Recent College News

Report: Barbados Netball Tour

Category: Trips, General, Sport

On Wednesday 7th February 2018 the Netball touring squad flew out of Gatwick and began their ten-day tour of Barbados. The island immediately captured the hearts of the Marlborough team who enjoyed their immersion into Caribbean culture. With the nearby netball court within walking distance of the... More »

Review: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Category: Trips, Academic, General

Directed by Benedict Andrews, this adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ play ‘Cat On A Hot Tin Roof’ put flesh on the bones of the script the Lower Sixth English A Level pupils had studied so meticulously in lessons. The cast were impeccably chosen, the culmination of their clothing, mannerisms, vocal... More »

Chinese Pupils visit Marlborough

Category: Trips

On Monday 29th January, we were delighted to host a party of six Chinese exchange pupils and accompanying staff for a ten day visit. The pupils were from Fudan Academy, an associate schools of WLSA (World Leading School Association). They were accompanied by Marlburians from the Remove and Hundred... More »

Review: Spanish Exchange

Category: Trips

Galicia welcomed Marlborough’s two linguistic pilgrims with its usual hospitality and, with two days of unseasonal weather, revealed a side to itself that earlier Marlburians had seldom glimpsed in these first months of the year: warmth and sunshine. For Max Olivier (SU U6) and Tom Sykes (C1 U6)... More »

Chemists visit the University of Bristol

Category: Trips

Lower Sixth Chemists visited the Chemistry department at the University of Bristol on Wednesday 7th February, having a bespoke introduction to the life of an undergraduate scientist at one of the UK’s leading universities.  A popular choice for OMs, the University of Bristol has strong... More »

West Kennet Long Barrow

Category: General, Academic, Trips

Each week the HATA (History And The Arts) Society takes groups of Shell pupils to the mighty West Kennet Long Barrow, one of Britain's oldest buildings (c. 3600 BC).  Pupils enjoy exploring the passages and chambers of the great mysterious temple/tomb, and also have a chance to consider the... More »

Field Day in the Lower Wye Valley

Category: General, Academic, Trips

The Remove OA 'Local Explorers' group, who spend Wednesday afternoons walking around landscapes of particular historical significance, celebrated Field Day with a splendid exploration of the Lower Wye Valley. We visited Chepstow Castle in the morning, Tintern Abbey in the afternoon, and walked... More »

Review: Physics Trip to CERN

Category: Trips, Academic

Day 1 We woke up at 4.00am, excited to see CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research which specializes in fundamental physics, finding out what the Universe is made of and how it works.  After ariving in Geneva we quickly found our way to the hostel, dropped our luggage off and... More »

Review: Sixth Form Trip to Berlin

Category: Trips

They say there is no better way to learn a language than to immerse yourself in its culture and we definitely achieved that in half term in Berlin. As well as challenging but rewarding lessons in the morning we had tours of this fascinating city – all in German!  We were very lucky to have... More »

Review: CCF - San Diego 2017

Category: Trips

Over the first week of half-term, the Marlborough College CCF headed out to San Diego for a visit to some of the US Navy and Marine installations there. The trip was a huge success on all fronts: fun, informative and incredibly cool! Eight members of the U6 contingent as well as Mr. Moore, Mr.... More »

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