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Pupil Achievements: Summer Term

Category: Pupil Achievements, General, Sport

A list of pupil achievements from the Summer Term can be viewed below... June Gabriel Debs (PR L6) became the first person to complete the History Department's difficult 'Young Pioneers' Challenge': this involved learning a huge body of material from the last 1,000 years of History, researching... More »

Modern Languages L6 Festival

Category: Academic

With an air of eager expectation, a crowd of pupils and beaks gathered in the open air Languages theatre on Monday evening for this year's Lower Sixth Modern Languages Festival.With all our eight languages represented we were once again looking forward to a celebration of spoken foreign languages... More »

Review: End of Year Showcase Concert

Category: Music, General, Events

At the end of a marathon year of concerts, masterclasses, collaborations, outreach projects - in fact, all manner of events, this was most definitely the final event of the year!  Not that it lacked any of the usual intrigue, variety or passion.  Indeed, this concert, perhaps, included... More »

Remove Eurovision Song Contest

Category: General

The whole Remove gathered in excitement in the Ellis Theatre on Tuesday evening for this year's Eurovision Song Contest, organized by the Modern Languages Department.Each of the 14 Remove language sets prepares a song in the language they are studying and performs it to an audience of pupils and... More »

Intermediate Biology Olympiad

Category: Academic

Well done to the following pupils who completed the Intermediate Biology Olympiad on Tuesday 27th June with the following results:Silver: Ben Parker (C1) and Freya Owen (NC)Bronze: Celeste Spink (MO), Winston Tisdale (CO) and Simran Chowdhry (LI)Highly commended: Tara Pusinelli (MM), Casper Krens... More »

Review: Chamber Choir Concert – Ramsbury

Category: Music, General, Events

Taking Marlborough College music out into our local community is important for so many reasons, not least because the public can witness for themselves the array of talent that exists within the Music Department.  The Chamber Choir’s concert at Holy Cross Church, Ramsbury was a perfect... More »

Shell OA Week

Category: Trips, General

The 2017 Shell Outdoor Activities week has just come to close after another action packed series of adventures.Most Houses headed to wild Wales and the Brecon Beacons; while C3 and Turner went south to the Gower Peninsula; Preshute slightly north to Snowdonia National Park; and Summerfield took to... More »

Tickets: Everest Lecture with Kenton Cool

Category: General

One of the world’s leading alpine climbers with 12 Everest summits to his name, Kenton Cool, will be visiting Marlborough on Thursday 29th June to give the Everest Lecture.Kenton has led teams on successful expeditions in the Himalayas, the Alps, Greenland and Alaska as well as making numerous solo... More »

Grammar Stream pupils visit Observatory

Category: Academic

The Blackett Observatory played host to 13 Year Seven Swindon Academy pupils on Thursday afternoon, as part of the Grammar Stream programme.Visitors were introduced to the Observatory by Charlie Barclay, Director of the Blackett Observatory, before observing the Sun.The clear sky allowed the Sun to... More »

Gap Year and University Fair

Category: General, Academic

On Monday 12th June, the L6 attended the 2017 Gap Year and University Fair to try to figure out what sorts of steps they might take after Marlborough.Many decided the best they could do at this stage was mull this over with a free brownie provided by the company that was doing a rather good job of... More »

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