Recent College News

Review: Jeremy Hunter

Category: Speakers

On 19th April 2016, Marlborough College was lucky enough to welcome Jeremy Hunter to give a presentation regarding his 10-day expedition to North Korea in 2011. Hunter is a world-renowned photojournalist who has captured images exploring the lives and cultures all around the world. His successful... More »

Review: Super Sunday

Category: Community

Under glorious sunshine hundreds of members of the Marlborough College community converged on Court for the school's very own ‘Super Sunday’ - a jamboree of music, stalls and family fun.House rock groups went head-to-head in the 'Battle of the Bands', a chance for some of the school's musicians to... More »

Review: Ione Wells

Category: Speakers

On Wednesday the Upper Sixth had the pleasure of listening to Old Marlburian Ione Wells (EL 2007-2013) speak on the topic of personal safety. Ione was the subject of an assault in April last year, which took place on the very street where she lives in London. As a result, she has taken a keen... More »

Review: Battle of the Bands

Category: Music, General, Community

On Sunday 17th April I was lucky enough to be asked to judge the second annual Battle of the Bands inter-house competition.  I say lucky, because this really was a very well organised, well attended and slickly run affair, augmented by some early summer sunshine and an enthusiastic and... More »

Rugby Tonight Feature

Category: Sport, Rugby, General

Marlborough pupils appeared on BT Sport’s live rugby magazine show ‘Rugby Tonight’ on Monday 18th April. The young players were joined by Master in Charge of Rugby, Budge Pountney, himself a former Scotland captain, for the evening.It was a varied and entertaining edition with the boys assisting... More »

National Schoolgirls' Fives Championships

Category: Sport, Pupil Achievements, General

The College hosted the National Schoolgirls' Fives Championships this weekend. We went into the event with high hopes in the U16s and U14s. Rosie Sykes (EL Sh) came closest to a trophy - she beat fellow Marlburian Kirsten Bell (MO Sh) in a nail-biting semi, and came away with a silver medal as... More »

Shooting Team Success

Category: Sport

For the second year running, the College full-bore shooting team was triumphant in the first school match of the season at Bisley - The Malvern Cup – on Saturday 16th April. Shooting at 300 yards, and then again at 600 yards, in bitterly cold wind, two competitions were held, one for a team of... More »

OM Briefing to U6

Category: General

Undergraduate OMs Libby Adam (NC 2009-14), Freddie Cussans (B1 2008-13), Oliver Quie (LI 2008-13), Charlotte Wilson (EL 2008-13) and Walker Zupp (B1 2012-14) were back at Marlborough on Wednesday 13th April.They gave personal insights into university life which were priceless, as fine details about... More »

Review: Professor Geoff Quilley

Category: Speakers

On the first full evening of term, Professor Quilley, an expert on British Art of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and former Curator of Paintings at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, addressed the History of Art Society on the subject of Art and Empire. Professor Quilley explained... More »

International University Successes

Category: General, Academic

“Fit” has been the buzzword for our 2015-16 International University application season - it is a word that plays heavily on the minds of admissions tutors at US universities, in particular. Pupils will always look to aim high and apply to certain schools but this year our pupils have considered a... More »

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