Senior School

MCM Rocks

The theme for the 2018 Rock Show was that of Grunge.  The genre which dominated the musical tastes throughout the 1990s is still influencing the music of today, and the impact of this was clearly evident through the performances of more than 120 Marlburians representing every year group of the Senior School, as well as […]

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Clifford Chance Touch Tournament 2018

This weekend the U10, U12, U14 and U16 Touch Rugby girls travelled over to Tanglin Rugby Club (TRC) in Singapore to play their first tournament of the school year. After a very early start and a thorough warm up, all players were raring to go despite the scorching temperatures.   I thought that we were […]

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Silver Duke of Edinburgh International Award

Over the exeat, nine pupils embarked on a fulfilling experience to complete their Silver Duke of Edinburgh International Award. Adventuring into the forests of Chiang Mai, the pupils completed an eight-hour independent trek across paddy fields and rivers and through jungle. Equipped with a compass, map and walkie-talkie, navigation was definitely more of a challenge […]

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Hundred IGCSE Drama Showcase

The first IGCSE Showcase of the year was performed by Hundred pupils last week, demonstrating outstanding collaboration skills and true understanding of the nature of ensemble work.  Both evenings gave the pupils the chance to shine on stage, and they tackled a range of play scripts using sensitivity and creativity.  They have made incredible progress […]

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Senior School Lunchtime Concert

The first lunchtime concert of the academic year took place today in the Morris Gallery. There was a healthy amount of support for the six Senior School pupils who performed. We were treated to Chopin’s ‘Grande Valse Brilliante’ which had been performed at the Johor Bahru piano festival only last weekend; ‘Sunrise on the Matterhorn’ […]

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Marlborough, UWC Dover and ISKL Football Tournament

Last weekend was very busy for Marlborough sport with 12 matches being played against UWC Dover and ISKL.  Overall, there were 120 pupils involved in the fixtures, which was great to see at the College.  The Marlborough coaching team have placed a huge emphasis on fatiguing opposition defences and playing positive football in the opposition’s […]

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Instrumental Music Lesson Taster Evening

Wednesday 29th August 2018 saw an Instrumental Music Taster Evening take place in the Green Hall in the Pre-Prep School. The Taster Evening gave pupils the chance to try out a number of musical instruments: they could then see which instrument appealed to them most, with a fantastic range on offer. Pupils were able to […]

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Lower Sixth Core Weekend

At the start of this academic year, as Lower Sixth students we felt quite intimidated by the idea of IB, unsure of what to expect.  However, we were fortunate enough to depart on a short trip known as the Core Weekend.  This weekend was intended to introduce us to the Core requirements of the IB […]

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World-beating IGCSE results at Marlborough College Malaysia

Marlborough College Malaysia has announced yet another set of outstanding IGCSE results with most grades being at A/A*.   One pupil achieved an exceptional 11A* grades, with three more achieving 10A* and a further three achieving 9A* grades; impressively, 58% of all grades were at A* or A. Over 93% of the grades awarded were at […]

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2018 IB Diploma Results

Sixth Form pupils at Marlborough College Malaysia celebrated their excellent IB Diploma Programme results on 6th July. Two of the college’s senior prefects achieved near perfect scores of 43 points, while 17% of their fellow students achieving 39+, compared with a world average of only 5% who achieve within this top band. Overall, Marlborough College […]

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