Recent College News

Review: Orchestral Concert

Category: Music, General, Events, Pupil Achievements

The promise for this concert was a glitzy occasion, littered with beautiful tunes and the Michaelmas Chamber Orchestra and Symphonic concert lived up to the expectation.  A capacity Ellis Theatre audience was treated to music by Sibelius, Percy Fletcher, the evergreen and familiar music to... More »

The College Chapel

Category: Community

The College Chapel stands stately by the Bath Road like a grand and gracious galleon ready to put to sea, bathed as it is in its glorious blue light for the festive season.It will certainly witness plenty of wonderful and happy occasions in the coming weeks, from the annual College Christmas Carol... More »

Review: An Evening for Advent

Category: Music, General, Pupil Achievements

Advent is arguably the most poignant and exciting time of year.  A time of anticipation, a time of hope and, of course, the prospect of Christmas, but above all (and something that sometimes becomes lost in the frenzy of commercial activity) it is the beginning of the Christian year.An Evening... More »

Pupil Achievements: Michaelmas Term

Category: Pupil Achievements

Selected pupil achievements from the Michaelmas Term can be found below: Congratulations to Giles Hocking (C1 Sh), Chessie Armytage (MM Sh), Alex Dunlop (MO Re), Miranda Dibden (NC L6), India Shakespeare (EL Hu), Freddie Hazlitt (C1 Hu) and Nick Rusinov (SU Hu) who have been named in the England... More »

Saturday's Fixtures

Category: Sport, General

After the recent cold snap, keep an eye on the sports website for the latest fixture news ahead of the weekend.December opens with a busy schedule of fixtures, with a rugby block fixture against Abingdon and Girls' Hockey against Wellington.There is also Lacrosse against St Mary's Calne and a round... More »

Gallery: Battle of Culloden Pageant

Category: General, Academic, Events

The History Department - with the doughty assistance of a large numbers of pupils and other beaks - presented a re-enactment of the 1745 Jacobite uprising on Monday 28th November. The performance was complete with pipes, Gaelic songs, bayonets (hockey sticks), dirks (school cutlery), tartan galore... More »

CCF Exercise Self Reliance

Category: CCF

It has been a fantastic week at CCF with all year groups deploying onto the Salisbury Plain Training Area and been put through their paces under the senior cadets. Click here for a selection of images from the trip.WO1 S J BateContingent Commander and School Staff InstructorMarlborough College... More »

Squash Team Qualify

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

Congratulations to the U15 Boys' Squash team who have qualified for Stage II (knock-outs) of the National Schools Squash competition. In a tough group with current (Wycliffe) and former (Millfield) competition winners, they played with real determination and commitment, finishing second in the... More »

Blackett Science Lecture

Category: General, Academic, Events

The 12th annual Blackett Science lecture was given on Tuesday 29th November in the Ellis by the College's Charlie Barclay (Director of the Blackett observatory).The talk was titled 'Tunguska's legacy - The threat of asteroid impact'. Attended by Friends of the Marlborough telescope outreach group,... More »

Review: Advent Carol Service

Category: Music, General, Community

Sunday 27 November 2016Happy New Liturgical year! On Sunday evening, the chapel was filled to bursting to celebrate the start of the Christmas period. Beautifully decorated with hundreds of candles, the space resounded over the course of a highly moving service. With the choir expertly conducted by... More »

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