Recent College News

Skydive trio raise £3,000

Category: Community

A trio of daring Marlburians raised over £3,000 for Leukaemia Busters over the weekend by taking part in a Skydive from 10,000 feet. L Redpath, C Bawden and L Parker (all MM L6) completed the freefall as part of the College’s £10 charity challenge, with their efforts raising valuable funds for the... More »

European selection

Category: Sport, Pupil Achievements

Ella Bennett (IH Re) finished in 7th place at the Selection Trials for the Optimist World and European teams Regatta which comfortably gains her a place in the European Team. She will be one of three girls representing GBR in a six-day regatta in Dun Laoghaire in Ireland in July 2014. There are 43... More »

Oxbridge Essay Competition

Category: Pupil Achievements, Academic

Congratulations to Caitlin Norris-Grey (NC L6) on her commendation in an Oxbridge Philosophy Essay Competition.‘If a being suffers, there can be no moral justification for refusing to take that suffering into consideration... If a being is not capable of suffering, or of experiencing enjoyment or... More »

ISL group victory

Category: Sport

The 1st Boys’ Tennis recently beat St Paul's 7-2, Charterhouse 8-1 and Cranleigh 9-0 to win their ISL group in London. The prize was these rather smart new match shirts proclaiming their victory. More »

Review: Roseveare Sunday Walk

Category: Community, Events, General

715 Marlburians set off for the start of the 13 mile charity walk around the magnificent Wiltshire countryside at 9am on Sunday 27th April.The walk started well with a few runners taking the lead and the rest of the school following en masse. Thankfully the predictions of driving rain had been... More »

Medical and Dental Applications

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

In the teeth of the fiercest competition for these vocational courses, Marlburians have had some very promising results again this year. Unlike other degree subjects for which applicants enjoy five selections, Dentistry, Medicine and Veterinary Science only allow four course choices, and being made... More »

Review: May Day Madrigals

Category: Music, Events, Community

A grim, grey, damp, drizzly May Day this year then, which sadly, in the end, put paid to the preferred choice of the top of the Bradleian Arches as the venue for the madrigals.  It takes more than a bit of inclement British weather, however, to throw Mr Hodgkinson and his merry bunch of... More »

Wills Writing Awards

Category: Academic, Pupil Achievements

Congratulations to I Woodhouse (PR) who was recently named runner-up in the Wills Writing Awards.The Martin Wills Memorial Trust, a UK-registered charity, promotes annual awards for creative writing by young people around a horseracing theme.The 2014 Awards, the 22nd, opened for entries on Friday... More »

Champion effort

Category: Sport

There was good news from the Girls’ National Fives Championships on Sunday - the College has a national champion.We provided three of the four semi-finalists in the U14 singles and Cosi Bugel (EL Sh) won the competition. She then teamed up with Stella Smith (EL Sh) to win the doubles.Our second... More »

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