Recent College News

End of Year Showcase Concert

Category: Music, Pupil Achievements, General, Events

The final concert of the 2014/15 academic year given by the Shell year group with a sprinkling of Remove was a fitting conclusion to an outstanding year of music making at the College.  This annual concert focuses on emerging talent, both in a solo and ensemble capacity, and a fascinating... More »

A British first

Category: Academic, General

For the first time a British team will enter the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics.The 9th Olympiad will see 45 countries compete, with the British team being one of only a handful representing Europe. A team of the three top UK year 13 pupils will be coached and led by the... More »

Did you know?

Category: Academic

This Summer Term, 592 pupils sat almost 7,000 exam papers. 140 candidates typed 956 papers with a total of 22 different venues were used around the College. More »

Cambridge Chemistry Challenge

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

This national competition aims to stretch and challenge pupil’s interested in chemistry, and provides an excellent experience for anyone considering taking their studies further. Set by an experienced team of teachers and university chemists, it is designed to be accessible to Year 12 students but... More »

Archaeological Insight

Category: Academic, General, Trips

On Tuesday 30th June, Tina Rainer (Modern Languages), Virginia Jhakal (Religious Studies) and Matt Blosson (History) took Lower Sixth pupils Jemima Jones (NC), Willow Cunningham (EL) and Marcus Miller (C3) to visit Dr Jim Leary’s Archaeology Field School at the University of Reading.This offered an... More »

Reporting in Friday’s Press

Category: General, Academic

It has come to our attention that on Friday 26th June, two national newspapers, The Telegraph and The Daily Mail, ran similar stories about the 2014 A level results of pupils at the London Academy of Excellence. In particular, the articles compared their results to those of the pupils at three well... More »

Trinity College Diplomas

Category: Music

Alice Hook (MM U6), Sasha Wilcock (EL U6) and Rosie Richards (EL U6) were awarded ATCL diplomas earlier this term. The full title of an ATCL is ‘Associate of Trinity College London’ and it represents an award that is higher in status than Grade 8 and an Advanced Certificate. Alice and Sasha are... More »

County Call-Up

Category: Sport, Pupil Achievements, General

Congratulations to Nicholas Rusinov (SU Sh) who has been selected to represent Wiltshire at the ESSA National Track and Field Finals.  Sports Scholar Nicholas, an excellent all-rounder who has represented the College in a number of sports this year, is a strong javelin thrower.  ... More »

OA Week

Category: Community

OA Week took place from Sunday 7th through to Friday 12th June, with the whole Shell year group heading to the Brecon Beacons, The Gower or North Wales to participate in a week of Outdoor Activities.  Pupils were accommodated in house groups in bunkhouse accommodation, and activities included... More »

Head of Rugby Appointment

Category: Sport, General, Rugby

Marlborough College is pleased to announce the appointment of Budge Pountney as the new Head of Rugby. The 41-year old enjoyed a long playing career with Northampton Saints from 1993 to 2003 and subsequently as Director of Rugby. He won 31 caps for Scotland, later captaining the side, and after... More »

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