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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: 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 »

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 »

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