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11th July - 7th August 2021

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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Mixed Media and Imagination

Mixed Media and Imagination

COURSE No. 530

TUTOR: Josey Scullard

Stimulate your creativity with this lively course using all sorts of materials in unexpected ways. The 'Staring into Space' project, which the tutor personally created alongside Children's Laureate, Lauren Child, is the base for this course. Designed to give you a little space to think, develop ideas and find inspiration, each session relates to a children's book and encourages independent thinking and...

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Gruesome Grub and Gory Stories

Gruesome Grub and Gory Stories

COURSE No. 531

TUTOR: Perry Staker

Want to know about the Great Stink of 1858 and what was done about it, why Queen Elizabeth I's teeth were black, how to find a witch (and what to do with her when you've found her), who the Resurrection Men were, have a chance to feast like a Roman and banquet like a Tudor, meet a soldier from the English...

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Bringing Scripts to Life

Bringing Scripts to Life

COURSE No. 532

TUTOR: Rhian Vaughan

Let the words leap out from the page and ignite your imagination as you spend the week playing and exploring dramatic scripts. You will meet plenty of characters and work to bring their story out of the script, making both the characters' and your own personality come alive. By the end of the week, and our lively and active sessions, you...

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Photograph like the Professionals

Photograph like the Professionals

COURSE No. 533,534

TUTOR: Pete Davies

Get into the creative mood this summer with an all-singing, all-dancing photography week. Expert tuition from a professional photographer will reveal how to take perfect photos to impress friends and family alike. The aim of the course is to get you snapping away just like the professionals, discovering the joy and sheer variety of digital photography. It will be an action packed...

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Stay Alive Survival

Stay Alive Survival

COURSE No. 535,536

TUTOR: Ed Plank

Could you fend for yourself without any home comforts? How would you get on if you were lost or stranded in unknown territory? Get to grips with a few vital survival skills that could keep you alive and get you home in one piece. Learn how to prepare yourself for the unexpected, find water and make it safe, prepare and cook game,...

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Beginners Harp

Beginners Harp

COURSE No. 537

TUTOR: Ruth Faber

The harp is one of the most ancient, beautiful and versatile instruments. This is your chance to learn the basic principles of harp playing, some simple solo pieces and some fun ensembles with one of the UK's most experienced harp tutors. You will be provided with a lever harp and no previous knowledge of music is necessary. Simply bring plenty of...

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Colour Tastic

Colour Tastic

COURSE No. 538

TUTOR: Juliet Fooks

This fun, inspiring course aims to develop and stimulate creativity through art and design. During the week, you will express yourself using multimedia, including pencils, pastels, paints, inks and collage. This will be an extremely valuable course for those wishing to develop their artistic talents.

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Around the World in Five Cuisines: French, Chinese, Caribbean, American and English High Tea

Around the World in Five Cuisines: French, Chinese, Caribbean, American and English High Tea

COURSE No. 539

TUTOR: Meliny Tim

Grab your passport, pack your adventure taste buds and let's go cooking 'around the world'. Throughout the week, you will learn to cook a starter, main and side dish from five different cuisines. You will also learn where different foods come from, knife skills, cooking techniques, including how to cook to maintain the health benefits of fresh ingredients, and how food works...

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Summer Pony Camp

Summer Pony Camp

COURSE No. 540,541

TUTOR: Rein and Shine

Summer Pony Camp is five full days of horsey fun! You will spend lots of time with the horses learning new skills, such as grooming, tacking and bathing your pony for the week, with prizes for the best in stable management. Each day, there will be two riding sessions working on improving elements of riding and preparing for fun shows and competitions...

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STEM Robotic Coding: Build and Learn Robotic Projects

STEM Robotic Coding: Build and Learn Robotic Projects

COURSE No. 542,543

TUTOR: Manny Athwal

In this STEM based course, you will bring engineering and computer science together by building your own robotic projects. You will learn to make and code traffic light systems, water pumps and robots that can move around. A tutor from School of Coding, the UK's largest coding educator, will deliver the course. He holds a Master's in cybersecurity and an undergraduate degree...

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Around the World in Five Cuisines: Italian, Japanese, Mexican, Greek and Indian

Around the World in Five Cuisines: Italian, Japanese, Mexican, Greek and Indian

COURSE No. 544

TUTOR: Meliny Tim

Grab your passport, pack your adventure taste buds and let's go cooking 'around the world'. Throughout the week, you will learn to cook a starter, main and side dish from five different cuisines. You will also learn where different foods come from, knife skills, cooking techniques, including how to cook to maintain the health benefits of fresh ingredients, and how food works...

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Song-Writing Fun

Song-Writing Fun

COURSE No. 545

TUTOR: Bonnie Brasier-Dinning

During this course, you will learn how to write and create your own songs. You will get the opportunity to work independently as well as in pairs and groups. You will begin by looking at lyrics and changing the words to well-known songs. As the week progresses, you will look at the chord structures of pop songs and use them to...

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