The College extends its warmest congratulations to all our pupils for the following rich array of individual and team successes. These are inevitably only a snap-shot of the term and we know that many more pupils have made noteworthy contributions which we also applaud.
Congratulations to our pupils who took part in national competitions. In the UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge, William S (Hu), James F (Re) and William S (Sh) achieved the highest scores in their respective year groups. In the Intermediate Physics Olympiad, Arthur B (Hu) achieved the highest score.
George P (Re) won the 2022 Royal Astronomical Society GCSE Poster Competition.
Congratulations to Lower Sixth pupils Max W, Tabitha H, Delphine M-B and Serena M for an all-Marlborough regional final of the Joutes Oratoires national debating competition. Max and Tabitha won through to the National Final in London.
Luke W (U6) won gold in the Royal Society of Chemistry Olympiad, with silver awards going to Upper Sixth pupils Ted C, Sam E, Josh H, Natasha N and Archie T-L. Luke also won gold in the Biology Olympiad, with Jenny J (U6) being awarded silver and Lissy T F, Jessica K and Kirsty G winning bronze and Lucy H and Alison O highly commended (all U6). Charlotte G (L6) won a bronze award in the National Linguistics Olympiad.
Academic Awards and Prizes
Shell Commendation Prizes: Catharine B, Arthur D, William S, Bo G, Phoebe H, Harry W, Theo W-B.
Remove Commendation Prizes: Lottie J, Leo F, Chike O, Dani L.
Hundred Commendation Prizes: Wai Yan W, Montgomery B, Saul T R, Tabitha L.
Lower School Copy & Distinction Prizes: Lottie J (Re), Cecily M (Hu)
Sixth Form Copy & Distinction Prize: Pippa B (U6)
The Lower School Commendation Boys’ House Trophy was awarded to B1 and the Girls’ House Trophy to Mill Mead.
The Upper School Boys’ Merit Prize was awarded to Preshute and the Girls’ to Dancy.
Mathematics best performance in national competitions: Elliot R (Re), Amberly P (L6)
The Sixth Form Public Speaking Competition was won by Josh M (L6).
Well done to Emily A (U6) for a brilliant concerto performance alongside the London’s Southbank Sinfonia.
Allegra H (L6) has been awarded a Distinction in her ATCL Diploma on the Violin and Bella E (L6) a Grade 8 Distinction in Singing.
Lower School Sportsmanship Awards: Jasper G (Re), Antony L (Sh), Bronwen P (Sh), Cosimo T (Sh), Aslan T (Sh), Christian F (Re).
Upper School Sportsmanship Awards: Bella M (L6), Jack W (U6), Ed T (L6), Sebastian H (L6), Max W (L6), Alexander C (U6), Christopher F (L6), Christopher R (U6), Louie W (L6), Sophie L (U6).
Hockey: Congratulations to the Junior Colts 2s who are Independent School Hockey League Champions; to the 1st Xl captained by Donald C (U6) who competed well in England Hockey’s Tier 2 National Cup reaching the 3rd Round and to the 1st Colts who made it through to the 4th round of the Tier 1 National Cup.
Freddie C (Hu), Phoebe C (Hu) and Daisy De W (Hu) have been selected for England hockey’s Performance Centre programmes. Star H (L6) has been selected into England Hockey’s National U18 side.
Football: Congratulations to the 1st XI who under the captaincy of Tom S-G (U6) have had an unbeaten season, winning the inaugural ISFA Central Independent Schools League and reaching the semi-final of the county cup, with 6 of our players training with Swindon. In the Central Independent Schools League, the 2nd and 3rd XI both finished in 2nd place. In the South West Independent School League, the 2nds also finished second with the 3rds winning the inaugural league, beating Clifton to the title.
Lacrosse: Well done to the U14As who won division two at the South West Schools Tournament. At National Schools, the 1sts qualified for the 1st division, finishing in the top 8. The 2nds won their pool, qualifying for the first division for the top 16 schools in the country.
Kitty M (L6) has been selected to play for England in the Home Internationals in Scotland in April. She has also been invited on the England tour to the Czech Republic in August.
Netball: The 1st VII, captained by Tallulah B (U6) were runners up by 1 goal at Seaford Sevens Invitational, and won the Bradfield College Invitational, beating Wellington in the final.
Congratulations to Eloise B (L6) who trains with the Team Bath Academy Development Centre.
Rugby: Well done to all Rugby Sevens teams for the part they played at Rosslyn Park National Sevens in the last week of term. Prior to that, the U18s were Plate semi-finalists at Seaford Tens; semi-finalists at Shiplake Sevens and quarter-finalists at Surrey Sevens.
Congratulations to Leo F (Re) and Ollie B (Re) who represented Bath Academy U15s; and Humphrey B (Hu), James M (Hu), Jonty N (Hu) and Will S (Hu) who represented Bath Rugby Academy U16s.
Jonny H (U6) was selected to represent the South-West rugby squad which beat Eastern Counties & the Northern Districts. Byron L-G (U6) represented the U18 Bath Academy in every southern Premiership and has been offered a contract with Bath Rugby which comes with a scholarship to Bath University. Lower Sixth pupils, Otto B, Charlie B, Jamie C and Ed W will represent Bath U17 in the Premiership tournament this Easter and Max R will be playing for Worcester.
Clay Shooting: Congratulations to Sophie H (L6) who has been chosen to represent Great Britain in the World Championships. Sophie also won the female high gun in all 3 major inter-school competitions this term.
Equestrian: our show jumping team of Skye P-B (Sh), Iris N (Hu) and Ottie H (Hu) qualified for the NSEA National Elite Show Jumping Championships in July.
Maddy H (U6) has been selected to train with the U18 and U21 National Youth Squad for Eventing.
Fencing: Congratulations to Zara H (Sh), Luke W (Sh) and Lottie J (Re) who won medals at the recent Public Schools Fencing Championship and to our girls who won the trophy for most improved team. At the Southern Region Qualifiers, Phoenix F (Hu) won a silver medal in épée and a bronze medal in sabre. Lottie J (Re) won a silver medal in épée and both Phoenix and Lottie qualify for next term’s national championships.
Lottie J (Re) has been selected to represent Northern Ireland and Max C (L6) Jersey in the Commonwealth Fencing Championships this summer.
Fives: At the West of England Championships, Kai N (Re), Archie T-L (U6) and Adam K (U6) were semi-finalists in the singles trophy; and Archie and Adam won the plate doubles.
Golf: Well done to Albie P (Hu) achieved a scratch handicap – a tremendous feat – and has been named Junior Captain of his home club at Manor House, Castle Coombe. Captain of golf, Oscar O (L6), won repeat selection to the England regional squad.
Polo: well done to our polo players who won the SUPA Senior Schools Arena National Championships both in the Intermediate and Beginners Sections.
Congratulations to Asfandyar R (L6) who won the Most Promising Player award, Bella M (L6) the Senior Schools National Arena Championship award and Jessica K (U6) the Senior Schools National Arena Championships: Intermediate.
Rackets: Congratulations to Sophia M (Re) who won the 2022 Beryl Danby Cup Final to become U16 National Champion.
Squash: The 1st V Girls squash team reached the National Schools Championship finals and the 1st V Boys were National Schools Plate finalists
Swimming: The Marlborough Bath Cup girls’ freestyle relay team of Helena C (Sh), Saffy R (Sh), Zara B (U6) and Tilly N (U6) broke the school record for the freestyle relay in a time of 2min 03.23 secs.