Recent College News

Blog: Positive Attitude

Category: General

I have heard it said on more than one occasion over the course of my ten years in the UK that there are few things less palatable to the British psyche than the syrupy, ‘can-do’, chronic positivity of North Americans that always insists on finding something good even in the midst of the maelstrom... More »

New Visual Arts Week

Category: Art

The Art School is pleased to introduce our inaugural Visual Arts Week at Marlborough College. From this coming Thursday 1st to Thursday 8th February, our students, staff and visitors will have the opportunity to attend a number of exciting talks, workshops and a corresponding exhibition... More »

National Success for Riding Team

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

On Saturday 27th January, the Marlborough open riding team qualified for the National Schools’ Equestrian Associate (NSEA) eventer challenge Championships, to be held at Hickstead at the end of May. Team qualification was achieved by Imo Brook (MM L6), Daisy Mitford-Slade (MM L6), Milo Kennedy... More »

Review: Evening Pupils’ Recital

Category: General, Music, Pupil Achievements

When originally planning this concert there could have been a concern that a concert of this nature so early in the term might have fewer participants.  Not a bit of it – in fact, it was fairly bursting at the seams with offers, and what a treat it was.  So much to admire in age, stage... More »

Parents’ Pastoral Conference

Category: General

Parents of pupils in the Shell and Remove are warmly invited to join us for a series of presentations on pastoral issues relevant to parenting young teenagers. This Parents’ Pastoral Conference will take place in the Garnett Room, Marlborough College, this Sunday 28th January... More »

Review: David Edwards

Category: Speakers

David Edwards gave a trio of stimulating Geography lectures on Thursday 25th January. The Shell year group enjoyed a fascinating lecture on Antarctica which was followed by an A level presentation to the U6 on Hawaiian volcanics and threats to Antarctica, including the melting of the West Antarctic... More »

Review: Liederabend

Category: Music

Perhaps one of the most anticipated and most enjoyable recitals of the year is that of the Liederabend which promotes a wonderful line up of French, German and Italian songs in a collaboration between the Music and Modern Languages departments.  A team of talented linguists translate the text... More »

Blog: Chapel this Week

Category: Community

In the midweek services, the Senior Chaplain spoke about the overturning of the tables of the money-changers by Christ in the Temple. He related this to Christ’s sense of injustice over people taking economic advantage of each other, and likened this to the Consumer Capitalism that manipulates and... More »

Review: Ski & Snowboard Championships

Category: General

Marlborough's newly reformed ski racing team headed to the Independent Schools Ski & Snowboard Championships in Les Deux Alpes, France, during the Christmas holidays. In our first foray we a took a team with a huge range of racing experience, we had race novices but competent skiers... More »

Blog: Sporting Demands

Category: Sport

Both the hockey (for girls) and rugby seasons have come to an end, so this blog will reflect on how the strength and conditioning team supported development and performance within these sports. Sporting Demands Hockey and rugby are both high intensity intermittent sports, where performance hinges... More »

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