Recent College News

Arabic Drumming in Court

Category: Academic

An exciting, high energy drumming activity was held in court on Tuesday 16th September. Mr Abbas, the Arabic teacher, brought his collection of some 40 drums and invited pupils to join with him in creating exciting rhythms. Pupils from across the different year groups joined in, and great fun was... More »

Percussion Recital

Category: Music

Last night music scholars and percussionists were treated to a hugely entertaining and informative lecture recital by Colin Mcann. Colin is a member of our visiting music teacher team but is also a busy and sought-after percussionist in the West End. Interspersed amongst witty anecdotes, he... More »

Blog: Learning Curve

Category: Sport

Monday 15th September Hard work and focus in training sessions were the take home messages after week one, as all of our sports teams prepared for a tough round of fixtures this weekend.  Credit must go to our senior pupils across all the sports, who have really led the way with their... More »

Tonight: Annual Mound Trust Lecture

Category: Community, Events

Dr Joshua Pollard, Reader in Archaeology at the University of Southampton, returns to Marlborough to deliver the 8th Annual Mound Trust Lecture at 8pm, this evening (Monday 15 September 2014) in the Ellis Theatre. His talk addresses the title, ‘The Marlborough Mound In Its Late Neolithic World’.Dr... More »

All staff Photography Exhibition

Category: Art, General

The second ‘All staff Photography Exhibition’ is gracing the walls of the Common Room this term. The 30 photographs on show, taken by various members of both the academic and support staff, were selected from over 90 entries. The standard across the board is impressive and many thanks go to all... More »

Start of Term Address

Category: Community

Below is a transcript of the Master’s start of term address, given in Chapel on Sunday 7th September at the beginning of the Michaelmas Term.228 of you arrived this week plus 24 new members of Common Room. This is a beautiful September season of “mist and mellow fruitfulness” as the poet Keats... More »

CCF cadets get airborne!

Category: CCF, Community, Events

Wednesday saw an absolutely fantastic afternoon of flying for 31 members of the CCF who got airborne in an Army Air Corps, Lynx Mark 7, Helicopter.Many thanks to Captain Henry Clive and his team from the Army Air Corps at Middle Wallop.Sean BateSchool Staff InstructorClick here for an extended... More »

Cambridge Chemistry Challenge – Gold Awards

Category: Pupil Achievements, Academic

Sixth Form Chemists entered the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge once again this year. Seventeen pupils were awarded certificates following the challenging paper which was entered by some 7,000 Sixth Formers throughout the UK.We were delighted that Wey Jin Chan (C2), Montgomery Eayrs (C3), Lucy Parker... More »

Master's Welcome

Category: Community

In welcoming everyone back for Marlborough College’s 172nd year, it is a particular pleasure to see 228 new pupils joining the College. With Miss Katy Bennett taking over as Director of Sport and Mr Duncan Andrew as Head of Economics and Business Studies, we wish them and all other new colleagues... More »

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