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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‘Never Such Innocence’ | Remove (Year 10)

Remove (Year 10) pupils were invited to enter the international poetry competition ‘Never Such Innocence’, a charitable foundation that began as a WW1 commemoration project and now emphasises the importance of building connections internationally and encouraging young people to learn about their shared history and heritage. The theme was The Unheard Stories of Conflict: Stories […]

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Empowering Asean Youth Writing Competition

Lower Sixth pupil, Jasmine Binti Surif, entered the Empowering Asean Youth writing competition in late 2020, writing on the theme “What can school students do to save the environment and support climate action?” in 2020. As climate action is a topic of interest to Jasmine, she loves writing, and she had a lot of free […]

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Healthy Eating | Parent Wellbeing Blog

The Most Important Keys to a Healthy Diet Eat a variety of foods, even if some are in very small amounts Eat frequently to keep blood sugar balanced Balance the food you eat with physical activity Eat something for breakfast everyday Make food choices that are moderate in sugar content Be intentional about your meal […]

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Barton Farm an Illyrian Wonderland

“The rain it raineth every day.”  – Feste Twelfth Night Act 5 Feste’s gnomic observations about life and nature run through Twelfth Night and one might be forgiven for thinking that Shakespeare’s setting for it in Illyria was in fact based on Barton Farm! Here too is a land apart where weird and wonderful things […]

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Easter Boarding Provision

Over 30 boarders remained at Marlborough College Malaysia over the three week Easter holidays as they were unable to travel home during the pandemic. To ensure that they had a safe, restful and varied holiday, an exciting array of activities and trips was available, as well as plenty of opportunity to revise for those taking […]

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Handling Examination Stress

  “To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not quite enough time.” – Leonard Bernstein   This is not a blog post about eliminating exam stress because that would be an unrealistic – and unhelpful – objective. As Bernstein wisely recognised, a certain amount of pressure (properly acknowledged and directed) can […]

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Boarding Schools’ Association (BSA) awards for 2021

Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to have been shortlisted as a finalist in three Boarding Schools’ Association (BSA) awards for 2021. The BSA represents the world’s leading boarding schools throughout the UK and internationally, provides staff training and promotes a boarding education. The annual awards are a chance to celebrate the achievements, hard work, and […]

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Reflections on Flourishing and Use of Pupil Voice

Pupil leadership and pupil voice have been regarded in previous posts on our blog as a priority for MCM. Pupil Councils are effective channels for pupils to suggest improvements to various areas of the school including food, boarding, management, and well-being. Pupils gain experience representing their year group or house in different forums such as […]

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Lectern Club | Sixth Form

After a troublesome yet inspiring start to 2021 for everyone here at Marlborough College Malaysia, the Lectern Club returned to the Master’s Lodge on Monday, 15th March, with a fascinating title, ‘What makes me smile?’  Not to our surprise, the quality of performances from the guest speakers were tremendous with three Upper Sixth students taking […]

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