Spotlight on: Science Week

This week is all about Science as we delve deeper into the importance and fun of the subject. A staple in the Prep School Science Department annually is our Science Week: five days when pupils from different year groups can learn more about Science in a more practical, experimental way. This year the theme for […]

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Marlborough Miles 2023

Marlborough College Malaysia hosted its annual Marlborough Miles on Thursday 23rd March. This is a unique day in the life of the College as pupils are not expected to attend classes, in celebration of the Sultan of Johor’s official birthday, but instead take two hours in the morning to walk or run around the Mile […]

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Year 5 and 6 Aladdin Performance

Throughout the Lent Term Years 5 and 6 have been hard at work under the steady guidance of Director, Miss. Favre, to produce their all-singing, all-dancing version of Aladdin. Throughout the term, pupils have auditioned, rehearsed and sang their hearts out to produce a wonderful performance, the first of which took place on the 20th […]

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CAS Charity Art Auction

On the evening of 20th March Marlborough College Malaysia’s CAS pupils hosted a CAS Charity Art Auction with the theme of “Sea life.” The auction took works of art donated by pupils in Years 7 and 8, and displayed in a silent auction for any parent, staff member or perhaps other student to purchase. All […]

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Johor Flooding Outreach Fundraising

As part of Marlborough College Malaysia’s Outreach programme, our pupils have been fundraising to help those affected by the floods in Johor. ‘Southern Volunteers’ is an active NGO under the Johor state government which has helped victims of the floods. This is the charity that Outreach is working with to ensure help goes to those […]

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Spotlight on: CAS

Producing well-rounded educated young adults is one of the key aims at Marlborough College Malaysia. This is achieved through multiple avenues, but none so far-reaching as CAS (Creativity, Activity and Service) as part of the IB Diploma. CAS enables pupils to enhance their personal and interpersonal development by learning through experience.   The completion of […]

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Maths Week 2023

In the week beginning 13 March, Prep pupils undertook an impressive set of challenges at our annual Maths Week. Pupils used Mathematics in a variety of contexts, allowing them to apply and use their skills in different investigations throughout the week. Year 4 had arguably the best Maths Week which began by calculating recipe details […]

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‘Best In The World’ Pearson Learner Awards for our IGCSE pupils

Following a set of outstanding IGCSE results in Summer 2022, Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to announce that five of our pupils have achieved an Outstanding Pearson Learner Award, presented during a ceremony in Kuala Lumpur. These coveted awards are given to pupils who achieve the highest mark in the country/region or the world in […]

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Sinar Eco Resort Year 2 Trip

On Wednesday 15th March, Year 2 embarked on an adventure to the Sinar Eco Resort in Johor Bahru. The trip took pupils to feed and learn about a plethora of animals from horses to goats, iguanas to chickens. As pupils arrived, they boarded a tractor ride around the farm, seeing all of the animals in […]

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Touch Rugby Straits LT2023

On Saturday 18th March Marlborough College Malaysia hosted its Touch Rugby Straits tournament 2023. This event saw schools from across Malaysia and Singapore gather on our vast pitches for a morning of friendly competition throughout the year groups. The morning began with blazing sun, beating down on the pitches, creating a sweltering environment for all […]

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Maths House Competition

On the afternoon of Friday 17th March, the College’s best Senior mathematicians gathered for the House Maths Competition. Teams of four from each House competed in three rounds: the Group Round, Crossnumber and Relay. Each round was hard fought, with Houses competing for House Points in each discipline. By the final round, there was only […]

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Prep Aquathlon

In the week beginning 6 March, a series of Aquathlons took place throughout the Pre-Prep and Prep schools. Starting from Year 2 up to Year 8, pupils swam and ran their way to victory for their House. The Aquathlon includes a swim and run, both of which differed with each year group. The Prep pupils […]

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Boarders’ Dessert

Over the course of Lent Term, MCM Boarding pupils and staff have all been invited to the Master’s Lodge to enjoy an after dinner dessert with Mr and Mrs Stevens. These wonderful evenings give pupils a chance to discuss their studies and interests with the Master, whilst enjoying delicious desserts made specially for the events. […]

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JSAC Gymnastics Competition

On Friday 10th March, Johor Schools Athletic Conference (JSAC) met for an excellent gymnastics competition at Marlborough College Malaysia. Pupils from Tenby, Stellar International, Raffles American School, Sunway and Repton School joined the competition with our MCM pupils to compete in two disciplines; floor and vault. Parents and staff joined the pupils, looking on from […]

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KL Shakespeare Players Workshops

On the 7th and 8th March, the KL Shakespeare Players, an acting company that specialises in ‘demystifying’ Shakespeare, came to MCM to educate our pupils on the joys of Shakespeare. The company performed ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ for an audience of pupils, staff and parents, as well as a special performance for our Year 7 […]

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Spotlight On: Balance in Boarding

At Marlborough College Malaysia we pride ourselves on our award-winning boarding programme, never more so than when we see our pupils thriving in a boarding environment. One essential aspect of our boarding programme is ‘Balance in Boarding’.   Balance is a key aspect to every pupil at the College, day or boarding. However, in boarding, […]

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Nomophobia: The Fear Of Being Without Your Phone

“Please get off your phone!” “Are you still on YouTube?” How many times must we say the sentences above to our children? Every day at least. It’s an increasingly frustrating feature of nearly every household with children or teenagers. Every parent I speak to has the same problem – not their children spending time on […]

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10th Anniversary Gala Ball and CAS Charity Auction

On Saturday 10th March, Friends of MCM hosted their 10th Anniversary Gala Ball celebrating the first decade of Marlborough College Malaysia. Held in the Wykeham Hall, the space was transformed into a ballroom fit for such a glamorous occasion with a canopy, festoon lights, and dressed tables, elegantly gracing the hall. The evening began outside […]

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