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Johorgraphy Field Trip | Shell

Bright and early, 44 Shell pupils embarked on the annual Johorgraphy trip. This term, we have been focusing predominantly on ecotourism and its effect on the tourism industry as a whole. The purpose of the trip was to study both the natural and human geography of our local area.   First stop was Kampung Sungai […]

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Romeo and Juliet | Lower Sixth

This Valentine’s Day,  the cast of Romeo and Juliet delighted audiences with their unique staging of the tragic Shakespearean tale, Romeo and Juliet.   The Betjeman Pit area of the Senior School was transformed into Varanasi in India; with plentiful bougainvillaea, burning incense and a religious shrine, the cast weaved in and out of classrooms and […]

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Desaru Beach Clean Project | Outreach

Boarders, day pupils and staff regularly travel to the Desaru coast to conduct beach cleans. Post monsoon, the beaches are in a terrible state, full of debris and due to the limited accessibility from public services, the beaches are often long overdue a good clean. Many of our regular volunteer’s comment on the appalling amount […]

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Prep Boarding House Debate

MCM recently introduced a new initiative for the Prep Boarding Houses. Both Taylor and Iskandar Prep Boarding houses took part in a friendly debate, regulated by one of our prefects Agung and judged by Mrs. Stevens. The proposition was led by our Iskandar speakers: Mimi, Alice, Jazmine and Miss Smith, who wanted vegetarianism and veganism […]

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Rawa | Senior School

A group of pupils recently enjoyed a diving trip to Rawa. The group varied in their diving experience from those gaining their PADI Open Water qualification to those more proficient. Some pupils reflect on their trip. Training Before the trip we had training in our pool. We learnt about the equipment, how to use it […]

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Upper Sixth Talk with Michael Skok

The economics and business management pupils were able to participate in a question and answer session with Michael Skok (Old Marlburian) to hear about his experience as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. The group was enthralled to listen to his advice and experience on how to enter a new market,  and the associated cultural, technology […]

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Rotary Orphanage Picnic | Outreach

On Saturday 8th February Marlborough College Malaysia MCM welcomed 12 children from the Rotary Orphanage, Johor to an afternoon of picnicking and activities. The Outreach team along with  Senior School pupils hosted the children as they played games and enjoyed time in the Pre-Prep swimming pool.  It was a wonderful occasion and super to see […]

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Boarders Burns Supper

It is unlikely that the Scottish poet, Robert Burns, would have imagined that 251 years after his death, a Burns Supper would be held 6800 miles from his homeland in the sticky climes of southern Malaysia. But despite the unlikely setting, the Marlborough College Malaysia (MCM) boarders donned their best token tartan and gathered for […]

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Touch Straits Tournament 2020

On Saturday 18th January, the College welcomed 45 ‘Touch Rugby’ teams to the sixth annual Straits Touch Tournament. The tournament was played in great spirits across five age groups (U10, U12, U14, U16 & U18) with 16 pitches in action. The addition of four newly laid pitches created the opportunity to increase the numbers and […]

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Finalist Certificate ISA Wellbeing Award 2020

Marlborough College Malaysia is proud to have been shortlisted for the International School Awards 2020 initiative to support school wellbeing. Although on this occasion we did not win the award, it is reassuring to have the work of our entire College community in this field endorsed by an international panel of experts.   This was the […]

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