Recent College News

National Champions

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

On Sunday 22nd April, Marlborough College achieved a number of successes at the National Schoolgirls Fives Championships. Held at Marlborough, Ibby (NC U6) & Anna Laakkonen (MO U6) retained their doubles titles, in a very tense final against Rugby (15-12). Congratulations to Ibby who also... More »

Report: Barbados Netball Tour

Category: Trips, General, Sport

On Wednesday 7th February 2018 the Netball touring squad flew out of Gatwick and began their ten-day tour of Barbados. The island immediately captured the hearts of the Marlborough team who enjoyed their immersion into Caribbean culture. With the nearby netball court within walking distance of the... More »

Historic victory for Netballers

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

The 1st VII netball team made history on Saturday, being the first Marlborough group to win the annual Bradfield College Invitational Tournament. With a total of 13 teams in attendance, the girls had a wonderful opportunity to pitch their play against new opposition in the shape of Epsom College... More »

Blog: Finding the balance

Category: Sport

With the next half of Lent Term upon us, this week’s blog will focus on the importance of time management. To help with heavy workloads and the stress, several researchers have studied the implementation of time management strategies and found an improvement in both academic and sporting... More »

Netball Squad Barbados Bound

Category: Sport

The 2018 Marlborough College Netball squad have today escaped the cold weather, setting off on a tour of Barbados.Captained by Georgie Henderson (PR U6) and Ellie Spark (MM U6) both A & B squads will play five games in ten days before returning to the UK on Saturday 17th... More »

National Achievement for Netballers

Category: Pupil Achievements, General, Sport

Saturday 27th January saw 30 of Marlborough’s finest netball players travel to the Sir David English Centre, Bournemouth to take part in Netball South West’s Regional Schools competition.  The girls were spurred on throughout the day by a cheerful gathering of friends and family, who braved... More »

Saturday's Fixtures

Category: General, Sport

This weekend will see an array of sports fixtures including hockey, netball, lacrosse and football.For a full list of matches please click here. Access to team sheet is by password (emailed to parents).A range of Twitter accounts are now set up for many sports at Marlborough. Please click here for... More »

National Success for Riding Team

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

On Saturday 27th January, the Marlborough open riding team qualified for the National Schools’ Equestrian Associate (NSEA) eventer challenge Championships, to be held at Hickstead at the end of May. Team qualification was achieved by Imo Brook (MM L6), Daisy Mitford-Slade (MM L6), Milo Kennedy... More »

Blog: Sporting Demands

Category: Sport

Both the hockey (for girls) and rugby seasons have come to an end, so this blog will reflect on how the strength and conditioning team supported development and performance within these sports. Sporting Demands Hockey and rugby are both high intensity intermittent sports, where performance hinges... More »

Blog: Physical Analysis - Shell to Remove

Category: Sport

A Review of Physical Analysis from Shell into Remove: Two Steps Forward One Step Back?What is Physical Analysis? As part of the upgraded athletic development approach within the Exercise Sports Science programme, all Shell and Remove pupils go through physical analysis at the start and end of the... More »

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