College Newsletter | ST2024 Week 5 | Online


Your Digital Life – Jonathan Taylor 

Monday 20th May 2024 | 7.00pm | Wykeham Hall

The College is delighted to announce that Jonathan Taylor will be visiting on Monday and Tuesday, May 20th-21st, to deliver a series of workshops to parents, pupils, and staff.

Parents are invited to attend an evening workshop that shares current best practices, as well as a host of information to support their children’s online journey. 


Register for the event


Online Boarding Information Evening | Thursday, 23rd May 2024, 5.30pm

We would like to invite day parents to join us for our upcoming Online Boarding Information Evening. This online event offers you an opportunity to explore our vibrant boarding community and learn more about the comprehensive boarding programme we offer.

During the presentation, you’ll gain valuable insights into life within our boarding community, take a virtual tour of a boarding house, hear from our boarders and also one of our boarding parents.. Whether you’re considering boarding options for your child or simply curious to learn more, this event promises to be informative and engaging.

We look forward to welcoming you and sharing the unique experiences that Marlborough College Malaysia has to offer.

Contact to register.



Don’t miss out on two exciting Friends of MCM events after the half-term break!

First up, join us for our final Coffee Morning of the academic year on Friday, 7th June, at 8.30 am in Taylor House. It’s a perfect opportunity to catch up and enjoy some delightful conversation. Later that day, we have our Social Evening in Puteri Harbour, at 7.00pm.

Please see the flyer for full details of each event, and we look forward to seeing you there.


Summer Festival | 15th June 2024 | 3.00pm to 8.00pm

Please put a date in your diary to join us on Saturday 15th June for the Summer Festival.

Last year’s Spring Festival was so popular that it is back, but at a new point in the year. We have a full programme of creative endeavour – from ballet to batik, drumming to drama, gymnastics to synchronised swimming; a language cafe, art galleries and fashion shows. We will be having the official naming of the Theatre and the closing ceremony of the Marlborough College Malaysia MUN. There will be food trucks and catering provided by the marvellous Cezar’s team. The Friends of MCM will also be supporting this family event and the finale is a performance from the ‘POPs’ Community orchestra and choir. Showcases and refreshments will be available from 3pm and fireworks will be lighting up the sky as this celebration of 2024 concludes at 8pm.


Super Curricular Reading | Shell, Remove & Hundred

Mr. Jarrett has recently introduced Senior School pupils to an exciting new directory of super curricular reading tailored specifically for Shell, Remove, and Hundred pupils. This curated list offers engaging and age-appropriate reading recommendations, designed to help pupils deepen their understanding in subjects where they’re already showing genuine academic curiosity.

As the summer holiday approaches, this presents an ideal opportunity for pupils to begin expanding their super curricular repertoire. Please encourage your child to take advantage of this valuable resource.

Super Curricular Reading


Spotlight On: A Super Saturday at MCM

Marlborough College Malaysia is well known for being a bustling hub of activity where our Sixth Form and boarding community thrive – even on weekends. In this week’s Spotlight, we get an insight into a vibrant Saturday at the College through the eyes of Mr Jon Clements, Head of Sixth Form.



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.

Residential Brochure Day Camp Brochure

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!


National Online Safety (NOS)

What Parents and Educators Need to Know about School Avoidance

School avoidance is a sharply increasing phenomenon, with tangible negative effects on children’s wellbeing and education. The factors that come together to make a child consciously avoid seeing their classmates and teachers can be much more complicated than is often assumed. A careful, mindful approach from parents, carers and educators is required to help children return to an environment that may be causing them intense anxiety. 

This week’s guide helps to define potential roots and ramifications and what you can do to help your child navigate these obstacles and continue their education.

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Key Dates

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

Saturday 18th – Sunday 19th May2024

IA Bronze Practice

Sungai Melayu Kampung Village

8.00am – 6.00pm

Shell Pupils

Saturday 18th May 2024

Frozen Rehearsal

9.00am – 1.00pm

Green Hall

Year 7 and Year 8 pupils

Sunday 19th May 2024

CONNECT Unplugged

7.00pm – 7.30pm

Upstairs Meeting room

Monday 20th – Friday 24th May 2024

Shell, Remove and IGCSE Exams


Master’s Recital Prize – Heats

12.30 – 1.50pm

Orchestra Studio

Year 6 and Above

Monday 20th – Tuesday 21st May 2024

Jonathan Taylor Safety workshops

8.30am – 4.15pm


Pupils only

Monday 20th May 2024

Jonathan Taylor Parents Workshop

7.00pm – 8.30pm

Wykeham Hall

Tuesday 21st May 2024

Prep Sports Photos

8.30am – 1.00pm

Wykeham Hall


Year 6 Team Building afternoon

1.50pm – 4.15pm

School’s Lake


Pre-Prep Ballet Showcase

2.45pm – 4.00pm

Green Hall

Wednesday 22nd May 2024

Pre-Prep Ballet Showcase

9.00am – 10.00am

Green Hall


Leadership training day for Pengawas and Lower Sixth Prefects

9.00am – 3.00pm


Pengawas and prefects


Admissions Open Afternoon

2.00pm – 4.00pm

Wykeham Hall

Thursday 23rd – Friday 24th May 2024

Year 3 Singapore Zoo River Wonders Trip


Thursday 23rd May 2024

Online Boarding Information Evening

5.30pm – 6.30pm



Year 7 and Year 8 Disco

6.00pm – 7.30pm

Green Hall

Friday 24th – Sunday 26th May 2024

AIMS Chinese Language Competition trip

Garden School Kuala Lumpur

Year 5 – Lower Sixth

Friday 24th May 2024

Learning Showcase 

1.15pm – 3.30pm


Nursery – Year 2


Learning Showcase

1.15pm – 3.30pm


Year 4 – Year 8


University Guidance Talk: Medicine, Dentistry & Vet Science

2.40pm – 3.25pm


Hundred and Lower Sixth

Friday 24th May 2024 – Monday 3rd June

Half Term 



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