Recent College News

Review: Summer Term Art Exhibitions

Category: Art, General, Community

'Strange But Somehow Beautiful' is the title of an essay by writer Mike Yates, about his stunning collection of Adan art from Ghana. The corresponding show, which opened in April at the Mount House Gallery, included over 200 wooden figures, two large beautiful woven fabrics and metal ceremonial... More »

Review: Fauré Requiem

Category: Music, General, Events

To commemorate the 20 OMs who tragically lost their lives alongside thousands of others on the opening day of the Battle of the Somme one hundred years ago, the College honoured them in two performances of Fauré’s stunning Requiem in Chapel. The first took the form of the annual Everest Lecture... More »

French Exchange

Category: Academic, General, Trips

Remove French exchange pupils from Lycée de Notre Dame de Bury are pictured here on the Chapel steps with their partners, following Lists on Thursday. They are enjoying their time in Marlborough, especially Fauré’s Requiem and Kwik cricket. More »

Remove Eurovision Song Contest 2016

Category: Academic, Music, General

On Tuesday evening the Remove gathered with excitement in the Ellis Theatre for this year's Eurovision Song Contest, organised 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 pupils and beaks. As practice... More »

Morehead-Cain Scholarship

Category: General

Of all UK schools Marlborough has won the second most Morehead-Cain scholarships over the years, and Ed Perkins (TU 1999-2004 and former Morehead-Cain Scholar) returned to the College on Tuesday evening.He told Upper School pupils about the astonishing opportunity that the scholarship offers: a... More »

Modern Languages L6 Festival

Category: Academic

An expectant crowd of pupils and beaks gathered in the Language Centre courtyard on Monday evening for this year’s open air Lower Sixth Festival. With a total of eight languages represented, once again we were in for a celebration of spoken language by the rising stars of the language... More »

Post-GCSE study trip

Category: Trips, General, Academic

Eighteen pupils travelled last week to Italy for a post-GCSE study trip. The visit was centred on Rome, but included two days in the attractive cities of Arezzo in Tuscany and Ferrara in Emilia Romagna. The programme of study chiefly concerned History of Art, but also encompassed the Classical... More »

Lower Sixth Leadership

Category: Community, General, Academic

Lower Sixth pupils have been taking part in a Leadership Day along with the Year Twelve pupils from Swindon Academy who joined them to share the experience.   The day was run by a team from Future Foundations who lead them through a number of challenges with verve and enthusiasm. ... More »

Prefects' Training Weekend

Category: Trips

On the Saturday 18th June the new Prefects went on an overnight trip to Oxenwood for a training weekend supervised by Mr Gordon, Mr Finlay and Mrs Kiggell. The aim of the weekend was not to stick out as individuals, but to get to know each other and work as a unified Prefect team for the first... More »

CCF Exercise Celtic Warrior

Category: CCF, General, Trips

Marlborough College CCF, supported by the 1st Battalion RIFLES, have just completed a three day Exercise in Sennybridge, Wales.The annual camp helped select the Head of Corps and CCF Heads of Year 2016/17. They coped with some awful weather conditions whilst living in the Field and perceived... More »

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