Marlborough Excels… Ivo Devereux

Ivo Devereux (B1 U6) successfully auditioned last Easter for the 2012 NYT Summer Programme. Competition was intense and there were apparently around 2000 applicants auditioning for some 200 places. At 17 Ivo was, I believe, the youngest applicant to be accepted (most are 20-21) and it is especially unusual for someone of his age to be successful […]

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‘Illicit’ the Dark side of Globalisation

This week the Politics Department was delighted to host award winning documentary maker Helen Fitzwilliam. She addressed a packed Ellis Theatre about the dark side of globalisation before showing her film ‘Illicit’. The documentary outlined in vivid detail how globalisation has allowed gangs and traffickers to become far more connected, leading to the development of […]

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Ian Wilkins Exhibition Video

Ian Wilkins, our newly appointed Artist-In-Residence at Marlborough College for 2012 – 2013, welcomed the College community to his first private view of exciting relief and three dimensional prints in the Mount House on Friday 28th September. Ian is a recent graduate from Cardiff School of Art & Design where he studied for his Masters […]

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Macmillan Coffee Morning

On Friday 29th September, Lyndel Moore and Rachel Bruce hosted a Macmillan ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ event in Barton Hill. Sally Cripps, the dame of Barton Hill, Mrs Moore and members of the local community made a vast amount of cakes, which were sold throughout the morning, keeping the Common Room packed. In addition, a […]

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Marlborough Excels… Academic

Marlborough College aims for pupils to discover and develop their abilities and talents in the broadest sense. We celebrate the achievements of the following pupils who have excelled academically this summer in public examinations: Five Upper Sixth Marlborough pupils have achieved national recognition for examination success this summer. Lorenzo Orfali (Tu) Lorenzo scored 44/45 points […]

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Marlborough Excels… Tristan Robbins

Tristan Robbins (CO L6) Cycling Success was selected to join the British Cycling Olympic Talent Team for 2011/12 won the gold medal in the 10km scratch race in the Olympic velodrome at the UK school games in May won the National 10 mile road racing time trial in his age category in May 2012 won […]

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Music Scholars’ Recital

As a dry run for the annual Royal Over-Seas League Music Scholars’ Gala Concert in London, Music Scholars gave a fine performance at the Wiltshire Music Centre in Bradford on Avon as a fund raiser for local talented young musicians less fortunate than Marlburians. The Wiltshire Music Centre concert hall is a fine venue with […]

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Guest Rugby Coach Brian Ashton

Brian Ashton dropped in to assist the XV and XL with their preparations for the Clifton sesquicentenary match today. A renowned guru of coaching practice in all sports, many Marlborough staff also took the opportunity to observe Brian’s session and pick up a few tips. The overwhelming message being one of a player centred approach […]

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Malones Match v Common Room

In stark contrast to the previous year’s inaugural fixture, the Malones arrived back at their alma mater in blazing sunshine. Their opposition for a second year, the ‘older’ Old Boys, plus some staff relics from Common Room, provided a decent opportunity for the Malones to run out before the well publicized Clifton sesquicentenary fixture. It […]

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Rugby 1st XV v Wellington Video

The 1st XV victory over Wellington yesterday 10:5 cemented a fantastic start to the season with three wins in three matches.  Charlie Harrison, Master in charge of Rugby said, ‘Beating Wellington is an event that most schools in the country would appreciate due to the depth and quality of their rugby pedigree.’ Charlie Pascoe (C2 […]

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Martin Sixsmith Talks to the History and Russian Societies

Martin Sixsmith visited the College on Thursday 20 September and lectured in the Ellis Theatre to 100 pupils from the History and Russian Departments. Martin is known to many as the former BBC correspondent in Moscow at the end of the Cold War. Years of experience of living in Moscow and researching Russia has given […]

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Politics Society ‘Why the EU is Doomed to fail’

Dan Hannan, Conservative MEP for South East England, was a much anticipated speaker partially due to the overriding unanswered question a majority of students had of ‘how can this man be a Eurosceptic with the word “European” in his job title?’. In a Q&A style format with Mr. Gow, Hannan provided engaging insights into his […]

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King’s Singers Vocal Workshop Video

The King’s Singers Vocal Workshop It’s not every day that pupils have the opportunity to work with the illustrious King’s Singers, but that’s precisely what happened in a workshop held in the Goodison Hall on 16th September. ‘King’s Singers Inspire’ is the educational project which allowed this to happen, following on from a workshop a […]

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Marlborough welcomes the new Chaplain Video

In a special service held at Marlborough College Chapel on Sunday, 9th September, The Revd Dr David Campbell was licensed and installed as the new Senior Chaplain by the Bishop of Salisbury. The whole school gathered to welcome him and to witness this new beginning in the Chaplaincy at the College. The Revd Dr David […]

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‘A to Y’ EPQ Exhibition

Sophie Birkin (MO U6) completed her Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) at the start of the 2012 Michaelmas term. Her hard work and dedication resulted in a magnificent opening at the Mount House Gallery on Sunday the 2nd September. Her project entitled A to Y incorporated a variety of mediums each inspired by the book Alice’s Adventures […]

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Marlborough College Malaysia Opens

350 children began their first term at Marlborough College Malaysia in the South-East Asian economic zone of Iskandar on Monday 27th August. The College is situated on a 90-acre campus with outstanding facilities and space for young people to develop their full potential as part of an all-round education. The campus reflects contemporary Malaysian architecture […]

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Marlborough Excels… Charlie Bawden

Charlie Bawden (MM Hu) Cricket Success played for Surrey U17 and U15 in August 2012 took 5 wickets for 22 runs for U17s against Middlesex took 6 wickets for 8 runs against Cheshire in the Malvern U15 Festival awarded the Surrey County Girls Under 15 Player of the Year

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National Championships Tennis Finals

The National Championships Finals sees the top 16 girls and top 16 boys schools in Great Britain compete over 4 days. Each team finish with a final placing between 1st and 16th and earn ranking points towards the year end AEGON Team Tennis Schools rankings. From July 9th to the 12th, 16 Boys teams and […]

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Ladakh

The 2012 Outdoor Activity Department College expedition was to Ladakh, in the Indian Himalayas. Thirteen Marlburians committed themselves to the 18 day expedition setting off a day after the Leavers Ball with a 24 hour stop off in Delhi. Arriving at Leh airport the following day was a huge culture shock. Leh is approximately 3,500m […]

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Politics trip to Washington DC

As the bell sounded for half term, 26 eager politicos accompanied by MAG, DJH, RAS and ADB set off for a five day study trip of Washington DC. The itinerary included outings to the White House, the Supreme Court and the National Archives. Seminars delivered by officials at the headquarters of the World Bank and […]

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Relics of the Now Summer Exhibition by Joe Doldon

Joe Doldon, Artist in Residence 2011-12 On first viewing the gallery interior one is struck by the breadth of materials Joe has explored to create his dynamic sculptures. On closer observation, the variation in texture, form and scale that Joe accomplishes in order to create sensitive detail, also becomes impressively apparent. Joe explains within his […]

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