Recent College News

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 »

Half-Term Spanish Trip

Category: Trips

Twenty pupils from Hundred went on a Spanish language trip to Cuenca for one week during the October half-term break. They had all of their meals with their host families and attended four hours of language lessons each morning. In the afternoon they took part in a number of cultural activities... More »

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 »

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