Recent College News

Shell OA Week

Category: Trips, General

The 2017 Shell Outdoor Activities week has just come to close after another action packed series of adventures.Most Houses headed to wild Wales and the Brecon Beacons; while C3 and Turner went south to the Gower Peninsula; Preshute slightly north to Snowdonia National Park; and Summerfield took to... More »

Chinese Trip to V&A and Chinatown

Category: Academic, General, Trips

On Thursday 25th May, Remove Chinese pupils enjoyed a Chinese themed excursion to the V&A museum and Chinatown. The day began with a visit to the ‘China Room’ at the V&A. This is one of the most comprehensive and important collections of Chinese art outside East Asia, with pieces dating... More »

Review: U6 Spanish Exchange

Category: Trips

Spain is a hugely varied country, at times seeming like a loose alliance of mini-states. Linguistically, culturally and climatologically, the north-western region of Galicia – where nine Marlburians enjoyed a week-long exchange straddling January and February – has more in common with Brittany or... More »

Chinese Exchange

Category: Academic, General, Trips

On Monday 30th January, the College was delighted to welcome a party of six Chinese exchange pupils and accompanying staff for a 10-day visit. The pupils were from Hohhot No.2 School and Fudan Academy. Both are associate schools of WLSA (World Leading School Association). They were accompanied by... More »

Art Historians at Buscot Park

Category: Academic, General, Trips

A small group of Marlborough's History of Art pupils were invited to a private tour of Buscot Park on Wednesday 1st February. They were treated to a two-hour introduction to some of the highlights of the superb collections by Buscot's curator, Roger Vlitos. Among the treasures that they saw were... More »

B1 Trip to Ypres

Category: Community, General, Trips

A party of 26 B1 pupils, parents and staff spent two days in Ypres, led by former Head of History David Du Croz – Chairman of the World War One Committee – and John Carroll (HM, B1). Fifteen graves of OMs from B1, B2 and B3 were visited in different sites. At each resting place or memorial, a cross... More »

Video: Chapel Choir in Kraków

Category: Music, General, Trips

Members of the College Chapel Choir have just returned from an enjoyable and successful five-day tour to Kraków and the surrounding areas.The choir gave five performances, singing at Masses and concerts at some remarkable and contrasting churches, including Arka Pana, and St Katherine’s in... More »

Review: China Exchange

Category: Trips, General, Academic

During half-term, a group of ten Upper School pupils embarked on an exciting two-week exchange visit to China, setting off on Sunday 23rd October. Our itinerary encompassed one week in Beijing, five days in rural towns and villages in Guangxi province and 2 days in Guangzhou, one of China’s major... More »

Review: King Lear

Category: Academic, General, Trips

On Tuesday 3rd November, 120 Lower Sixth and Remove pupils made their way to Marlborough's Town Hall to watch a live broadcast from Stratford of the Royal Shakespeare Company's acclaimed production of King Lear, with Antony Sher in the title role.  Claudie Grainger of Ivy House Remove wrote... More »

Half-Term French Exchange

Category: Trips, General, Academic

Six pupils in the Hundred spent 10 days staying with French families in the Val-d'Oise département to the north-west of Paris. The students had met their partners when the French contingent came to Marlborough at the end of the summer term, so there were great reunions at the train station... More »

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