Pupil Achievement

Gallery: A Level Artwork

Our 20 Upper Sixth Artists concluded the A level course by completed their examination work over this last month. The range and quality of their sustained enquiry are for all to see in the Art School on Prize Day. Below are a collection of images as a taster. Edward Twohig Head of Art

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Medical Application Success

At a time when offers from medical schools are increasingly difficult to win, the following are to be congratulated for collecting a glittering prize (or two): Maddy Avery (IH 2013-18 – Liverpool University) India Jacklin-Chatha (PR U6 – Queen’s University Belfast and Nottingham University) Jamie Krens (LI U6 – Hull York Medical School and University […]

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Outstanding Olympiad

Congratulations to Jonte Catton (C2 Hu) who has achieved a Gold certificate in the British Physics Olympiad GCSE Challenge Competition, placing him in the top 5% of participants nationwide. Congratulations also go to Oliver Light (B1 Hu) and Charles Wright (C2 Hu) achieved Silver, placing them in the top 16%.

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Cricket Pre-Season

With Easter falling very late this year, a squad of 14 cricketers will be back for pre-season training on Thursday 18th April and Friday 19th April. There are two matches scheduled: a T20 v Wiltshire U17s on the Thursday afternoon; and then an 11.30am start against the Free Foresters on the Friday. The boys will […]

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Lent Term – Academic Roundup

Pictured: Remove Germanists welcome German pupils from our partner school Gute Änger Realschule Freising near Munich Last Wednesday, Marrium Khan from Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, visited College to speak to a number of our Sixth Form. It was an excellent talk, full of the intricacies of UCAS application, personal statements, and so on. However, the […]

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Art Foundation & Degree Course Successes

One of the highlights during our busy Lent term is celebrating the many achievements by our Upper Sixth Art pupils, whose hard work has been rewarded by gaining commendable Art degree and Foundation course offers. In the Art School, our pupils are provided with mock interviews, personal statement and portfolio preparation tutorials. Workshops concentrating on […]

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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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52 pupils complete Extended Projects

After two terms of very hard work, 50 Lower Sixth and two Upper Sixth pupils have completed Extended Projects; 39 dissertations, three investigations, three performances and seven artefacts. Topics ranged, for example, from an original piano trio composition, to a dress made of recycled material, to a cartoon film on ‘flat Earth’, to an investigation […]

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The Memorial Library – Lent Term Review

It’s been another fantastically busy term in the Memorial Library: we’ve had over 11,000 visits, and loaned 1,481 resources so far. We’ve been a quiet revision space for the Upper Sixth mock exams, we’ve helped with last-minute referencing enquiries for Personal Investigations, and we’ve handed out Easter Eggs galore to our World Book Day quiz […]

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Review & Gallery: Cabaret

It’s quite difficult to know where to start in writing this review, but let’s begin with a highly justified superlative. David Kenworthy’s brilliantly directed production of Cabaret was simply a joy to behold. Having resisted the temptation to emphasise the more seedy aspect of this musical (which is so often the case), Mr Kenworthy instead […]

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