Recent College News

Review: Dr Simon Hall

Category: Speakers, General, Events

On Friday of last week Dr Simon Hall came from the University of Bristol in order to deliver a talk regarding Complex Functional Materials – in this case, so-called superconductors.In particular he explained to us the extreme importance of finding a superconductor that could operate at, or near,... More »

Pupils' work published

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

Nine pupils have had their creative writing published in local magazine, Tower and Town. Pupils were allocated one of Marlborough’s nine blue plaques as inspiration for a piece of writing. The town’s plaques commemorate the link between notable figures of the past and the buildings in which they... More »

French exchange arrives

Category: Trips, General, Academic

Voilà! Students from the Lycée Jules Verne in Limours are on exchange with our Lower Sixth this week. Following lessons and an afternoon of netball, visits to the Blackett Observatory and the Merchant's House await - plus excursions to Bath and Oxford. Vive l'échange! Tom KiggellFrench... More »

Review: Southbank Sinfonia

Category: Music, General, Events

With huge excitement the College welcomed back Southbank Sinfonia for its annual residency which this year took place slightly later than in previous years.  A mixture of side-by-side rehearsals, workshops, one-to-one teaching, and a final gala concert are just a few of the highlights of this... More »

Golfers secure final slot

Category: Sport

The Golf Senior 3 has won through to the ISGA National Finals, which will take place at Prince's and Royal St. George's at the end of April. The final place was secured thanks to a 2-1 win over Royal Winchester in the ISGA Singles Regional Final. Jamie Amor (C3 L6) and James Mathison (SU U6) won... More »

The Fragility of Homelessness

Category: Community

The title of my EPQ project was ‘The Fragility of Homelessness’, creating an artifact to represent their delicate state.I had a rotation of around 40 people doing hour slots in my shelter over Thursday, Friday and Saturday, concluding with sleeping in it overnight. I really wanted to gain a deeper... More »

Medawar memories

Category: Academic

On the 100th anniversary of his birth, the ground-breaking work of Sir Peter Medawar (B2 1928-32) has been remembered by two pioneering Old Marlburians.Jullien Gaer (BH 1974-1978), a cardiac surgeon working at the Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals, recently visited Hyderabad to give a... More »

Fives contest

Category: Sport, General, Community

There was an epic contest on the Fives court on Sunday, as the College took on the OMs.After what proved to be quite a match, the College emerged with a narrow victory - 95-94 with Hugo Fry (C1 L6) pipping Alex Frosell (CO 2008-13) 12-11 to seal the win. More »

Les Joutes Oratoires

Category: Academic, General

Mardi dernier, six équipes se battaient les unes contre les autres pour avancer à la finale nationale. C’était un après-midi plein de passion et de débats combatifs sur une gamme de sujets actuels, comme le suicide assisté et l’augmentation de la surveillance de notre vie. C’était une concurrence... More »

National spotlight

Category: Sport

The Lacrosse 1st XII squad are today taking part in the National Schools Tournament at Guildford.For updates from the day please follow the Lacrosse Twitter account by clicking here.Good luck girls! More »

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