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General Election Hustings

Category: Academic, Community, General, Events, Speakers

A panel of Devizes Constituency candidates - with one substitution - faced an audience of around 400 Marlborough pupils on Tuesday 28th April and on a show of hands it was clear that about 150 of them would be able to vote on May 7.Claire Perry (Conservative), Chris Watts (Labour), David Pollitt... More »

Record Year

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

2014/15 has been the most successful year for applications to North America in the College’s history. So far 37 acceptances for the USA or Canada have been received by the 23 pupils who applied, and we are still waiting for decisions from seven universities. Three pupils received a total of over a... More »

Anglican Confirmation

Category: Community

A packed Chapel on Sunday 26th April saw the visit of the Bishop of Salisbury, The Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam, who is co-incidentally the President of the College Council, for the annual Anglican Confirmation Service. The Bishop confirmed 57 pupils, mainly from the Shell and Remove, but from a wide... More »

Marathon Guy

Category: Community, General

Congratulations to Guy Mavor of the Modern Languages Department who ran Sunday’s London Marathon in 5hrs 53m – dressed as an elephant!Guy was running for the David Sheldrake Wildlife Trust, with a video available from the build up to the big day. More »

Review: Jonathan Forbes

Category: Speakers, General

The U6 have had a series of talks on Wednesday afternoons preparing us for life beyond Marlborough College. I invited my father to come and speak to my fellow soon-to-be leavers about alcohol and addiction; a subject about which, unfortunately, he has a wealth of knowledge.Coming to talk was a... More »

Boarding Welfare Intermediate Inspection

Category: General

Marlborough College was inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate [ISI] in March 2015. The Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) is the body approved by the Secretary of State for the purpose of inspecting schools belonging to the Independent Schools Council (ISC) Associations and... More »

Video: Dr. Paul Abell of NASA

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

We were immensely lucky to have an inspiring visit from a senior NASA Scientist on Thursday 23rd April. Dr Paul Abell, Lead Scientist for Planetary Bodies and expert on all things Asteroidal arrived clad in his NASA Recovery suit to give a series of talks. Upper School physicists and GCSE... More »

Review: Chapel Choir at St. Paul’s

Category: Music, General, Events

Sitting on top of Ludgate Hill, St. Paul’s Cathedral was built on the highest point in London.  Its dome is one of the highest of its type in the world, and the internal architecture has seen such occasions as the funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington, Baroness Thatcher and Sir... More »

Rugby balls reach SA

Category: Rugby

The journey begins for the Marlborough College Rugby Balls within Swaziland. The photo is of Youth Coaches Wandile Magwaza (left) and Mdumiseni Sibanyoni (right) with SKRUM coach Michael Dos Santos. We gave the Elephants Rugby Club four of the Marlborough balls and Wandile has just taken over the... More »

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