Recent College News

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 »

Pupils hand over SKRUM cheque

Category: Sport

Michael Collinson, CEO of SKRUM, visited Marlborough for the Festival of Sport on Saturday 4th November. As part of his visit to the UK Michael was keen to meet up with the Marlborough College touring party who visited him in Swaziland during the Michaelmas half-term. The boys, led by tour leader... More »

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 »

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