Recent College News

All set for the Silk Cup

Category: Sport, General, Rugby

Marlborough and Radley will compete for the Silk Cup on Saturday afternoon, a trophy named in honour of Dennis Silk (CR 1955-68). Presented by The Marlburian Club, the Silk Cup is in honour of DRW Silk who was both the coach of the all-conquering Marlborough XV of 1963 and subsequently Warden of... More »

Blog: Youth Resistance Training

Category: Sport, General

Should you let your child lift weights in the gym? There have been long-standing concerns surrounding resistance training at youth. These traditionally stem from the theory that resistance training alters growth rate and eventual growth height. However, contemporary research has proved these... More »

Robinson earns GB Call-Up

Category: Sport

Congratulations to Ed Robinson (B1 Hu) who has been selected to train with the GB Squad for the Target Sprint Team. British Shooting conducted a Talent ID weekend in early October and from there, junior and senior athletes were selected.In being part of the Squad, athletes will benefit from GB... More »

Champion weekend for Netball

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

It was a fantastic weekend for Marlborough College Netball with the U19, U16 and U14 squads all qualifying for the South West Regional Tournament, to be held in Bournemouth on Saturday 27th January 2018. The U19 and U16 teams both progress through as Wiltshire County Champions, undefeated at... More »

A Festival of Sport

Category: General, Events, Sport

Marlborough College staged A Festival of Sport on Saturday 4th November as part of the 175th Anniversary celebrations.An array of sporting fixtures were played on the day including Girls’ Hockey v St Edward’s, Rugby v Canford, Lacrosse v Sherborne, Soccer v Winchester as well as Fives, Netball and... More »

Report: Swaziland with Skrum

Category: Trips, General, Sport

On Friday 13th October a group of 12 Remove and Hundred boys travelled to Swaziland, Southern Africa, to spend five days working with Skrum. Skrum are a charity based in Swaziland headed by Michael Collinson, BEM. Skrum's vision is to positively tackle high levels of HIV and AIDS in Swaziland by... More »

Success at NSEA Championships

Category: General, Sport, Pupil Achievements

The Marlborough College Riding team had a successful day at the National Schools Equestrian Association Championships on Sunday 22nd October.The team finished fifth in the Open Show Jumping and sixth in the Open Arena Eventing.  This was a fantastic achievement, competing against teams from... More »

National Schools’ Equestrian Association Championships

Category: Sport

We wish our riders the best of luck at the National Schools’ Equestrian Association Championships at Addington Manor on 21st and 22nd October.  Imo Brook (MM L6), Violet Elworthy (MO L6), Nell Hargrove (IH L6) and Daisy Mitford-Slade (MM L6) have qualified for the Open Show Jumping and Jumping... More »

Dunford Lecture: The Business of Winning

Category: Speakers, General, Sport

Earlier this term it was a great pleasure to welcome Humphrey Walters to give the annual Dunford Lecture to sports scholars and interested guests.  Humphrey’s lecture was entitled ‘The Business of Winning’, and by the end it certainly felt like he had shared with us many tools to make the most... More »

Blog: Youth Athletic Development

Category: Sport

To add to the excitement of their first weeks at Marlborough College, the Shell year group have embarked on their athletic development pathway with the Strength and Conditioning team. This began with an induction to the outstanding facilities available for use by all, whereby safe handling of... More »

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