Do Good, Feel Good | Parent Wellbeing Blog

‘Do Good, Feel Good: Rewarding positive behaviour and promoting Wellbeing within the College Community’ Had I been writing this 100 years ago, or even as recently as the 1950s, the title of this piece would have read very differently, I suspect. It would probably have been something like: ‘School Rules: why all pupils must obey […]

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Best Community Work Award Finalist

Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Best Community Work Award in the forthcoming Boarding Schools Association Awards for 2020. The award, launched in 2019, aims to highlight the work undertaken in the community by boarding schools across the world. MCM has been shortlisted due to outstanding Outreach […]

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Roald Dahl Story Day | Year 4

On Friday, 11th September, Year 4 celebrated the famous children’s author through Roald Dahl Story Day. The pupils dedicated an afternoon to Roald Dahl’s stories, characters, and memorable moments. The pupils both online and in the classrooms were able to take part in a carousel of activities demonstrating how reading and storytelling is woven throughout […]

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Entrepreneurship 2020

Shena,  Remove (Year 10) pupil and one of Marlborough College Malaysia’s academic scholars took an entrepreneurship course this Summer and subsequently was offered an internship for the remainder of the summer in Singapore. Here is Shena’s experience.  “Four months into isolation, I had decided that it was time to venture back out into the world […]

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Why is Everyone Talking About Blue Light?

My curiosity in artificial blue light and its potential effects became heightened as we entered online learning. The increased screen-time during this period obviously had several facets, whether it was to stay connected to friends and family or to continue learning, it has been a necessity. Whilst we were able to innovate our teaching styles […]

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MCM Care Packages

Pupils of Marlborough College Malaysia are fortunate to be completing their quarantine at Hotel Jen, Puteri Harbour. MCM has a bespoke offering that has been agreed with the relevant government authorities which allow pupils to be met at KLIA, transported under the control of (Civil Defence) APM and then quarantined at the hotel with MCM […]

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FOBISIA COVID-19 Creative Writing Competition

The English Department is delighted to announce the recognition of two of our pupils’ creative talents by gaining highly commended mentions in two separate competition from the previous academic year. For the FOBISIA COVID-19 Creative Writing Competition, Sophia Tan (Hundred) gained a highly commended mention for her short story, which was described by judge Angie […]

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Welcome | Parent Wellbeing Blog

Welcome to the first Parent Wellbeing Blog of this new academic year. It has been great to welcome so many of our pupils back to MCM and we look forward to more moving into our day and boarding communities. All this helps the pupils, staff and families to have a sense of returning to normality, […]

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Student Investor Challenge | Senior School

Pupils of MCM took part in The Student Investor Challenge which gives pupils the chance to experience what it’s like to invest in stocks and shares. Teams, consisting of four members aged between 14 and 19, invest virtual money in the stock market to see who can get the best results. In 2019/20 just under […]

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Record-breaking IB and IGCSE Results

Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to announce record-breaking results with our best set of both IB and IGCSE results since opening in 2012.  Our IGCSE pupils have every reason to celebrate as their cohort received outstanding results which mark the completion of a very different year than anyone could have envisaged or indeed wished for.  […]

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Certificate of Commendation

The English Department is pleased to announce the awarding of a Certificate of Commendation to last year’s Shell pupil, Oliver Weerstand, by the international education charity Never Such Innocence, for his creative writing entry in the 2019/20 competition on the theme of ‘The Unheard Voices of Conflict: Stories from Around the World’. Never Such Innocence […]

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discere.org | Old Marlburian

Several former pupils of Marlborough College Malaysia have put their heads together and launched a discussion website for youth, run by youth. Read more from Shyam Bhuller, CEO of discere.org.   In an unprecedented global pandemic, millions of students across the globe found their schooling careers coming to an early end. Myself, along with other […]

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Naylin Al | Old Marlburian

Former Marlborough College Malaysia pupil, Naylin Al, who left in June 2018,  shares his experience of his National Service.    Conscription is often accompanied by ambivalence. You are required to sacrifice two years of your time for your country, while your peers begin their chapters of tertiary education. However, I enlisted with the perception of […]

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Marlborough Summer Sports Camp

Yesterday we welcomed children from year 4 upwards to the first of two weeks of Summer Sports. Children were able to use all the facilities throughout the day. The children enjoyed a multitude of sports and skill games including cricket, basketball, badminton and football coaching both in and outside.    

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IB Diploma Results 2020

An outstanding 100% success rate is being celebrated by Marlborough College Malaysia’s 2020 International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme candidates who again surpassed global and Asia-Pacific benchmarks. MCM candidates’ average score of 36 points is the equivalent at A-Level of A*A*A and far exceeds a world average of 29.7 and the Asia Pacific average of 33. […]

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I Vow to Thee My Country | Music

Musical members of the MCM community came together during lockdown to perform ‘I Vow to Thee My Country’ which opened this year’s Online Prize Giving. The piece is a British patriotic hymn, created in 1921 when a poem by Sir Cecil Spring-Rice was set to music by Gustav Holst. The poem circulated privately for a […]

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Interviewed Hitz FM MET10

Following her debut single launch on the 14th May 2020, Keira Costelloe will be interviewed today (28th June) on the Hitz FM MET10 show at 4 pm. Keira (Year 8) has 27,485 listeners on Spotify already and will be promoting her single Tell Me and viewers will be able to vote and create Malaysia’s weekly […]

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Online Prize Day 2020

Today, at 10 am, the Marlborough College Malaysia community came together – by the power of technology – to watch the first Online Prize Giving Ceremony. Speeches were given by Tunku Ali, Chairman of the Council for MCM, Mr Alan Stevens, The Master, Head of Schools and Senior Prefects after which prizes were announced and […]

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‘Conversation with’ Series | Sport

The ‘conversation with’ series has been truly inspirational on both a personal level but more importantly for our pupils here at Marlborough College Malaysia. The detail and passion that every international star has spoken about have made a huge impact on some of our very own budding sports stars. The realisation that there are several pathways to the international stage, […]

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