Recent College News

Badminton Report

Category: Sport, Pupil Achievements, General

The first home Badminton fixture for some time (if not ever!) took place on Thursday 30th April in the Sports Hall versus Winchester College School.This is the return home fixture from last year’s away at Winchester College and Marlborough did much better this time by winning seven games more than... More »

Marlborough remembers Gallipoli

Category: General, Community, Events

On the eve of the centenary of the first landings, Dr Georgina Longley (Classics) & Richard Willmett (Politics) organised a debate on “This House Believes that the Gallipoli Campaign achieved nothing but a waste of life”.  Speakers were for the motion: Mr Dixon (HoD History) George Holland... More »

Women in History Society

Category: General, Community, Events

On Wednesday evening the Marlborough College Women in History society hosted Archivist Clare Russell’s talk on “Girls Education at Marlborough” which looked back on nearly 50 years of College History – the ups and downs of the progress of co-education here.  It was interesting to look at... More »

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 »

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