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A* Japanese IGCSE Success

Congratulations to our four Cambridge IGCSE Japanese candidates who all achieved A* grades in the recently released results from the November 2014 examinations. These results reflect the linguistic ability of the pupils, their hard work and the excellent preparation of their Japanese teacher, Mrs Webber. Well done to all.

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Marlborough College Malaysia gears up for University Admissions

This week Marlborough College Malaysia took significant steps towards helping our pupils access the world’s top universities. The College has been officially accredited as a UCAS Centre allowing MCM pupils to apply to universities in the UK. This means that our pupils will have application access to top universities in the world, including Oxford, Cambridge, LSE, […]

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Design and Technology Skype Interview

On Wednesday 8th October the Lower Sixth Design & Technology IB students were lucky enough to interview over Skype the former CEO of Interface Flooring, John Walker. Interface are a pioneering carpet tile manufacturer that led the way in sustainable production techniques over 25 years ago. Under John’s leadership, they changed from a highly polluting […]

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Theory of Knowledge Weekend to Desaru 2014

Over the course of 13th and 14th September we were immersed in the world of Theory of Knowledge (ToK) by our wise ToK beaks: CEMR, RAC, DJG and LWGW. We were shown a new way of thinking about virtually anything, from deeply philosophical ideas to the mundane statements made and heard during the course of […]

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Start of Term September 2014

The College opened for the Michaelmas term on Monday 1st September 2014 to welcome new members to the boarding community. Wills House, named after Reginald Francis Wills (OM B1 1935-39), a senior boys’ house, opened its doors for the first time, with Mr Scott Hawthorn as the Housemaster. There are now 186 boarders at the […]

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2013-14 IGCSE results

The College is delighted to announce excellent examination successes in the recently released IGCSE results. From our initial Remove cohort in August 2012, plus a number of pupils who joined in the Hundred, we were thrilled with the level of attainment from a non-selective entry. Two pupils achieved 9A* grades and two others 8A*s, with […]

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Prize Day 2014

The second Marlborough College Malaysia Prize Day took place on the final morning of term. The day started with an early morning thunder storm and torrential rain but, thankfully, had completely blown over by the time the seven hundred attendees arrived for the event in the sports hall. Mr John Manser, Chairman of Council, and […]

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2014 GCSE Design & Technology exhibition

This week saw the opening of the 2014 GCSE Design & Technology exhibition. The pupils responded to a wide range of design briefs including children’s night lights, waiting room tables and novelty nursery furniture. The projects make up 60% of the final grade at GCSE so are a vitally important component of the course. The […]

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MCM achieve IB accreditation

Marlborough College Malaysia received, in the first week of term, the splendid news that we had achieved accreditation from theInternational Baccalaureate Organisation to become an IB World School.  Having spent two years going through the rigorous and stringent process, this is a very pleasing result and much credit must go to Ms Bridgman (IB Coordinator), […]

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ICT Competition

Before the Easter break, a competition was launched in which Senior School pupils could submit a short ‘How to guide’ relating to something innovative and useful with Technology. Pupils were incredibly creative and submitted entries that included ‘How to insert video in video using iMovie’ to using some of the hidden features in Google Docs. […]

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