Recent College News

Head of Rugby Appointment

Category: Sport, General, Rugby

Marlborough College is pleased to announce the appointment of Budge Pountney as the new Head of Rugby. The 41-year old enjoyed a long playing career with Northampton Saints from 1993 to 2003 and subsequently as Director of Rugby. He won 31 caps for Scotland, later captaining the side, and after... More »

L6 Higher Education and Gap Year Fair

Category: Academic, General, Events

Veronica Nott (MO L6) and Ambra Moore (LI L6) review the L6 Higher Education and Gap Year Fair, held at the College on Monday 16th June in Museum Block.This year we decided to adopt a linear strategy, patrolling the narrow aisles between the 15 university and 19 gap year company desks in an... More »

Prefects' Training Weekend

Category: General, Community, Trips

The Prefects' weekend was a brilliant opportunity for us to get together as a team for the first time in an informal environment to enjoy some team bonding prior to the commencing of our duties. The weekend was extremely beneficial; the team bonding aside, the Prefect and leadership theory we were... More »

Review: Bobby’s Ride

Category: General, Events, Community

Bobby’s Ride took place on Sunday 24th May with a team of 55 cyclists setting off from Court at 8am in five teams of 11.  The challenge was counted down by former Olympic athlete David Hemery CBE and we left in good cheer, heading east, towards Peasemore.  The start of the route took them... More »

AS Manufacturing Tasks

Category: Academic, General

The Design Technology department have this year been working on the design and manufacture of plywood bikes.Lower Sixth pupils have spent two terms refining these designs and ensuring they work ergonomically. Using a child’s bike as the source, pupils were required to consider scale and... More »

Millfield Cup Winners

Category: Sport

Marlborough Girls were winners of The Universities and Schools Polo Association Millfield Cup on Sunday.The girls should be proud and delighted at the effort they put in against very strong competition with teams from Cheltenham/Cheltenham Ladies, Stowe/St George's Ascot and Tudor Hall.The... More »

Live Music

Category: Community

Pupils in the Shell and Remove were treated to live music on Saturday night with a visit from US-based Country singer Charly.The 19-year old performed her new single Everybody's Pretty When They're 18 as well as songs from her forthcoming debut album.The performance was organised as part of the... More »

Artist-in-Residence Exhibition

Category: Art

Grace Thompson, 2014/15 Artist-in-Residence, will be holding an end of residency exhibition in The Mount House Gallery.The exhibition, Radiohaze, opens on Tuesday 2nd June and will run through until Tuesday 16th June, from 2pm until 5pm each day.A private viewing will take place on Saturday 6th... More »

Championship Winner

Category: Sport, Pupil Achievements, General

Playing on his home course at Marlborough Golf Club, Jamie Amor (C3 L6) retained the Wiltshire Boys’ Golf Championship with two rounds of 73 and 75.  He has also been selected to represent the Wiltshire Mens’ Team in the South-West Regional Competition. More »

Commemoration and Prize Day

Category: General, Events

Commemoration and Prize Day took place at the College on Saturday with around 2,000 people in attendance for what proved to be a memorable occasion. The day began with a Commemoration Service in Chapel before the prize giving ceremony in the Memorial Hall for Upper Sixth. The busy morning also... More »

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