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STEM Days

One hundred and fifty-eight Shell and Remove pupils were off their normal post examination timetable on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th June to participate in MCM’s first STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) days. Competing in mixed year groups of four, they engaged in everything from building wind turbines, to deciphering location codes in a […]

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Australian New Zealand University Fair

On Tuesday 8th March, a group of eager Sixth Formers attended the Australian and New Zealand University Fair at KSL Hotel in Johor Bahru. With over thirty universities from the region attending, including the top eight Australian and New Zealand universities, the event was not to be missed. Arriving at 3pm, the Sixth Formers, accompanied […]

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For the Love of Knowledge

Five of our Sixth Form pupils have successfully completed the online course Introduction to Philosophy run by the The University of Edinburgh through a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) provider, Coursera. With universities now offering versions of their courses online, a group of pupils were able to meet each week after school, guided by two […]

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MCM pupils awarded highest examination marks in Malaysia

At the recent Pearson Medallion Awards Ceremony, held in Kuala Lumpur on 5th September 2015, five pupils from Marlborough College Malaysia received awards recognising their achievements for gaining the highest marks in Malaysia in the Edexcel IGCSE examinations. The award winners were: Ameer Chugthai for History and Religious Studies, Anya Igwe for Religious Studies, Edward […]

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2014 – 15 IGCSE Results

We are pleased to announce another set of excellent IGCSE results. The cohort of sixty two candidates, some of whom have been at the College since it started in 2012 and others who joined in either the Remove or Hundred, should be delighted with their level of attainment. One pupil achieved 10A* grades and five […]

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MCM Prize Day 2015

The annual Prize Day took place on Saturday 4th July. Nicholas Goh entertained the audience of over 500 with a brilliant rendition of Chopin’s Fantasie Impromptu, which set the tone for the occasion. The words of Jerusalem from Milton by William Blake (1757 – 1827) to the music of Sir Hubert Parry (written in 1916) […]

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Lower Sixth Group 4 Project Days

Scientists are happier with exact things, like equations and constants. We can deal with theories which try to explain the best evidence of the day. Science teachers have no problems in assessing a pupil’s planning skills or their ability to collect or manipulate data. Calculations are easy to mark, as are conclusions and evaluations. Pupils […]

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IB-Themed House Challenge

One of the key IB Learner profile characteristics is ‘Knowledgeable’ and this was certainly on show in Wednesday’s House Quiz Challenge final. As another new event for the Marlborough College Malaysia calendar, the Senior School didn’t really know what to expect. Teams of four faced three gruelling sessions of questions on Maths, Science, The Arts, […]

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Year 7 Science Competition – Power For the World

Year 7 started their new topic in Science: Energy Resources. What better way to start this topic than with an inter-house competition! The aims of the competition were for the pupils to gain an understanding of how renewable energy can provide power in rural communities in developing countries, and to build empathy with people in the […]

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