Recent College News

CCF Trip to San Diego

Category: CCF

CCF cadets are currently enjoying a busy Half-Term trip to San Diego.Having left College on Saturday, highlights of the trip so far include a swim at La Jolla Beach, California, as well as the extensive visit to Marine Corps Air Station at Miramar. Pupils have also ‘taken to the air’ in the Osprey... More »

An evening with Rudyard Kipling

Category: Events, Community

Saturday 28th November at 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall A Dealer in Words - an evening with Rudyard Kipling As part for the College's commemoration programme for the World War One Centenary, we are pleased to present a new stage production based on readings from Kipling's poetry and prose, with... More »

Review: House Song Competition

Category: Music

The annual House Song Competition has a reputation for passion, participation, energy, enthusiasm and, on occasion, a whisker of controversy.  Mercifully this year, the latter was anonymous and each House offered worthy contributions sprinkled with some real highlights along the way.  The... More »

Review: Dr Marc Morris

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

'King John and the Road to Magna Carta' On Tuesday 13th October the History Society was lucky enough to receive a visit from Dr Marc Morris, a renowned medievalist responsible for excellent biographies of King Edward I and King John, as well as a very popular television series about castles. Dr... More »

Charles Hamilton Sorley Commemoration

Category: General

The date of the Michaelmas Term Shell Form Trips, 13th October 2015, enabled members of three Shell Forms, led by EGN, AG and CMC, to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the death of poet and Charles Hamilton Sorley (C1 1908-13). We began the day in the Memorial Hall, where Sorley’s name... More »

Marlborough Sporting Clay Shield

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

The Marlborough A team of Ned Tarlton (TU U6), Jamie Quinn (LI U6), Conor Evans (TU U6), Henry Gouriet (C3 Hu) and Piers Tabor (B1 Re) have retained the Marlborough Sporting Clay Shield.The feat was achieved at Barbury Shooting School for the sixth year in a row, beating nine teams from Millfield,... More »

Memorial Hall Performance

Category: Music

Violinist Lizzie Daniels (IH U6) has enjoyed considerable success in recent years, most notably winning Bath Young Musician of the Year competition in 2014, being appointed as a member of the National Youth Orchestra, and achieving an extraordinary 148 out of 150 in a recent Grade 8 singing exam.... More »

Marlborough College Concert Series

Category: Music, General, Events

'Emma Johnson – Clarinet Goes to Town' Emma Johnson was crowned BBC Young Musician of the Year in 1984, in itself a magnificent achievement but in a way, that was the easy bit.  What comes after is so much more challenging and that is to sustain a meaningful career decade after decade with... More »

Battlefields Trip Reunion

Category: Community, General, Trips

Lower Sixth pupils who took part in the post-GCSE Battlefields Trip were delighted to be reunited with their battlefields guide, Robin Brodhurst (PR 1965-70), on Club Day, Sunday 11th October. Good memories of the tour to France and Belgium were shared over coffee, before moving on to the Club Day... More »

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

Category: Sport, General, Community

The College will be hosting the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) course at the swimming pool from 15th-20th February 2016.This is a great opportunity to get a fully accredited qualification, using the exclusive facilities at Marlborough. The RLSS NPLQ is the most awarded lifeguard... More »

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