Recent College News

Climbing High

Category: Trips

The Bristol Schools Climbing Competition took place on Monday 26th January, with 12 pupils from the College taking part.  This is an annual event held at St Werburgh's Climbing Wall at Undercover Rock in Bristol. This is a fantastic opportunity for our climbers to compete alongside members of... More »

Review: French Exchange

Category: Trips

With a wave to the statue of OM John Betjeman at St Pancras, 19 members of the L6 set off excitedly for this year's French exchange. Two hours in a Paris traffic jam wasn't quite the welcome we had in mind, but it wasn't too long before we could meet face à face the French partners who till then we... More »

Review: Italian trip to Florence

Category: Trips, General, Academic

The last day of the first half of the Michaelmas Term marked the first day of the Italian trip to Florence. Fifteen of us from Hundreds joined Mrs Woodford and Dr McKeown and set off from the Parade Ground to Gatwick Airport. A short flight later we were in Pisa.  Our first cultural visit was... More »

Review: Art Trip to London

Category: Trips, Art

Lower Sixth Fine Artists took an early coach to London on Tuesday 4th November to view compelling artworks from three galleries: Mario Merz at Pace Gallery, Anslem Kiefer at the Royal Academy and finally Egon Schiele ‘The Radical Nude’ within the Courtauld Institute. Arriving at the heart of... More »

Review: Politics trip to Brussels, Luxembourg and the Hague

Category: Trips

During the first week of the Michaelmas half-term, the Politics Department took 20 of its pupils on a continental road trip to explore a range of European political institutions.  En route to our first venue - Brussels - we stopped at Waterloo to tour the battlefield and to get some historical... More »

First World War Film Trip

Category: Trips

Seven pupils, including three from a group who have been creating a database of the OM dead in WWI, set out to follow in the footsteps of Old Marlburians who fought on the western front. The purpose of the trip was to film the experiences and writings of OMs for a documentary to be shown as part... More »

Review: CCF Annual Camp 2014

Category: Trips, CCF

This year the Hundred cadets headed to Beckingham Camp in Lincolnshire for their Annual CCF Camp. Hosted by 49 Brigade the cadets enjoyed a varied programme of military training and personal development activities. The personal development programme, situated at Rutland Water, offered a range of... More »

GCSE Remove London Art Gallery Trip

Category: Art, Trips

GCSE Remove Art students travelled to London on Thursday 19th June to visit the largest open submission exhibition in the world, at the Royal Academy of Arts Summer show. A smorgasbord of paintings, printmaking, photography, film, drawing and sculpture, students marveled at the inspiring range of... More »

Review: Shell OA Week

Category: Trips, Community, Events

One hundred and seventy pupils congregated in the Parade ground on Sunday 8th June, dressed in heavy boots and waterproof gear as they boarded minibuses and set off for the Shell Outdoor Activities Week. The anxiety of taking exams the preceding week gave way to the excitement of a week together as... More »

Art School Trip to Madrid

Category: Trips, Art

Eliza Edwards (EL L6) and Charlotte Flatischler (NC L6) review the Art School trip to Madrid...On arrival, our moods were immediately lifted, after an early start, by the bright, clear sky and the flamboyant friendliness of the locals. We only had to step out of our central hotel to visit the... More »

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