College Newsletter | MT2023 Week 1A | Online

MICHAELMAS TERM 2023

We were delighted to welcome our Marlborough College Malaysia pupils back on Monday and Tuesday and greet the wider community at the FoMCM Coffee Morning in the Wykeham Hall this morning.

SENIOR SCHOOL

Outstanding IB and IGCSE Results

It is with great pride that we can share with you the 2023 exam results for both the IB and IGCSE. These results are a testament to the pupils’ hard work and determination, as well as the dedication of their beaks and other support staff throughout the College.

Many congratulations

 

 

WHOLE COLLEGE

Music Taster Evening

It was a delight to welcome so many keen and aspiring musicians to the Green Hall on Wednesday evening. 

All enquiries related to Instrumental Music Lessons shall be sent directly to the Music Department at musiclessons@marlboroughcollege.my  

If you have already contacted the Music Department they will be in touch next week with regards to new pupils registrations, scheduling trial lessons and respond to your enquiries.

WHOLE COLLEGE

Meet the Master Events

Further to the email that was sent out at the beginning of term, we invite all parents to our Meet the Master events which are being held over the next few weeks. There are different times, dates and locations available for parents to socialise and meet Mr Burbury. 

Thursday 7th September 2023 | Pre Prep Parents |  8.15 am to 9.15 am | Green Hall

Friday 8th September 2023 | Prep Parents | 8.15 am to 9.15 am | Wykeham Hall

Tuesday 12th September 2023 Senior School Parents | 8.15 am to  9.15 am | Marlburian

Tuesday 10th October 2023 | 6.00 pm to 8.00pm | Four Seasons, Kuala Lumpur

Thursday 12th October 2023 | 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm | British Club, Singapore

Register your attendance

WHOLE COLLEGE

Parent Information Evenings

Please be aware of the following parent information evenings that are running over the next two weeks. Letters will be sent out with event sign up information. Please save the date.

  • Monday 28th August 2023 | 7.00pm to 8.00pm | Pre Prep Parent Information Evening | Green Hall
  • Wednesday 30th August 2023 |7.00pm to 8.00pm | Prep Parent Information Evening / Year 4 to Year 8 Residential Information Evening | Wykeham Hall
  • Tuesday 5th September 2023 |5.45pm to 6.45pm | East Java Volcano Trekking Parent Information
  • Wednesday 6th September 2023 |5.00pm to 6.00pm |Parent Information Evening – Bali dive trip
  • Wednesday 6th September 2023 | 7.00pm to 8.30pm | Shell Parent Information Evening

COMMUNITY

Friends of Marlborough College Malaysia

Tuesday 29 August 2023 | 15:00-16:30 | Friends of MCM Afternoon Tea | Singapore

Please join FoMCM for Afternoon Tea in Singapore. A great opportunity to meet other parents at the start of the academic year.

Register for the event

FoMCM will also be opening the used uniform shop in Taylor House, at MCM on Wednesday 30 August 2023 from 8.30 am to 10.00 am. Registration not required.

WHOLE COLLEGE

Sports and After School Clubs

Please see the before and after school programmes for the Senior Sports and the Prep School. Please follow the instructions in the document to sign up for the Prep School clubs. Senior School clubs require pupil-initiated sign-up.

HEALTH CENTRE

Guidelines for illness

As the school community returns from the summer break, there may be an increased level of illness. Please refer to the attached document for guidelines on returning to school following an illness. 

Thank you for your cooperation in maintaining the health of everyone.

Read the Guidelines

COMMUNITY

Safety Notice

Please could all visitors and staff drive with due care and attention while in the College grounds.  Please be reminded that the speed limit is 15km/h

COMMUNITY

College Closed 31st August 2023

Please be aware the College will be closed to day pupils and staff on Thursday 31 August 2023 in celebrations of Malaysia’s Independence Day.

COMMUNITY

Camp Beaumont | 23rd – 27th October 2023 | MCM

After an extraordinarily successful Summer Camp. Camp Beaumont will be returning to MCM during the half term holiday.

Find out more

 

COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT

Friends of Marlborough College Malaysia

As the new academic year unfolds and the first FoMCM event looms on the horizon, there’s no better moment to contemplate the past accomplishments of FoMCM and the ongoing contributions it makes to Marlborough College Malaysia.

Read the spotlight

WELLBEING

National Online Safety (NOS) App

“What Parents and Carers Need to Know about Sharing Photos Online”

One of the more heartwarming, life-affirming aspects of social media is being able to share special moments in our children’s lives with family and friends. This week’s guide runs through the possible safety concerns when sharing information online. Potential risks include, accidentally displaying identifying details (images showing where a child lives or what school they go to, for example) or photos being seen and saved by strangers.

Click here for the PDF guide

ADMISSIONS & MARKETING

Admissions Open Morning 

Saturday 9th September 2023 | 8.30am – 12 noon

The admissions team will be hosting a Singapore Admissions Event at the British Club on Tuesday 29th August 2023 at 5.30pm and a College Open Morning on Saturday 9th September. 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

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Key Dates

(correct as of 25th August 2023. For up to date information please refer to the College website calendar)

Friday 25th August 2023

IB Core Weekend

8.00am to 27th August 2023 6.00pm

Desaru Johor

Lower Sixth Pupils

Depart 8.00am

 

Beagle Hash

4.30pm to 6.00pm

Senior School

Year 7 to Upper Sixth Boarder pupils and staff

Saturday 26th August 2023

IA Silver River Expedition Canoe Training Practice Session

10.30am to 12.00 noon

MCM Lake

Selected Hundred pupils

IA Silver Expedition pupils will require sports clothes, a hat, sun cream, insect repellent, water bottle and snacks.

Monday 28th August 2023

Before and After School Clubs Commence

 

Pre Prep Parent Information Evening

7.00pm to 8.00pm

Green Hall

Registered Pre-Prep parents

Tuesday 29 August 2023

Friends of MCM Afternoon Tea in Singapore

3.00pm to 4.30pm

Singapore

Parents are welcome

Register here

 

Singapore Admissions Event

5.30pm to 7.30pm

British Club, Singapore

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

Wednesday 30th August 2023

FoMCM Used Uniform Shop

8.30am to 10.30am

Taylor House

Parents are welcome

 

Senior School Football House Matches

2.40pm to 4.15pm

MCM Fields

Shell to Sixth Form pupils

Parents are welcome

 

Prep Parent Information Evening / Year 4 to Year 8 Residential Information Evening

7.00pm to 8.00pm

Wykeham Hall

Parents are welcome

Thursday 31 August 2023

Malaysia Independence Day – College closed

Friday 1 September 2023

Shell Team Building Day in Desaru

8.00am to 6.00pm

Desaru Johor

Shell pupils

 

Biology IA Field multi day Trip

8.00am to 4th September 2023, 6.00pm

Kelab Alamai -Pendas Gelang Patah Johor

Upper Sixth pupils

Saturday 2 September 2023

Year 3 to 6 Internal Football Festival

8.30am to 9.30am

MCM Fields

Year 3 to Year 6 pupils

Parents are welcome

 

Year 7 to Hundred Internal Football Festival

9.30am to 10.30am

MCM Fields

Year 7 to Hundred pupils

Parents are welcome

 

IA Silver Practice River Expedition on Canadian Canoes

10.00am to 3rd September 2023 8.00pm

Sungai Melayu

Selected Hundred pupils

Sunday 3rd September 2023

Compline

8.00pm to 8.30pm

Theatre Hall

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