Recent College News

Art Trip to London Galleries

Category: Art, Trips, General

Our Lower Sixth Fine Art students were able to sketch and view contemporary art from a number of galleries within the Piccadilly area recently. Some of the class encountered vast charcoal works by Robert Longo at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, whilst others visited Waddington Custot gallery, where iconic... More »

Report: Swaziland with Skrum

Category: Trips, General, Sport

On Friday 13th October a group of 12 Remove and Hundred boys travelled to Swaziland, Southern Africa, to spend five days working with Skrum. Skrum are a charity based in Swaziland headed by Michael Collinson, BEM. Skrum's vision is to positively tackle high levels of HIV and AIDS in Swaziland by... More »

Form Trips

Category: Trips

On Tuesday 10th October, all 16 Shell Forms travelled away from the College for this term’s Form trips. Some were linked to the College’s World War One commemorations and ranged from visits to Sorley’s Cross on the downs above Mildenhall, Sandham Memorial Chapel and The Imperial War Museum to a... More »

Sports Performance Tour to California

Category: Trips

A group of pupils recently travelled to California for a sports performance tour. The tour took in the sights as well as offering pupils access to elite training facilities.James Davies, Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach, looks back on the trip with a diary of what was a busy schedule of... More »

London Art Shows Excursion

Category: General, General, Art, Trips

Our Remove trip began with a welcome visit to the 249th Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. A committee of Royal Academicians annually select over 1,000 works of art for the world's largest open contemporary show. Our students spent time sketching and identifying paintings, sculpture... More »

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 »

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