Recent College News

Review: Professor Henrietta Harrison

Category: Speakers, General, Events, Academic

On Thursday 1st October, the Chinese Society was privileged to welcome British Academy Fellow, Professor Henrietta Harrison from Pembroke College, Oxford to deliver a talk titled, 'Interpreting China to Britain: The story of a Chinese boy in 18th Century Europe’.Pupils found the Professor very... More »

Review: Chris Sperring MBE

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

The first speaker of the year for the Natural History & Biology Society was Chris Sperring MBE who works for the Hawk and Owl Trust.  A well-known naturalist and presenter of wildlife programmes such as the BBC Natural World series, Mr. Sperring gave a very interesting talk on “The... More »

Review: Dr. Sadie Jones

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

On Wednesday 16th September Dr. Sadie Jones spoke to 100 Marlburians about her work in astrophysics. She told us about the black holes at the centre of every galaxy and the jets that protrude from them. These jets consist of charges particles and are caused by the strong electromagnetic fields... More »

Review: Canon Andrew White

Category: Speakers

Canon Andrew White (aka The Vicar of Baghdad) treated the Shell and Remove and a few lucky members of the Sixth Form to a truly unique lecture on ‘Faith under Fire’ on Monday 18th May.  The remarkable heart and motivation of a Multiple Sclerosis sufferer who goes to work with a bullet proof... More »

Drugs Briefing for Parents

Category: Speakers

The occasion of the termly beaks-parents meetings offers a chance for the College to engage parents with current and shared issues. Such issues may be national or local; pastoral or academic. In previous terms this year parents have been offered the chance to hear about Digital Safety and Social... More »

MOSA Meeting

Category: Speakers

On Saturday 9th May the summer meeting of the Medical Officers of Schools Association was hosted by Marlborough College. Around 60 Medical Officers and school nursing staff attended for a day of presentations, workshops and discussion groups based on the theme of health education, in its broadest... More »

Review: Matt Clarke

Category: Speakers

On Tuesday 5th May, Old Radleian Matt Clarke visited Marlborough to address the Shell about Wildlife Conservation. As well as being a photographer and conservationist, he is also a multi-award winning music writer, and his passion for all of these fields was very much in evidence during his time... More »

General Election Hustings

Category: Academic, Community, General, Events, Speakers

A panel of Devizes Constituency candidates - with one substitution - faced an audience of around 400 Marlborough pupils on Tuesday 28th April and on a show of hands it was clear that about 150 of them would be able to vote on May 7.Claire Perry (Conservative), Chris Watts (Labour), David Pollitt... More »

Review: Jonathan Forbes

Category: Speakers, General

The U6 have had a series of talks on Wednesday afternoons preparing us for life beyond Marlborough College. I invited my father to come and speak to my fellow soon-to-be leavers about alcohol and addiction; a subject about which, unfortunately, he has a wealth of knowledge.Coming to talk was a... More »

Video: Dr. Paul Abell of NASA

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

We were immensely lucky to have an inspiring visit from a senior NASA Scientist on Thursday 23rd April. Dr Paul Abell, Lead Scientist for Planetary Bodies and expert on all things Asteroidal arrived clad in his NASA Recovery suit to give a series of talks. Upper School physicists and GCSE... More »

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