Academic

Chinese New Year Celebrations | MCM

The whole of MCM has been abuzz with activities and performances to welcome the Chinese New Year (Year of the Rat). The Prep pupils enjoyed many activities such as paper cutting, lantern making, singing Chinese songs and Chinese legend stories. In a cross-curriculum programme with Art, they made blue and white porcelain paper plates and […]

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Oxford Application Success

We are delighted to report that Yasmin Abdul-Razak (U6) has been successful in acquiring an offer from Mansfield College, Oxford, to read Theology and Religion next year. Yasmin was one of a small group of our pupils who made applications to Oxford or Cambridge colleges this year and we were pleased that two of these […]

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AIMS Maths 2020 | Year 6

From Thursday 9th to Friday 10th January, eight of our budding Year 6 Mathematicians went head to head with 144 of the strongest Mathematical minds from 17 schools across Malaysia in the 2020 AIMS competition, hosted by Alice Smith School in Kuala Lumpur. Our two teams consisted of Ashlee, Ryan, Ying Ying and Andy making […]

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The Scholars’ Big Break-In

On Monday, the 9th of December, the two groups of scholars united for a single mission. To enter the library in search of the key. The key to attain their dreams. To enter the reading room and snack on pizza while partaking in discussions on topics ranging from whether pineapple belongs on pizza—it certainly does— […]

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Dundee University Visit | Sixth Form

On Monday, 25th November, the sixth form Biologists were privileged to have Professor Kim Dale and Tracey Wilkinson as well as Dr David Martin, all from the University of Dundee, visit and conduct workshops with them with the theme of forensic science. Dundee University is ranked as one of the leading universities in Europe for research in Life Sciences and is […]

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Aztec Day | Year 4

As part of our Year 4 Humanities unit on the Aztecs, the children were given the opportunity to dress up for the day. In keeping with the theme, we had many warriors, nobles and commoners ready to have an Aztec experience. The pupils played an Aztec game of trying to get a ball through a […]

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Medawar Society Scholars

The Medawar Society has got off to a busy and impressive start this term, having started writing essays for the Immerse Education Competition, presenting in assembly in front of the Senior School and attending sessions on revision skills and influencing behaviours in others. A real focus this term has been filling the Medawar Society calendar […]

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THIMUN 2019 | Shell

This year’s much-anticipated THIMUN conference, held at the Hwa Chong Institute in Singapore, began on Tuesday 19th November. Following the success of our own MCMUN debate last term, to which pupils from Year 8 were invited, Model United Nations attracted a number of eager Shell pupils this term, and as such, our four delegations at […]

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Lectern Club | The Secret to Happiness

On the evening of the 11th of November, the second Lectern Club of the year was held at the Master’s Lodge, and was attended by keen Sixth Form pupils as well as a small number of invited guests, including Mr Eatough, Mr Clarke, Mr Mason and Miss Poots. Six Sixth Form pupils took on the […]

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Space & STEM Camp 2019

“Marlborough, the experiment is a go, you are clear to launch.” For the first time, MCM joined a NASA competition to have real astronauts place a student-designed experiment on to the actual International Space Station, which blasted off from the Mission Discovery challenge centre in Singapore, with over 300 students from all over Singapore and […]

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