Academic

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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Pearson Outstanding Learner Awards 2018

  Mr Eatough accompanied three of our current Sixth Form pupils on a journey to the Le Meridien hotel in Kuala Lumpur on 22nd November. The purpose was to attend the awards ceremony organised by the Pearson group, which runs the Edexcel IGCSE examinations. It was a splendid occasion with hundreds of pupils from across Malaysia in attendance. James […]

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Science Week

Science Week has been packed full of exciting activities. It kicked off with a Year 8 break out activity on the human body. The  Year 7s problem solved to make a chemical clock and the  Year 6s were crime scene investigators to piece together the clues to ‘Who killed Mr  Anderson?”.  Year 5s enjoyed a rather wet trip to LEGOLAND to […]

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Lectern Club

Based on the theme ‘For the Greater Good’, the first Lectern Club of the academic year took place on Monday, 15th October, at the Master’s Lodge.  Following the usual format, the Master and Mrs Stevens, Mrs Eaton-Jones, Mrs Davies, Mr Calverd and invited Sixth Form guests were treated to six excellent speeches interspersed throughout a […]

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Lower Sixth Core Weekend

At the start of this academic year, as Lower Sixth students we felt quite intimidated by the idea of IB, unsure of what to expect.  However, we were fortunate enough to depart on a short trip known as the Core Weekend.  This weekend was intended to introduce us to the Core requirements of the IB […]

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World-beating IGCSE results at Marlborough College Malaysia

Marlborough College Malaysia has announced yet another set of outstanding IGCSE results with most grades being at A/A*.   One pupil achieved an exceptional 11A* grades, with three more achieving 10A* and a further three achieving 9A* grades; impressively, 58% of all grades were at A* or A. Over 93% of the grades awarded were at […]

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