Academic

Dundee University Visit | Sixth Form

On Monday, 25th November, the sixth form Biologists were privileged to have Professor Kim Dale and Tracey Wilkinson as well as Dr David Martin, all from the University of Dundee, visit and conduct workshops with them with the theme of forensic science. Dundee University is ranked as one of the leading universities in Europe for research in Life Sciences and is […]

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Medawar Society Scholars

The Medawar Society has got off to a busy and impressive start this term, having started writing essays for the Immerse Education Competition, presenting in assembly in front of the Senior School and attending sessions on revision skills and influencing behaviours in others. A real focus this term has been filling the Medawar Society calendar […]

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THIMUN 2019 | Shell

This year’s much-anticipated THIMUN conference, held at the Hwa Chong Institute in Singapore, began on Tuesday 19th November. Following the success of our own MCMUN debate last term, to which pupils from Year 8 were invited, Model United Nations attracted a number of eager Shell pupils this term, and as such, our four delegations at […]

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Lectern Club | The Secret to Happiness

On the evening of the 11th of November, the second Lectern Club of the year was held at the Master’s Lodge, and was attended by keen Sixth Form pupils as well as a small number of invited guests, including Mr Eatough, Mr Clarke, Mr Mason and Miss Poots. Six Sixth Form pupils took on the […]

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Space & STEM Camp 2019

“Marlborough, the experiment is a go, you are clear to launch.” For the first time, MCM joined a NASA competition to have real astronauts place a student-designed experiment on to the actual International Space Station, which blasted off from the Mission Discovery challenge centre in Singapore, with over 300 students from all over Singapore and […]

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History Trip to Beijing and Xi’an

On Tuesday, 22nd October, with the excitement of Nations Day still in the air, twenty-six MCM pupils and three beaks set off for the much anticipated History trip to Beijing and Xi’an. The journey to reach our first destination, Beijing, was a long and tiring one, but we arrived in great spirits on the Wednesday […]

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World Mathematics Championship

From Thursday 17th October to Saturday 19th October 2019, two groups of three students each, from Hundred and Lower Sixth, represented Marlborough College Malaysia in the annual World Mathematics Championships (WMC) Senior Qualifiers 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. With over 170 math. enthusiasts competing from different international schools across Asia, who were all captivated by […]

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Remove | Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay

Currently, Remove pupils are studying plants; how they transport materials, how they exchange gases and acquire nutrients. So, on Tuesday, 8th October, 90 pupils boarded three coaches to visit over 1,500,000 plants in Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay. We were lucky enough to visit both the Flower and Cloud Domes with our guides who were informative […]

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The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition

In 2019 more than 11 000 young people from across the Commonwealth entered the Essay Competition. As the world’s oldest schools’ writing competition, it invites entries from under-18s to share their views and experiences on an important current topic on a global platform. Past winners include the Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr Lee Hsien Loong; […]

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Remove | Franchise Fair

Pupils in Remove prepared a Franchise Fair in order to persuade potential investors to purchase a franchise agreement with them. Pupils acted as franchisors engaging and enticing their clients. Franchise firms ranged from a fish restaurant to a bakery and healthy drinks enterprise. Food and drink was most definitely the theme of the day. Pupils […]

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