Recent College News

Blog: The week in Chapel

Category: Community, General, Academic

Another full schedule of services and events featured for the Chaplaincy over the past two weeks. The Assistant Chaplain offered a mid-week service address commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day, which was on Friday 26th January. She spoke of the ways in which our words can give life, and that our... More »

Tourism Award Winners

Category: Community

The Marlborough College Enterprises Team are proud to bring home to Wiltshire not just one, but two, Silver South West Tourism Excellence Awards.  Marlborough College’s annual multi-generational Summer School won Silver in the category of Artistic, Cultural and Learning Experience while their... More »

Blog: Chapel this Week

Category: Community

In the midweek services, the Senior Chaplain spoke about the overturning of the tables of the money-changers by Christ in the Temple. He related this to Christ’s sense of injustice over people taking economic advantage of each other, and likened this to the Consumer Capitalism that manipulates and... More »

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 »

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