Recent College News

Review: The Revenger’s Tragedy

Category: Drama, General, Events

David Kenworthy’s adaptation of The Revenger’s Tragedy enabled a group of skilled young actors to present a Jacobean story in a contemporary context. The sensitive issue of mental health was given a visual representation thanks to Paul Cox’s highly detailed hospital set design, and Middleton’s... More »

Mathematical Olympiad

Category: Academic, Pupil Achievements, General

Sarah Mattinson achieved success in this year’s Mathematical Olympiad for Girls. Over 1,500 girls nationwide participated with the top 25% achieving a Distinction. This means that Sarah is one of the top 25% of the top 1,500 girls in the country with regard to Mathematics.The Mathematical Olympiad... More »

In Memoriam: Charles Hamilton Sorley

Category: Community, General, Music

A service of commemoration for Charles Hamilton Sorley (C1 1908-15) will take place this Sunday 15th November at 6.30pm in Chapel.Sorley was killed by a sniper north of Loos, October 13th 1915 while in acting command of his Company of the 7th Suffolk Regiment.On the 60th anniversary of the young... More »

Dr Daniel O’Hara

Category: Academic

Dr Daniel O’Hara, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of English at New College of the Humanities, visited Marlborough on Tuesday 10th November to address the Literary Society. Dr O’Hara gave a challenging and stimulating overview of American Literature from 1800 to the present day, with special focus... More »

UK University Outcomes

Category: Academic

The great majority (83%) of Marlburians were rewarded for their hard work by gaining their first choice course this year. They won places at some of the most competitive UK universities such as Edinburgh (26) Bristol (24), Exeter (16) and Durham (12). Measuring the cohort by different yardsticks... More »

Santiago Exchange

Category: Academic, General, Trips

From Monday 2nd to Wednesday 11th November, 12 Spanish exchange students from the city of Santiago in Galicia visited Marlborough College. The pupils experienced typical Marlburian life courtesy of their English partners, attending lessons, playing fives and rackets, learning to march with the CCF... More »

Remembrance Sunday

Category: Community

In the College Chapel on Remembrance Sunday, at the very stroke of 11am, George Nicholson (C3 Re) sounded the Last Post to call the community to two minutes of silence. That silence, impeccably observed by all present, was of course for those sailors, soldiers and aviators of all the conflicts in... More »

On Target

Category: Sport

In the English Schools 50m Small Bore Rifle Challenge on Saturday, I Lee (NC Hu) and F Kverndal (C1 Re) won a bronze medal in the U16 pairs competition, coming third out of 20 pairs from 11 different schools. Meanwhile, the College’s 1st IV came fifth out of 26 IVs, only seven points behind first... More »

Richard Smith exhibition

Category: Art, Academic, Community, General

U6 History of Art pupils recently attended a private viewing of an exhibition by Richard Shirley Smith, one of Britain’s most celebrated illustrators and painters. Richard is renowned for his skill as an engraver of traditional woodblock prints, and as a muralist, in addition to his works on... More »

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