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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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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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