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 […]
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), […]
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. […]
The first Marlborough College Malaysia IGCSE results were received today and we are delighted to report that the six candidates who took the Mathematics examination in January all achieved A* grades. Many congratulations to them and to their beaks.
Last week saw the start of the newly-formed Robotics Club. The students will be taught how to build and program robots using Lego Mindstorm kits. Whilst learning how to make their robots perform different tasks they will be taught about gears, mechanisms, servos and sensors…in fact a whole range of new skills! The course is […]
On Monday 11th November the Design and Technology students from Remove and Hundred were taken on a trip to The University of Southampton’s Malaysia campus in Educity, Iskandar. After an introductory talk by Professor John McBride about studying Engineering at Southampton we were taken on a tour of the Engineering Department. This included a brief […]
The inaugural Marlborough College Malaysia Prize Day took place on the final morning of the academic year. Blue skies and sunshine greeted the five hundred attendees for the event which took place in the sports hall. Mr John Manser, Chairman of Council, and the Master gave speeches following music from the orchestra and a rousing […]