College Newsletter | LT2024 Week 9 | Online

SENIOR SCHOOL

IB Visual Art Exhibition

20th March 2024 | 7.00pm -8.30pm | Senior LRC Building

Join us in celebrating our International Baccalaureate (IB) students as they showcase their IB Visual Arts portfolio. The exhibition promises an immersive journey through diverse artworks that encapsulate their artistic exploration, innovation, and dedication from paintings and sculptures to multimedia installations, each piece reflects our talented young artists’ unique perspectives and creative voices.

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PREPARATORY SCHOOL

Thursday 21st March 2024 | Prep Piano Festival | Wykeham Hall

5.00 pm to 5.45pm | 6.15pm to 7.15pm

Our young pianists cannot wait to welcome you to the Annual Piano Festival Concert.

The programme will feature a delightful mix of pieces, showcasing the diversity of our pupils’ repertoire. It’s a wonderful opportunity for you to witness the progress your child has made and to share in the pride and joy of their musical achievements.

We encourage you to join us for the entire evening however there will be an intermission for light refreshments from 5.45pm to 6.15pm allowing parents to leave or join the festival at that time.

 

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Programme Part One Programme Part Two

WHOLE COLLEGE

Marlborough Miles 2024 | 22nd March 2024 | 2.40pm to 4.00pm

We are delighted to invite the Marlborough community to attend the annual Marlborough Miles event on Friday, 22nd March. This year, the event will be a charity walk around the Marlborough Mile to raise funds for the Tunku Laksamana Johor Cancer Foundation, providing assistance and care for cancer patients. Money will be raised through collection buckets on the day, as well as through CAS and Outreach sales and games. Last year, the total amount raised was RM 12,063—a significant contribution to charity.

 

The entire College will participate in the event, and the walk will commence from two starting points: on Court or from the Prep bus bay shortly after 2:40 pm. The Senior and Pre-prep car parks will be open, but there will be no access to cars around the Mile during the event. The event will close at 4.00pm.

 

Pupils can be collected from their normal pick-up locations starting at 4:15 pm. Parents not attending the event will be held on Jalan Marlborough until pick-up can commence.

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WHOLE COLLEGE

Important Triathlon Information

RACE PACK COLLECTION

Saturday 23th March 2024 at the Marlburian from 11am – 4.00 pm

 

EVENT DAY

SUNDAY 24th March 2024 

6.30am – Check In

7.15am – Transition Closed

7.30am – U6 & Under Flag off 

7.45am – 7-8yo Flag off 

8.00am – 9-10yo Flag off 

8.15am – 11-12yo Flag off 

8.30am – 13-14yo Flag off 

9.15am – 9.30am BREAK (CARS OUT)

9.30am – 15-16 yo Flag off

9.45am – 17-18yo Flag off 

10.15am – 19 and Above Flag off 

11:00am – Prize Presentation

12:00pm – Event officially ends

Further information on distances and entitlements is contained in the google form and a full race guide can be viewed on our partners website here.

ADMISSIONS & MARKETING

Online Boarding Information Evening 

Tuesday 26th March 2024 | 5.30pm

We would like to invite you to an Online Boarding Information Evening.  The event will enable you to learn a little more about how boarding at Marlborough College Malaysia can benefit your child, including:

 

  • additional academic support on evenings and weekends from beaks (teachers) on duty
  • access to world-class facilities such as the library, pool, gym, and tennis courts out of school hours
  • social interaction and communication with peers (i.e. social events, study groups, and sport)
  • independence and preparation for University.

The event programme will include:

  • a presentation from Mrs Rebecca Jarrett, Head of Boarding
  • a video tour of a boarding house 
  • testimonials from current boarding pupils
  • a Question & Answer session

To register for the event please email admissions@marlboroughcollege.my. If you are unable to join online, please email Admissions directly and alternative arrangements can be made.

WHOLE COLLEGE MUSIC

The Master’s Recital Prize 2024 | 12th June 2024

The Master’s Recital prize is a classical repertoire competition open to instrumentalists, singers and pianists who are of a standard of Grade 6 and above.

Live heats will be held between 13th May and 24th May 2024.  The final will be 12th June 2024.  Chosen repertoire should last between four and ten minutes although allowances may be made for pieces or works which exceed this limit.

Please email Mr Watkins, the Director of Music, at gwatkins@marlboroughcollege.my for any further information.

 

The closing date for entries is Friday 19th April

Competition entry

COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT

Spotlight On: Science lessons that spark curiosity

Our hands-on approach to learning here at the College means that pupils are encouraged to ask questions, investigate topics further and discover for themselves.

Our Science departments in both the Prep and Senior School fully embrace this approach and often use experiments and practical activities to create engaging and memorable lessons. 

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COMMUNITY

Camp Beaumont Summer Camps

Exclusive English in Action Programme

Day Camps from 8th July 2024 | Residential Camps from 7th July 2024

We are thrilled to announce the return of Camp Beaumont, the United Kingdom’s most established multi-activity day camp provider at Marlborough College this summer. They are running two programmes over the summer to boost your child’s English language skills with attractive discounts for Marlborough Parents. 

Please read the information below on how to apply the discounts and visit their website for further programme information.

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Introducing the exclusive English in Action Day Camp programme, developed in partnership with UKLC, one of the UK’s top language providers. This unique collaboration brings together the expertise of Camp Beaumont and UKLC to offer an unparalleled language learning experience for your child. We are proud to inform you that this programme is the only one in Malaysia to offer a British Council accredited certificate upon completion. This prestigious certification not only enhances your child’s language skills but may also open doors to future academic and professional opportunities.

The English in Action Day Camp will take place from 8th July to 2nd August 2024, offering a dynamic 5-day programme filled with captivating activities and immersive language learning opportunities. This camp is specially designed for children aged 5 to 12 years, providing them with an engaging and enriching experience. 

In addition, we are thrilled to offer the English in Action Residential Camp, tailored for children aged 9 to 15 years. This 15-day camp will span from 7th July to 4th August 2024, allowing participants to fully immerse themselves in the English language and cultural experiences. It offers an extended duration for comprehensive language development and a deeper exploration of cultural nuances.

 

To secure your child’s place in this exclusive programme, we require a 20% deposit. The balance should be paid by Friday, 31st May, 2024. As an additional incentive, if you pay in full at the time of booking, your child will receive a complimentary camp kit, ensuring they are fully equipped for their enriching English in Action experience.

 

Here are the instructions for booking and payment:

  1. Full Payment at the Time of Booking:
  • Visit www.campbeaumont.asia and select your preferred campus and camp dates. 
  • During the checkout process on Bookwhen, enter the discount code “SCHEIA10” exclusively for school parents to apply a 10% discount to the total price by 30th April 2024.
  1. 20% Deposit by 30th April and Remaining Balance by 31st May 2024:
  • Visit www.campbeaumont.asia and select your preferred campus and camp dates.
  • During the booking process on Bookwhen, enter the discount code “SCH20DEPOSIT” to deduct 80% of the exclusive school price.
  • Our Customer Service team will reach out to you individually and provide a secure Stripe link to process the payment of the remaining balance by 31st May 2024.

We understand that you may have further questions or require more information about these incredible opportunities. Please do not hesitate to contact Camp Beaumont Asia at bookings@campbeaumont.asia , call them at (+60) 12 206 6095 or head over to www.campbeaumont.asia to explore the details and get a sneak peek of the incredible adventures awaiting your children. 

 

We encourage you to take advantage of this limited opportunity to nurture your child’s English language skills and provide them with an unforgettable learning experience. Secure your child’s place in the English in Action programme today!

COMMUNITY

National Online Safety (NOS) App

10 Top Tips for Parents and Educators: Developing Healthy Sleep Patterns

Low-quality sleep can become a serious issue. A healthy – and consistent – sleeping pattern, therefore, is incredibly important especially for children and young people’s wellbeing.

With the stresses and distractions that can present themselves to young people, it can be tricky to ensure they’re in the best mindset to wind down in the evenings for the rejuvenating rest that they need. The right approach, however, can give them a better chance of cultivating a healthy sleeping pattern. This week’s guide has some practical tips on helping them to achieve exactly that.

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Key Dates

For up to date information please refer to the College website calendar

16th March 2024

 

Girls Touch vs FoBISIA

U14A / U16A / U18B / U18A 

8.00am

MCM

 

16th – 17th March 2024

PISF Johor

8.30am – 4.30pm

Midvalley Exhibitions Centre, Johor

 

IA Gold Practice 

8.00am – 5.00pm

Sungai Melayu

Sixth Form Pupils

 

17th March 2024

Matilda the Musical 

9.00am – 6.00pm

Marina Bay Sands Singapore

Artemis, Prep orchestra and Prep choir

 

18th – 21st March 2024

Remove Mid-Day Monologues

1.20pm – 1.45pm

Theatre 

No Audience

 

18th March 2024

Boarders BBQ – Gaia

6.30pm – 7.30pm

Master’s Lodge

 

19th – 21st March 2024

IGCSE Chinese Oral exams

8.30am – 4.15pm

MCM

 

19th March 2024

Admissions Online Evening

5.30pm – 6.30pm

Online

 

Leadership Farewell Supper

6.30pm – 8.30pm

Master’s Lodge

 

MCM ‘Pops” Chorus Rehearsal

7.00pm – 8.30pm 

Green Hall

 

20th March 2024

Year 8 Palm Plantation walk

8.00am – 4.15pm

MCM and Plantation

 

Year 3 Knights and Castle Day

8.30am – 4.15pm

MCM

Remove, Hundred and Sixth Form Girls Touch

House Competitions

2.40pm – 4.15pm

MCM

 

Boys Basketball vs Johor Basketball club 

U18A

2.45pm – 4.15pm

MCM

 

Remove Orders Published online

5.00pm

Parent Portal

 

Year 8 Residential – Parent Information Evening

6.00pm – 7.00pm 

Year 8 Shared Area

 

IB Art Exhibition 

7.00pm – 9.00pm 

LRC

 

21st – 22nd March 2024

Lower Sixth Geography IA Trip

 

21st March 2024

Year 2 Production Final Performance 

9.00am – 10.00am

 

Marlborough Miles

2.40pm – 4.15pm

MCM

 

23rd March 2024

HM Sultan of Johor’s Birthday

School closed

 

24th March 2024

MCM Triathlon

7.00am – 12.00pm

MCM

 

Community Pops Orchestra and Chorus Rehearsal

2.00pm – 5.00pm 

Wykeham Hall

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