Recent College News

Review: Southbank Sinfonia Gala Concert

Category: Events, Music, General

The side-by-side concert by the Southbank Sinfonia and College students has rightly become a highlight of our musical calendar and drew a packed audience to the Memorial Hall. This was a fitting end to the eighth Southbank residency and was, without doubt, one of the most outstanding school... More »

Review: Baroness Cox

Category: Speakers, General, Community

The Master was delighted to host the Annual Lecture of the Marlborough Brandt Group in the Memorial Hall last Thursday. MBG has grown and sustained a developmental partnership since 1981 between the community of Marlborough and that of the Gunjur in the Gambia. On this occasion Baroness Cox,... More »

The Revd Andrew Studdert-Kennedy

Category: Speakers

The Rector of Marlborough, The Revd Andrew Studdert-Kennedy (C3 1972-76) enthralled and challenged a large crowd of Marlburians gathered at the Sunday Evening Talk on Sunday 8th March. Andrew chose to speak about the life and pastoral theology of his grandfather, The Revd Geoffrey Studdert-Kennedy... More »

Review: Dr Ben Pilgrim

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

Dr Ben Pilgrim, Fellow of Corpus Christi, Cambridge 'The Chemistry of Water' Dr Pilgrim commenced with a history and the significance of water – why is it so important? He found answers in the abundance, and chemical quirks, of this most fundamental of molecules, and in particular the curious... More »

Review: Dr Simon Hall

Category: Speakers, General, Events

On Friday of last week Dr Simon Hall came from the University of Bristol in order to deliver a talk regarding Complex Functional Materials – in this case, so-called superconductors.In particular he explained to us the extreme importance of finding a superconductor that could operate at, or near,... More »

Pupils' work published

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

Nine pupils have had their creative writing published in local magazine, Tower and Town. Pupils were allocated one of Marlborough’s nine blue plaques as inspiration for a piece of writing. The town’s plaques commemorate the link between notable figures of the past and the buildings in which they... More »

French exchange arrives

Category: Trips, General, Academic

Voilà! Students from the Lycée Jules Verne in Limours are on exchange with our Lower Sixth this week. Following lessons and an afternoon of netball, visits to the Blackett Observatory and the Merchant's House await - plus excursions to Bath and Oxford. Vive l'échange! Tom KiggellFrench... More »

Review: Southbank Sinfonia

Category: Music, General, Events

With huge excitement the College welcomed back Southbank Sinfonia for its annual residency which this year took place slightly later than in previous years.  A mixture of side-by-side rehearsals, workshops, one-to-one teaching, and a final gala concert are just a few of the highlights of this... More »

Golfers secure final slot

Category: Sport

The Golf Senior 3 has won through to the ISGA National Finals, which will take place at Prince's and Royal St. George's at the end of April. The final place was secured thanks to a 2-1 win over Royal Winchester in the ISGA Singles Regional Final. Jamie Amor (C3 L6) and James Mathison (SU U6) won... More »

The Fragility of Homelessness

Category: Community

The title of my EPQ project was ‘The Fragility of Homelessness’, creating an artifact to represent their delicate state.I had a rotation of around 40 people doing hour slots in my shelter over Thursday, Friday and Saturday, concluding with sleeping in it overnight. I really wanted to gain a deeper... More »

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