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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Summer Cricket Course

Over the penultimate weekend of the summer break, the first Summer Cricket Course was run at MCM. Over two days, children from 7-17 years old were developed in a multitude of cricket-based activities ranging from middle practices to stroke development. This has run on from a promising year within the College where interest in cricket […]

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Summer School 2019

All it took was a couple of hours for new friendships to be formed and some serious learning to take place. By the end of the week, we felt like a family and it was hard to say goodbye. This year’s second Marlborough Language Summer School was a big success.  There were 35 participants from four different […]

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Old Marlburians Evening

On Thursday 22nd August around 30 Old Marlburians gathered at the 1880 Club in Singapore at the invitation of HY Lau (C2 1970-75), Marlburian Club Secretary for Singapore, and Alan Stevens, Master of Marlborough College Malaysia. For the first time at a Club gathering, OMs from Marlborough Malaysia actually outnumbered those from Wiltshire. However, of […]

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Wallacea Expedition

The first MCM expedition on Operation Wallacea set off for Sulawesi from Court on 29th June and returned on 14th July. The two weeks were action packed and full of wonderful moments and experiences that will linger long in the memory. The two weeks were split between a rainforest camp in North Buton and a marine reserve in Hoga (within the Wakatobi Reserve). It took […]

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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 98.5% compared to 77.4 % world-wide, and 89.7 % in the Asia Pacific region. Moreover, MCM candidates had an average score of 35.5 points, soaring past […]

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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 […]

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Summer Serenade 2019

The Summer Serenade Evening was held at the end of the Summer Term to celebrate the wonderful music that has filled our practice rooms throughout the 2018/2019 academic year. We are incredibly proud of what our young musicians have accomplished and were delighted to showcase their talent at this event. The first half of the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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