The Innovation Centre hosts Dyson engineering workshop

The Innovation Centre was the venue for an engineering workshop for Sixth Form pupils, the first of its kind in this newly created space. James Pugh from the Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology spoke to our Lower Sixth pupils about the company, the role of engineering in problem-solving, and to offer a robotics workshop […]

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Another record-breaking year for bursary donations

Together nearly 300 generous donors have raised £4m for bursaries in the last 12 months – the most that has ever been raised for financial aid in one year. We are extremely grateful to every single donor and very excited about the momentum that this record-breaking year has generated ahead of the launch of our […]

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Donor Report and Together

By now, members of the Marlburian Community should have received the Donor Report and Together by post. The Donor Reports outlines just some of the projects that our donors chose to support in 2021, including Bursaries, Science and Innovation, and Norwood Hall. This is a really exciting time for Marlborough, and whilst we will be […]

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1843 Society Lunch

Members of the 1843 Society were treated to some outstanding musical performances from Marlborough pupils at their recent gathering at College. The Society is the College’s way of thanking OMs who have thought of Marlborough in their Will. The Master hosts a lunch and takes the opportunity to keep members up to date with her […]

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Class of 2022 Sixth Form bursary

We are asking parents of the class of 2022 to join other parents in supporting a Class of 2022 Sixth Form bursary. The bursary will give an exceptional 16-year-old Marlborough’s Sixth Form education, regardless of their financial background. It costs £90,000 to fully fund a young person through Sixth Form, including extras such as uniforms […]

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Science & Innovation Progress

The Science & Innovation Project made steady progress over Michaelmas 2021 and in September, we were thrilled to host a special event to mark the opening of the Beko Innovation Centre. The Science & Innovation project is split into three phases and our attention has now moved to the Science Block, as our Bursar, Andrew […]

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The Impact of Bursaries

Former bursary pupil, Molly McHugh-Iddon (LI 2018-20) shared the impact of studying at Marlborough College with the Royal National Children’s SpringBoard Foundation (RNCSF).  Molly joined Marlborough as a Sixth Form pupil in 2018 through the RNCSF a national charity providing bursary opportunities across the UK. During the process, the RNCSF select two of three boarding […]

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MC Super Moons Supporting Bursaries

The College is delighted to be supporting a special online exhibition by Edward Twohig, Head of Art, entitled 100 Marlborough College Super Moons. All prints are available to purchase online and Edward is generously donating 50% of the proceeds to the College’s bursary programme which provides life-changing opportunities for young people from less fortunate backgrounds. The […]

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Donation for Norwood Hall

Earlier this year Old Marlburian, Piers Buck (1987-91 CO), made a generous donation to improve the food offering in Norwood Hall. Piers has a huge passion for food which resulted in the founding of his successful Little Freddie food company. You can read more about Piers and this company in the latest Marlburian Club magazine. […]

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1843 Society Lunch

It was lovely to welcome over 50 members of the 1843 Society back to Marlborough for lunch on Thursday 30th September, following a two year gap due to Covid. Members enjoyed a drinks reception followed by lunch in the Adderley, with a stunning performance on the violin by Poppy McGhee (NC L6), accompanied by Claire […]

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Beko Innovation Centre official launch event

On Tuesday 14th September, the College was delighted to host a special event to mark the opening of our Beko Innovation Centre. The timing and the size of the event had been affected by the pandemic but it was wonderful to welcome our partners, Beko, our generous donors and the members of staff who made […]

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Bursary Pupil Wins National Young Citizen Award

Not only is bursary pupil Poppy McGhee an exceptionally talented musician, but she is also particularly caring using her talents to help others, particularly blind, partially blind and autistic children through the work of The Amber Trust. We are therefore delighted to report that Poppy’s efforts have been recognised by the Rotary Young Citizen award, […]

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First Swindon partnership pupils secure bursary places at Marlborough

Three ambitious students from Swindon Academy will be joining Marlborough’s Sixth Form in September as part of our partnership work with the school, thanks to the generosity of our community who have supported bursaries through Marlborough College Foundation. In 2016 Swindon Academy and Marlborough introduced the ‘Grammar Stream’, an innovative new scheme by which selected […]

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Class of 2021 Leavers’ Bursary appeal reaches £90,000

We are delighted that we received an incredibly generous response to the Class of 2021 Bursary Appeal and that collectively the upper sixth parent body have reached the £90,000 goal. This means that from September 2021 a talented young pupil will be awarded a 110% Sixth Form bursary, thanks to your support. This award will provide a life-transforming […]

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Innovation Centre Opens

The start of the Summer Term heralded the opening of the new Innovation Centre, which opened its doors today to the first pupils. The building was completed on Wednesday 31st March, with the Biology and Design Technology Departments moving in over the Easter break to be ready for the start of the new term. The […]

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Innovation Centre: Opens for the Summer Term

It seems a long time ago that the first spade was put in the ground for building work to commence on our new Innovation Centre. 516 days later, we are delighted to report that the building is now essentially complete. It will be fitted out for Biology and Design Technology over the Easter break and […]

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Video & Review: 749 Lecture

Over 300 parents, OMs and pupils enjoyed a fascination talk by retired beak David Walsh (C1 1960-65), who is also a much respected author. Last year David published a book, co-authored with Sir Anthony Seldon, and titled “Public Schools and the Second World War”. David’s talk discusses the wider context of the contribution of public […]

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An Enduring Legacy

Simon Lerwill, Foundation Director, recently wrote an article on the importance of bursary programmes in the Scholarships & Bursaries edition of the School House Magazine. You can read the full interview here on page 26.

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£250,000 Secured for New Parental Hardship Fund

The global economy has been hit hard by the Coronavirus and as a result some Marlborough families have found themselves facing financial hardship. Last month the College launched a new parental hardship fund to support those families who have been impacted and who may struggle to pay the fees now and in the future. We […]

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