(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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Appointment of new Chairman of Council

Having served nine years on the Marlborough College Council, with the last six years as Chairman, the Rt Hon Lord Malloch-Brown KCMG completed his term of office at the end of July 2019. The Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr G I Henderson CBE to succeed Lord Malloch-Brown as Chairman. Giles grew […]

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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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England v Australia at Marlborough

Marlborough College is delighted to be hosting a three-day women’s cricket match between England Academy and Australia from this Thursday 11th July to Saturday 13th July. The game will be played on the XI with the match open to the public with no entry charge. Come along and show your support on one or all […]

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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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Shell OA Week

From leaping off sheer rock faces to scaling the peaks of the Brecon Beacons, no challenge was too great for pupils on Marlborough College OA Week. All of the 180+ pupils in the Shell had the opportunity to round off their first year at the school by participating in the Outdoors Activities trip. The week […]

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HATA Review of Poland Trip

See the link for an illustrated account, co-authored by pupils, of the recent HATA (History and the Arts) trip to Poland, run by the History Department. We had a wonderful time, rich in beauty, culture and history – as well as the contemplation of horror (we visited the World War II Jewish ghetto in Krakow […]

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The Everest Lecture

To our great pleasure, Karen Darke visited the College on Thursday 4th July to give a fascinating and inspirational talk as this year’s Everest Lecturer. Karen is an adventurer, Paralympian and currently a full-time athlete. After an accident in her early twenties, Karen was paralysed, breaking her neck, back, arms, skull – and the list […]

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Incrementum 2019

Once again this year, 35 pupils from Marlborough College Malaysia joined 40 pupils from Marlborough College UK for the Incrementum course. This takes place in Marlborough College as a part of Skill Up week, and takes its name from the school motto “deus dat incrementum”. The first three days were spent mixing with MCM on […]

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Form Summer Festival

Once again, the Shell’s year of exploratory learning in Form culminated in two days of creative, practical and thinking challenges in the Form Summer Festival. Pupils could choose from 12 activities covering aspects of science, sport, the media, literature, film, textiles, ceramics, painting, television, music, psychology and geometry. These included two trips away from the […]

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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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Remove Eurovision Song Contest 2019

On Tuesday evening, the whole Remove gathered in the Ellis Theatre for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, organised by the Modern Languages Department. Each of the language sets in the Remove prepares a song in the language they are studying and performs it to an audience of pupils and beaks. In addition, the visiting French […]

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Modern Languages L6 Drama Festival

Once again the Language Centre courtyard was packed on a beautifully warm summer evening, as the members of the audience took their seats for this year’s Modern Languages Lower Sixth Drama Festival. With nine languages represented, including an entry in English from the Exchange group visiting from our partner school in Paris, we were in […]

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C1 artwork by Julian Trevelyan

“Marlborough College” c.1960 by Julian Trevelyan, R.A., Hon. R.E. (1910-1988) Hanging silently and peacefully, indeed perfectly, in C1 House Library is a “home grown” work of art of distinction and beauty. In fact, the more one looks at this work the more it strikes the viewer. Go beyond the merely superficially naive style and look […]

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