Recent College News

Olympic Decathlete Visits

Category: Sport, General, Community

Olympic Decathlete Dean Macey visited the College on Thursday 25th February for a coaching inset day.Macey worked with a group of Marlborough staff as well as visiting sports coaches to develop their coaching knowledge in what proved to be an informative and enjoyable day.Head of Athletics, Marcus... More »

Fido May Trophy

Category: Sport

The Marlborough Clay Pigeon Shooting team took part in the Fido May Trophy on Thursday 25th February.The boys shot very well (averaging about 80%) to finish third out of 27 teams competing in the competition, that was hosted by Harrow at the Churchill Shooting Ground.   Marlborough beat... More »

Review: Russia Trip

Category: Trips, General, Academic

The biennial Russian trip in February 2016 to St Petersburg and Moscow was both fascinating and enlightening for the 21 Remove to U6 pupils who took part and a real eye opener as to what Russia is really like away from western press and propaganda.We slept in a student hostel and on four mornings... More »

Review: Dr Catriona Murray

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

Art in the Service of Power: Representation and Reality in the Tudor and Stuart Courts The History of Art Society was delighted to welcome Dr Catriona Murray, from the Department of Art History at the University of Edinburgh, on Wednesday 24th February. Dr Murray had made the long journey from... More »

OM visits Literary Society

Category: Speakers, Academic, General

Claire Lowdon (MO 1998-2003) spoke in Adderley to an appreciative Literary Society audience about the writing of her first novel, Left of the Bang, which one reviewer has called 'the definitive novel of a generation of Londoners'.  Her talk, on Tuesday evening, about the craft of writing was... More »

Plate Winners

Category: Rugby, Sport, General

The Yearlings’ Sevens Squad ran out Plate Winners at Monday’s Prior Park Tournament in Bath.The group stages of the competition saw wins against Colston’s (19-5), Prior Park (5-0) before a narrow defeat to Blundell’s (14-15). After the last game of the group, a defeat to a Sherborne side that would... More »

International Achievement

Category: Sport, Pupil Achievements, General

Over the last few years, US-born Captain of Shooting Schuyler Neuhauser (B1 U6) has accumulated a number of representative honours for his adopted county and country. For the last two years he has shot in Wiltshire’s Full-bore Rifle Team in the summer, and the English Schools Small-bore team in the... More »

Review: Dick Moore

Category: Speakers

In the week that the government renewed its commitment to support early mental health diagnosis and intervention, as well as increased funding and research, Dick Moore once again visited the College to speak to the Hundred. The subject of his talk: “Dancing, not Drowning, in the Rain”, encouraged... More »

Summer School net Tourism Award

Category: Community

Marlborough College Summer School has won Silver in the Artistic, Cultural and Learning Experience category after entering the annual South West Tourism Awards for the first time.On Thursday 4th February 2016 in the stunning location of the Nave of Exeter Cathedral, 95 different awards were... More »

Community Partnerships: Swindon Academy

Category: Community, General, Academic

Links with Swindon Academy continue to be strengthened, and this term we have added midweek residential visits to the ever-growing list of partnership activities. United Learning funding enables one of our teachers (Nic Allott) to work two days each week at Swindon Academy, and this underpins the... More »

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