Academic

IB Diploma Results 2019

The results are in for Marlborough College Malaysia’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme candidates and the scores have once again surpassed world and Asia Pacific averages.   The MCM pass rate was 97% compared to 79.37 % world-wide, and 89.7 % in the Asia Pacific region. Moreover, MCM candidates had an average score of 35.4 points, soaring past […]

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World Schools Debating

On June 19th, fifteen members of the Senior School went to Tanglin Trust School for a debating match.  We were given two motions one week ahead of time for each age group and we began preparations.  The motions concerned the legitimacy of civil disobedience and the prevention of the exploitation of foreign domestic workers.  Teams followed the World […]

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Lectern Club

On the evening of the 17th of July, the third Lectern Club of 2019 was held at the Master’s Lodge, with respected guests including Ms Rich, Mr Arscott and Mr Glynn. It was truly a night of conversation and companionship accompanied by delicious food prepared by Catering. Six Sixth Form pupils took on the topic […]

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Senior House Challenge 2019

This year’s House Challenge final took place in Assembly on 12th June between Wills House and Wallace House. Wills had vanquished Butler and Honan en route to the final, while Wallace defeated the might of Sheppard and the smarts of Steel. The format was simple: each team was asked 30 questions with correct answers scoring two […]

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Formal Debating Skills

Unlike public speaking, debating ensures the engagement of the whole class. From the two teams competing to the audience who can interact with Points of Information or Interest.  This week the English Department beaks trialled more formal debating skills with their Shell classes with respect to two debates on a text which they are studying […]

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Shell Scholars 2019/20

Marlborough College Malaysia is proud to introduce our first Shell Scholars. The Scholarship Programme has been designed to provide extraordinary opportunities to stretch and challenge our most able and ambitious current and prospective pupils in their chosen fields; initially, these are academia and sport, with music and drama being planned as next year’s additions. Underlying […]

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TOK Presentations

As part of the IB Core assessment, all Lower Sixth students are required to explore a real-life/contemporary situation from the perspective of the Theory of Knowledge in the form of a 10-minute oral presentation (or longer within a group).  Whilst argumentation not presentations skills per se are at the heart of the assessment, it is […]

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2019 ‘TED Talk’ Competition

MCM pupils have again excelled themselves in the 2019 ‘Ted Talk’ Competition, a joint initiative between Marlborough College Malaysia and Marlborough College UK, which challenges pupils in both schools to prepare and deliver a TED Talk on a topic of their choice. Entries are judged by a panel of beaks at each school, according to […]

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Year 2 Great Fire of London

  This week, our Year 2 pupils stepped back in time to the 17th century.  As part of their Humanities topic on The Great Fire of London, the pupils had the chance to explore it through hands-on learning. The pupils arrived at school in a wonderful array of costumes, perfectly encapsulating the period they had […]

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Cloud 9 Writing Excellence

Paul Moss is a teacher and the creator of a new revision/resource website called ‘CLOUD 9 WRITING’ that is specifically designed for students of GCSE and IGCSE English Literature.  He has been teaching for 13 years and has a following of over 4,000 people on Twitter. He uses the platform to connect with other exceptional teachers who strongly value […]

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