Recent College News

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 »

Roseveare Walk 2014

Category: Community, Events

On Sunday morning pupils and the College community will gather to walk a distance of 13 miles as a start point of remembrance to pause and think of WW1 and the sacrifice made by Marlburians.Harold Roseveare was a model school hero who had left Marlborough in July 1914 as Senior Prefect and Cadet... More »

Marathon achievement

Category: Pupil Achievements, Sport

Congratulations to Eddy Biggs (C2 U6) who recently completed the Virgin London Marathon, raising funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign in memory of his father.Eddy finished the race with an impressive time of 3:49:57 and he was one of 50,200 runners taking part, a figure whittled down from a... More »

Devizes to Westminster (DW) Report

Category: Sport, Events, Community

Gallery: Click here to view an image gallery After the early uncertainty due to the extensive flooding of the Thames Valley and a two-hour delay on Good Friday we were all relieved to see the last of our nine crews depart Devizes Wharf.  This year once again saw us with the largest school... More »

Cricket pre-season

Category: Sport

Pre-season for the Cricket XI begins on Friday morning as the squad return to College for training.The first warm-up fixture takes place on Saturday with the visit of The Free Foresters before a further training session on Monday.On Tuesday there is a fixture against Eton for the XI and there will... More »

Clean sweep for Yearlings Hockey

Category: Sport

The Yearlings 1st XI Boys' Hockey enjoyed an excellent season winning all ten of their matches and securing the ISHL (South) League Championship and the Turner Cup in the process. They are the first Yearlings side to have gone unbeaten since 1984. Superbly led by Isaac Hocking the team featured a... More »

Blog: Madrid Tour

Category: Sport

The Open Soccer squad have just returned from a Tour to Madrid - with reports of the matches listed below courtesy of Matt Gow, Master in charge of Soccer. Wednesday 3rd April The last match of the football tour against King's, an expat school on the outskirts of Madrid, was marred by a collision... More »

Review: CCF Biennial Inspection 2014

Category: CCF

Marlborough College CCF hosted Brigadier P. D. P. Hankinson, MBE Commander 43 Wessex Brigade as our Inspecting Officer for the CCF Biennial Inspection 2014 on Wednesday 26th March. See the slideshow here.The Inspection started with a reception by the CCF U6 from Banner Party headed up by Cadet RSM... More »

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