Recent College News

Pupil Achievements: Lent Term

Category: Pupil Achievements, General, Sport

A selection of pupil achievements from the Lent Term... April Stasi Knight (CO U6) captained Wales U18s hockey team in their 2-1 win against Ireland and she will continue as captain for the next test against Switzerland and Scotland over the Easter weekend. March Congratulations to Molly... More »

Art Degree and Foundation Course Achievements

Category: Art, General, Pupil Achievements

At the close of an exceptionally busy term within the Art School, this year we are able to celebrate the commendable successes by eight of our students, who have achieved highly regarded offers to study for an Art degree or Foundation course.Applying for Art based, Further Education courses is an... More »

Review: Jazz Evening

Category: Music, General, Pupil Achievements

Candlelit tables, low lighting and the welcoming smile of Dennis at the bar set the scene for the last hurrah of the musical term.  With strains of The Messiah still ringing in the ears of many Marlborough musicians (who, barely 48 hours previously, had taken part in a magnificent rendition of... More »

Library News Round-Up

Category: General, Academic, Community

Librarian James Burton looks back on a busy term in the Memorial Library...World Book Day 2017Thursday 2nd MarchThis year, in partnership with the Modern Languages department, the Library hosted an internationally themed book buffet to celebrate World Book Day. Pupils and staff had the chance to... More »

Review: Art Exhibitions

Category: Art

In the second half of Lent Term the Mount House Gallery hosted ‘Regrowth’, an exhibition by Jane Corbett, a mixed media artist who studied Fine Art at Newcastle University then trained with the Queen Mother’s milliner, Rose Cory. If you read magazines or watch television you will have seen Jane’s... More »

Choral Society Concert: Handel’s Messiah

Category: Music, General, Community

The Choral Society concert remains a glorious annual tradition: a celebration, a collaboration, participation from all corners (quite literally in this production which saw an interesting use of the Chapel in an ‘in the round performance’) and the result is something really marvellous.  This... More »

West of England Public School Golf Championships

Category: Sport

Marlborough College Golf Team put in a strong performance to finish runners up on the school’s return to the West of England Public School Golf Championships at Burnham & Berrow.In the College’s first appearance in the event in seven years first team players rose to the occasion, winning... More »

Penny Reading: Twelfth Night

Category: Drama, General, Events

Shakespeare’s delightful topsy-turvy world of Illyria where grief-stricken characters, bereft of siblings and lovers, are presented within a comedic frame was dazzlingly brought to life in David Kenworthy’s production of Twelfth Night.The warming, goodwill essence of Christmas was somewhat... More »

History of Art Society: Tjalf Sparnaay

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

Reinventing Dutch Still Life PaintingThe College was honoured to welcome the Dutch artist Tjalf Sparnaay to address the History of Art Society on Thursday evening. Tjalf is recognised worldwide as one of the leading still life painters active today, and his work has been exhibited to great critical... More »

Marlborough win international tournament

Category: Sport

Marlborough College were winners of the Plate competition the the prestigious International Schools Rugby Sevens Tournament.Played on the fields where the game was born, schools from Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Japan, as well as teams from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern... More »

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