Recent College News

Review: Sung Eucharist at St Paul’s

Category: Music, General, Trips

St Paul’s Cathedral is quite simply awe-inspiring.  Opened in 1708 and designed by Sir Christopher Wren, Christian worship has been offered there for 1400 years and the building remains an iconic landmark within the City of London and beyond.  It’s an intimidating place to perform. ... More »

Review: Dr Alessandro Mottura

Category: Speakers, General

Birmingham University’s Dr Alessandro Mottura, a Lecturer in Physical Metallurgy, visited Marlborough to speak about Science and Engineering on Thursday 21st April.He studied Engineering at Imperial College, London, before moving to UCSB to carry out his post-doctoral research. He now specializes... More »

Review: Vocal Masterclass

Category: Music

Choral music (and indeed singing in general) has enjoyed a long and distinguished tradition at Marlborough College.  Indeed, interest in this area remains at unprecedented levels and there is plenty of evidence to support that notion.  The Choirs are full to capacity and recent musicals,... More »

History and the Arts Society

Category: Academic

The History and the Arts Society continued its programme of trips on Sunday 24th April with a visit to two 'Imagined Worlds' - Old Wardour Castle and Stourhead Garden. The idea was that we should explore two fantastical landscapes, whose creation was driven by contrasting dreams: chivalry (in the... More »

House Clay Pigeon Shooting

Category: Sport, Pupil Achievements, General

The Littlefield team, consisting of Jamie Quinn (LI U6), Ollie Phelps, Will Heard (LI U6) and Stuart Newton-Tyers (LI U6) captured the House Clay Pigeon Shooting title on Sunday 24th April, beating C3 by two points.  The High Gun title was won by Jamie Quinn (LI U6) with a fine score of 23/25.... More »

County Championships

Category: Sport

Marlborough riders made their mark on Sunday 24th April with a series of successes across the region. Marlborough finished in third place in Sunday’s County Championships with Nell Hargrove (IH Re), Imo Brook (MM Re), Innes Casini (MM Re) and Daisy Mitford-Slade (MM Re) finishing third in the 1m... More »

London Exhibitions

Category: General, Academic, Trips

History of Art students in the Lower Sixth took the chance to catch on Thursday 21st April three important exhibitions currently showing in London. The first is the "Botticelli Reimagined" exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, the second, the "In the Age of Giorgione"... More »

Cricket: Mark Alleyne

Category: Sport

Former England international Mark Alleyne is in his first term as Cricket Professional and here he outlines his thoughts on pre-season training, developing players and aims for the future... Having done around 30 pre-seasons in this country, the weather has been quite typical! We did have some... More »

Report: National Hockey Finals

Category: Sport, General, Hockey

The Colts 1st XI Hockey team claimed fourth place at the U16 Nationals Finals, held over Wednesday and Thursday at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre on the Olympic Park.The team got off to the best possible start, edging a closely contested game against Reed’s 2-1 on Wednesday morning, with... More »

Review: Ione Wells

Category: Speakers

Martha Cotterell (CO L6), Tatiana Farquhar (NC L6) and Lottie Brousse (MO L6) review the Personal Safety talk by Ione Wells (EL 2008-13), held on Wednesday 20th April, as part of the Upper Sixth programme...An evening out. A few drinks. Catching the last tube home. A short walk. You turn onto your... More »

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