Recent College News

Review: Summer Scholars' Recital

Category: Music, Events

The penultimate concert of the year was delivered to a packed Goodison Hall and further endorsed the notion that music at Marlborough is in fine fettle.  Given that this was a concert that predominantly featured just two year groups (Remove and L6) this was a remarkable, varied, exciting and... More »

Artist in Residence Summer Exhibition

Category: Art

Artist in Residence for 2013/14, Claire Bayliss, closed the Mount House Gallery programme for this academic year with her final solo exhibition at the College. Claire took this opportunity to first reflect on the work she has undertaken during this busy year, prior to deciding upon her final... More »

Pupil Review: Everest Lecture

Category: Speakers, Events, Community

The fourth annual Everest lecture was given by David Walsh (C1 1960-65), co-author of Public Schools and The Great War, and was given in The Memorial Hall on Thursday 26th June, writes Rosie Shaw (MO L6).Walsh began by explaining how the outbreak of war in 1914 changed life in the College community... More »

England experience for Hockey duo

Category: Sport, Pupil Achievements

Congratulations to L Hazlitt (Hu) & S Shakespeare (Hu) who have just represented England's U16 Girls’ Hockey.The duo made the trip to Edinburgh as England trained and played two matches against the home side, Scotland.Shakespeare also scored a goal, described as ‘the pick of the lot’, finishing... More »

South-West selection

Category: Sport, Pupil Achievements

Congratulations to E Samuel (Re) who has been selected to play for the 14-man squad representing the South-West U15 XI at the Bunbury Cricket Festival in mid-July.  It is from this four regional team festival that the English Schools U15 XI is selected. We wish Elijah every success at this... More »

Latif's return to action

Category: Sport, Community, Pupil Achievements

Alessandro Latif (B1 U6) will travel to the Netherlands to contest the latest rounds of the Blancpain Sprint Series this weekend (July 5-6).Latif drives his Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS ultra along with Marc Basseng not only bidding for further Pro-Am class glory but gunning for his first top-eight... More »

Review: Wiltshire Panathlon

Category: Community, Events, Sport

Marlborough College hosted the Swindon and Wiltshire Panathlon on Friday 20th June. This was the second time Marlborough has hosted such an event, the activity originally started by Emma Colebatch (CO U6) through her Outreach project with Brimble Hill.  Working closely with Panathlon, which is... More »

Eels reintroduced

Category: Community, General

The Biology department have been rearing some eels for the last few weeks, followed by a planned reintroduction to the river Kennet on Friday 20th June. Although a native species - not the electric variety - these are probably the first eels in the river for about 50 years. The project was a... More »

Chamber Choir at Ramsbury

Category: Music, Events, Community

The Chamber Choir was delighted to receive such a warm reception at their concert in Ramsbury Parish Church on the evening of Thursday 19th June.These seventeen talented singers, who have only been singing as a group for just over a month, sang repertoire spanning six centuries, from plainsong,... More »

Swindon Academy Creative Writing

Category: Community

Limebank recently hosted another group of pupils from Swindon Academy, here to engage in an ambitious creative-writing programme.  The thirteen Year 10 pupils stayed for two nights, and were accompanied by two teachers.  Their first task on arrival was lead by Dr. Ponsford, and involved... More »

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