Recent College News

OM Briefing to U6

Category: General

Undergraduate OMs Libby Adam (NC 2009-14), Freddie Cussans (B1 2008-13), Oliver Quie (LI 2008-13), Charlotte Wilson (EL 2008-13) and Walker Zupp (B1 2012-14) were back at Marlborough on Wednesday 13th April.They gave personal insights into university life which were priceless, as fine details about... More »

Review: Professor Geoff Quilley

Category: Speakers

On the first full evening of term, Professor Quilley, an expert on British Art of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and former Curator of Paintings at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, addressed the History of Art Society on the subject of Art and Empire. Professor Quilley explained... More »

International University Successes

Category: General, Academic

“Fit” has been the buzzword for our 2015-16 International University application season - it is a word that plays heavily on the minds of admissions tutors at US universities, in particular. Pupils will always look to aim high and apply to certain schools but this year our pupils have considered a... More »

Cricket Pre-Season

Category: Sport

The XI squad returned for training at Marlborough on Saturday ahead of the Summer Term. Poor weather restricted training to some indoor sessions before a warm-up fixture against the Free Foresters on Sunday. With the ground needing time to dry out the match was reduced to a Tw20 which went... More »

New Twitter accounts

Category: General

Several new Twitter accounts have been added ahead of the start of the Summer Term, including PE and Tennis.Since launching the main school account in January 2014, the College has been using Twitter as an additional way to communicate about school news and events.As well as the official... More »

OA department help inspire Artic expedition

Category: General

This summer James Lam (CO 2007-2012) will be leading an Oxford University Expedition to Svalbard in the High Arctic. They will attempt a 184-mile crossing of East Spitsbergen in the Svalbard Archipelago, just 700 miles from the North Pole. They will retrace an Oxford expedition that explored this... More »

Hockey camp held at Marlborough

Category: Sport, Hockey, General

This week GoCrea8 Hockey, the official coaching partner of England Hockey, have held a camp at Marlborough.Staged from Wednesday to Friday, a number of Hockey professionals have been using College facilities to coach children from across the region.The founder of GoCrea8 Hockey, Matthew Fairburn,... More »

Millie makes her mark

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

On the final day of the School Rackets Season, Millie McKelvey (EL Hu) successfully defended her National Schools U16 Girls Singles title. Master in Charge of Rackets, Simon Ellis, provides the rundown of a memorable day… Quarter-Final v Cheltenham The standard was immediately as good as, if not... More »

2016 British Physics Olympiad

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

2016 British Physics Olympiad AS and GCSE Challenge results In the 2016 GCSE Challenge paper Tuomas Laakkonen (B1 Hu) gained a much coveted Gold award, coming in the top 3% of the UK entry of some 3400 pupils. 11 other pupils achieved Bronze awards and six College pupils gained Bronze awards in... More »

EPQ Update

Category: General, General

This year's Extended Projects (EPQ) have now come to their two term conclusion with 55 Lower Sixth and three Upper Sixth pupils giving ten minute examined oral presentations of their projects. 70% of those who started the Taught Course in September competed their 'journey' and 24 members of the... More »

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