Recent College News

History of Art Study Trip

Category: Academic, Trips, General

Over half-term, Marlborough's art historians travelled for a week of study to Rome and Naples with their sights firmly focused on the Renaissance and Baroque. They had a wonderful time and fully embraced the opportunity of seeing key curricular works up close and within their original contexts. The... More »

Tour: Japan 2016

Category: Sport, General, Rugby, Trips

47 players from Marlborough are currently in Japan as part of a two-week rugby tour.Comprehensive updates on Twitter are available from the tour via the link listed below, whilst on Wednesday evening the squad attended a baseball game at the Jingu Stadium in Tokyo. Click here for a gallery of... More »

Review: Climbing Kilimanjaro

Category: Trips

‘Pole, pole’ we soon learnt is Swahili for ‘slowly, slowly’, it was all to be about timing. This was soon to become our Mantra for the joint Marlborough College and Dauntsey’s school expedition to Tanzania. Our aim was firstly to summit Mt Meru at 4,566m in preparation and acclimatisation for our... More »

Review: Skill Up and Incrementum

Category: General, Trips, Academic

Skill Up Week is the name given to the penultimate week of the Summer Term for the Hundred. It marks the end of the GCSE examinations and the transition into the Sixth Form. The aim of Skill Up Week is to get the Hundred thinking about the opportunities and challenges associated with the Sixth... More »

Hundred Post-GCSE Rome Trip

Category: Trips, General, Academic

Eighteen pupils from the Hundred travelled to Rome on Monday 20th June for a new venture, a post-GCSE cultural visit. The week encompassed four days in the capital, and two in attractive provincial cities, Arezzo in Tuscany and Ferrara in Emilia Romagna. The pupils were excellent company and played... More »

Sixth Form Visit to London Galleries

Category: Art, Trips, General

Our first exhibition visit took us to Tate Modern, passing the nearly complete, pyramidal  Herzog & deMeuron extension. Inside the established galleries, a very comprehensive collection of works by Mona Hatoum, spanning 35 years, proved highly absorbing for our Sixth Form students. After... More »

French Exchange

Category: Academic, General, Trips

Remove French exchange pupils from Lycée de Notre Dame de Bury are pictured here on the Chapel steps with their partners, following Lists on Thursday. They are enjoying their time in Marlborough, especially Fauré’s Requiem and Kwik cricket. More »

Post-GCSE study trip

Category: Trips, General, Academic

Eighteen pupils travelled last week to Italy for a post-GCSE study trip. The visit was centred on Rome, but included two days in the attractive cities of Arezzo in Tuscany and Ferrara in Emilia Romagna. The programme of study chiefly concerned History of Art, but also encompassed the Classical... More »

Prefects' Training Weekend

Category: Trips

On the Saturday 18th June the new Prefects went on an overnight trip to Oxenwood for a training weekend supervised by Mr Gordon, Mr Finlay and Mrs Kiggell. The aim of the weekend was not to stick out as individuals, but to get to know each other and work as a unified Prefect team for the first... More »

CCF Exercise Celtic Warrior

Category: CCF, General, Trips

Marlborough College CCF, supported by the 1st Battalion RIFLES, have just completed a three day Exercise in Sennybridge, Wales.The annual camp helped select the Head of Corps and CCF Heads of Year 2016/17. They coped with some awful weather conditions whilst living in the Field and perceived... More »

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