Recent College News

The Mound Trust Lecture

Category: Community

On Monday 15th September, Dr Joshua Pollard, Reader in Archaeology at the University of Southampton, gave the annual Marlborough Mound Trust Lecture in the Ellis Theatre, addressing the topic ‘The Marlborough Mound in its Late Neolithic World.’ Dr Pollard began by outlining the history of... More »

Eight Marlburians Begin Training for Medical Careers

Category: Academic

The statement from UCAS that 1,780 applicants with grades AAA or better failed to win medical places this year underlines just how fierce the competition for places for Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry is. Those who are interested will often begin chalking up invaluable work experience... More »

History Society Talk: The English Civil War

Category: Speakers, General

On Tuesday 17th September, Dr Jo Paul from the New College of the Humanities in London came to the Senior History Society to give a very insightful talk about the clash of political ideas in the English Civil War.At the society she showed how ideas hugely influenced the outbreak of war, which was... More »

Literary Society

Category: Speakers

On Thursday evening, 18 September 2014, Dr Anne Marie Evans from York St John University came to speak about American Literature, to an audience consisting principally of Lower Sixth students. This was particularly topical for us, as in the summer holidays we had been given a reading list of books... More »

Arabic Drumming in Court

Category: Academic

An exciting, high energy drumming activity was held in court on Tuesday 16th September. Mr Abbas, the Arabic teacher, brought his collection of some 40 drums and invited pupils to join with him in creating exciting rhythms. Pupils from across the different year groups joined in, and great fun was... More »

Percussion Recital

Category: Music

Last night music scholars and percussionists were treated to a hugely entertaining and informative lecture recital by Colin McCann. Colin is a member of our visiting music teacher team but is also a busy and sought-after percussionist in the West End. Interspersed amongst witty anecdotes, he... More »

Review: Dunford Lecture 2014

Category: Speakers

On Tuesday 16th September, the Sports Scholars and other sporting enthusiasts were privileged to be joined by Jeremy Snape.  Jeremy is a former International Cricket player, and now one of the foremost sports psychologists in the country.  He has recently been ‘snapped up’ by the Sri... More »

Tonight: Annual Mound Trust Lecture

Category: Community, Events

Dr Joshua Pollard, Reader in Archaeology at the University of Southampton, returns to Marlborough to deliver the 8th Annual Mound Trust Lecture at 8pm, this evening (Monday 15 September 2014) in the Ellis Theatre. His talk addresses the title, ‘The Marlborough Mound In Its Late Neolithic World’.Dr... More »

All staff Photography Exhibition

Category: Art, General

The second ‘All staff Photography Exhibition’ is gracing the walls of the Common Room this term. The 30 photographs on show, taken by various members of both the academic and support staff, were selected from over 90 entries. The standard across the board is impressive and many thanks go to all... More »

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