Exeat Weekend – Michaelmas Term 2021

Over the Exeat weekend, Marlborough College Malaysia remained home to 24 boarders, who were unable to return home for the short break. Although unable to leave the site, the boarders enjoyed a break from everyday school life. Taking advantage of MCM’s 90 acre site the activities included golf, cycling, a movie night, board games, and […]

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Economics & Leadership Forum 2021

Justin Lavigne, Kaitlyn Strika, Sophia Riaz, and Ethan Choi participated in a case study competition from the Economics & Leadership Forum,  which took place during the College Summer break on the 25th of July.    From the 150 applicants who applied, only 64 were shortlisted to participate. The selected teams were made up of Sixth […]

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The Important Moment | Parent Wellbeing Blog

“Every day, everywhere our children spread their dreams beneath our feet and we should tread softly.” Ken Robinson   I use the quote from the late Sir Ken Robinson as this is a wellbeing blog after all and putting the children first is ingrained in my role. There is no doubt we are all suffering […]

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Lower 6th IB Core Weekend 2021

The Lower Sixth IB Core Weekend is a perennial event with the main purpose being to get acquainted with two of the main core elements of the IB, namely the CAS (Creativity, Activity and Service) and TOK (Theory of Knowledge) programmes. Both of these core elements, along with the extended essay (EE) are required for […]

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A Lesson from Childhood | Parent Wellbeing Blog

Get creative: how doing something practical, just for the fun of it, can create a sense of purpose and release. A lesson from childhood.   This is a story of creativity, release, bloodshed, bodily harm, tears, hope and humanity.    Writing those words I am struck by the fact that it could describe my childhood: […]

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Lake Development 2021

Hidden behind the Preparatory School is Marlborough College Malaysia’s best-kept secret, the lake. With the support of the Friends of MCM, the lake has been transformed over the Summer into a fantastic resource for the College supporting both Academic Learning and Co-Curricular opportunities.    The lake will accommodate a range of activities ranging from fishing, […]

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The Piccalilli

It gives me great pleasure to introduce the fifth edition of MCM’s Piccalilli. The magazine is a tradition passed down from Marlborough College UK and aims to provide a platform for the creative arts found within the College. We are prouder than ever to showcase the vast talent of our students after the severe challenges […]

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Welcome 2021-22 | Parent Wellbeing Blog

Welcome back to a new year and one filled with hope, optimism and confidence. This is founded on the impressive vaccination programme in Malaysia; how such programmes have worked so effectively in other countries and, of course, our pioneering work in Wellbeing. Our progress within the field of Wellbeing is testament to our multi-talented pool […]

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IGCSE Results 2021

Marlborough College Malaysia’s IGCSE candidates celebrated sweet success today.  Having completed their examinations in June, their hard work was rewarded with a superb 64% of all grades being top A*/A (that is more than twice the rate of success that was recorded in the UK where examinations were abandoned this year) and almost a quarter […]

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BSA’s Boarding Future Conference

Following the Boarding Schools Associations’ “Boarding Innovation Award,” being given to Marlborough College Malaysia, the Master, Mr Alan Stevens, was asked to participate in the BSA’s Boarding Future Conference, which brought together leading voices from across the boarding sector globally to look at how boarding is changing and developing. The Master outlined the impact of […]

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BSA Annual Health and Wellbeing Conference

Marlborough College Malaysia was honoured to be the only international school presenting at the annual Health and Wellbeing conference held by the Boarding School Association (BSA) for leaders in British Boarding Schools across the world. This year the conference focussed on innovative responses to the pandemic and recommended best practices going forward. Mr Magnus Cowie, […]

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IB Diploma Results 2021

A world-beating IB Diploma performance by Marlborough College Malaysia’s Upper Sixth candidates and their dedicated beaks has been applauded once again. In a year of unprecedented disruption when IB studies were repeatedly moved online by government responses to Covid-19, MCM candidates completed their exams and achieved an outstanding 100% success rate again, surpassing all global […]

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Online Prize Day 2021

Welcome to Prize Day 2021 Download Programme here. If you are having trouble viewing the Prize Day video please contact us. Photographs taken of your family enjoying Prize Day can be sent here. Prize winners will receive an email with their certificate and voucher.

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Summer Serenade Concert | Prep Music

Welcome to the Summer Serenade Concert   On 18th June 2021, Prep Music Department hosted another spectacular Summer Serenade Concert. Indeed our MCM community continues to be brought together by our Summer Serenade celebration. This year, unlike last year, when the majority of the performances were solo, over 100 students took part with their individual […]

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Humour | Parent Wellbeing Blog

When thinking on a suitable topic for the penultimate Parent Wellbeing Blog this year, what better choice than Humour, in the belief that a good laugh benefits health, relationships and overall well being. That is equally true in college and at home. It may not be the obvious one that springs to mind toward the […]

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An Impressive Year for University Offers

Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to announce that students in the Upper Sixth have received 100 offers to study at the elite Russell Group of universities in the United Kingdom.    In addition, all six applicants for Medicine have received offers for this most competitive of courses, which this year include both Scotland and Ireland’s […]

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Pearson Excellence Awards for 2020 IGSCE Exams

We are delighted to announce that 31 of our pupils have been awarded Pearson Excellence Awards.  The awards from Pearson Education Asia recognise and celebrate learners who achieved consistently outstanding results in the 2020 IGCSE examinations across the Asia Pacific region. Special mention goes to the pupils who obtained Grade 7 and/or A and above […]

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Knowing your Why?

Cast your mind back to July and August 2019, where were you, how did you fill your days, where did you take your vacation? I remember them fondly, we travelled freely, undertaking our favourite hobbies, socialised and played our favourite sports.  I was lucky enough to participate in triathlon events in Bintan, Desaru, Singapore on […]

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2021 Lockdown Leavers

After a year of social events being curtailed in some form or another, we hoped we could say farewell to our Upper Sixth leavers and parents in person. Sadly, due to Covid related restrictions, this was not possible. Luckily, we are experts at making the most of the situation; and not to be beaten by […]

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