Community

Marlborough College offers to support local NHS

As soon as Marlborough College moved to an online teaching environment last week and pupils returned home, the College offered its medical facilities to the Kennet and Avon Medical Partnership via Dr Jenny Campbell. Dr Campbell said: “The College were in touch quickly offering any assistance. We agreed that the best way to help would […]

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Food Donated to Local Centres

Following Marlborough College’s move to an online learning environment earlier this week, surplus food was donated to local charities and care homes on Friday morning. The College regularly serves 3,500 meals per day, catering for pupils and staff, which meant a surplus of items including fresh fruit, salad, vegetables, bread, eggs and milk. These items […]

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National Award for Flight Centre School Triathlon

Tessa Murray (BH 1987-89) and Jim Sewell, the volunteers behind the Flight Centre School Triathlon Series which organised last year’s Wiltshire school triathlon, have been honoured with the 2020 Points of Light Award. Last year, almost 1,100 children took part in the triathlon event at Marlborough College, raising £100,000 for Restless Development and other charities. […]

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My Marlborough: Guy Nobes

In the first of a series of features with those working behind the scenes at the College, Guy Nobes (Head of Guidance) has been a familiar face to generations of Marlburians and here he looks back on his time at Marlborough so far. How long have you been with Marlborough and how did you arrive? […]

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Outreach returns to the home bank

As part of their ongoing outreach work, Lower Sixth and Hundred pupils returned to the banks of the River Kennet on Wednesday afternoon. Under the guidance of Mr Tilney, pupils coppiced willow and hazel downstream of Fox’s Bridge. The aim is to let more light onto the river to encourage more widespread habitat growth. The […]

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Pupils Assist ARK Conservation

Lower Sixth pupils joined Action for the River Kennet (ARK) volunteers recently in making faggots for future river restoration projects. As part of their ongoing outreach work, seven Lower Sixth pupils took to the woods near Mildenhall armed with saws and loppers. Together they sorted felled hazel into six-foot strips of lump wood and brushwood […]

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Marlborough Welcomes Charity Partners

The generosity of attendees at December’s Carol Services has helped the College donate over £8,000 to be shared between four charities. Four services were held in the early part of December with parents, pupils, staff and their guests attending. A fantastic figure of £8,451 was raised and as part of the College’s ongoing outreach work, […]

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Farewell to George Johnson

The College Community gathered today to pay tribute to a key member of the College and Town, Mr George Johnson, who sadly passed away on Christmas Eve aged 93. George joined Marlborough College in 1953 as a painter and decorator and became Foreman of Estates, a post he held until the age of 65. He […]

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OMs return to discuss ‘Life After Marlborough’

As part of the ‘Life After Marlborough’ lecture series for the Upper Sixth, the College welcomed back two recent leavers on Wednesday 8th January to talk to current pupils about their experiences. Celeste Spink (MO 2013-18) and Emily Symington (MM 2013-18) have been working for the Sambhali Trust in Jodhpur, India. They both received a […]

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