Community

Town and gowns: How the College has supported its local community

The Coronavirus has bought communities around the world together like never before. Across the globe people have been looking out for each other as we all tackle the impact of the pandemic. Here in Marlborough, the College has been working hard to help the local town within which we were founded, supporting individuals and communities […]

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Southfields’ Sketches: Reflections from the Senior Chaplain

This unique moment in history has demanded innovation in so many ways and the Chapel programme has been no exception. Not long ago I didn’t know anything about Zoom and I had certainly never contemplated Chapel service podcasts. And yet, I’m as versed and familiar now with both as one of the most advanced ‘techies’. […]

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Dancy House Climbs Everest for the NHS

With Marlborough’s annual ‘Super Sunday’ charity day cancelled and the world in lockdown, Dancy House decided to come up with an alternative way of fundraising. What better cause could we think of than the NHS! During these really strange and difficult times, it seemed crucial for us to contribute as much as we could to […]

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2019/20 Charity Fundraising Passes £40,000

The central fundraising focus for 2019/20 has been to support the OSCAR foundation in Mumbai. We have raised in excess of £10,000 for their U17 boys 2019 UK tour and also to support their response to COVID-19. The Lower Sixth £10 challenge provided the stimulus for much of the fundraising, and special mention should be […]

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Commemorating VE Day

Friday 8th May is the anniversary of VE Day (Victory in Europe Day), marking 75 years since the end of the second world war in Europe. As a community, we commemorated the 749 OMs who gave their lives in WW1 through a series of excellent events organised by David du Croz (CR 1996-2007). VE Day provides […]

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Audio Chapel service to unite the College community

Chapel on Sunday morning is the point in the school week when the College comes together as a community and although it is not possible to recreate that in full whilst we are operating remotely, the College has embarked on an ambitious alternative by creating an audio version of the Eucharist. The audio programme has […]

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Marlborough community rise to the 2.6 challenge

The boarding house community and staff from Marlborough College took part in the 2.6 challenge on Sunday 26th April – with almost £5,000 raised to support Bobby’s Fund. With the whole school charity event unable to take place due to lockdown restrictions, efforts turned to the 2.6 challenge with members of the Marlborough College community […]

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OSCAR Foundation SOS

The OSCAR Foundation is a football for development charity dedicated to empowering children and young people in low-income communities in India. Marlborough College was proud to be a host school and leading fundraiser for the OSCAR boys’ U17 tour to the UK in the autumn of 2019. OSCAR requires our support once more. Following the […]

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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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