Pupil Achievements: Summer Term

Read up on a host of pupil achievements from recent weeks with the Summer Term now at an end…


Following on from the recent IB results, Gabriella Gormley (MM U6) (whose 43 points are equivalent to A*A*A*A*A at A level) takes up her place at Cambridge to read Architecture, Genia Borisenko (LI U6) takes up her place at Stanford to major in Global Health, and Veronica Nott (MO U6) takes up her place at Imperial to read Medicine. In total, ten IB pupils hold places at prestigious international universities (USA, Canada, Switzerland); in the UK, places have also been taken up at KCL, UCL and Exeter.

Sophie Shakespeare (EL U6) represented England U18 Hockey in a series against Germany at the start of the month.

Nell Macaire (NC L6) who has been asked to represent the College in a mixed SUPA competition.

In Athletics, this year saw a number of school records broken including Robbie Milne (C2 Sh) for his javelin record, Olivia Gregory (MO Sh) for her 28.32m discus throw, Marcus Hudson (C1 Sh) for his 40.0 seconds 300m time. Mason Hunt (C3 Hu), Sebastian Schramm (C2 Hu), James Eyles (LI Hu) and Tom Hunt (C2 Hu) for equalling the 4x100m relay time of 45.7 seconds. Harriet Eyles (MM Sh) also broke the girls’ javelin record as well as playing at number one for Wiltshire in the U14 National Tennis Finals.

Records were also broken on the House Athletics Finals day. Well done to Scarlett Thompson (MM Re) for her 10.23m jump in the Triple Jump and to Millie Middleton (IH Re) for her 12.50s 80m Hurdles. Millie now holds the Shell and Remove School Hurdles records.


Congratulations to Charlie Madden (C3 Sh)who has been selected to represent Great Britain in the European Triathlon Championships in which he will swim, run and shoot.

Congratulations to Breagha Campbell (MM L6) who has qualified to represent Great Britain at the Triathlon Word Series Final in Mexico in September.

In recent weeks, Jamie Amor (C3 U6) carded an amazing score of -2 over 36 holes at his home club in Marlborough to finish second in the Wiltshire Senior Championships.  He also won the Wiltshire Foursomes and represented Wiltshire in South West Week – seven days of inter-county matches against Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire.

Congratulations to Nick Rusinov (SU Re) and Olivia Gregory (MO Sh) for qualifying for the National Athletics Finals. Also to Ellie Spark (MM Hu) for representing Wiltshire at the combined events regional championships. She finished just 200 points short of the national qualifying standard in the heptathlon.


Well done to Max Fillingham (TU Hu), sponsored by JLT Speciality, won a Silver Medal in the U18 male final at the British Karate Championships in Sheffield on Sunday 29th May.

Charlie Madden (C3 Sh) has been selected for the GB team in the European Triathlon Championships to be held in Portugal this summer.

Henry Martin (PR U6) has been offered an England 7s Academy contract after impressing at a the first England Sevens talent ID camp. Click here for more.

Sophie Shakespeare (EL U6) represented England U18 Hockey in a number of internationals, including a convincing win against Scotland recently.

Billy Mead (C1 L6) has represented Hampshire 2nd XI Cricket this season. Elijah Samuel (C1 LI) & Billy has also played for Hampshire Academy.

Millie Burdett (MM Re) and India Shakespeare (EL Re) have been selected for JRPC – further names to follow we hope.

A number of Athletics records have been broken including:

Intermediate Boys 4x100m Relay – 45.7 secs
Mason Hunt (Hu C3), Sebastian Schramm (Hu C2), James Eyles (Hu LI), Tom Hunt (Hu C2)

Junior girls Discus – 28.32 m
Olivia Gregory (MO Sh)

Junior boys javelin – 44.08 m
Robbie Milne (C2 Sh)

Junior boys 300m – 40.00 secs

Marcus Hudson (C1 Sh)

And in Tennis, Harriet Eyles (MM Sh) played at number 1 seed for Wiltshire at the Aegon 14U County Cup 2016 Finals – staged at the Nottingham Tennis Centre.

Marlborough College had an entrant and winner in the Eton Triathlon on Sunday 22nd May.  Congratulations to Breagha Campbell (MM L6), in her first ever triathlon, who won the girls’ 17-18 age group.

Congratulations to Honor Koe (MO L6) and Tertia Paterson (MO L6) on completing the Windsor Half Marathon on Sunday 22nd May, raising over £1,300 for War Child.

Well done to Rosie Pembroke (EL Sh) who scored 50 for the Yearlings 1 Cricket. She also scored 25 on her Wiltshire Cricket Women’s XI v Shropshire.

Olivia Gregory (MO Sh) broke the College Shell girls’ record for Discus with an impressive throw of 28.23m in mid-May.

The Cotton House Concert helped raised money for The Silverlining Charity.

James Krens (LI Re) and George Nicholson (C3 Re) has been selected for the JRPC South West hockey squad.

Congratulations to Lizzie Daniels (U6 IH) who was awarded a Gold Award by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) for gaining an exceptional result in her Grade 8 singing exam.

Ellie Spark (MM Hu) represented Hucclecote at the National Club Netball finals and helped them to a club best-ever 6th place finish


Congratulations to oboist Jonathan Venn (C3 L6) who has achieved a mark of 90% in his ATCL Diploma; the Diplomas are conferred by Trinity College of Music, London and the standard equates to what is expected at the end of the 1st year of study at a University or college of music. The award also entitles Jonathan to use the letters “ATCL” after his name.

Congratulations to Billy Mead (C1 L6) who was selected for Hampshire Cricket 2nd XI for their match against Surrey at the Ageas Bowl on Monday 18th April.

Jon Lam (C1 Re) gained a Distinction and Medal in the UK Maths Trust Olympiad and Ben Place (C1 Sh) gained a merit. Jon’s score was one of the top 100 scores nationally.


Congratulations to Stasi Knight (CO L6) who played three hockey matches for the senior Wales hockey team over the holiday. In a test series against Switzerland, Wales won all three matches.

Ella Bennett (IH L6) has been selected to represent Great Britain at the following events:

420 Ladies World Championships in San Remo, Italy in July 2016
420 Junior European Championships on Lake Balaton, Hungary in August 2016
EUROSAF Youth Sailing European Championships in Austria in August 2016

You can read more about Ella’s sailing achievements, training programme and the new gym facility at Marlborough in the Spring edition of Marlborough Together here.

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