Gallery: Pupils’ Evening Recital

Following on from the excellent Music Scholars’ Gala Concert at The Royal Academy of Music in London a few days earlier, our more local audience was treated to a roster of pretty much the same musicians in this concert but this time with a different choice of programme. The reasoning behind this was the need […]

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Inter-House Cross Country Relays

The Inter House Cross Country relays took place on Tuesday 5th November afternoon on the Playing Fields. Teams consisted of four runners (Shell) and eight runners (Colts and Seniors), each running a lap of 1km. Those taking part were well-supported with a large crowd at the finish line with HMs and other members of Common […]

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GB Call for Kellinger

Congratulations go to Jason Kellinger (C3 U6) who has been selected for the Great Britain U19 Rifle Team. Kellinger recently took part in a gruelling three-day selection camp at the National Shooting Centre at Bisley, but despite the inclement weather conditions and facing more experienced competitors, he managed a very strong performance. He has now […]

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Essay Prizes – within College, and beyond

This term saw the introduction of three prestigious College essay prizes: the Spink Medal Department Essay Competition, the Hundred Research Prize, and the Sassoon Essay Prize. Presented by the London-based auction house, the Spink Medal Department Essay Competition is open to all those in the Sixth Form studying History of Art, and requires them to […]

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University Summary – UK and beyond

This year’s leavers will be proud of achieving numerous and diverse offers from many of the world’s top universities. 81% of the cohort (up from 77% last year) accepted an offer from one of the 24 Russell Group universities, and a large proportion of those who didn’t, chose to study at prestigious universities in North […]

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Art Historian rewarded with a medal

The world’s oldest auction house, Spink & Sons of Southampton Row, London, opened up a competition for Marlborough’s pupils of History of Art at the end of the Lent term. As a specialist auction house dealing principally with militaria, numismatics, and medals, Spink’s asked pupils to write entries for a sales catalogue concerning medals awarded […]

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Sporting Clay Challenge

24 teams from 13 schools competed on Wednesday 9th October at our ‘home’ clays match. The competition was won by Millfield 1’s. Rugby were second and Marlborough A’s 3rd – just one point behind them. The Marlborough B’s finished 12th and the C’s 14th amidst competitive opposition. The highlight of the afternoon was Sophie Herrmann’s (DA […]

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Tournament Success for Netball

Both U16 and U14 squads progress through to November’s County round after some promising results at the recent Mid Wilts Area Tournament. Tuesday 2nd October saw a great performance from all of the U16 girls in some challenging weather conditions, particularly within the St Augustine’s game which was played in torrential rain. It was pleasing […]

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Staehler on Screen

Timon Staehler (C2 U6) plays the role of young Wolf Mann in the feature film I’ll Find You. Timon made his film debut in 2014 in two episodes of the award-winning TV mini-series Southcliffe before being cast as the lead role (Charlie) in the BBC production Virtually there-Germany. In the film I’ll Find You he […]

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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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(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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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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Summer Term Academic Round-Up

It was another busy term for our pupils, and, for almost five hundred, the focus was on the public exams. The exam season, which began in early May and lasted a full seven weeks, yielded a total of 5,661 exam scripts; each one represented the culmination of hundreds of hours of hard work – in […]

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New Prefects’ Training

Having been nominated by HMs for prefect selection and having successfully navigated the application and selection process, the 2019/20 Prefect team enjoyed a stimulating training weekend at Oxenwood on the weekend of June 15th and 16th. Incorporating a wide range of characters, experiences and interests, the group quickly got to work outlining the areas of […]

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Gallery & Results: House Athletics Finals

The House Athletics Finals took place on Friday 5th July as a competitive and poignant final day of the Summer term was played under the intense gaze of the Wiltshire sunshine. As part of the presentation ceremony, the Athletics Pavilion was renamed The Bruce Tulloh Pavilion, with Bruce’s widow – Sue – on hand to […]

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End of Year Showcase Concert

At the end of an enthralling year of music making, we were treated to one last hurrah in the form of the popular End of Year Showcase Concert. Performed to a large and enthusiastic Memorial Hall audience, a truly inclusive event featured both music scholars and non-music scholars alike in a high-class gig, allowing all […]

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Video: Art Scholars’ Creativity

Dr Roberts and pupil video enthusiasts, with music by Mr Adam Staines, have created a compelling vignette of work by current Art scholars. This shows scholars speaking about their work created for the Art Scholars’ Exhibition in the Mount House based on the theme of “identity” and what this title means. Well worth two minutes […]

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Review: Beginners and Intermediate Concert

During the Lent term we decided to pilot a new initiative entitled ‘Beginners and Intermediate Concert’. We had no idea what the response or uptake might be, but suffice to say that such was the interest, we had to spread the concert over two evening performances! No surprise, then, that this will now become a […]

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