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Southfields’ Sketches: Reflections from the Senior Chaplain

After a marvellous term of accomplishments and discoveries, the College is now on Easter break. Last Sunday, Mr. Robert Black from the U.K. Defence Academy in Shrivenham offered an amazing and informative and insightful and somewhat harrowing talk in the Memorial Hall about the future of Cyber Warfare. Pupils offered my old friend from Ridley […]

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Review: Rock and Pop Concert

After the success of the musical, Cabaret, and the uplifting performance in Chapel of Elijah there was still one more musical treat in store for the Lent term, and what a fabulous evening it was. The inaugural Rock and Pop Concert was held on the last night of term – a more informal and relaxed […]

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Video: Devizes to Westminster Preview

Russ Tong, Head of Outdoor Activities, looks ahead to this year’s Devizes to Westminster international canoe race. Pupils have been training hard for this year’s race, which takes place over the Easter weekend. The race starts in Devizes, finishing just downstream of Westminster Bridge in central London, opposite the Houses of Parliament. The race has […]

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Reading Spots Project

Marlborough College have held two book drives, collecting 35,000 books to be sent to various Reading Spots projects in Ghana and have donated in excess of £1,000. Claudia Vyvyan (MO U6) became the pupil representative for Reading Spots at Marlborough in the Summer Term of her Lower Sixth after completing the course, as she explains: […]

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Gallery: Invitational Lacrosse Tournament

Marlborough College played host to an annual Invitational Lacrosse Tournament on Saturday 23rd March, featuring 28 teams from eight schools in a round-robin style end of season tournament. In comparison to last year (where the beast from the east cancelled the tournament!) we were very fortunate enough to have fantastic weather with some high level […]

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South African Adventure

Marlborough College was delighted to play host to a touring golf and squash party from Bishops College, Cape Town. Our South African guests provided stiff competition over the course of the two days, playing an 18-hole match against our best golfers at Marlborough Golf Club and competing in a triangular squash fixture against the College […]

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Southfields’ Sketches: Reflections from the Senior Chaplain

‘Imagination is funny, it makes a cloudy day sunny.’ (Johnny Burke, 1940) For ‘Sketches’ this week, I thought I’d share the text of my homily for the Chapel services in this upcoming last few days of the Lent Term. Special thanks to my dear friend and colleague The Rev. Dr. Colin Heber-Percy, whose Lenten Address […]

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Holland & Holland Shooting Championship

At the School Notices Holland & Holland Shooting Championship on Thursday 21st March, the College A-team (Oscar Stratton (C3 U6), Sam Henriques (SU L6), Tom Williams (BH L6) and Sophie Herrmann (DA Sh)) finished second to Strathallan – a team currently on tour in the South-East and shooting everyday!   This is a new competition, despite […]

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Ceramics for Charity

Every year Lower Sixth and Upper Sixth pupils can opt to participate in Ceramics for charity. This is a specialist activity where pupils learn to throw pots on the potter’s wheel. The pottery is sold either to staff members in the Common Room or to parents at the end of term. The money raised goes […]

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Medieval Discovery

In 2017, a group of Marlburians, led by Tony Roberts of Archeoscan, attempted without success to uncover the footings of the walls of the medieval castle which records show existed in the area now known as ‘The Wilderness’. Undaunted, a new team of pupil archaeological enthusiasts began work under the same expert supervision further south […]

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