Recent College News

Review: Liederabend

Category: Academic, General, Music

The Liederabend on Tuesday evening was once again a magnificent evening of European song, and, now in its ninth year, another very successful collaboration between the Modern Languages and Music Departments.Twenty of some of the finest continental songs were performed by singers from the Shell to... More »

Rare Books

Category: Academic, General

Two Lower Sixth students are pictured here in the process of making a digital scan of one of our rare books, the text of a sermon from 1645 preached by Nicholas Proffett, minister of St Peter's Church, Marlborough.  This scan will form part of an online exhibition of the College's Rare Books... More »

Wonderful Wiltshire

Category: Community, General

A very hard frost prevented the beagles from trail hunting on Tuesday but we all enjoyed a beautiful walk across the Downs from Draycott to Knap Hill and back in time for a delicious tea in C3. Sean DempsterMaster in charge, Beagling More »

War Memoirs and Letters of Harry Fox

Category: Community

We are delighted to announce publication on the College Archive website of War Memoirs and Letters of Harry Fox, 1917-19.Harry Fox was at Marlborough from 1911 to 1916. Upon leaving school, in common with almost all of his contemporaries, he was called up and, upon completion of Officer and... More »

Squash team seal promotion

Category: Sport, General, Squash

The College Squash team won the Roehampton Invitational (Division Two) tournament over the weekend. In the pool stages the College beat Wellington (3-2), COLFS (5-0) and Lord Wandsworth (w/o) before a win over KCS in the semi-final stage (4-1). In the final Winchester were the opponents... More »

18 receive Oxbridge offers

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

Our warmest congratulations to the 18 young men and women of the College who have received offers from Cambridge and Oxford this year. There is still, of course, considerable work to be done before they take up their places at these august institutions, but their achievement in having reached this... More »

Review: Tasmin Little & Martin Roscoe

Category: Music

Some years ago, I had the pleasure of hearing Tasmin Little in a performance at the BBC Proms.  What I heard was compelling in every sense:  musically, emotionally and technically - an artist of huge personality and stature, an artist with a gift to communicate and engage at the very... More »

Sevens Secrets

Category: Sport, General, Rugby

George Tavner, Assistant Academy Manager at Bath Rugby, was at the College on Monday to assist with a rugby sevens coaching session.Tavner is one of the youngest Level 4 coaches in the country recently enjoyed great success heading up the rugby programme at SGS Filton College and was previously... More »

England call-up

Category: Sport, Community, General

Congratulations to George Lamb, who works in Crosby & Lawrence, who has been named in the England U18 Schoolboys squad.After a series of trials, Lamb has been named in the ESFA (English Schools Football Association) representative side, which will take on Ireland, Northern Ireland, Wales and... More »

China-Britain Business Council

Category: Trips, General, Academic

A number of Sixth Form Chinese pupils visited the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) on Monday 18th January. CBBC advises British businesses on how to expand their work to China. These businesses range from small, local enterprises to large, international conglomerates. CBBC is a leading player... More »

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