Recent College News

Blog: Working together

Category: Sport

Monday 17th November Last week, the sporting blog asked the sportswomen and men of Marlborough College to maintain their work ethic and positive attitude in the face of a bleak November.  I’m delighted to report that rain and a drop in temperature appears to have done little to dampen spirits... More »

Review: Evening Pupils’ Recital

Category: Music, General, Events

Such was the interest and enthusiasm for participation in this concert that the Music Department was obliged to promote a further event in order for pupils wanting to perform not to be disappointed.  So then, for Part I of this recital extravaganza we were treated to a varied and exciting mix... More »

History of Art U6 Presentation

Category: Academic, Community, General

Students of History of Art from the Upper Sixth tested their mettle in front of Mr Barot, the Deputy Head (Academic) on Wednesday 12th November. Their task was to offer presentations on their Personal Investigation projects which comprise one quarter of total assessment for the Pre-U qualification.... More »

Class discovery leads to commemoration

Category: Community

Shell students have commemorated OM fallen alongside their names that were discovered graffitied on their classroom wall earlier this year.The wall in North Block has more than 60 names dating back to the early 1900s and includes Allen Wedgwood and Ralph Kite MC. The names were copied down from the... More »

Vision of Peace

Category: Music, Community, General

It was wonderful to welcome back around 40 Old Marlburian singers yesterday evening for 'Vision of Peace', a service of music and readings for Remembrance Sunday. These singers joined our magnificent Chapel Choir to sing works by, amongst others, Byrd, Fauré, Dyson (CR, 1911-1914), Bairstow, and... More »

Marlborough College Concert Series: John Lill

Category: Music, General, Events

To conclude a memorable Remembrance Sunday the Marlborough College Concert Series presented the eminent pianist John Lill CBE in concert to a packed Memorial Hall.  Lill is widely recognised as one of the finest pianists alive today and in a significant birthday year which will see him give... More »

Swimming Gala

Category: Sport

This was the second gala of this term and the first time that the boys and girls teams have competed together. There was very strong competition from both our regular opposition, Bradfield College, and from Bromsgrove School.Outstanding performances came at U18 level from Sarah Whitlam (LI U6) who... More »

Review: Tim Harrison

Category: Speakers, Academic

The entire Shell yeargroup, joined by pupils for Cheam, Pinewood and St Francis Prep Schools, enjoyed a fascinating, engaging and exciting lecture demonstration in the Memorial Hall presented by Tim Harrison from the University of Bristol. The School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, is a... More »

Exhibition opens today

Category: General, Art, Events

7th November to 12th December 2014 A Commemorative exhibition of works by Olivia Lomenech Gill (MM 1990-92) and Charles Poulsen Taking its title from Hamilton Sorley’s poem ‘To Germany, With New Won Eyes’ is an exhibition of works indirectly reflecting on the timelessness of war, and peace, to... More »

Finalists reveal designs

Category: General

Marlborough College has released images of the five concept designs shortlisted in the invited competition for the £10 million overhaul of its science facilities.Teams led by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, Nicholas Hare Architects, Orms, Sarah Wigglesworth Architects, and Tim Ronalds Architects are... More »

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