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 […]

Read More

Prize Day 2019

On Saturday 29th June the Wykeham Hall was full to capacity with almost 800 people attending this year’s Prize Day. As a celebration of the academic year with a little glimpse of the future, the morning kicked off with some magnificent exhibitions of Art, Design Technology, Outreach and CAS on the approach to the hall. The […]

Read More

Year 8 ’80s Party

The Year 8 party! What can I say? It was a fantastic moment in my life. As I entered the party area, I was straight away transported back to the ’80s. Speaking of which, that was our theme. I saw all my friends and teachers dressed in ’80s fashion which was different and exciting to […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Year 8 Science Fair

Monday, 17th June, was the much-anticipated Year 8 Science Fair. The pupils had worked diligently in small groups on a scientific investigation of their choice. They had spent the previous week working through the scientific method, planning, observing and recording data, analysing, drawing conclusions and evaluating. On the day, pupils displayed their findings and presented […]

Read More

Alice in Wonderland

On the 13th and 14th June the College theatre was transformed into a magical wonderland for the annual Year 7 and 8 Prep School production. This year’s production had a 48 strong cast and was a playful take on the classic Lewis Carroll novel Alice in Wonderland, with a healthy dose of music, movement and poetry incorporated into the […]

Read More

Senior Sports Day

  It’s hard to put into words the passion and commitment shown by pupils when they are wearing their house swipes! House sport has a great sense of camaraderie, competitiveness and inclusiveness. Many of the sports played at Marlborough have House competitions but Sports Days epitomise everything that is great about sport at Marlborough. This […]

Read More

Prep Sports Day

As the storm clouds invaded our skies for the 24 hours beforehand, Prep Sports Day was in grave danger. Yet as Friends of MCM set up their tents and the inspections of the track began in earnest, the rains stopped, the air calmed and Sports Day was ON! At first the Year 3 and 4 […]

Read More

The Big Draw 2019

  This year the Big Draw theme was One College, One Family. That meant you could draw anything to do with school, and anything to do with your family, for example, school books, Beaks or your parents and cousins. The Big Draw was also better because there was a timetable where two classes came in […]

Read More

5-Star Ministry of Education Award

Marlborough College Malaysia has been formally recognised by the Ministry of Education (MoE) as one of Malaysia’s leading international schools with its 5-Star Award, the highest possible rating. Marlborough was visited by a team of MoE inspectors in October and every aspect of College operation was scrutinised, including its aims and ethos, policies, facilities, curriculum, […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Pre-Prep House Swim Gala

On Tuesday 11th June, we had one of the best events of the year – the Pre-Prep Swim Gala. This is a great opportunity for the children in Reception, Y1 and Y2 to show their parents and peers the swimming and water confidence that they have been working so hard on all year. The children […]

Read More

FoMCM Hari Raya Open House Coffee Morning

FoMCM held their Hari Raya Open House Coffee Morning on Tuesday 11th June in the Green Hall at Pre-Prep. Parents were serenaded by pupils from Y3-Y7 with traditional Malay songs and dance “Balik Kampung & Selamat Hari Raya”. Yasmin Abdul Razak from Lower Sixth beautifully sang a version of Selamat Hari Raya whilst parents feasted […]

Read More

Prep School M-Factor

  On Monday, 10th June, MCM Prep School had its annual talent show known as the ‘M-Factor’.  All of the houses were represented in true style, with a large variety of performances. Comedy, singing and beat-boxing were just some of the talents demonstrated during the hour-long show.  Having Mr Anderson, Mrs Mooney and Mrs Eaton-Jones […]

Read More

Havana Nights

The Wykeham Hall was transformed into Havana for the MCM Summer Ball.  Guests were greeted with a welcome drink of Mojito at the outside bar, where Salsa rhythms set the mood against a backdrop of tropical flowers and fedora hats. All the women were resplendent in a rainbow of bright, colourful dresses, while the men […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

GCSE Art and Design Exhibition

The GCSE Art and Design Exhibition opened on Thursday, 23rd May, in the Morris Gallery. We were delighted that so many parents, Common Room, visitors and pupils came to view the work of our 25 young artists. These impressive and varied artworks have been created over the two years of the GCSE course. Each artist […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Leavers Ball 2019

The evening of Friday 24th May proved to be a wonderfully balmy one and provided the perfect environment for the Upper 6th Leavers’ Ball. This is a major annual event at the College, at which we mark the end of the IB examinations for our leaving Upper 6th pupils. As guests arrived, they mingled with their aperitifs […]

Read More