Recent College News

Prep School String Orchestras in Partnership

Category: Music, Events

Last term, Marlborough’s orchestra in partnership, Southbank Sinfonia visited the College to give two days of inspiring side-by-side workshops which culminated in a fine concert.   For the Prep Schools Orchestra in Partnership afternoon it was the turn of Marlborough’s string players to... More »

2014 ERGO Competition

Category: Sport

The 17th College ERGO competition got off to a flying start on Monday and kept going until its close on Tuesday with a final SU entry. Altogether 80 pupils took part (with only three machines on the first day). Breagha Campbell’s (MM Re) challenge for the 1999 Lower School Girls’ record only fell... More »

National Russian Essay Competition

Category: Pupil Achievements, Academic

G Skrine (U6) has come second in his age group and category in the 7th National Russian Essay Competition 2014. He wrote an essay in Russian entitled, ‘If I were to be a Russian literary hero I would choose...’ The field was strong as Eton, Winchester, Westminster and Perse School took part.... More »

Review: Dr Simon Singh

Category: Events, Speakers

On Tuesday 29th April we were fortunate enough to receive a talk from Dr Simon Singh. His talk was entitled “From Fermat’s last theorem to the Mathematics of the Simpsons”.  The Memorial Hall was brimming with young and enthusiastic mathematicians eager to learn how maths was related to... More »

Review: Frank Gardner talk

Category: Community, Events, Speakers

Frank Gardner (LI 1974-79), BBC Security Correspondent and author, spoke to a packed Mem Hall on Tuesday 6th May. After being introduced fondly by Martin Evans (who took credit for having had a seminal influence on Frank's acclaimed career success!), Mr Gardner began his presentation by outlining... More »

Swimming report

Category: Sport, Events

The Marlborough College Swim Team put in a strong performance in the home gala against visiting schools Kingswood School, Bradfield College & Clifton College.College won the Senior Girls event, coming a close second in both the Junior events and third in the Senior Boys event against very... More »

Skydive trio raise £3,000

Category: Community

A trio of daring Marlburians raised over £3,000 for Leukaemia Busters over the weekend by taking part in a Skydive from 10,000 feet. L Redpath, C Bawden and L Parker (all MM L6) completed the freefall as part of the College’s £10 charity challenge, with their efforts raising valuable funds for the... More »

European selection

Category: Sport, Pupil Achievements

Ella Bennett (IH Re) finished in 7th place at the Selection Trials for the Optimist World and European teams Regatta which comfortably gains her a place in the European Team. She will be one of three girls representing GBR in a six-day regatta in Dun Laoghaire in Ireland in July 2014. There are 43... More »

Oxbridge Essay Competition

Category: Pupil Achievements, Academic

Congratulations to Caitlin Norris-Grey (NC L6) on her commendation in an Oxbridge Philosophy Essay Competition.‘If a being suffers, there can be no moral justification for refusing to take that suffering into consideration... If a being is not capable of suffering, or of experiencing enjoyment or... More »

ISL group victory

Category: Sport

The 1st Boys’ Tennis recently beat St Paul's 7-2, Charterhouse 8-1 and Cranleigh 9-0 to win their ISL group in London. The prize was these rather smart new match shirts proclaiming their victory. More »

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