Recent College News

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 »

Commemorative T-Shirts on sale

Category: Community

As part of Marlborough’s 175th Anniversary year, a limited edition run of commemorative T-shirts have been produced.Available in blue or white, the tees feature a complete list of anniversary events across 2017/18 and the 175 logo.Priced at £8.99 (in person) or £9.99 (online from Tuesday) with a... More »

Senior Chaplain Inducted

Category: Community

On Sunday 10th September in the Chapel of St.Michael and All Angels, The Rt. Rev. Nicholas Holtam inducted and licensed The Rev. Tim Novis as Senior Chaplain of the College. The Choir, under the direction of Adam Staines, sang the anthem, 'If you love Me'. In his sermon, the Bishop highlighted the... More »

Tonight: Mound Trust Annual Lecture

Category: Community, General, Speakers

The Master of Marlborough College and the Trustees of The Marlborough Mound Trust invite you to the Marlborough Mound Trust Annual Lecture.Held in the Ellis Theatre on Monday 11th September 2017 (8pm), this year’s lecture will be Marlborough Castle and William Marshal – ‘the greatest knight who... More »

Fishing 4 Schools Project

Category: Community, General

Marlborough College recently played host to pupils from Pewsey Vale School as part of the national Fishing 4 Schools project.Six pupils took part in the course overseen by professional angler and F4S founder, Charles Jardine, and conducted by F4S instructors Lee Hooper, Rob Doyle and Julie... More »

Swindon Academy Summer School

Category: General, Academic, Community

From 12th to 16th June, thirty Year 7 Grammar Stream pupils from Swindon Academy attended a Marlborough College Summer School.    Marlborough College has been involved in supporting the Academy Grammar Stream, with weekly Latin lessons and extended academic visits. This summer... More »

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