Recent College News

Wovoka Gentle

Category: Events, General, Community

The second of two performances by bands from Seb Fagg’s (C1 2004-09) Yucatan record label took place in the Mem Hall on Saturday 5th March. After a sequence of electronic music by Tom Niven (B1 2004-09), Wovoka Gentle (Will Stokes (B1 2003-08), Immie Mason and Ellie Mason) treated us to a... More »

Olympic Decathlete Visits

Category: Sport, General, Community

Olympic Decathlete Dean Macey visited the College on Thursday 25th February for a coaching inset day.Macey worked with a group of Marlborough staff as well as visiting sports coaches to develop their coaching knowledge in what proved to be an informative and enjoyable day.Head of Athletics, Marcus... More »

Summer School net Tourism Award

Category: Community

Marlborough College Summer School has won Silver in the Artistic, Cultural and Learning Experience category after entering the annual South West Tourism Awards for the first time.On Thursday 4th February 2016 in the stunning location of the Nave of Exeter Cathedral, 95 different awards were... More »

Community Partnerships: Swindon Academy

Category: Community, General, Academic

Links with Swindon Academy continue to be strengthened, and this term we have added midweek residential visits to the ever-growing list of partnership activities. United Learning funding enables one of our teachers (Nic Allott) to work two days each week at Swindon Academy, and this underpins the... More »

International Lacrosse Coaching

Category: Sport, General, Community

Scottish international Henrietta Watson (EL 2006-11) will be taking a coaching session for some aspiring young lacrosse players this Saturday.Henrietta will be passing on her experiences to the Marlborough U14 squad as they continue their season.Marlborough’s Head of Lacrosse, Jen Cohen, is also... More »

Brooke Society visit

Category: Community, General, Academic

Nine members of the Brooke Society (our Upper School Debating group) went to St Peter's Primary School down the road in Marlborough today. They gave 40 Year 5 pupils an hour-long introduction into the basics, and tricks, of debating, finishing with a full debate on whether school uniform should be... More »

Choir Workshop

Category: Music, General, Community

On Friday evening, we were delighted to welcome James Burton to Marlborough. A renowned conductor and singer, James directs Schola Cantorum of Oxford, and has worked extensively with the Hallé and at English National Opera. James led a workshop in Chapel with our newly formed Compline Choir, a... More »

Sport Relief Swimathon

Category: Sport, Community, General

On Saturday 19th March, Marlborough College Swimming Pool will open its doors to partake in the nationwide Swimathon event. The search is now on for swimmers in the Marlborough area to take on the Swimathon challenge to raise funds for Sport Relief, whilst also perhaps achieving one of those New... More »

OM donates Rugby Caps

Category: Rugby, General, Community

Joseph Donald Collier (C2 1916-20) was a member of the XV in 1919 who went to Wye Agricultural College and then worked in Sudan for many years. His son, John (C2 1954-58), is also an Old Marlburian and kindly donated these caps a few weeks ago to the College Archives.Their remarkable state of... More »

Wonderful Wiltshire

Category: Community, General

A very hard frost prevented the beagles from trail hunting on Tuesday but we all enjoyed a beautiful walk across the Downs from Draycott to Knap Hill and back in time for a delicious tea in C3. Sean DempsterMaster in charge, Beagling More »

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