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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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The KL Model United Nations Trip

In the College’s third Model United Nations conference this year, twenty eager pupils from Shell to Lower Sixth once again donned their finest formal jackets to take part in an exciting session of the Kuala Lumpur MUN, a three-day conference comprising of fierce debate alongside thoughtful resolution writing. The theme for the conference this year […]

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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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