College Newsletter | LT2023 Week 6B | Online

 10th Anniversary Lecture: Michelle Jana Chan (OM tu-1990-92)

Tuesday, 28 February | Green Hall (Online) | 7.30pm – 9.00pm

Award winning travel writer and published novelist and OM

Read more about Michelle Jana Chan

Register for the event

Book Fair

1st-3rd March 2023 | Prep Art Cafe | 8.00am to 9.00am and 3.00pm to 4.30pm

 

In conjunction with World Book day and to celebrate our love of books, the Book Fair will be returning to the Prep Art Cafe next week. 

 

Pre-Prep to Year 8 pupils will visit the Fair with their class. Pupils  should bring their money in an envelope which should be passed to their form tutor. 

Parents are invited to visit the Book Fair between  8.00am – 9.00am or 3.00pm – 4.30pm each day. 

 

For guidance, tween and secondary books prices range from RM15.00 to RM45.00, with non-fiction and reference books from RM25.00 to RM80.00.

 

We do hope you enjoy the fair and discover a new reading treasure.

Tenth Anniversary Gala Concert 

Saturday 4th March | Wykeham Hall | 7.00pm

The Gala concert will include performances from pupils in both the Prep and Senior Schools.  Together with smaller ensembles, the Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Band, Senior Choir and Prep School choir. Performance pieces will range from Pachelbel’s Canon in D, Karl Jenkins’ Palladio, to Music from ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ and the anime detective series, ‘Detective Conan’.

Register for the Concert

Tenth Anniversary Friends of MCM Gala Ball

Saturday 11th March 2023 | Wykeham Hall, 7.00pm

Tickets RM350 per adult

Marlborough College Malaysia parents, friends are invited to attend the Friends of MCM Tenth Anniversary Gala Ball. 

Enjoy an evening of festivities, including a sumptuous dinner, entertainment, a Charity Auction and dancing. Carriages will be at 1.00am.

 

Five reasons to attend the Gala Ball

Book your ticket

Click here for further information or contact: friendsofmcm@marlboroughcollege.my

Marlborough College Malaysia Triathlon

Sunday 26th March 2023 | MCM Court |  6.00am onwards

REGISTRATION CLOSES 28th February 2023

  • Male/Female and Team categories
  • Groups: Under 6, Year 1 to Upper 6th and Open

Click Register to visit the MCM Triathlon web page for further information.

REGISTER

9th April 2023 – Sunday 16th April 2023 | MCM Residential Camp

The UK’s leading multi-activity camp is joining forces with Marlborough College Malaysia & UKLC to offer an action packed, explorative, English Language immersion programme. Throughout the residential week, Camp Beaumont offers children the opportunity to learn new skills, discover new interests, try new things and have fun with new friends, all set within the fantastic facilities we have here at Marlborough College Malaysia.

Your child will stay in our outstanding boarding houses, enjoy the wonderful College campus, develop their English language skills and taste the delicious food from our catering department.

As a special offer to Marlborough College parents, we would like to give you an Early Bird discount of 10%. Please use the code EARLY10 when making the booking. 

Find out more

College Spotlight: Learning beyond the classroom

Marlborough College Malaysia understands the importance of holistic learning in every aspect of education. Where exploration, discovery and curiosity are values that we aim to instil in every one of our pupils through a co-curricular programme that delivers a wealth of experiences to enhance our pupils’ education.

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Parent Wellbeing blog: Ivy House Parent Blog

“As we look into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.”

— Bill Gates

This year our Lower Sixth pupils were introduced to the Ivy House Award programme, which offers them the opportunity to develop their leadership and life skills. In this week’s blog, Mrs Tomlinson, Head of Sixth Form, provides more information about the award together with reflections from the first cohort of Lower Sixth pupils to undertake this programme.

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National Online Safety (NOS) App

“What Parents and Carers Need to Know about Artificial Intelligence (AI) Solutions”

With the explosion of ChatGPT Artificial Intelligence has been harnessed as a powerful classroom research tool. It can be used in a positive and purposeful context, to help solve problems, write computer code, quickly answer and explore a multitude of questions but it also has the potential to stifle problem solving, reasoning, thinking, and abstract thought.


In this week’s guide you will find tips on how to evaluate this technology with an open mind, discuss how information can be biassed or inaccurate and the value that should be placed on creativity, critical thinking and evaluation.

Click here for the PDF guide

Key Dates

Saturday 25th February 2023

 

FOBISIA ABCIS Virtual Model United Nations

24th February to 25th February 2023

Online

Selected Senior School pupils

 

FOBISIA Rugby Boys U16A

9.00am to 12.45pm

Dulwich College, Singapore

Parents are welcome

 

Netball Festival

8.30am to 10.00am

Year 3 and Year 4 pupils

Munawir Courts

Registered pupils and parents

 

Year 5 and Year 6 Drama Production – rehearsal

9.00am to 1.00pm

Green Hall

Year 5 and 6 cast

 

Open Water Dive Training

8.00am to 12.00pm

Senior Swimming Pool

Tioman dive trip pupils

 

MCM 10th Anniversary Royal Visit

2.00pm to 4.45pm 

Wykeham Hall

By invitation only 

 

Upper Sixth BBQ and Pool Party

7.00pm to 9.00pm

Senior Pool

Upper Sixth Form pupils

Sunday 26th February 2023

 

Open Water Dive Training

9.00am to 1.00pm

Senior Swimming Pool

Tioman dive trip pupils

 

Vaccination Booster

9.00am to 1.00pm

Green Hall

Please attend at your allocated appointment time

 

Monday 27th February 2023

 

Nursery to Year 4 Parent Beak Meetings

5.00pm to 8.00pm

Wykeham Hall

Attendance by appointment

 

Tuesday 28th February 2023

 

MCM Scholarship Assessment – Sport

8.30am to 4.15pm

Selected Y8 pupils

 

10th Anniversary Lecture: Mrs Jana Chan

7.30pm – 9.00pm

Green Hall (Online)

All are welcome

Wednesday 1st March 2023 

World Wildlife Day

8.30am to 4.15pm

Prep School

Themed activities for pupils

 

Book Fair

8.00am to 9.00am

3.00pm – 4.30pm

Prep Art Cafe

Parents are welcome 

 

JSAC Aquathlon

Boys & Girls U14, U9, U11, U7

9.00am to 12.15pm

Repton International School

Parents are welcome

 

Touch Rugby Girls U18A & U16A 

1.15pm to 6.30pm

Dulwich College Singapore

Parents are welcome

Touch Rugby Girls U16B 

3.15pm to 4.30pm

Raffles American School

Parents are welcome

 

Year 5 to Year 8 Parent Beak Meetings

5.00pm to 8.00pm

Wykeham Hall

Attendance by appointment

 

Remove Parent Event

7.00pm to 8.30pm

Theatre and Betjeman

Remove parents

Thursday 2nd March 2023

 

Book Fair

8.00am to 9.00am

3.00pm – 4.30pm

Prep Art Cafe

Parents are welcome

Friday 3rd March 2023

 

Book Fair

8.00am to 9.00am

3.00pm – 4.30pm

Prep Art Cafe

Parents are welcome 

 

World Book Day

8.30am to 4.15pm

Prep and Senior School pupils to attend in costume

 

Year 7 and Year 8 Outreach Social

6.30pm to 8.00pm

Green Hall

Y7 and Y8 pupils

Saturday 4th March 2023

 

Admissions Open Morning

8:30am to 12.00 noon

Wykeham Hall

Please encourage any relatives or friends to come and visit the College if they are interested in an MCM education for their children. Admissions Events Page

 

Cricket Boys U11A

8.15am to 10.00am

MCM Cricket XI

Parents are welcome

 

Year 5 and Year 6 Drama Production – rehearsal

9.00am to 1.00pm

Green Hall

Year 5 and 6 cast

 

10th Anniversary Gala Concert

7.00pm to 9:00pm

Wykeham Hall

All welcome

Register

Sunday 5th March 2023

 

Chapel

10:30am to 11:00am

Wykeham Hall

All welcome

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