The Marlborough C of E School is a converter academy located in Woodstock, Oxfordshire. We take great pride in our philosophy and ethos.

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  • Wed 2 Sep: Years 7 and 12 in school

  • Thur 3 Sep: Whole School in for Term 1

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Term and holiday dates for 2015-16

Collection of Exam Results

Year 11 Clearance Form

The Marlborough News

Marlborough Sports Fixtures

Performing Arts Calendar

Admissions arrangements

Community Education

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Woodstock Play and Open Day - Wed 29 July. Click here for full details. 

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Wednesday 2nd September: Years 7 and 12 in school

Thursday 3rd September: Whole school returns for Term 1

Marlborough School GCSE Results 2015: Results are up!

It gives me great pleasure to announce another excellent set of results achieved by the students here at Marlborough. We have improved on last year's performance and a number of students have done exceptionally well, achieving 10 or more A* and A grades. These are: Teodor Aricescu, Beckett Hammond, Abigail Teasdale, Megan Dyer, Hannah Topping, Rachel Williams, Samantha Miller, Amelia Popham, Rachel Brown, Jak Bower, Jessica Cairns, Brittany Egden, Hannah Jennings, Helena Job, Helen Ridout, Atalanta Saunders, Leo Thomas and Emily Wood. Our percentage of the top grades remains strong, as does our performance in the English Baccalaureate.

All of our students have earned their results through incredible effort, perseverance and a great sense of togetherness and mutual support. They also reflect the hard work, dedication and determination of our teachers to secure the best possible futures for the students here at Marlborough – often going the extra mile to help those that need it most.

We are a truly comprehensive school and are very proud of all of students’ achievements today. We wish them well for the future, be that as part of our Sixth Form or as they enter the world of work and apprenticeships.

In summary, our results for our GCSE candidates are:

66% 5+ A*-C English and Maths
26% A* and A
74% A* - C
35% English Baccalaureate

Andrew Hanlon, Principal.    

Statement on behalf of Andrew Hanlon, Principal of The Marlborough School, Summer 2015

We are delighted by another year of excellent results here at Marlborough. The vast majority of our young people have secured a place at their first choice University and their success is a testament to their hard work, dedication and commitment to excellence of both the students and their teachers.
We are especially pleased with the exceptional individual performances by some of our highest achieving students, including Michael Clarke, who achieved 4A*s and 1A to secure his place at Cambridge to read Economics.
Also achieving A* and A grades in all of their subjects were: Alex Mohajeri (Pharmacy at Durham); Anna Smith (Biology at Bristol); Joe Walker (Mechanical Engineering at Birmingham); Will Ralf (Economics at Exeter); and Elise Dixon (Chemical Engineering at Birmingham).
Congratulations to all of our students on their achievements and we wish them all the very best for the future.

School Uniform News

A process of consultation about our school uniform is underway and is being led by the Student Council. The consultation process will then extend to all stakeholders including parents, staff and governors. This is a lengthy undertaking and there will be no changes to the current school uniform for the academic year 2015 to 2016. Meanwhile our expectations remain high about the standard of uniform to be worn by our students. Areas of concern primarily relate to inappropriate footwear and trousers and an increasing number of piercings.
Please note that all students need to wear black shoes, black school trousers and to have only one pair of earring studs.
We are asking that any new uniform purchased for September conforms to our uniform code. For a pictorial guide on what is acceptable, please click here.

Asthma Inhalers

As you may be aware, government legislation changes now allow us to hold spare blue inhalers for use in an emergency for any student who may be at risk of having an asthma attack, This legislation states that we need to have written permission from all parents with an asthmatic child in school to be able to administer the spare inhaler in an emergency.

Open Day SuccessTed Adnams & Rod Calcutt

A warm welcome was assured for visitors to the School's Open Morning for past pupils and the local community. Visitors were able to see a vast range of archived material from 1938 to the present day. The MEC Hall featured footage of the Foundation Stone at Marlborough School being laid in 1939 and the Blenheim Pageant which raised money in 1938 towards the cost of building the school. Ted Adnams (who first taught at the school in 1961) and his wife Anne made the trip from Norfolk. Ted was so pleased to find lots of people who still knew him from teaching or as a student. Rod Calcutt, past pupil 1955-59, came along with his whole school photograph of 1958. Rod was Headboy in 1959 and proudly showed us his Headboy’s badge. I believe this photograph was taken at the end of the Headship of Mr C Collins, who left in August 1958, preceded by Mr M Hunt starting in September 1958.                    Jo Onions

Please download letter here for permission to be given for this.

Current Apprenticeship Vacancies - Click here.

Flash of Splendour: Arts Empowering Children

Click here to see this inspiring film made with our Ormerod Department.

Maths Parents Workshops

Marlborough Art goes Global

  • Digital Sketchbooks project with the Ashmolean Museum and Apple, promoted by Apple on iTunesU
  • Stats from Apple showed that Digital Sketchbooks were the 6th most downloaded films globally.
  • Apple are now planning to use the series in some of their promotional marketing material
  • If you would like to view the films and are not signed up to iTunesU, you can see then on: www.ashmolean.org/education/dsketchbooks/

Ofsted 2014 - Result is 'Good'!

Link to letter from Chair of Governors, click here. For link to Ofsted Report, click here.

MP praises school

Link to County website for more details of various services.

Archived news