Recent College News

Pupil Achievements

Category: Pupil Achievements

Look back at a wide variety of pupil achievements from the Michaelmas TermDecember Congratulations to Jenia Borisenko (LI U6) who has received the news that she has gained a place at Stanford to read Global Health.Many congratulations to Dom Coulson (C1 Hu) who won the U16 Incledon-Webber Cup at... More »

Queen's Club Champion!

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

Many congratulations to Dom Coulson (C1 Hu) who won the U16 Incledon-Webber Cup.He achieved the feat at in the prestigious surroundings of The Queen's Club.Updates from what was a thrilling day’s play can be found here via the Rackets Twitter account. More »

Renaissance Art in Venice

Category: Speakers

On Wednesday 9th December, Charlie Hall from John Hall Venice, the long-established art history travel specialists, addressed Marlborough's Art Historians on the subject of Renaissance Art in Venice. He spoke about the transitions in style and handling between Bellini, Giorgione, Titian, Tintoretto... More »

Music Events Round-Up

Category: Music, General, Events

In this busy time of year music is bursting out everywhere as it should. The Goodison Hall, the Ellis Theatre and the Chapel have all hosted events recently, with the Mem Hall still to come.On lunchtime on Friday 4th December, a student-led concert entertained us with a sequence of good variety: an... More »

British Physics Olympiad

Category: Academic

Congratulations to Alex Martin (PR, U6) who has gained a Silver Award in the British Physics Olympiad.  This year over 1,600 students participated across the UK. The paper was designed to stretch and challenge the top young physicists in the country in a national competition and every question... More »

Review: Tim Harrison

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

Tim Harrison – University of Bristol, School of Chemistry (A HEFCE Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL))Our friend and colleague Tim Harrison, delivered this year’s Christmas Chemistry Lecture entitled ‘Gases in the Air’ to an excited audience in the Memorial Hall of our own... More »

1871 Challenge Cup Rugby Match

Category: Sport, General, Rugby

On Sunday 13th December at 1.30pm the inaugural 1871 Challenge Cup rugby match will be played between a Marlborough College Common Room XV and Marlborough RFC.  The fixture is so named because Marlborough RFC was a founding member of the Rugby Football Union in 1871 and at the time the Club... More »

OMs and the Varsity Match

Category: Rugby, General

With the first Varsity Match being played in 1872, it is one of the world's longest running sporting fixtures. A number of Old Marlburians and members of Common Room, both past and present, have played in the prestigious fixture. Performers with Marlborough connections include: Tim Marvin –... More »

Chinese Festival of Light

Category: Trips

Pupils from the Upper School learning Pre-U Mandarin Chinese embarked on an afternoon to a Chinese Festival of Light. The festival took place at Longleat grounds and featured over 23,000 individual lanterns as well as a Porcelain Pagoda made from 80,000 China teacups, bowls and plates.We were... More »

History and the Arts Trip

Category: Trips, Academic, General

The inaugural HATA (History and the Arts) Trip took place on Monday 7th December with a trip to Littlecote House.Head of History, Mr Moule, led a small group of pupils from the Hundred, Lower Sixth & Upper Sixth around Littlecote House as part of this exciting new society. More »

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