Recent College News

The Mound Trust Lecture

Category: Community

On Monday 15th September, Dr Joshua Pollard, Reader in Archaeology at the University of Southampton, gave the annual Marlborough Mound Trust Lecture in the Ellis Theatre, addressing the topic ‘The Marlborough Mound in its Late Neolithic World.’ Dr Pollard began by outlining the history of... More »

Eight Marlburians Begin Training for Medical Careers

Category: Academic

The statement from UCAS that 1,780 applicants with grades AAA or better failed to win medical places this year underlines just how fierce the competition for places for Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry is. Those who are interested will often begin chalking up invaluable work experience... More »

History Society Talk: The English Civil War

Category: Speakers, General

On Tuesday 17th September, Dr Jo Paul from the New College of the Humanities in London came to the Senior History Society to give a very insightful talk about the clash of political ideas in the English Civil War.At the society she showed how ideas hugely influenced the outbreak of war, which was... More »

Arabic Drumming in Court

Category: Academic

An exciting, high energy drumming activity was held in court on Tuesday 16th September. Mr Abbas, the Arabic teacher, brought his collection of some 40 drums and invited pupils to join with him in creating exciting rhythms. Pupils from across the different year groups joined in, and great fun was... More »

Percussion Recital

Category: Music

Last night music scholars and percussionists were treated to a hugely entertaining and informative lecture recital by Colin McCann. Colin is a member of our visiting music teacher team but is also a busy and sought-after percussionist in the West End. Interspersed amongst witty anecdotes, he... More »

Tonight: Annual Mound Trust Lecture

Category: Community, Events

Dr Joshua Pollard, Reader in Archaeology at the University of Southampton, returns to Marlborough to deliver the 8th Annual Mound Trust Lecture at 8pm, this evening (Monday 15 September 2014) in the Ellis Theatre. His talk addresses the title, ‘The Marlborough Mound In Its Late Neolithic World’.Dr... More »

All staff Photography Exhibition

Category: Art, General

The second ‘All staff Photography Exhibition’ is gracing the walls of the Common Room this term. The 30 photographs on show, taken by various members of both the academic and support staff, were selected from over 90 entries. The standard across the board is impressive and many thanks go to all... More »

Start of Term Address

Category: Community

Below is a transcript of the Master’s start of term address, given in Chapel on Sunday 7th September at the beginning of the Michaelmas Term.228 of you arrived this week plus 24 new members of Common Room. This is a beautiful September season of “mist and mellow fruitfulness” as the poet Keats... More »

CCF cadets get airborne!

Category: CCF, Community, Events

Wednesday saw an absolutely fantastic afternoon of flying for 31 members of the CCF who got airborne in an Army Air Corps, Lynx Mark 7, Helicopter.Many thanks to Captain Henry Clive and his team from the Army Air Corps at Middle Wallop.Sean BateSchool Staff InstructorClick here for an extended... More »

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