Recent College News

Rugby Tonight Feature

Category: Sport, Rugby, General

Marlborough pupils appeared on BT Sport’s live rugby magazine show ‘Rugby Tonight’ on Monday 18th April. The young players were joined by Master in Charge of Rugby, Budge Pountney, himself a former Scotland captain, for the evening.It was a varied and entertaining edition with the boys assisting... More »

National Schoolgirls' Fives Championships

Category: Sport, Pupil Achievements, General

The College hosted the National Schoolgirls' Fives Championships this weekend. We went into the event with high hopes in the U16s and U14s. Rosie Sykes (EL Sh) came closest to a trophy - she beat fellow Marlburian Kirsten Bell (MO Sh) in a nail-biting semi, and came away with a silver medal as... More »

Shooting Team Success

Category: Sport

For the second year running, the College full-bore shooting team was triumphant in the first school match of the season at Bisley - The Malvern Cup – on Saturday 16th April. Shooting at 300 yards, and then again at 600 yards, in bitterly cold wind, two competitions were held, one for a team of... More »

Pupil Achievements: Summer Term

Category: Pupil Achievements, General, Sport, Hockey

The Summer Term is under way and a selection of pupil achievements will appear here. April Congratulations to oboist Jonathan Venn (C3 L6) who has achieved a mark of 90% in his ATCL Diploma; the Diplomas are conferred by Trinity College of Music, London and the standard equates to what is... More »

OM Briefing to U6

Category: General

Undergraduate OMs Libby Adam (NC 2009-14), Freddie Cussans (B1 2008-13), Oliver Quie (LI 2008-13), Charlotte Wilson (EL 2008-13) and Walker Zupp (B1 2012-14) were back at Marlborough on Wednesday 13th April.They gave personal insights into university life which were priceless, as fine details about... More »

Review: Professor Geoff Quilley

Category: Speakers

On the first full evening of term, Professor Quilley, an expert on British Art of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and former Curator of Paintings at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, addressed the History of Art Society on the subject of Art and Empire. Professor Quilley explained... More »

International University Successes

Category: General, Academic

“Fit” has been the buzzword for our 2015-16 International University application season - it is a word that plays heavily on the minds of admissions tutors at US universities, in particular. Pupils will always look to aim high and apply to certain schools but this year our pupils have considered a... More »

Cricket Pre-Season

Category: Sport

The XI squad returned for training at Marlborough on Saturday ahead of the Summer Term. Poor weather restricted training to some indoor sessions before a warm-up fixture against the Free Foresters on Sunday. With the ground needing time to dry out the match was reduced to a Tw20 which went... More »

New Twitter accounts

Category: General

Several new Twitter accounts have been added ahead of the start of the Summer Term, including PE and Tennis.Since launching the main school account in January 2014, the College has been using Twitter as an additional way to communicate about school news and events.As well as the official... More »

OA department help inspire Artic expedition

Category: General

This summer James Lam (CO 2007-2012) will be leading an Oxford University Expedition to Svalbard in the High Arctic. They will attempt a 184-mile crossing of East Spitsbergen in the Svalbard Archipelago, just 700 miles from the North Pole. They will retrace an Oxford expedition that explored this... More »

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