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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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Let's Get Inky

Let's Get Inky

COURSE No. 546

TUTOR: Helen Jennings

On this fun and crafty course, you will enjoy dabbling with stamps, ink and paper. You will get inky fingers as you stamp, create and experiment with a range of techniques, products and tools to produce a variety of projects. These will include a notebook, badges and a canvas.

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A Stellar Performance

A Stellar Performance

COURSE No. 547

TUTOR: Estelle Cobbson

Do you love being on stage and everything to do with musical theatre? Then this is the course for you! Over the week, you will learn a variety of musical theatre numbers, which you will perform at the end of the course. You will learn important singing techniques, including characterisation, how to harmonise and how to ace an audition. You will...

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Graffiti-Style Arts Week

Graffiti-Style Arts Week

COURSE No. 548

TUTOR: Angel Brasier-Dinning

During this course, you will discover a variety of skills to build up to creating your own personal graffiti-style picture. You will explore the artist Banksy and look at a range of Graffiti Tags and fonts, all the while exploring which suit your own personality best. You will use a range of mediums throughout the week, such as charcoal, chalk pastels,...

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African Drumming

African Drumming

COURSE No. 549

TUTOR: Luke Winton

Suitable for complete beginners, this lively African drumming course will help improve your co-ordination, mindfulness, teamwork and musicality. Your tutor will encourage you to immerse yourself in rhythm and let the pulse of the drum take control. You will be mainly playing West African rhythms from the Mandinka tribe, which are full of energy. The rhythms are easy to learn and remember,...

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Henna Art for Beginners

Henna Art for Beginners

COURSE No. 550

TUTOR: Morilie Taiwo

Have you ever been intrigued by the beautiful art of henna? Do you fancy having a go at this intricate art form yourself? Henna art for beginners is a fun and interesting course for anyone, even if you feel you are not artistic or creative. The tutor will guide you to create your own art, starting simple and developing into sophisticated...

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Summer School Musical

Summer School Musical

COURSE No. 551

TUTOR: Bonnie Brasier-Dinning

Do you love to act? Do you enjoy singing? Are you creative and artistic? Then this is the course for you. You will certainly keep busy learning a variety of songs from different musicals to create one final production. As well as singing and acting, you will get creative by making props and masks to ensure a fabulous performance for the end...

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Infinity Spy Agency

Infinity Spy Agency

COURSE No. 601-603

TUTOR: Bryan Moriarty

This is a course for kids who want to be Special Agents and parents who want their Young Adventurers to develop confidence, critical thinking and communication skills. You will learn a combination of spy skills, self-defence and gadget making before qualifying for Critical Missions. In these missions, you will battle against time to discover the mysteries locked in ancient objects and try...

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Glorious Gothic Calligraphy

Glorious Gothic Calligraphy

New for 2021

COURSE No. 615

TUTOR: Mark L'Argent

Glorious Gothic, also called Old English or Black Letter, was originally developed in the 11th century and is still a widely popular style today. This course takes you on a fun, historic trip from learning the basic early gothic style, to a more elaborate variety developed later in the 14th century. To begin with, you will be using calligraphy marker pens,...

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Dungeons and Dragons

Dungeons and Dragons

New for 2021

COURSE No. 617

TUTOR: Samuel Cheung

Learning through play, especially with Dungeons and Dragons and Tabletop Roleplaying Games, is becoming increasingly recognised as a powerful tool in education, therapy and learning social skills. During this course, you will begin working through elements of storytelling, worldbuilding, critical thinking, problem solving and tactical play, before enjoying a structured game with analysis and feedback.

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Building Resilience to Thrive in Life

Building Resilience to Thrive in Life

New for 2021

COURSE No. 623,624

TUTOR: Hugo Shepherd

This invaluable course will help you to face challenges, handle mistakes, deal with adversity and thrive in an everchanging world. The tutor believes that developing resilience is one of the most effective ways of helping young people thrive at school, home and beyond. When combined with a growth mindset, you can learn to push yourself outside...

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