Recent College News

Arctic Explorer visits Marlborough

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

Alex Hibbert, Arctic Explorer, entertained to supper by eight Sixth Form Geographers on Thursday 7th December. After two very stimulating presentations on ‘Challenge and Survival in the Arctic Wilderness’; he spoke to the Shell on his 2013/14 extended stay with the Greenland Inuit people where he... More »

Arctic Explorer visits Marlborough

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

Alex Hibbert, Arctic Explorer, entertained to supper by eight Sixth Form Geographers on Thursday 7th December. After two very stimulating presentations on ‘Challenge and Survival in the Arctic Wilderness’; he spoke to the Shell on his 2013/14 extended stay with the Greenland Inuit people where he... More »

Celebrating Marlborough Art at Sotheby’s

Category: Art

An exhibition of work by four former pupils to celebrate both the 50th anniversary of co-education at the College and the importance of Robin Child’s time at the College will be on display between Monday 11th and Thursday 14th December 2017. Sotheby’sConduit Street GalleryW1A 2AA. The exhibition... More »

Bursary Fundraising Auction Ends Tuesday

Category: General

WIN A LUXURY MASAI MARA EXPERIENCE  AND/OR TWO WEEKS IN BEAUTIFUL WANAKA, NZ Plus loads of other exciting prizes – open to all bidders 175th Anniversary Bursary Fundraising Auction is now LIVE! Log on to the auction here Closes at 8.30pm during the Sotheby’s Private View on Tuesday 12th... More »

Russian Revolution in the Garnett

Category: General, Academic, Community

On Thursday 30th November the History Department staged a 'Russian Revolution' in the Garnett Room, to celebrate the centenary of the original. Highlights included Lenin/Mr Sandall's arrival in Petrograd, Rasputin/Mr Wright's dance to Ra-Ra-Rasputin, Mr Gistovsky's sneaky spying, Mr Nelson-Piercy's... More »

West Kennet Long Barrow

Category: General, Academic, Trips

Each week the HATA (History And The Arts) Society takes groups of Shell pupils to the mighty West Kennet Long Barrow, one of Britain's oldest buildings (c. 3600 BC).  Pupils enjoy exploring the passages and chambers of the great mysterious temple/tomb, and also have a chance to consider the... More »

Review: Advent Carol Service

Category: Music

An exquisite Service heralded the advent of two important things: firstly the conventional message, in which begins one of the most beautiful seasons in the Christian year (which was perfectly captured in this annual Advent Carol Service in Chapel), and the second which was the dawn of a new era... More »

Field Day in the Lower Wye Valley

Category: General, Academic, Trips

The Remove OA 'Local Explorers' group, who spend Wednesday afternoons walking around landscapes of particular historical significance, celebrated Field Day with a splendid exploration of the Lower Wye Valley. We visited Chepstow Castle in the morning, Tintern Abbey in the afternoon, and walked... More »

Pupil Achievements: Michaelmas Term

Category: Pupil Achievements, General, Academic

A list of pupil achievements from the Michaelmas Term can be found here. Further news can also be found on Twitter @MarlboroughCol December Ed Robinson (B1 Hu) is the current British Schools’ 50-metre Small-bore Junior Champion. This is in addition to the Long Range, Full-bore Championships at... More »

Review – Music Scholars’ Gala Concert

Category: Music, General, Pupil Achievements

Music Scholar concerts and recitals are always special events. They are an opportunity to showcase some considerable talent from the very youngest to the more experienced and they seldom disappoint.  This year's annual Music Scholars' gala recital in The Princess Alexandra Hall, at London's... More »

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