Recent College News

Careers Speed-Dating

Category: Academic, General

On Tuesday 10th February, the Hundred attended the Careers Speed-Dating, an event where OMs from all sectors of employment came to talk to us about their particular professions. We were spoken to in small groups, by 16 different professionals and for around eight minutes each, which made it more... More »

Review: Daniel Hannan

Category: Speakers

On Thursday 5th February the Shell and Remove were treated to a master class in the art of public speaking. Daniel Hannan (BH 1984-89), the MEP for the South East of England, journalist and author is a renowned rhetorician whose coruscating attack on Gordon Brown as the ‘devalued Prime Minister of... More »

Review: Evensong at Gloucester Cathedral

Category: Music

Gloucester Cathedral is roughly half as old as Christianity itself. The building started life as the Abbey Church of a Benedictine monastery with construction work beginning in 1089, but even before that there was a place of worship on the site dating back to around 700 AD.  By comparison to... More »

Blog: Making Excellence a Habit

Category: Sport

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." This quote by Aristotle provides ‘food for thought’ after a weekend of truly outstanding results across all the sporting encounters.  This timely boost in confidence, as we hit the half-way mark in this term,... More »

Review: Ian Anthony

Category: Speakers, General, Events

Ian Anthony - Formerly of the Foreign Office 'Is Iran a nuclear threat?' The Politics Society was very fortunate to be able to host Ian Anthony through his connections with Jonathan Genton. His presentation on Iran's potential as a nuclear threat, was delivered as an "interrupted talk"... More »

Review: Swayne O'Pie

Category: Speakers, General, Events

On Thursday 29 January, the Politics Society hosted the controversial equality feminist Swayne O'Pie.He came to explain why he thinks men have been mistakenly blamed for all society's ills whilst women have been cast as victims and afforded preferential treatment. His presentation outlined how... More »

World Cancer Day

Category: Community, General, Events

Katie Vogel and fellow Elmhurst Lower Sixth pupils organised a school wide wristband and bake sale for ‘World Cancer Day’ on Wednesday 4th February. They raised a staggering £584 for Cancer Research and helped continue to raise awareness with the slogan ‘Cancer: Not beyond us’. Thank you to... More »

Historic day for Netballers

Category: Sport

On Saturday 31st January, the U14A Netball team stormed to success after finishing runners up in the Regional Tournament in Bournemouth, earning a place in the National Finals in Liverpool on Saturday 14th March.The team faced strong competition throughout the day, with the first three teams; St... More »

Blog: 'First ever'

Category: Sport, General

This week’s blog offering must focus on a ‘first ever’ for Marlborough College.  On Saturday, the U14 Netball team qualified for National Finals, an outstanding achievement that has seen them progress through three rounds of knock-out competition to reach this point.  Read on below to... More »

Review: Dr Hester Vaizey

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

On Friday 30th January, the German Department hosted a talk by Dr Hester Vaizey, a Fellow and Lecturer in Modern German History at Clare College, Cambridge. Her topic was “Born in the GDR: Living in the Shadow of the Wall”. She published a book of the same title in October 2014. Dr Vaizey spoke to... More »

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