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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Exhibition: Akin Uncountable

New Work by our Artist-in-Residence, Siobhan Humston Please do place Friday 14th June from 6.30pm in your diary, it is the “Opening” evening of our Artist-in-Residence in the Mount House. Work in a variety of mediums and media created at College over the last ten months by Siobhan Humston will be on display in the […]

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Orchestral and Ensembles Concert

The concert opened with Brasser’s masterful performance of Just a Closer Walk with Thee demonstrating total dynamic control and bringing to life the varied genres of this eclectic piece. The bar was therein set and the tone of the evening firmly established. Sleep allowed the ensemble to exhibit their full tonal colour; Whitacre’s music is […]

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Sporting Inspiration

Congratulations to a number of Marlborough College staff have been selected for international representation over the coming weeks. Cricket professional Mark Alleyne will play for the England squad this Sunday 19th May as they take on Wales at Welwyn Garden City (12.30pm). The match is in preparation for the England Over-50s World Cup in Cape […]

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Music Technology Recital

Marius Baldrey has led the Music Technology department at the College with distinction for over a decade, and it’s with huge sadness that we say goodbye to him at the end of this term. Many a pupil will have benefited from his expertise but moreover his sensitivity and compassion, which is prevalent in all he […]

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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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Commemoration and Prize Day Information

Commemoration and Prize Day takes place on Saturday 25th May with the following programme of events planned: 9.30am        Girls’ Cricket XI v Shrewsbury (T20) on the XI 10.15am      Commemoration Service in Chapel for the Upper Sixth and their parents 11.00am      Prize Giving in the Memorial Hall for the Upper Sixth and their parents […]

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Chapel Choir at Windsor

The Chapel Choir travelled to Windsor on Wednesday 8th May to sing a service of Choral Evensong in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. In such a stunning setting, full of history and elegance and adorned with beautifully woven standards, the Choir truly rose to the occasion. As the choir processed in there was a palpable […]

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Review: Chamber Music Concert

Between the First and Second World Wars my mother helped a former actress run a boarding house in St John’s Wood, London. This particularly attracted students of the Royal Academy of Music. There would be some 20 to 25 students at a time. They would stay (in term times) for upwards of three years. The […]

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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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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: C3 Charity Day

The C3 House Charity day took place on Sunday 5th May; a day which enabled the whole C3 community to come together and celebrate the talent within the House. The day included a variety concert with acts from all year-groups, whereby parents, pupils and staff were royally entertained. A House BBQ was followed by a […]

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Gallery: XI v Wellington

The XI played their fifth match of the new season on Saturday 4th May as they took on Wellington. In a competitive encounter, captain Will Cook (SU U6) made 69 not out to steer the XI to their fourth win in five games. For the full fixture list, please click here.

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Saturday’s Fixtures

This Saturday sees a range of sports taking place at Marlborough College. The XI begin the day’s play with an 11.30am start against Wellington, who will also bring their 2nd XI, 3rd XI and Junior Colts to Marlborough. Bradfield and Eton are also visiting, as they take on the Colts 2 and Colts 3 respectively. […]

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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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Review: May Day Madrigals

Now is the month of Maying! If ever there was a day to wake up early and hear a choir sing to celebrate the coming of spring, it is on the first of May for the annual May Day Madrigals. The calm and bright morning was duly complemented by the rich and sonorous sounds of […]

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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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Review: Battle of the Bands

Now in its fifth year, Battle of the Bands is an established fixture. Whilst it is something of a ‘light touch’ event and conducted in tremendous spirit, it is keenly contested and produces some fine individual and collective performances. This year was no exception, with competitors clearly relishing the opportunity to demonstrate their considerable talents […]

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Sunday Talk: Girls in Action

It was a pleasure to be able to give one of the Sunday evening talks on 28th April about Girls in Action to a busy room of staff and students alike. I spoke about my previous volunteering trip to Zambia with The Wallace Group, a group of eight universities, charities and organisations which started when […]

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Student Life After Marlborough

The OMs who kindly made the great effort to come back and share their pearls of wisdom with us on Wednesday 24th April also made efforts to make their pearls relatable and at times funny. They covered many areas in the briefing, starting by giving useful tips about booking flights (on gap years and travelling […]

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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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