Senior School

Italy Ski Trip 2019

On Saturday, 2nd February 2019, five beaks and 38 MCM pupils from Year 7 to Remove travelled to the Aosta Valley, Italy, for a week full of snow-filled adventure. The excitement began as we flew over northern Italy and saw (for many for the first time in their lives) the snow-capped mountains of the Alps. A picturesque coach journey […]

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Visit by Malaysia’s Minister of Education

Marlborough College Malaysia was the destination for a recent visit by YB Dr Maszlee Malik, Malaysia’s Minister of Education. On Sunday 10th February, Dr Maszlee and a group of senior guests from the Ministry of Education and Iskandar Investment were given a tour of MCM’s extensive site by the Master, Mr Alan Stevens and the […]

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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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IGCSE Monologues

On the final week before the half-term break, our talented Hundred pupils were staging individual monologues every day in the Theatre during lunch. The pieces have ranged from classic Shakespeare texts of Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Evan Placey’s Girls Like That and Andrew Bovell’s Things I Know To Be True, from 2013 and 2016 respectively. The performances concluded the work that […]

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Outreach Desaru Beach Clean-Up

On Sunday morning, 27th January 2019, enthusiastic Outreach volunteers departed from the school grounds to Desaru coast for yet another beach clean-up.  This term’s clean-up was attended by over 80 people, consisting of 78 pupils and seven staff from both Prep and Senior Schools.  Upon arrival, each and every participant put their energy towards accumulating […]

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Burns Supper

On Saturday 26th January the inaugural celebration of Burns Night for boarders in Marlborough College Malaysia. Robert Burns was a Scottish poet and lyricist who is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland. His birthday, 25th January, is a day to celebrate his works and enormous contribution to Scottish literature such as the famous poem Auld Lang Syne. […]

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Pupil Councils

Over the course of last week, we have had 4 meetings in which the pupils from Prep School and Senior School have engaged in discussions on making the college even better for them. These meetings have been: Day Food Committee (focusing on how we improve our lunchtime options over the 4-week cycle). Made up of representatives […]

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Climbing Competition in Kuala Lumpur

On Friday, 25th January, a group of 15 climbers from the Prep and Senior Schools headed to Kuala Lumpur to compete in the first climbing competition of 2019. The pupils have been practising their climbing techniques during Activities all term, and this paid off with some excellent results – particularly for the Prep School. Yao […]

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MCM Walkabout Drawing Prize Exhibition

An impressive exhibition of the 140 entries to our first Drawing Competition at MCM opened on Wednesday, 23rdJanuary, in the Morris Gallery. The outstanding drawings are from talented Year 6 to Upper Sixth pupils.  The drawings are in a wide range of media and have been inspired by observation. We were delighted that so many […]

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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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