Recent College News

Fixture changes

Category: Sport

Parents are advised changes have been made to this Saturday’s fixtures list, superseding those listed in the almanac: At MarlboroughJunior Colts 1, 2, 3Yearlings 1, 2, 3, 4 At CanfordOpen 1, 2, 3Colts 1, 2 The full schedule of fixtures will be made available on Thursday on the... More »

Online Art Auction in Aid of YMF Bursary

Category: Art, General, Community

Imaginative and original works of art, created by many successful OM artists and present Marlborough College students, are to be sold via the innovative online auction house Paddle8, to raise funds for an invaluable bursary programme. Marlborough College and The Young Marlburian Foundation (YMF)... More »

Review: Italian trip to Florence

Category: Trips, General, Academic

The last day of the first half of the Michaelmas Term marked the first day of the Italian trip to Florence. Fifteen of us from Hundreds joined Mrs Woodford and Dr McKeown and set off from the Parade Ground to Gatwick Airport. A short flight later we were in Pisa.  Our first cultural visit was... More »

Appointment of Second Master

Category: General

It is a great pleasure to announce the appointment of Mr W D L Nicholas as Second Master in succession to Dr C C Stevens, with effect from 1st September 2015. Bill Nicholas was appointed to Marlborough in 1998 to teach Chemistry. Since then his career has progressed from being Master in Charge of... More »

Review: Professor Ian Beckett

Category: Speakers, General

The History Society welcomed Professor Ian Beckett of the University of Kent on Tuesday 18th November to speak on the topic of ‘Britain in the Great War: A Nation In Arms’. Beckett, as an eminent military historian and academic, has published several titles on this topic, including ‘A Nation in... More »

CCF Hundred Drill Competition

Category: CCF, General, Events, Pupil Achievements

The CCF Hundred Drill Competition was held on the Parade Ground on Wednesday 19th November under the watchful eyes of Three Grenadier guest judges. Two of the judges were OMs - Captain Kit Sandford (C1 2000-2005) and 2nd Lt Kaspar Varmuza (C1 2001-06) – joining Sgt Williams to cast their... More »

Speaker: Dr Catherine Whistler

Category: Speakers, Art, Events

The History of Art Society welcomed Dr Catherine Whistler from the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford on Wednesday evening. Dr Whistler is Keeper of Western Art at the Ashmolean, and is also a Fellow of St John's College. Oxford. She spoke to our students about her role as chief curator of one of Britain's... More »

EDCLUB Christmas Cards launched

Category: Community, General

Christmas Cards designed by Jemima Jones (NC L6) are now for sale, raising funds for the EDCLUB project.EDCLUB is an education project in Kenya, which was set up by Molly Macaire (NC L6), Jemima Jones (NC L6), Maeve Mahony (NC L6) and Lucy Sherriff (NC L6). The Christmas cards are priced at £10 for... More »

Debating at Sherborne

Category: Community, General, Academic

Five U6 French students teamed up with five Sherborne boys to debate in French the merits of imprisonment, nuclear power and immigration on Tuesday afternoon. It proved to be great practice for the A2 oral and next term's Joutes Oratoires.Marlborough pupils who took part include Phoebe Bath (MM... More »

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