Trips

Rugby set for Stade Francais

Marlborough’s young rugby players are heading off to Paris this weekend to take part in the Stade Français Cup. There three-day trip will see the Yearlings squad take on a host of French sides in the impressive surroundings of the Stade Jean Bouin. Last year Marlborough, made it through to the final of the competition […]

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Art Historians in Oxfordshire

A total of 46 History of Art pupils travelled across the county boundary into Oxfordshire on Wednesday for a study day at the Ashmolean Museum and Blenheim Palace. The morning was spent in Britain’s oldest museum looking at exhibits in the Cast Room, and at all manner of artefacts from the ancient world to paintings […]

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History and the Arts – China Trip

Our excellent group has returned safely and is now doubtless digesting the thousands of things everyone’s learnt! We’ve encountered much: from Song landscape painting to Tang poetry (Du Fu and Li Bai); from Ming cosmic city planning to Qing flirtations with European Rococo style; from Mongol and Manchu raiders to opium wars; from pirlins to […]

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Scholars’ Trip to Bristol

Lower Sixth Scholars visited Bristol on Monday 6th May, taking part in a sort of ‘perambulatory conference’, and we walked several miles in the sunshine, making frequent stops. Each scholar gave a presentation on an aspect of the city: the programme involved as many academic subjects as possible. Therefore we had plenty of history and […]

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South Coast Fieldwork

38 pupils worked with six teachers and a technician over three days on the south coast between Sunday 5th and Tuesday 7th May on their A level projects. 21 pupils chose physical topics at Swanage and Studland. The impacts and effectiveness of the Swanage coastal management scheme were the key focus of study at Swanage; […]

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Gallery: Sri Lanka Nature & Spirit Trip

Pupils and beaks on the Nature and Spirit trip to Sri Lanka set off from Marlborough on Friday 29th March, and after the a direct flight to Colombo, a swift transfer took us to our hotel in Negombo. We unpacked and then relaxed on the beach and by the pool. Whilst in Negombo we were lucky […]

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Physics trip to CERN

Pupils and beaks spent part of the Easter break visiting CERN in Switzerland, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, which is one of the world’s largest and most respected centres for scientific research.  The group departed from Gatwick on Tuesday 16th April, and travelling early to Geneva early meant that we had the whole day […]

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Pre-season in Portugal

The Junior Colts tennis squad jetted off to the Vale do Lobo Tennis Academy for five days of pre-season training under the beautiful blue skies of Portugal. It was a great success, with dynamic and useful sessions morning and afternoon under the guidance of their energetic coaching team. The pupils had a chance to improve […]

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German trip to Munich

There was a unique German department trip to Munich in February. Two Upper Sixth pupils were joined by all three German teachers to be fully immersed in the German language and culture. The accommodation was a flat in the middle of the listed ‘Borstei’ estate, an excellent position from which to start our daily trips […]

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Visit to Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize

We travelled to Drawing Projects UK in Trowbridge, where the new centre is currently hosting 69 artworks selected for the prestigious national competition. We were met by Professor Anita Taylor, artist and also its Director, who introduced us to the touring exhibition, project spaces and training room, workspaces for artists and Studio Café. The exhibition […]

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