Making the most of Sixth Form

Lower Sixth pupils and their parents were given a comprehensive look at the opportunities available as part of Sixth Form life with an insightful talk on Friday 20th September. The Master, Louise Moelwyn-Hughes, opened the morning’s event before a keynote speech from Lord Malloch-Brown KCMG PG. The hour-long presentation included a range of topics on […]

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Dr David Gilks on Art and Loot

It was a great delight to welcome Dr David Gilks (LI 1993-98) of the University of East Anglia on his return to Marlborough. Dr Gilks, one-time pupil in Littlefield, had been invited to speak to the History of Art Society on the theme of Art and Loot. As Dr Gilks made clear, the theft of […]

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Richard Shirley Smith Exhibition

The Mount House Gallery saw over one hundred visitors from College and local community attending our first exhibition opening in this new school year. It was a grand event for a grand and renowned painter and engraver. A celebratory atmosphere prevailed this opening of Richard Shirley Smith’s exhibition of paintings, drawings, collages and wood-engravings with […]

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Prep School Pupils Get Creative

On Sunday 15th September the Art Department hosted Year 8 pupils from 11 prep schools. The day centred around creating observational and expressive work inspired by the current exhibition on display in the Mount House Gallery. Pupils began with brainstorming ideas and information on the artist Richard Shirley Smith while getting to know, first hand, […]

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Review: Lesley Garrett & Anna Tilbrook

Marlborough College Concert Series – Sunday 15 September 2019 Lesley Garrett & Anna Tilbrook The 78th season of world-class musicians in Marlborough opened with a performance from the renowned soprano, Lesley Garrett, accompanied by the excellent Anna Tilbrook on piano. The concert was more “An Evening with … “ rather than a conventional song recital, but […]

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Fusion Power on the Grid: In our lifetime?

Physics Department Engineering Talk: Fusion Power on the Grid: In our lifetime? David Godden gave a very interactive talk on the prospects of utilising fusion energy as a main energy resource. He outlined how the primary energy sources, oil, coal, are unsustainable in the long run. Cracking fusion energy potentially could result in another technological […]

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Saturday’s Fixtures

Another busy weekend of sport gets underway on Saturday with a host of fixtures both home and away. The Girls’ Hockey programme continues as the U18A host Clifton College, the highlight of a packed block fixture against the Bristol school. The XV will be hoping to follow up last weekend’s win against Stowe when they […]

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National Lacrosse Call-Ups

Congratulations to Molly Marvin (NC L6) and Jemima Money-Kyrle (IH Hu) who have been selected to join the England National Academy Lacrosse training squad. The girls were successful in trials back in July, which they were invited to after being scouted through the regional pathway. Molly and Jemima will now have the opportunity to train […]

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Shell Sport Begins

Today has been an exciting day with the new Shell taking part in hockey, lacrosse and rugby assessment sessions. Those that took part are going to be the next wave of young sportsmen and women through the College and it’s been wonderful to witness such enthusiasm, exuberance and energy out on the pitches – all […]

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Visiting Bruno Gorlato: Printmaker & Painter

A display in Studio 1 within the Art School shows work and the inspirations of Italian artist Bruno Gorlato. Meeting a living hero is a rare event in anyone’s life. In August this year I first met this renowned printmaker whose work I had known and been intrigued by since my Art College years. Visiting […]

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Mound Trust Annual Lecture

The 2019 Marlborough Mound Trust Annual Lecture will be held in the Ellis Theatre at Marlborough College  on Monday 9th September (8pm). This year’s lecture ‘Actors in the Landscape’ will be given by Professor Martin Carver and focus on monumental mounds as champions of their time. About the speaker: Martin Carver is emeritus professor of […]

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Visual Theology Conference

Members of the Marlborough College community and guests are invited to attend ‘Ruskin and the Pre-Raphaelites: Sacre Conversazioni’, held in Chapel at the College later this month 21-22 September. The College, along with the symposia Visual Theology, will bring academics, artists, and church leaders together to explore the legacy of John Ruskin and his ideas […]

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Term Dates

Start of Michaelmas Term dates: Monday 2nd September Some Lower Sixth Pupils, Prefects and Heads of House Tuesday 3rd September Shell pupils in afternoon All other pupils between 6pm – 9pm Click here for a full list of term dates until the Summer of 2021. For the very latest College news please follow @MarlboroughCol Twitter.

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Kempson Rosedale 30th Anniversary Walk

Members of the Marlborough College community, including pupils, beaks, parents and friends are invited to take part in the Kempson Rosedale 30th Anniversary sponsored walk/run over the Marlborough Downs. The event will take place on Sunday 15th September, starting and ending at The Marlburian. Entry is £7 for Adults and free for pupils, with 10km […]

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(I)GCSE Results 2019

Marlborough’s (I)GCSE candidates are celebrating some terrific results today. The year group, having outperformed their May predictions at every level, should be incredibly proud that 42% of the grades awarded were the equivalent of the old style A* while 95% of all grades were of the former A*-B standard. The average points score total was […]

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International Sport

A range of Marlburians have achieved success at an international level over the summer, including ruby, hockey and water polo. Anashe Chisadza (MO U6) will represent Great Britain Water Polo at the 2019 European Junior Women’s Championships in Volos. She has been named in the squad for the tournament, where Great Britain will face the […]

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Rugby Pre-Season

Marlborough College’s senior rugby players are currently taking part in a pre-season training camp in France. The senior squad left Marlborough on Friday and will spend five days away, under the guidance of Head of Rugby, Terry Gilmour, and other rugby coaching staff. The highlight of the 2018 season came as the XV reached the […]

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A Level Results 2019

Congratulations to our wonderful Upper Sixth on their A level, Pre-U and EPQ results which have gained them entry into top universities throughout the world. We are delighted that 78% of entries were awarded A* to B (or Pre-U equivalent) and expect that number to rise. The average number of UCAS points achieved by each […]

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International Achievements

Congratulations to Anashe Chisadza (MO U6) who will represent Great Britain Water Polo at the 2019 European Junior Women’s Championships in Volos. She has been named in the squad for the tournament, where Great Britain will face the Netherlands, Bulgaria and Germany in Group C with the tournament starting on Sunday 1st September. Congratulations also […]

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International Rugby Recognition

Archie Griffin (C3 2014-19) started for Wales U18s on Friday 9th August as they took on South Africa Schools. The fixture was the first game of the U18 International Series, with the game played at the Paul Roos Gymnasium. Griffin was a regular for the XV at Marlborough throughout 2017 and 2018, and after completing […]

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Gallery: Innovation labs with SHiFT

Forty Marlborough College pupils recently participated in an immersive outdoor learning experience which focused on developing innovative thinkers and shaping pioneers for our future. The event was led by SHiFT, a global collection of passionate teachers, designers, and creatives from around the world that inspire and empower the next generation. SHiFT uses unconventional approaches to […]

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