Recent College News

Alessandro Latif claims Pro-Am Trophy

Category: Sport

Alessandro Latif (B1 U6) impressively claimed the Pro-Am Trophy in both races when the Londoner placed 13th and 11th overall in his “home” Blancpain Sprint Series at Brands Hatch on Sunday 18th May.Latif, racing on “home” soil for the very first time in his short motor racing career, registered the... More »

A weekend to remember

Category: Community

Thirteen Year 10 and 11 Swindon Academy girls recently took part in a netball training weekend at the College.  This is one of five residential experiences organised for small groups of Academy pupils, to enable them to experience the intensity of communal life in a boarding school.  It... More »

Solar viewing

Category: Community

The Blackett Observatory was open for solar viewing on Wednesday afternoon with a small group of OMs, staff and their families joined by Friends of the Marlborough Telescope.Those gathered were able to view the Sun through solar goggles/solarscope and through the 10" and Hydrogen-alpha filter.... More »

Music Technology Presentation

Category: Music, Events

Amongst the many qualities enjoyed through music at Marlborough we pride ourselves on diversity and opportunity.  The Music Technology department, led by the excellent Marius Baldrey embraces those qualities to perfection and the results are very good indeed.  Though there are fewer... More »

Prep School String Orchestras in Partnership

Category: Music, Events

Last term, Marlborough’s orchestra in partnership, Southbank Sinfonia visited the College to give two days of inspiring side-by-side workshops which culminated in a fine concert.   For the Prep Schools Orchestra in Partnership afternoon it was the turn of Marlborough’s string players to... More »

2014 ERGO Competition

Category: Sport

The 17th College ERGO competition got off to a flying start on Monday and kept going until its close on Tuesday with a final SU entry. Altogether 80 pupils took part (with only three machines on the first day). Breagha Campbell’s (MM Re) challenge for the 1999 Lower School Girls’ record only fell... More »

National Russian Essay Competition

Category: Pupil Achievements, Academic

G Skrine (U6) has come second in his age group and category in the 7th National Russian Essay Competition 2014. He wrote an essay in Russian entitled, ‘If I were to be a Russian literary hero I would choose...’ The field was strong as Eton, Winchester, Westminster and Perse School took part.... More »

Review: Dr Simon Singh

Category: Events, Speakers

On Tuesday 29th April we were fortunate enough to receive a talk from Dr Simon Singh. His talk was entitled “From Fermat’s last theorem to the Mathematics of the Simpsons”.  The Memorial Hall was brimming with young and enthusiastic mathematicians eager to learn how maths was related to... More »

Review: Frank Gardner talk

Category: Community, Events, Speakers

Frank Gardner (LI 1974-79), BBC Security Correspondent and author, spoke to a packed Mem Hall on Tuesday 6th May. After being introduced fondly by Martin Evans (who took credit for having had a seminal influence on Frank's acclaimed career success!), Mr Gardner began his presentation by outlining... More »

Swimming report

Category: Sport, Events

The Marlborough College Swim Team put in a strong performance in the home gala against visiting schools Kingswood School, Bradfield College & Clifton College.College won the Senior Girls event, coming a close second in both the Junior events and third in the Senior Boys event against very... More »

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