on his experience to aspiring players.Capped 18-times by England, Dickson took a coaching session before offering his views on the afternoon.Click here to watch the video interview. More »

Dancy House Plans

Category: General, Community

Plans for the construction of a sixteenth boarding house to accommodate 70 girls have been agreed and Dancy House will move to its new and permanent home in September 2018. Dancy House opened to admit Shell girls in September 2016, based in the Hermitage, with the plan always to move to a... More »

Languages Study Day

Category: Academic, General, Community

On Friday 3rd February, 10 of our Lower Sixth Modern Linguists attended the Why study languages? day hosted by St Mary's Calne. Lecturers from Pembroke College, Cambridge led the day, starting with an introduction to studying Modern Languages at University, followed by sessions in two new... More »

Artist in Residence: A Painter's Progress

Category: Art, General, Community

Throughout the Michaelmas and first half of the Lent Term, Timothy Betjeman, our present Artist in Residence, can often be found deep in concentration, painting and drawing within the College Chapel.As a highly accomplished plein-air artist, Tim has been inspired to capture the subtly changing... More »

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