Recent College News

Hockey camp held at Marlborough

Category: Sport, Hockey, General

This week GoCrea8 Hockey, the official coaching partner of England Hockey, have held a camp at Marlborough.Staged from Wednesday to Friday, a number of Hockey professionals have been using College facilities to coach children from across the region.The founder of GoCrea8 Hockey, Matthew Fairburn,... More »

Millie makes her mark

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

On the final day of the School Rackets Season, Millie McKelvey (EL Hu) successfully defended her National Schools U16 Girls Singles title. Master in Charge of Rackets, Simon Ellis, provides the rundown of a memorable day… Quarter-Final v Cheltenham The standard was immediately as good as, if not... More »

2016 British Physics Olympiad

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

2016 British Physics Olympiad AS and GCSE Challenge results In the 2016 GCSE Challenge paper Tuomas Laakkonen (B1 Hu) gained a much coveted Gold award, coming in the top 3% of the UK entry of some 3400 pupils. 11 other pupils achieved Bronze awards and six College pupils gained Bronze awards in... More »

EPQ Update

Category: General, General

This year's Extended Projects (EPQ) have now come to their two term conclusion with 55 Lower Sixth and three Upper Sixth pupils giving ten minute examined oral presentations of their projects. 70% of those who started the Taught Course in September competed their 'journey' and 24 members of the... More »

Review: The Lent Event

Category: Community, Speakers, General

Daf Meirion-Jones (PR 1983-88) was a student at Marlborough in the 1980s.  After leaving school, he captained the England schoolboys’ rugby team, studied Geography at Cambridge University, taught at Wellington College and was then ordained as a priest in the Church of England.  At the end... More »

Charity Dance

Category: Community, General, Pupil Achievements

On Saturday 12th March a Lower Sixth, led by Maddie Kirkwood (EL L6), hosted a dance in the Bradleian for members of the Remove and Hundred to raise money for the Charity Operation Smile. This was an independent charitable initiative, planning for which began last term. It is wonderful to commend... More »

Review: Anything Goes by Cole Porter

Category: Drama, General, Pupil Achievements

Jane Darby’s sparkling production of Anything Goes was as delightful as the famous Cole Porter song suggests.  The treats were more delicious than delovely, packing a real contemporary punch into this 1930s farce set on the cruise liner Americana. From the moment the audience entered the... More »

Pupil Achievements

Category: Pupil Achievements

Selected pupil achievements from the Lent Term can be found below: January Henry Martin (PR U6) makes two appearances for the Bath Rugby's United side, facing Bristol at The Rec in late December before a second outing, against Saracens at Allianz Park.Archie Wheeler (BH U6) and James Barrows (B1... More »

British Shooting Competition

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

In glorious Spring sunshine on Thursday 17th March, 12 Marlborough shooters travelled to Cheltenham College to compete alongside the hosts, Dean Close, and Wycliffe, at the first ever schools Target Sprint competition organised by British Shooting. The competitors had to complete a 400m run, then... More »

History Department Events

Category: Speakers, Academic, General

Any impartial, unbiased, and balanced historical view of the History Department’s events this term would find it necessary to acknowledge that we were extremely fortunate to be visited by two most impressive and interesting speakers, Professor Robert Tombs (from Cambridge) and Jonathan Parish (from... More »

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