Recent College News

Remove Eurovision Song Contest 2016

Category: Academic, Music, General

On Tuesday evening the Remove gathered with excitement in the Ellis Theatre for this year's Eurovision Song Contest, organised by the Modern Languages Department. Each of the 14 Remove language sets prepares a song in the language they are studying and performs it to pupils and beaks. As practice... More »

Morehead-Cain Scholarship

Category: General

Of all UK schools Marlborough has won the second most Morehead-Cain scholarships over the years, and Ed Perkins (TU 1999-2004 and former Morehead-Cain Scholar) returned to the College on Tuesday evening.He told Upper School pupils about the astonishing opportunity that the scholarship offers: a... More »

Modern Languages L6 Festival

Category: Academic

An expectant crowd of pupils and beaks gathered in the Language Centre courtyard on Monday evening for this year’s open air Lower Sixth Festival. With a total of eight languages represented, once again we were in for a celebration of spoken language by the rising stars of the language... More »

Post-GCSE study trip

Category: Trips, General, Academic

Eighteen pupils travelled last week to Italy for a post-GCSE study trip. The visit was centred on Rome, but included two days in the attractive cities of Arezzo in Tuscany and Ferrara in Emilia Romagna. The programme of study chiefly concerned History of Art, but also encompassed the Classical... More »

Lower Sixth Leadership

Category: Community, General, Academic

Lower Sixth pupils have been taking part in a Leadership Day along with the Year Twelve pupils from Swindon Academy who joined them to share the experience.   The day was run by a team from Future Foundations who lead them through a number of challenges with verve and enthusiasm. ... More »

Prefects' Training Weekend

Category: Trips

On the Saturday 18th June the new Prefects went on an overnight trip to Oxenwood for a training weekend supervised by Mr Gordon, Mr Finlay and Mrs Kiggell. The aim of the weekend was not to stick out as individuals, but to get to know each other and work as a unified Prefect team for the first... More »

CCF Exercise Celtic Warrior

Category: CCF, General, Trips

Marlborough College CCF, supported by the 1st Battalion RIFLES, have just completed a three day Exercise in Sennybridge, Wales.The annual camp helped select the Head of Corps and CCF Heads of Year 2016/17. They coped with some awful weather conditions whilst living in the Field and perceived... More »

Heads of House Training

Category: General

On Sunday 19th June, 18 of the 21 new Heads of Houses met together to consider their new roles, and aspects of leadership within both the houses and the school more generally. A brief introductory exercise addressed any initial awkwardness, and got the new Heads of House thinking about some of the... More »

Leadership Day

Category: Academic, General, Events

The Lower Sixth leadership day took place on Thursday 16th June with 25 Swindon Academy pupils visiting Marlborough.This visit was an important opportunity for both sixth forms to collaborate and exchange ideas during what was a varied programme of leadership challenges.Swindon Academy pupils have... More »

Guidance Department HE & GAP Fair

Category: Academic, General, Events

Forty representatives from universities, gap year companies and schemes (listed below) visited the College to meet the Lower Sixth pupils on Monday 13th June.Those listed below were all at the College for the annual Guidance Department Higher Education and GAP Fair.  UK Universities - Bath,... More »

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