Recent College News

Review: Club Day 2014

Category: Community

Several hundred OMs returned to familiar surroundings on Sunday 12th October for the pre-1967 Club Day Reunion. The Marlburian Club AGM preceded a buoyant Chapel service before a reception for Club Members in Court, which offered the chance to renew acquaintances over drinks and canapés in the... More »

Introducing: Katy Bennett

Category: Sport

Katy Bennett took up the post of Director of Sport at the College in September 2014. Read her thoughts on a busy first few months at Marlborough… I’ve really enjoyed my first half term at Marlborough; it’s been a real privilege to join a school where there is so much energy and passion for... More »

‘Meetings’ Exhibition

Category: General, Art, Community

Grace Thompson has introduced the College and local community to her most recent paintings through a vibrant exhibition within the Mount House entitled ‘Meetings’. The gallery’s walls proved to be an unexpectedly harmonious environment for our present Artist in Residence’s richly stimulating... More »

Swindon Academy Visit

Category: General

Swindon Academy Year Nine Poetry Residential The theme for the most recent residential in Limebank was “What does it mean to be brave?”During their stay, the nine girls discussed, compared and analysed poems by Rudyard Kipling and Benjamin Zephaniah.  The pupils thought that it was... More »

Recent successes

Category: Pupil Achievements, Academic, Sport, Community

It's a busy first half of the Michaelmas Term with a number of recent academic, co-curricular and sporting successes -  a selection of those pupil achievements are listed below.Richard Simon (LI 2009-14) finished tenth at the international Chemistry Olympiad in Vietnam, from 291 students... More »

Review: Politics trip to Brussels, Luxembourg and the Hague

Category: Trips

During the first week of the Michaelmas half-term, the Politics Department took 20 of its pupils on a continental road trip to explore a range of European political institutions.  En route to our first venue - Brussels - we stopped at Waterloo to tour the battlefield and to get some historical... More »

Progress for Hockey quartet

Category: Sport

We are delighted to announce that Olivia Hazlitt (MO L6), Sophie Shakespeare (EL L6), Celeste Spink (MO Re) and Isaac Hocking (C1 Re) have been selected to represent various Wessex Leopards Squads, and have made significant progression along the pathway to represent England. Senior Hockey... More »

Review: House Song Competition 2014

Category: General, Music, Events

After the success of the House Harmony Competition in the previous week there was much anticipation for the ‘Shout’ and the audience certainly wasn’t disappointed.  Cotton kicked the evening off with a classic from the Beach Boys, followed by another classic from Preshute by Abba.  After... More »

Review: Chris Lucas

Category: Speakers

On Wednesday 15th October we were lucky enough to welcome Chris Lucas, a postgraduate student from Bristol University to the College.  He talked to us about his work at the Large Hadron Collider and the experiment that he is working on there.  Chris took us through some of the theory of... More »

Video: Girls' Hockey

Category: Sport

Watch a video feature on Girls' Hockey as the team discuss their goals, preparation and targets for the remainder of the Michaelmas Term.Director of Hockey, John Jackson, takes up the story...Click here to watch the video in full. More »

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