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14th July - 10th August 2019

Young People's Courses

Young Adventurers 9 to 12 yrs

The Young Adventurers programme is designed to be fun, exciting and educational within the surroundings of Marlborough College. The well-balanced selection of activities provides opportunities for personal development, building individual skills, teamwork and creativity. 

Early evening entertainment includes outdoor adventures, treasure hunts, swimming inflatables, Jailbreak, Gold Rush and much more.  There's just so much to do! 

The Summer School Office will issue a Parental Approval Form for all students aged 17 and under which must be completed prior to arrival. 

Courses marked with a C indicate combined courses for both Teenagers and Young Adventurers. 

 

 

 

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English as a Foreign Language

English as a Foreign Language

COURSE No. 404-407

TUTOR: Matt Gow

Would you like to have fun and meet people from all over the world while improving your English? Marlborough College provides an idyllic, picturesque environment for brushing up your English this summer. A team of experienced and highly qualified English Language teachers will deliver the EFL courses. The General English Programme is perfect for combining with the many exciting activities on offer...

Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing

COURSE No. 408-411

TUTOR: Rob Doyle

A country sport for the true individualist, fly fishing is like riding a bicycle. Once you have mastered the basics, you never forget. Casting, strategy and tactics, understanding the wily trout, landing a fish and tying knots are all covered in this fascinating course. Fishing on the Manningford Trout Fishery's lakes, you will become competent at a skilled sport that you can...

Young Clayshot

Young Clayshot

COURSE No. 412-415

TUTOR: Shooting School Barbury

Hosted at a local professional shooting school, this course caters for both beginners and shots that are more experienced. Taught in small groups, the course covers all aspects of safe gun handling before coaching and practice begins. By the end of the week, you will be shooting a wide variety of targets including driven, crossing and going away targets. There will...

Fencing for Beginners

Fencing for Beginners

COURSE No. 421,422

TUTOR: Alan Knowles

Come and try your hand at fencing, one of the first sports played at the modern Olympics. In the age of chivalry, duelling was favoured as a method of settling matters of honour due to its grace and simplicity. These remain two of the most attractive aspects of the sport today. It is also very rewarding, developing all-round fitness, flexibility of...

HOWZAT: Cricket for Beginners

HOWZAT: Cricket for Beginners

COURSE No. 425,426

TUTOR: Lois Wright

This course is for individuals who wish to discover the world of cricket. No experience is required, as the course will start from the beginning covering the basic components of the game. By the end of the week, you will have experienced game scenarios while putting your newly learnt skills to the test. When learning to bat, bowl and field using soft...

Martial Arts for All

Martial Arts for All

COURSE No. 436-439

TUTOR: Richard Herbert

This intensive week is for those who wish to gain experience in the martial arts and is suitable for complete beginners in addition to challenging the more experienced martial artist. Throughout the week, you will learn the striking, kicking and blocking techniques of the martial arts. You will cover traditional patterns, the anti-bullying and self-defence principles of awareness, avoidance and resolution and...

On Target

On Target

COURSE No. 440-443

TUTOR: Sid Vincent

This course is a circus of shooting activities for the budding marksman including archery, clay pigeon, air rifle shooting and an afternoon of paintball marksmanship over a testing outdoor course. A tournament on the last day will determine the marksman of the week.

Dance Fusion

Dance Fusion

COURSE No. 466-468

TUTORS: 466: Zoe Humphries; 467: Vicki Plomer; 468: Emily Gibbs

Dance Fusion offers a challenging, high-energy week. You will experience a variety of different dance styles including street dance, contemporary and commercial jazz. Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to produce a piece of choreography that you will perform at the end of the week in Court. No previous experience is required, just lots of energy and enthusiasm for dance. ...

Drama and Performance Skills for Young People

Drama and Performance Skills for Young People

COURSE No. 469

TUTOR: John Williams

This course aims to develop performance skills using a variety of techniques where imagination and teamwork will provide an excellent outlet for creativity as well as boosting confidence and self-esteem. The course is suitable for all ages and will cover voice work, improvisation skills, working with masks and Shakespeare.

HOWZAT: Cricket for Improvers

HOWZAT: Cricket for Improvers

COURSE No. 475,476

TUTOR: Lois Wright

This course is for individuals who have previously played hardball cricket within a school team, club or at county level. You should be able to bowl, bat against a hard ball, field and understand the game of cricket. The course will focus on your development, learning new batting shots, game tactics, improving your bowling and the game as a whole. Where possible,...

Fencing for Improvers

Fencing for Improvers

COURSE No. 477,478

TUTOR: Alan Knowles

This course is great for building on what you have already learned on the previous Summer School course, at school or your local club. In the age of chivalry, duelling was favoured as a method of settling matters of honour due to its grace and simplicity. These remain two of the most attractive aspects of this Olympic sport today. It is...

Introduction to Water Polo

Introduction to Water Polo

COURSE No. 485,486

TUTOR: Andy Hicks

Water polo is an Olympic sport played since the 1900s. This course, taught by an experienced coach, caters for water polo players of all abilities. The only requirement is that you must be a competent swimmer able to swim at least 50 metres. Throughout the week, you will cover a variety of skills, which will improve your game play from passing,...

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