Recent College News

20th College ERGO competition

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

The 20th College ERGO competition took place this week and it has been a record breaking year. The Girls' Upper School record fell and C2 won the House Shield for a third time after 11 years off the top spot.  Breagha Campbell (MM U6) smashed the Upper School girls' record by 18.7 seconds with... More »

Review: Professor Robert Bickers

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

On Friday 28th April, we were lucky enough to have Professor Robert Bickers from the University of Bristol give a talk on China’s 20th Century History and the Role of the West. Not only is Professor Bickers a member of the Department of History and Historical Studies at the University of Bristol,... More »

Prep School Directors of Music Day

Category: Music, General, Events

On Tuesday 2nd May, Marlborough welcomed the directors of music from 23 prep schools alongside 51 Year Six pupils for a full and varied day of musical outreach and networking.Following a registration and greeting from PTD in the Memorial Hall, the delegates were treated to a trip to Norwood ahead... More »

Outstanding Achievement

Category: Cricket, General, Pupil Achievements

Congratulations to XI captain Billy Mead (CI U6) who recently scored 214 not out from 112 balls. This included 12 fours and 18 sixes in a total of 401-3 from 50 overs as the XI beat Sherborne by 193 runs on Saturday 29th April. Elijah Samuel (LI U6) - who scored 161 not out against the Wiltshire... More »

Review: Dr Brian Marien

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

Mental health is such an important part of everyday life, affecting over one in four of us at some point. The Upper Sixth were lucky enough to have a talk on Mental health by Dr Marien, a qualified doctor and psychologist from Positive Group, and the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust.It was... More »

Review: Battle of the Bands

Category: Music, General, Community

The Battle of the Bands is now an established fixture, which heralds the beginning of the Summer Term to good effect.  There is a respectful and convivial atmosphere within the marquee in Court as pupils, staff, friends and family mingle to witness an eclectic mixture of songs all of which are... More »

Chamber Music Concert: St George’s Church

Category: Music, General, Community

The musical life at Marlborough was further enriched last Friday by an exciting new venture masterminded by our new Head of Strings, Mr Hector Scott. Twelve pupil musicians showcased their talents in a chamber music concert at St George’s Church, Preshute, a visually and acoustically appropriate... More »

25th Wills Writing Awards Competition

Category: Academic

Congratulations to Beth Ransome (IH Re), who won the U15 class in the 25th Wills Writing Awards competition. As well as receiving a £250 prize for her short story, a trophy for herself and a trophy for the College, Beth enjoyed a tour of one of the largest yards in Newmarket and a day at the Craven... More »

Gallery: Geography Fieldwork

Category: Academic

Pupils have just returned from the Lower Sixth Geography fieldwork trip to Swanage. There were studies of Studland Sand Dunes, Swanage Coastal Management and Urban Deprivation in Boscombe, Bournemouth.Click here for a gallery of images from the three-day trip. More »

May Day Madrigals

Category: Music, General, Community

To complement a rather damp, chilly but still morning, a reflective start in the key of G minor seemed entirely appropriate for the annual May Day Madrigals on the Bradleian arches.  The Choir is in excellent voice this year (even at 8am in the morning) and as the sunlight dawned during Jim... More »

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