Recent College News

Prefects' Training Weekend

Category: General, Community, Trips

The Prefects' weekend was a brilliant opportunity for us to get together as a team for the first time in an informal environment to enjoy some team bonding prior to the commencing of our duties. The weekend was extremely beneficial; the team bonding aside, the Prefect and leadership theory we were... More »

Football: Budapest Tour

Category: Sport, General, Trips

The football tour to Budapest at the beginning of the Easter holidays featured three fixtures over five days. The squad of 16 consisted largely of the Open 1st XI, led by Jack Nithavrianakis (LI U6), but also some players who had played on the margins of the team such as Finn Campbell (C1 U6), Ali... More »

Blog: DofE in the Brecon Beacons

Category: Trips, General, Community

Outdoor Activities Instructor Duncan Curry provides an update from the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Assessed Expidition to the Brecon Beacons...Saturday 21st MarchThe five pupils taking part in their Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Assessment set off in good spirits at 8.30am on Saturday morning. Beautiful... More »

Horace Mann School

Category: Trips, General, Community

Marlborough College enjoyed hosting eight students and four teachers from the Horace Mann School, New York, in the last week of term. The visitors were involved in lessons and activities and found the experience of an English Public School fascinating. The America v the rest of the world football... More »

China Goes Global Conference

Category: Trips

The Chinese Department took 13 pupils ranging in age from the Remove to the Lower Sixth, to participate in the ‘China Goes Global’ conference at Cambridge University on Thursday 12th March.  Pupils were shown around Pembroke College by Hamish Lazell (BH 2005-10), and were fascinated to hear... More »

French exchange arrives

Category: Trips, General, Academic

Voilà! Students from the Lycée Jules Verne in Limours are on exchange with our Lower Sixth this week. Following lessons and an afternoon of netball, visits to the Blackett Observatory and the Merchant's House await - plus excursions to Bath and Oxford. Vive l'échange! Tom KiggellFrench... More »

Global Awareness

Category: General, Academic, Trips, General

Preparing young people for today’s world entails developing cultural and global awareness within and beyond the College. This is a crucial strand of our Strategic Plan and is present in its curricular, co-curricular and pastoral objectives. One of the prime ways of developing these attributes is... More »

University challenge

Category: Academic, General, Trips

All 57 of the L6 chemists (A level and IB) spent the morning of Wednesday 28th January at the University of Bristol, working in the undergraduate laboratories. This is part of our extension/outreach programme giving Marlborough pupils the opportunity to extend their practical skills and dip into... More »

Climbing High

Category: Trips

The Bristol Schools Climbing Competition took place on Monday 26th January, with 12 pupils from the College taking part.  This is an annual event held at St Werburgh's Climbing Wall at Undercover Rock in Bristol. This is a fantastic opportunity for our climbers to compete alongside members of... More »

Study Visit to Lindau

Category: Trips, Academic

In December 2014, 12 pupils studying German IGCSE took a trip to Germany and Austria. We were accompanied by Mr Cockett and Frau Rainer, our German teachers and spent most of our time in Lindau, a quaint, scenic town on the Lake Constance in southern Germany. We stayed in pairs in the homes of... More »

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