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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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