Recent College News

Junior Ski Trip to Les Ménuires

Category: General, Trips, Sport

Ned Finney (CO Sh) looks back on the Junior Ski Trip to Les Ménuires. Very early on the morning on the 25th of March, we left London to go to Les Ménuires in the French Alps. On arrival at the ski resort, we were overwhelmed by the snow conditions, some of the best snow we had ever seen at this... More »

Review: Physics Trip to CERN

Category: Academic, General, Trips

From Tuesday 27th to Thursday 29th March pupils studying A level Physics embarked on a journey to Geneva, Switzerland to visit the Large Hadron Collider at CERN and other activities. The first day saw the group leaving early from Gatwick airport, arriving in Switzerland in the morning and checking... More »

Review: Art & Photography Trip to Venice

Category: Community, General, Art, Trips

For full five days at the beginning of the Easter holidays saw 16 Art and Photography pupils exploring aspects of the incomparable city of Venice. The treasures in Galleria d'Academia, Ca'd Oro, the Scuda San Rocco, Ca le'Rezzonico and the Peggie Guggenheim Museum were eagerly sought out and... More »

French Exchange

Category: Academic, General, Trips

It was a pleasure to welcome our partner school in France to Marlborough last week.The pupils of the Lycée Jules Verne donned school uniform for the first time ever, and sampled all aspects of Marlborough life; lessons, chapel, the observatory, Fives, boarding house breakfasts, the play, the Mount... More »

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 »

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