Recent College News

Eva Clarke - A Holocaust Survivor

Category: Speakers

It is becoming an increasingly rare opportunity to witness a talk by a survivor of the “most horrible crime ever committed in the whole history of the world” – the holocaust, as was said by Sir Winston Churchill. On Thursday 30th January, Mrs Eva Clarke gave the Junior History Society a recount of... More »

Remove French Exchange

Category: Trips

The Remove French returned recently after an excellent exchange visit to our sister school Collège Notre-Dame-de-Bury in northern Paris. The 19 Remove pupils have benefited hugely from the experience, rising to many challenges - not just the linguistic ones of coping with a range of school subjects... More »

Philosophy of Religion and Ethics Conference

Category: Trips

Julie Arliss’ Academy Conferences for school students doing A level and Pre-U in the Philosophy of Religion and Ethics are renowned as excellent days out to stretch the mind of both staff and students alike by engaging them in cutting edge thinking. Our Upper Sixth Pre-U Theology and Philosophy... More »

Medal Winner

Category: Pupil Achievements

Congratulations to Anthony Nugent (U6 C2) who finished first in the Speed Climbing Competition and received a medal.Anthony attended  Bristol Schools Climbing Competition on Monday 27th January as part of the Marlborough College team.College entrants competed in four different categories,... More »

Prep School Day Success

Category: Community, General

On Tuesday 4th February the Annual Theology and Philosophy Prep Schools Day took place and it was a memorable occasion for all involved. The theme for this year’s event was the mind-body problem. Pupils were encouraged to think hard about the relationship between the mind and body, to engage with... More »

Lord Turner

Category: Speakers

On January 30th Lord Turner of Ecchinswell, Senior Fellow at the Institute of New Economic Thinking and former Chairman of the FSA and Committee on Climate Change (amongst other prestigious roles), addressed the Economics Society in the Garnett Room. Introduced by Sasha Demidoff (CO U6), Lord... More »

The Chatwin Colloquium

Category: Speakers

The Chatwin Colloquium17 and 18 January 2014This colloquium, marking the 25th anniversary of Bruce Chatwin’s OM (B2 1952-58) death, conveyed a greater understanding of his remarkable legacy.All three speakers explored his life and writings with the desire to enlighten, and the audience of Lower... More »

Reaching for the top

Category: Pupil Achievements

Marlborough entered 12 pupils, in two teams of six, into the Bristol Schools Climbing Competition on Monday 27th January. Competing in four different categories, Routes, Circuits, Speed and Bouldering, our teams finished in 3rd and 4th place out of nine competing schools. It was a tremendous effort... More »

Choral Workshop and Organ Recital

Category: Music

Eminent musicians visiting the College are now very much a regular occurrence and the latest such visitor was the distinguished Organist and Master of the Choristers at Wells Cathedral, Matthew Owens.  His first duty was to conduct a choral workshop with the 70 strong College Chapel Choir, and... More »

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