Recent College News

Modern Languages after Marlborough

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

Last Friday we were delighted to welcome back to the College three recent OMs, all of whom have taken their Modern Language studies further since leaving Marlborough, and all of whom are now gaining success through their language skills. The evening of presentations to the current Upper School... More »

Review: Wolf Hall Live!

Category: Music, General, Community

This year’s concert series got off to a flying start on Sunday evening as Marlborough was treated to a visit by one of the UK’s finest and most renowned composers. Classic FM Composer in Residence Debbie Wiseman MBE boasts over 200 film and television soundtracks to her name including Stephen Fry’s... More »

Review: Tim Oakley

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

Mr Tim Oakley, father of Claire (LI 1999-01) and Sophie Oakley (LI 2001-03), gave a talk for Geographers in the Memorial Hall on Thursday 22nd September. The talk, for pupils in the Remove and Hundred, was on his Royal Geographical Society sponsored 2016 heroic replication of Roald Amundsen’s epic... More »

Review: Gerard Evenden

Category: Speakers, Academic, General

The History of Art Society at Marlborough College was honoured to be addressed by expert architect Gerard Evenden in a talk entitled "Designing Canary Wharf Underground Station."Mr Evenden, senior executive partner of Foster & Partners Architects, masterminded construction of the... More »

Blog: Strength and Conditioning

Category: Sport, General

With a busy summer preparing profiles, pupil data, new systems and training plans ahead the start of term has been an exciting time for the Strength and Conditioning department. There have also been two new additions of staff to the team enabling wholesale implementation of S&C throughout the... More »

Mill Mead Charity Challenge

Category: Pupil Achievements, Community, General

On Sunday 18th September, 73 Mill Mead girls completed the 'Pretty Muddy' Race for Life at Bath Racecourse in aid of Cancer Research UK. They were joined by five House Tutors, the Dame along with Housemistress Danielle Lilley who also took part. The whole team successfully navigated the... More »

Review: Mound Trust Lecture

Category: Speakers, General

The annual Mound Trust Lecture took place in Ellis Theatre on the evening of Monday 12th September. This year the annual mound lecture was brought to us by Brian Dix who spoke “of Snails and Toads; Archaeology of Mounts and Grottoes”.Mr Brian Dix is an expert in Garden Archaeology and has held... More »

Pupil Achievements: Michaelmas Term

Category: Pupil Achievements

Selected pupil achievements from the Summer break and start of the Michaelmas Term can be found below: Congratulations to Sophie Smith (DA Sh) who has been selected for the South West U14 Girls' Representative squad and will take part in several training weekends over the forthcoming season.Charlie... More »

Medical Successes

Category: Academic

Medical places are notoriously hard to win, and successes really deserve to be announced in the same breath as Oxbridge, as only very high achievers apply and they then battle for selection against odds of ten applications to one place. Six Marlburians are to be congratulated this year for winning... More »

Artist in Residence Exhibition

Category: Art, General, Events

‘Resident Tourist’ an exhibition by new Artist in Residence Timothy Betjeman opens Friday 16th September.The preview evening takes place in the Mount House Gallery from 7pm.About Timothy BetjemanBorn in New York City in 1982 and based in London since 2006, Betjeman studied Visual Art and Philosophy... More »

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