Johor Schools Cup

On Saturday, 12th October 2019, Marlborough hosted its first Johor Schools Cup. Thirty-two teams participated in four different age groups with some excellent football played by young people from the local area. The standard was very high and all teams faced challenging opposition with Marlborough losing in the semi-finals in three of the competitions. This […]

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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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Straits Cross Country 2019

On Saturday we saw the inaugural Straits Cross Country event take place with SAS, ISKL and UWC Dover all competing. Saturday’s performance by Marlborough was astounding – everyone pushed themselves to the limit in the blistering heat. There were multiple pupils representing each age group and the event showed the College’s full sporting potential and […]

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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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Visit by University of Edinburgh

We were delighted to welcome Ms Louise Zeelenberg, Regional Manager for South East Aisa and Australasia for the University of Edinburgh to Marlborough College Malaysia this week. Over thirty pupils attended her very informative presentation, where she introduced the University of Edinburgh, the city itself, and elaborated on some of the differences in historical background, […]

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Johor Tigers Clinic

On Wednesday, 25th September, it was Marlborough’s distinct pleasure to welcome the Johor Tigers to the College campus. The purpose of the visit was for Marlborough pupils to benefit from the expertise and experience of the U19 Tigers, which they shared with us generously. The clinic itself comprised three different components for which pupils were […]

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Pupil Voice

The Pupil Council meetings are running over the course of the next ten days at MCM. All meetings are run by our College Prefects and they report back to SMT on the matters raised by our day pupils and boarders. All Houses (day and boarding) are represented at the meetings through: Eco Council – 2 […]

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Basketball 1st Team vs. SG Basketball

The Basketball 1st team went over to Singapore to play SG Basketball at Turf City. This was the team’s first match of the season and it ended very closely with a score of 29-27, with Kai Jun Cheong scoring the game-winning layup with one minute on the clock. The team played hard on defence but […]

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Annual Pearson Edexcel Awards Ceremony

Mr Eatough travelled up to KL on the evening of Friday 20th September, with three of our pupils, Arthur Gatignol, Nanarelle Hundertmark and Nhu Nguyen, to attend the annual Pearson Edexcel Awards Ceremony, which took place at Le Meridien Hotel on the Saturday morning. The event is held each year to recognise those pupils who have excelled at a national […]

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IGCSE Drama Showcase 2019

The first Hundred Drama showcase of this term took place this week with some outstanding performances from the pupils involved. These performances form part of their examined IGCSE drama coursework, which is internally assessed before being sent to Cambridge for moderation. The programme of events consisted of a selection of hard hitting, gritty and challenging […]

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Year 5 | Michelangelo

Year 5 pupils are studying the life and works of Michelangelo in Art this term. They have been given the task of painting the Sistine Chapel the same way the artist did centuries ago; on his back, painting up at a ceiling! This has been an exciting challenge that has allowed the pupils to experience […]

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Roald Dahl Day 2019

“A little nonsense now and then is cherished by the wisest men.” On Friday, 13th September, the Prep School was awash with BFG ears, marvellous medicines and marshmallow towers, as pupils celebrated the life and contributions of one of the world’s greatest children’s authors, Roald Dahl. The Science Department wowed the pupils all day with […]

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Friends of MCM Coffee Morning

On Tuesday, 10th September, the Friends of MCM held their traditional ‘Welcome Coffee Morning’ in the Wykeham Hall. It was a great opportunity for the new parents to meet whilst browsing through the many vendors from the local community and second-hand uniform shop. The morning was a great success and it was wonderful to see […]

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Sixth Form | A Night in Hawaii

On Friday, 6th September, the first Sixth Form social event of the MCM calendar took place.  The Marlburian Committee worked tirelessly to present ‘A Night in Hawaii’ for what has traditionally become known as the ‘Ice Breaker Social’. This event is purposefully timed at the very start of the academic year so that both the […]

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International Day of Charity 2019

On Thursday 5th September, the Prep School acknowledged International Day of Charity by hosting a “Back to Front” Day. Children and Beaks alike came to school wearing their colourful hats back to front and the theme was also embraced in classrooms and during lessons. Events included a backwards alphabet competition (the winner completing this in […]

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Ancient Egypt Day 2019

On Friday, 30th August, the Year 3 corridor was transformed into Ancient Egypt. The pupils came dressed in a variety of costumes ranging from phenomenal Pharaohs, captivating Cleopatras and great gods and goddesses; even the beaks joined in! The Pre-Prep children looked on in awe as we paraded through the school. The day was the […]

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Lower Sixth Core Weekend

The Lower 6th core weekend has evolved over recent years into an action-packed three days of immersive activities to kick-start both the IB and the Sixth Form experience at MCM. The challenge of taking 83 new Sixth Formers away on the first weekend of the year requires careful planning and consideration. The purpose of the […]

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Beagle Hash 2019

On Friday, 30th August 2019, the boarding community came together for a 5 km run in the plantation opposite Marlborough. Pupils and beaks were tasked with navigating their way back to Marlborough from the starting point, following paper signs that posted the way. Boarders endured steep inclines and battled through thick vegetation, but the sense of […]

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Outstanding IGCSE Results

  Marlborough College Malaysia has had a double celebration as the announcement of yet another set of outstanding IGCSE results coincided with confirmation that the already excellent IB Diploma results have been further upgraded to a record College average of 35.5. More than a quarter of all candidates achieving over 40 points, which is more […]

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