Recent College News

Review: Jonathan Forbes

Category: Speakers, General

The U6 have had a series of talks on Wednesday afternoons preparing us for life beyond Marlborough College. I invited my father to come and speak to my fellow soon-to-be leavers about alcohol and addiction; a subject about which, unfortunately, he has a wealth of knowledge.Coming to talk was a... More »

Boarding Welfare Intermediate Inspection

Category: General

Marlborough College was inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate [ISI] in March 2015. The Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) is the body approved by the Secretary of State for the purpose of inspecting schools belonging to the Independent Schools Council (ISC) Associations and... More »

Video: Dr. Paul Abell of NASA

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

We were immensely lucky to have an inspiring visit from a senior NASA Scientist on Thursday 23rd April. Dr Paul Abell, Lead Scientist for Planetary Bodies and expert on all things Asteroidal arrived clad in his NASA Recovery suit to give a series of talks. Upper School physicists and GCSE... More »

Review: Chapel Choir at St. Paul’s

Category: Music, General, Events

Sitting on top of Ludgate Hill, St. Paul’s Cathedral was built on the highest point in London.  Its dome is one of the highest of its type in the world, and the internal architecture has seen such occasions as the funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington, Baroness Thatcher and Sir... More »

Rugby balls reach SA

Category: Rugby

The journey begins for the Marlborough College Rugby Balls within Swaziland. The photo is of Youth Coaches Wandile Magwaza (left) and Mdumiseni Sibanyoni (right) with SKRUM coach Michael Dos Santos. We gave the Elephants Rugby Club four of the Marlborough balls and Wandile has just taken over the... More »

Boarding Schools’ Association Visit

Category: General

Robin Fletcher, National Director of the Boarding Schools’ Association, visited the College today. He met with the Master, Jonathan Leigh and Head of Boarding, Kate Cayley and enjoyed visiting boarding houses and being shown round the College on another gloriously sunny day at Marlborough. More »

Blog: Here Comes the Sun

Category: Sport

To continue to borrow the words of The Beatles, the long, cold winter is definitely over and it was great to see Marlborough College bathed in sunshine as the Summer sports got underway. Cricket Following a strong pre-season for the 1st XI, all the Cricket teams knew they were in for a stern test... More »

Battle of the Bands

Category: Events, General, Music

In its inaugural year, Battle of the Bands did not disappoint.  Blessed with some glorious spring weather this outdoor bonanza, which included fundraising for The John Radcliffe Children’s Hospital and The Brain Tumour Charity in memory of Bobby Cox, cake stalls, burger bar, bouncy castle, tug... More »

Shooting Successes

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

At the end of last term, Ibby Lee (NC Re) won the British Schools Small-bore Rifle Junior Championships, a feat which has not been achieved by a Marlburian for many years! This was an U15 postal competition entered by shooters from all over Great Britain, and her score in the final round of 194 out... More »

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