Recent College News

Rugby quartet take part in Academy Finals

Category: Sport

Four Marlborough College Rugby players went head to head on Tuesday afternoon as part of the inaugural Aviva Premiership U-18s Academy Finals.Gloucester Rugby's academy side took on West Country rivals Bath Rugby at Allianz Park, the £24 million home of Saracens.Playing on a £500,000 plastic pitch,... More »

Politics and International Society

Category: Speakers

The Politics Society has hosted three speakers in the first half of this term all of whom have addressed important areas of the syllabus. Dr Yvan Guichaoua, a lecturer in International Relations at the University of East Anglia, gave a thought provoking presentation on why some countries are... More »

5th place finish in Daytona

Category: Sport, Pupil Achievements, General

Congratulations to Alessandro Latif (B1 U6) who competed in the world famous 24 hour Daytona International Speedway Event (23rd - 26th January) for Flying Lizard Motorsports and gained a 5th place finish in the GT Daytona Category in an Audi R8 GTD. He will be testing for the 12 hour Sebring... More »

U16 England Hockey Squad Places

Category: Sport, Pupil Achievements, General

Congratulations to Livvi Hazlitt (EL Hu) and Sophie Shakespeare (MO Hu) on their selection for the England U16 Hockey Squad. They have been named in the initial squad of 26 players, which will be reduced to 18 girls following a series of training sessions and friendly matches ahead of this... More »

Pupils raise £4,603 for Kids Company

Category: Community, General

The 2013 Marlborough College £10 challenge raised £4,603 for the London-based charity Kids Company.Each year Lower Sixth pupils are tasked with raising funds for selected charities with the most recent initiative raising a superb sum.Kids Company Chief Executive Camila Batmanghelidjh, who founded... More »

EdClub Kenya Pupil Initiative

Category: Community

EdClub Kenya – It all started with a TED talk After Molly Macaire (NC, Hu) watched Sugata Mitra’s inspirational and award-winning TED talk, she did something pretty inspirational herself and set up a pilot project using Professor Mitra’s ‘self-organised learning environment’ or ‘SOLE’ to reach out... More »

Swindon Academy Sports Challenge Day

Category: Community

Twelve pupils from Swindon Academy recently attended a Challenge Day at Marlborough College.  This is the third such event to be held here. The six boys and six girls were selected due to their interest and ability in various sports.  Most of the pupils were already proficient in sports... More »

Close Reading Competition

Category: Pupil Achievements, General

Close Reading Competition 2013, run by Emagazine for Sixth Formers, is designed to encourage students to be ‘perceptive and analytical in exploring the detail of the text, at the same time weaving these reflections into a satisfying, coherent whole rather than just presenting a list of... More »

Santiago de Compostela Exchange

Category: Trips

The U6 Spanish Exchange recently visited the Galician city of Santiago de Compostela. Our partner school is the Colegio Manuel Peleteiro, a private day/boarding school with the best exam results in the north-west of Spain. A week was spent attending lessons and participating in various activities... More »

Southbank Sinfonia Residency Review

Category: Music

This superb concert marked the end of a two-day residency of 18 members of the Southbank Sinfonia. From an educational point of view, a residency like this makes a lot of sense. Playing with professional musicians is a really rich learning experience and the youthful and charismatic Southbank... More »

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