Summer Term Pupil Achievements

A list of pupil achievements from the Summer Term can be found below – or follow the latest news on Twitter @MarlboroughCol here.


Well done to Sophie Hall-Smith (NC) – the winner of the inaugural Welchman Prize. This is a competition undertaken by Lower Sixth Further Mathematics pupils, who are asked to write an article and prepare a presentation in response to one of six questions.

Lanre Alli (BH Sh) and Mike Evloev (PR Sh) who have been selected to represent Wiltshire at the English Schools Championships in Birmingham in the 200m and Shot Put respectively. Along with Lanre, Albie Woolfenden (C1 Sh), Tallulah Baker (EL Sh) and Charlotte Longden (NC Re) must also be recognised for qualifying and performing well at the South-West regional multi-events championships.

This year’s National Russian Essay Competition saw two pupils receive Commendations for their work.Their entries were at Level 4, the highest level of this competition, organised by the Russian Teachers’ Group. Hope Nicholson (MM L6) – commended for effort and Charlie Thomas (CO U6) – commended for most ambitious use of vocabulary.

Congratulations to the show jumping team who qualified for the NSEA Eventer Challenge Championships at Hickstead.  Jonah Kennedy (PR Sh) had a  fantastic clear round to come 4th individually (out of 31 starters) in the 90cm final.  The team of Flora Birkmyre (IH Sh), Jonah and Daisy Mitford-Slade (MM L6) were placed 10th in the 1m Eventer Challenge Championships.  In addition, Daisy Mitford-Slade came 4th as an individual in the 1m Jumping with Style. Milo Kennedy (PR Hu) travelled to Brand Hall in Shropshire to compete in the British Eventing Junior 1* Championships.  Out of a total of 31 starters, some of whom are long-listed for the U18 GB Team, Milo was placed 8th overall.


Warm congratulations to our medal winners, Tara Pusinelli (MM U6, Gold), Simran Chowdhry (LI U6, Silver), Freya Owen (NC U6) and Ottilie Barnes (EL U6) – both Bronze – for their performances in the British Biology Olympiad. These are fantastic achievements in a challenging, national competition which recognises reading and understanding beyond any of the A level specifications, and which is taken before the end of A level studies.

Gleb Trotsenko (C1 L6) has been named Upper School Chess Champion.

A total of seven Marlborough girls have been included on the Regional England Lacrosse Pathway.

Ibby Lee (NC U6), Fives Schools’ Champion, has climbed a place to seventh in the national adult rankings. Her partner, Anna Laakkonen (MO U6) gains two and is in 12th place.


Congratulations to Archie Griffin (C3 L6) who represented Wales U18 over the Easter holiday period. He came off the bench against England, before further appearances against France, Ireland and Italy.

Jason Kellinger (C3 Hu) took part in a target sprint qualifying event during the Easter break and impressed. As a result he has been invited by British Shooting to attend the GB team trials.

In Netball, congratulations to Ella Warner (MM Re) who played for Team Bath Netball U17 vs Wasps Academy and to Scarlet Thurner (NC Sh) who represented Surrey Storm U15 vs Manchester Thunder.

Luke Smith (CO U6) has achieved an ATCL diploma in cello with distinction.

Congratulations to Tilda Norman (MM Sh) who represented her home country of Bermuda at the CARIFTA games during the Easter break. At the largest Youth Athletic event in the world – Tilly ran in the U17 1,500m and 3,000m at U20 level.

Well done to Olivia Spearpoint (IH Sh), Jemima Money-Kyrle (IH Sh) and Molly Marvin (NC Re) who were all successful in their England Lacrosse Girls Regional Academy Trial over the Easter Holidays.

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