Recent College News

Sporting Clay Shield

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

The Marlborough A team retained the Sporting Clay Shield on Tuesday 11th October, for the sixth year in a row, beating 18 other teams from ten schools.  This was the biggest competition that we have hosted at Barbury Shooting School who managed the event with customary efficiency and good... More »

Music Scholars’ Gala Concert

Category: Music, General, Pupil Achievements

A little earlier in the calendar than in previous years, the annual London Music Scholars’ Gala Concert took place at its established venue, namely the beautiful Princess Alexandra Hall at the Royal Over-Seas League.  The concert was a celebration not only of established talent from our Upper... More »

Resident Tourist by Timothy Betjeman

Category: Art, Community, General

Timothy Betjeman started the new term in the Mount House as Artist in Residence with a versatile and accomplished exhibition. The diversity of Betjeman’s work is immediately impressive. He might be working directly from the landscape, kitchen sink studies in his studio or building montages on glass... More »

Art in Common Room

Category: Art

This term, exhibitions in Common Room and The Heywood Block show the work of two young Wiltshire artists.  Both work in monochrome and interestingly, neither of them went to art school. David Robinson, intrigued and frustrated by his daily commute from Swindon to Oxford, took to drawing his... More »

Boarding House Plans

Category: General, Community

Over 90 local people viewed and gave feedback on the College’s revised plans for a new boarding house. Members of the College were on hand to answer questions from the public assisted by their project team, which included Allies & Morrison, Mace and PPS Group.The event was the first of a... More »

Review: House Harmony

Category: Music

House Harmony has come to be a real highlight of the Michaelmas Term, and the evening of Thursday 6th October was no exception. Entirely student-led, teams of no more than ten singers take to the high-wire to perform original arrangements. Performances ranged from the sublime to the hilarious and... More »

Netball Tournament Success

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

The U16 and U14 netball teams are off to a winning start with dominant performances at the Mid Wilts Area Tournament. Both squads have now qualified for the County Tournament to be held on Sunday 20th November and show much promise for the season ahead. The U16s, with three Remove players making... More »

2016 University Outcomes

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

2016 University Outcomes 79% UK applicants achieve first choice universities 75% UK applicants to Russell Group universities 78% UK applicants to Sutton Trust Top 30 Universities55% of all applicants to QS Top 100 Global Universities 2016 University Outcomes 2016 The great majority (79%) of... More »

Blog: The Importance of Active Recovery

Category: Sport, General, Rugby

After game day or a hard workout/training session, it would seem that complete rest would be the best way to encourage recovery… However, research proves many advantages in active recovery.What is active recovery? Active recovery is a specific session that is less intense and has less volume than... More »

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