Recent College News

Ivy House support DEC Nepal Appeal

Category: Community, General, Pupil Achievements

Many thanks to those of you who bought cakes at the Parents’ meeting on Saturday to support the Ivy House cake stall in aid of the DEC Nepal Appeal. Thanks to the girls’ efforts baking and selling (and your generosity) we raised over £480.Andrea KeighleyHousemistress, Ivy House More »

Medical and Veterinary Offers

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

Although many courses and universities seem to be more accommodating at present, Medical courses remain subject to strict controls because funding comes in part from the NHS, which forecasts how many trainees the health system needs. Approximately ten applications from top grade pupils are made for... More »

C3 Charity Football

Category: Community

C3 held a ‘Dawn Till Dusk’ Charity Football event in aid of Bobby's Ride fund on Friday 1st May.Each year group was divided into two teams which meant a total of ten teams all played each other - 45 matches in total.  The tournament was won by the U6 side that beat a Hundred XI in final. ... More »

Bah Humbugs!

Category: General

Ollie Cameron (C3 U6) has designed a ‘Bah Humbug’ cartoon of The Master, Jonathan Leigh, which appears on newly-launched Marlborough College mints.Congratulations also to Cameron for achieving offers from both Oxford Brookes and Kingston University for a Foundation course in Art and Design.The... More »

Review: May Day Madrigals

Category: Music, General, Events, Community

A decent crowd of hardy souls braved a stiff North Easterly and were rewarded by a stirring performance of ‘Madrigals and Ditties’ to herald the month of May.  Despite the chill in the air, there was a warmth of tone and character in the Chamber Choir’s delivery, and although in such a big... More »

Badminton Report

Category: Sport, Pupil Achievements, General

The first home Badminton fixture for some time (if not ever!) took place on Thursday 30th April in the Sports Hall versus Winchester College School.This is the return home fixture from last year’s away at Winchester College and Marlborough did much better this time by winning seven games more than... More »

Marlborough remembers Gallipoli

Category: General, Community, Events

On the eve of the centenary of the first landings, Dr Georgina Longley (Classics) & Richard Willmett (Politics) organised a debate on “This House Believes that the Gallipoli Campaign achieved nothing but a waste of life”.  Speakers were for the motion: Mr Dixon (HoD History) George Holland... More »

Women in History Society

Category: General, Community, Events

On Wednesday evening the Marlborough College Women in History society hosted Archivist Clare Russell’s talk on “Girls Education at Marlborough” which looked back on nearly 50 years of College History – the ups and downs of the progress of co-education here.  It was interesting to look at... More »

General Election Hustings

Category: Academic, Community, General, Events, Speakers

A panel of Devizes Constituency candidates - with one substitution - faced an audience of around 400 Marlborough pupils on Tuesday 28th April and on a show of hands it was clear that about 150 of them would be able to vote on May 7.Claire Perry (Conservative), Chris Watts (Labour), David Pollitt... More »

Record Year

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

2014/15 has been the most successful year for applications to North America in the College’s history. So far 37 acceptances for the USA or Canada have been received by the 23 pupils who applied, and we are still waiting for decisions from seven universities. Three pupils received a total of over a... More »

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