Rohingya CAS Group Project

At the beginning of March, the L6th CAS group carried out our CAS group project. The project was centred on the Rohingya refugee children from the local Rohingya refugee school. The Rohingya is a group of people who are regarded as stateless (meaning that they do not belong to any country), the majority of whom […]

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TOK Presentations

As part of the IB Core assessment, all Lower Sixth students are required to explore a real-life/contemporary situation from the perspective of the Theory of Knowledge in the form of a 10-minute oral presentation (or longer within a group).  Whilst argumentation not presentations skills per se are at the heart of the assessment, it is […]

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2019 ‘TED Talk’ Competition

MCM pupils have again excelled themselves in the 2019 ‘Ted Talk’ Competition, a joint initiative between Marlborough College Malaysia and Marlborough College UK, which challenges pupils in both schools to prepare and deliver a TED Talk on a topic of their choice. Entries are judged by a panel of beaks at each school, according to […]

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Hair-raising Day

Iskandar House organised a ‘hair-raising day’ on Friday, 17th May, to raise funds for the House Charity: The Humane Society. The Humane Society is an international charity that helps animals that are being abused. All Pre-Prep and Prep pupils were invited to come into school with crazy hair. This included hair accessories, gel, hats, wigs, hair chalk and hair […]

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Senior Prefects Dinner

On Friday the 17th of May, the Master and his wife hosted a dinner to celebrate the newly appointed prefect body. The evening began with drinks served at the Master’s Lodge followed by a luxurious supper in the boardroom. Each prefect signed their name in a book – immortalizing them as part of the College. […]

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Year 2 Great Fire of London

  This week, our Year 2 pupils stepped back in time to the 17th century.  As part of their Humanities topic on The Great Fire of London, the pupils had the chance to explore it through hands-on learning. The pupils arrived at school in a wonderful array of costumes, perfectly encapsulating the period they had […]

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Pre-Prep Sports Day 2019

Following the storm of Wednesday, the Pre-Prep Sports Day (Reception to Y2) was welcomed with a beautiful morning in Malaysia. A dew lay over the ground but this was brushed away with the herding Pre-Prep pupils who ran and jumped with enthusiasm and plenty of ability. An obstacle course for agility, a sprint, a throw […]

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FoMCM Wellbeing Coffee Morning

On Tuesday 7th May, FoMCM held their Wellbeing Coffee morning at Taylor House.  The morning was very well attended and began with Mr Magnus Cowie giving a brief introduction on the importance of Wellbeing with an insight into how parents and the College can work in partnership to support their child. Afterwards, Parents were given […]

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Cloud 9 Writing Excellence

Paul Moss is a teacher and the creator of a new revision/resource website called ‘CLOUD 9 WRITING’ that is specifically designed for students of GCSE and IGCSE English Literature.  He has been teaching for 13 years and has a following of over 4,000 people on Twitter. He uses the platform to connect with other exceptional teachers who strongly value […]

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Hockey Straits Tournament 2019

Last Saturday saw the inaugural straits hockey tournament take place here at Marlborough. Interest and participation in hockey has been growing at the College over the last couple of years, and over the past twelve months, in particular. Hockey officially launched as a Performance sport at Marlborough College this year and has enjoyed great success […]

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Summer Term Tea Concert

Music has a power of forming the character and should therefore be introduced into the education of the young. (Aristotle) On Friday, 3rd May, the Prep School hosted its final Tea Concert of the academic year. Thirteen young musicians from our upper Prep year groups took to the stage in the Wykeham Hall to create a […]

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Year 7 Edible Park

On Thursday, 2nd May, the Year 7 pupils went on a Geography field trip to the Edible Park. Located in Medini, the park offers a perfect close-to-home example of sustainable tourism for our pupils who spent their Lent Term exploring sustainable tourism in Kenya and Brazil. It was wonderful for them to explore an example […]

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Student Investor Challenge

The Student Investor Challenge is the UK’s premier investment competition with over 400,000 students from 2,500 schools benefiting from this unique experience to simulate trading on the stock market.  British international schools are allowed to participate in the first round and it was pleasing to see over 50 pupils taking part from MCM.  Two of […]

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Asia Pacific Dragons Visit

Marlborough’s rugby squads were given the opportunity to take a break from cricket and hockey this past Wednesday, with a special one-off training session delivered by professional Singaporean-based side, the Asia Pacific Dragons.  APD play in the Global Rapid Rugby competition, which has unique rules designed to increase ball-in-play time and generate a faster, more […]

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Piano Soloists Competition 2019

  A beautiful marbled red sky set over Marlborough College Malaysia on the evening of 1st May, an evening that by tradition in England is celebrated with singing and dancing at the end of a day-long May Day Spring holiday.  The beauty of the Malaysian sky was an appropriate accompaniment to our own May Day […]

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Design and Technology Exhibition 2019

Design and Technology (DT) Exhibitions are an opportunity for pupils to celebrate their creativity and innovation with family, friends and the College community. They are particularly precious for exam pupils, who share portfolios and prototypes publicly for the first time after months of work. This year’s exhibition was stunning, and guests were impressed by the […]

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Prefects Afternoon Tea

The outgoing Prefects were fortunate enough to be hosted for a splendid Afternoon Tea with the Master and Mrs Stevens at the Lodge. We were treated to delicious scones with jam, scrumptious sandwiches and an incredibly yummy carrot cake which disappeared rapidly. It was a lovely opportunity for us to reflect on our time as Prefects, […]

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Treasure Island

During the last week of Lent Term Year 5 and 6 took to the high seas in search for buried treasure, for their production of Treasure Island. The tale started with Young Jim Hawkins being given a treasure map by a mysterious sailor and who then sets sail on an exciting adventure. Among the crew, however, […]

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Prep Merit Winners Afternoon Tea

It was a very pleasant way to end a Wednesday. Myself and approximately 11 other children had been selected to have tea with our wonderful Master. We walked in and were greeted very pleasantly by an assortment of drinks and food. We sat down and greeted the Master and then we stood up again and […]

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