War Memoirs and Letters of Harry Fox

We are delighted to announce publication on the College Archive website of War Memoirs and Letters of Harry Fox, 1917-19. Harry Fox was at Marlborough from 1911 to 1916. Upon leaving school, in common with almost all of his contemporaries, he was called up and, upon completion of Officer and Artillery training, Second Lieutenant Harry Fox, aged […]

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Squash team seal promotion

The College Squash team won the Roehampton Invitational (Division Two) tournament over the weekend. In the pool stages the College beat Wellington (3-2), COLFS (5-0) and Lord Wandsworth (w/o) before a win over KCS in the semi-final stage (4-1). In the final Winchester were the opponents with a 3-2 win for the College sealing promotion […]

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18 receive Oxbridge offers

Our warmest congratulations to the 18 young men and women of the College who have received offers from Cambridge and Oxford this year. There is still, of course, considerable work to be done before they take up their places at these august institutions, but their achievement in having reached this point is one of which […]

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Review: Tasmin Little & Martin Roscoe

Some years ago, I had the pleasure of hearing Tasmin Little in a performance at the BBC Proms.  What I heard was compelling in every sense:  musically, emotionally and technically an artist of huge personality and stature, an artist with a gift to communicate and engage at the very highest level.  For decades she has […]

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Review: Richard Pembroke

The Economics and Business Society welcomed Richard Pembroke (B1 1985-90), a successful entrepreneur, on Thursday 14th January when he gave a talk titled, ‘Exploding the Myths of Entrepreneurship’.  The packed audience was taken on a whistle-stop tour of his career and let into some of the trade secrets along the way, allowing us all to […]

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Sevens Secrets

George Tavner, Assistant Academy Manager at Bath Rugby, was at the College on Monday to assist with a rugby sevens coaching session. Tavner is one of the youngest Level 4 coaches in the country recently enjoyed great success heading up the rugby programme at SGS Filton College and was previously Director of Rugby at UWE. […]

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England call-up

Congratulations to George Lamb, who works in Crosby & Lawrence, who has been named in the England U18 Schoolboys squad. After a series of trials, Lamb has been named in the ESFA (English Schools Football Association) representative side, which will take on Ireland, Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland in the Centenary Shield. Lamb lives locally […]

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China-Britain Business Council

A number of Sixth Form Chinese pupils visited the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) on Monday 18th January.  CBBC advises British businesses on how to expand their work to China. These businesses range from small, local enterprises to large, international conglomerates. CBBC is a leading player in its field, with over 60 years of experience, and […]

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Writing Achievements Recognised

Each year EMagazine, the magazine for English Literature students, runs a competition for Sixth Formers that shadows the T S Eliot Prize for Poetry.   This year, as well as the critical essay on the shortlisted poet that the student thought should win the prestigious T S Eliot Prize, there was a creative element, with […]

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Review: Natural History and Biology Society talk

The Natural History and Biology Society was treated to a superb lecture on Thursday evening by University of Gloucestershire Professor of Science Communication, Adam Hart and wildlife photographer, Mr Ayub Amin. The talk, entitled “How insects say a lot without making a sound” initially focused on leaf cutter ants, describing how they feed on a […]

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Review: Illumination

The Michaelmas Term’s Illumination was anticipated eagerly with the promise of more variety and more comedy performances following the musical dominance of last year’s shows.   The new team of Will Heard (LI U6), Keya Punja (MO U6), Charlotte Russell (MO U6) and Alice Studdert-Kennedy (NC U6) drew a big audience and everyone was excited about the line-up. The cup stacking legacy that is Thor […]

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University visit for L6 Chemists

Lower Sixth Chemists visited the University of Bristol Chemistry department on Monday 11th January, working in the undergraduate labs on the dehydration of a cyclohexanol to create a cyclohexene.  Continuing Marlborough’s link with the University of Bristol, the Lower Sixth were able to complete a first year university student experiment, working in the newly refurbished […]

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International Call-Up

Congratulations to Stasi Knight (CO L6) who has been selected to represent the Wales Women’s Indoor Hockey Team at the 2016 Eurohockey Indoor Championships. The tournament will take place in France over the exeat weekend with Stasi in line to make her senior international debut. Speaking from Cape Town, where he is currently training as part of […]

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OMs required for Guidance Evening

If you left up to ten years ago and would be happy to come back and chat to the Hundreds pupils about your career sector, the Guidance Department at the College would love to hear from you.   The event will take place at the College early evening on Tuesday 9th February 2016, and there’s […]

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OMs take the stage

A number of OMs on the Yucatan records label performed in the Mem Hall on Saturday evening. Josh Edwards (BH 2004-09), Josh Jordan (LI 2004-09), Will Stokes (B1 2003-08) and Seb Fagg (C1 2004-09) all performed alongside Blanco White on stage. To find out more about Yucatan Records and George Cosby (C1 2003-08), please click here.

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The Secrets of Success

On Tuesday evening, Melissa Hyndman, ex -international coach for Fiji and Wales, delivered an inspirational lecture for the College’s Netball players.  Melissa is also an accomplished Superleague netball coach and her motivational address for our pre-season day honed in on attributes for success. Dedication, creativity, trust, respect and hard work were identified as aptitudes not […]

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Charity Concert

A charity concert organised by Alice Studdert-Kennedy (NC U6) is taking place on Saturday evening at St Mary’s Church in Marlborough. The evening is to raise funds for the SPRINT fund, a charity set up to help children who have had acquired brain injury recuperate and get them living a normal and healthy life style […]

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International experience

One of the world’s most prominent high performance netball coaches, Melissa Hyndman, oversaw pre-season training for the College on Tuesday. New Zealand born Hyndman was until recently Wales National Netball Coach where she took Wales from 19th to eighth in the world, their highest ever position. Hyndman has also overseen the most successful season in […]

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Martin makes Bath bow

Congratulations to Henry Martin (PR U6) who came off the bench for Bath Rugby in their Aviva A League fixture at Saracens on Monday evening. Martin was amongst the replacements for Bath’s United side at Allianz Park and made it onto the field during the second half. This followed his appearance against Bristol United on […]

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Christmas Wishes

Happy Christmas one and all with best wishes from Marlborough College. The Lent Term will begin 6-9pm on Tuesday 5th January. For a full list of term dates please click here – a list of forthcoming dates are listed below. Lent Term Starts 6-9pm Tuesday 5 January 2016 Exeat 12 noon Friday 22 January – 9pm Sunday […]

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Review: Wind Department Concert

An enthusiastic Memorial Hall audience was entertained by an energetic and eclectic mix of material, the common theme being the evident enjoyment of both players and conductors. Big Band set the tone with three high quality pieces, including a rendition of ‘That’s Life’ as a suitable tribute to Frank Sinatra, who was born on 12th […]

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