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Swindon Academy Summer School

Category: General, General

From 12th to 16th June, thirty Year 7 Grammar Stream pupils from Swindon Academy attended a Marlborough College Summer School.    Marlborough College has been involved in supporting the Academy Grammar Stream, with weekly Latin lessons and extended academic visits. This summer school... More »

Cricket

Category: Sport

Following on from a promising first half of term the College completed the season by winning 56% (Played 119 Won 67 Drew 1 Lost 51) of their matches. In a warm and dry summer plenty of cricket was played with several achievements and exciting moments standing out.With one match still left to play... More »

Girls' Tennis

Category: Sport

Overall Girls’ Tennis has had a very successful season. There have been 14 different teams representing the college with 71 wins out of 87 played leading to a fantastic 81% win rate.For the open 1st VI girls the only loss of the regular fixtures before half term came against a strong Wycombe Abbey... More »

Athletics

Category: Sport

This season we have played host to some of the highest standard of competition on the independent schools' circuit. Marlborough athletes have benefited from a hugely improved coaching set up. As well as specialist hurdles, throws, jumps and multi-events coaches, input from external coach Ben... More »

Boys' Tennis

Category: Sport

Captained by Luke Bell (C2 L6), the Boys U18 squad have enjoyed a busy season, mostly on the road. We enjoyed victories against KCS and Epsom, featuring several promising U16s as well as U6 stalwarts Alex Demilecamps (C2) and Will Catton (C2).  However, the wins were outnumbered by losses, and... More »

Golf

Category: Sport

It has been a busy and successful Summer Term for Golfers at Marlborough College with a packed fixture list for Junior and Senior Teams taking in a number of super courses.  Leading the way at the top of the school has been Harry Bunn (SU L6) who has been an almost ever-present up at the club,... More »

Polo

Category: Sport

In this busy second half of term – exam season - we still managed to see some excellent play during coaching sessions and at the Schools and Universities Senior Schools National Championships at Kirtlington Park, this reflected well. With exams taking away players from a smallish group we were... More »

Swimming and Water Polo

Category: Sport

Girls' SwimmingThe main swimming highlights of the Summer Term were the senior and intermediate girls’ teams excelling at the ‘Girls Independent Schools Swimming Relay Championships’ hosted at Downe House. Both girls’ teams raced well finishing third and fifth respectively (Seniors and... More »

London Art Shows Excursion

Category: General, General, Art, Trips

Our Remove trip began with a welcome visit to the 249th Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. A committee of Royal Academicians annually select over 1,000 works of art for the world's largest open contemporary show. Our students spent time sketching and identifying paintings, sculpture... More »

Common Room Leavers

Category: General

RetirementGrateful thanks go those members of staff who have retired at the end of term after a considerable length of outstanding service to the College:Peter Ford, History (29 years)Vincent Stokes, Art (25 years)Sean Dempster, HM C3/Biology (23 years)Lavinia Ford, English (22 years)James Dickie,... More »

Shell OA Week

Category: General

With their exams behind them, the entire Shell set off from the Parade Ground on Sunday 12th June, full of excitement at the prospect of a week away in the great outdoors.Leaving mobile phones safely stashed away in their Housemasters’ studies, they headed off - most to the Brecon Beacons; Turner... More »