Recent College News

25th Wills Writing Awards Competition

Category: Academic

Congratulations to Beth Ransome (IH Re), who won the U15 class in the 25th Wills Writing Awards competition. As well as receiving a £250 prize for her short story, a trophy for herself and a trophy for the College, Beth enjoyed a tour of one of the largest yards in Newmarket and a day at the Craven... More »

Gallery: Geography Fieldwork

Category: Academic

Pupils have just returned from the Lower Sixth Geography fieldwork trip to Swanage. There were studies of Studland Sand Dunes, Swanage Coastal Management and Urban Deprivation in Boscombe, Bournemouth.Click here for a gallery of images from the three-day trip. More »

May Day Madrigals

Category: Music, General, Community

To complement a rather damp, chilly but still morning, a reflective start in the key of G minor seemed entirely appropriate for the annual May Day Madrigals on the Bradleian arches.  The Choir is in excellent voice this year (even at 8am in the morning) and as the sunlight dawned during Jim... More »

Choral Evensong at St Paul's Cathedral

Category: Music, General, Community

Members of the Chapel Choir were privileged to return to St Paul's on Tuesday 25th April to sing Evensong, our third visit in as many years. The awe-inspiring building provides both rewards and challenges to singers: there's nothing quite like hearing a perfectly tuned 'Amen' sail around the... More »

Review: Life after Marlborough

Category: Pupil Achievements, General, Community

On Wednesday 19th April five OM’s returned to the College to talk to the Upper Sixth about what life is like after Marlborough. They gave a lot of really good advice and I thought it was very useful to hear from people who three or four years ago were sitting where we sat, having had the same... More »

Medical and Veterinary Science Offers

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

The demands upon those hoping to win an offer to read Medicine or Veterinary Science are extremely daunting: years of holiday work experience, early application, starry A level predictions, an impressive performance in the extra examinations, and the demonstration of a range of exceptional... More »

Fives Champions

Category: Sport

Marlborough has new National Champions! On their home courts this Sunday, Ibby Lee (NC L6) and Anna Laakkonen (MO L6) defeated all comers to win the National U18 Championships. They saw off competition from Malvern, Rugby, Alleyn's, Eastbourne and finally Christ's Hospital to cap a great season... More »

Ron Jones: 60 Years of Service

Category: Community, General

The Master and members of staff gathered in Norwood Hall to congratulate Ron Jones, our Norwood Hall Supervisor, who will have given 60 years of service to Marlborough College this week.Ron joined the Estate Department on 23rd April 1957 as an apprentice carpenter and joiner aged 15. Having learnt... More »

The Chapel Webcasts

Category: Music

Over the course of this academic year, several recordings have been made of our Sunday Chapel services. We are proud to present some of the choir’s contributions, as part of the College’s ongoing mission and outreach, for the benefit and enjoyment of parents, OMs, friends of the College, and any... More »

Winning start for the XI

Category: Cricket, General, Pupil Achievements

The XI got their pre-season campaign off to a winning start with victory over Free Foresters on Monday afternoon.245/4 off 48.3 overs thanks to Billy Mead 82, Jack Thistlethwayte 63 and Elijah Samuel 40 – the XI went on to win by six wickets with three balls to spare.Congratulations to Harry Brooks... More »

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