Academic

Lectern Club

On Monday, 11th March, Sixth Form pupils participating in the final Lectern Club of the Lent Term, together with Mrs Ashworth, Mr Finn and Mr Cowie, gathered at the Master’s Lodge, anticipating an evening of delicious food and stimulating speeches.  They were not disappointed as six first-time speakers from Lower Sixth took to the lectern.    Humaira […]

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MCM House Plasticine Challenge

This week to celebrate World Book Day the  Senior School Library ran it’s annual Great British MCM House Plasticine Challenge. All the Senior Houses took part with the only prerequisite that entries were book related and of course, as the name suggests, made out of plasticine. Each House produced the most amazing creations ranging from […]

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World Mathematics Championships

On the weekend of the 1st to the 3rd of March a team of three pupils from Shell represented Marlborough College Malaysia in the World Mathematics Championships qualifier for South East Asia. The event was held in Singapore at the Institute of Management and our team were supervised by Miss Hughes. The event allowed 180 keen mathematicians […]

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World Scholars Club

Seventy-two pupils made the journey up to Kuala Lumpur on the 2nd March, to take part in the regional round of the World Scholar’s Cup. Well over 500 scholars had gathered to put their academic mettle to the test in four different events: debating, essay writing, the Scholar’s Challenge, and the Scholar’s Bowl.   After […]

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Kinabalu Reading Challenge

At the end of last term the Senior Library and English department launched the MCM Kinabalu Reading Challenge for Shell and Remove pupils, the aim being to encourage reluctant readers to become confident and enthusiastic book lovers. J.K. Rowling once said “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book”.  It is certainly true […]

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Senior School Chinese New Year Assembly

On January 23rd, the Senior School assembly celebrated Chinese New Year. The pupils participated in a range of Chinese cultural performances. To open the assembly a traditional Chinese instrument, a Guzheng, was played by Annca Zhang (Remove). Six Shell girls performed a song called “Dong Xi” followed by an uplifting performance of The Kungfu Fan […]

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Afternoon Tea with the Master and Mrs Stevens

One of my favourite occasions is having a very traditional Afternoon Tea with a three-tiered cake stand laden with tempting goodies washed down with refreshing cups of hot tea.  So, it was with great pleasure that the Master and I welcomed our hard-working College Prefects on Friday, 7th December, and our well-deserving Prep School Merit […]

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Biology Olympiad

The first Biology Olympiad for Shell was held on the 6th December and was a great success. Four of us attended the competition, looking forward to participating in such a wonderful event. We left the College at 5:30am, along with 2 accompanying staff: Mr Dempster and Ms T-V, arriving at Epsom College for the start […]

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THIMUN Singapore 2018

On Monday, 19th November, 27 pupils from MCM set out for this year’s much-anticipated THIMUN Singapore Conference, hosted by the Hwa Chong Institution.  A most prestigious event organised by The Hague International Model United Nations (THIMUN), this year’s conference saw MCM represent five nations in a simulation of the United Nations, including Afghanistan, the Czech […]

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