Online India Day | Year 3

On Friday 20th November 2020, we hosted our first ever Online India Day. India Day is a yearly celebration of our Year 3 topic ‘Incredible India’. We were greeted online during our morning Google Meet to an array of colour and design as the children dressed up in beautiful costumes to kick start the celebrations. […]

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Does Goal Setting & Purposeful Goals Lead to Purposeful Practice?

The art of goal setting will always revert back to the identification of a desire, target or wish to achieve something across multiple aspects of an individual’s life. Whether it is losing weight, learning a new skill or simply walking more steps each day, each goal is always unique to the individual. Lifestyle, values and […]

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Professor Sir John Bell | Marlborough College, UK

On Monday, it was announced that the world’s first effective coronavirus vaccine had shown positive results in preliminary tests on 43,500 people. Professor Sir John Bell who is on the council for Marlborough College UK, renowned immunologist, Chair of Medicine at Oxford and member of the UK government’s SAGE (Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies), was […]

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Quirky Ideas as Positive Contributors

When lockdown began in March 2020, the prep school came up with the idea to ask for volunteers to set a daily challenge for other staff. As we were restricted in our movements and socialising opportunities, this was a lovely way to engage people, get creative and share. Challenges varied with art, cooking, poetry, quizzes […]

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Digital Learning at MCM

  Quality education is about developing our pupils to be global citizens, ready to engage in the real world in a creative, productive and positive manner. When our pupils and teaching staff first experienced online learning in March, and again now in November, we have to be reluctantly thankful for the electronic devices and internet […]

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Act of Remembrance

On Sunday 8th November the boarding community joined together at dawn in an Act of Remembrance on Court. Sora in Year 12 commenced the service playing Schindler’s List on the violin. The Master, Mr Alan Stevens led the service which included poignant readings from both pupils and Beaks with Ms Goh, of the British Council […]

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Sports Provision during School Closure

Sport is as old as humanity itself. It’s kept us fit and healthy while building strong communities and boosting morale. With the current closure of the College, MCM sees the importance of sports as being ever more relevant not only for pupils but the whole College community. From daily challenges for younger pupils to online […]

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IGCSE Geography Field Trip 2020

Before half-term, 21 IGCSE Geography students participated in a range of quantitative and qualitative data collection and investigation exercises around Kota Tinggi, Penyabong, and Mersing. The trip, supported by the Radiant Camps team, exposed the pupils to numerous new field skills and helped consolidate their learning from the classroom. They tackled physical and human topics […]

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Safeguarding Award during Covid-19

Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to have been presented with an international Award for Safeguarding during Covid-19. The Safeguarding Initiative Global Awards are run by The Safeguarding Alliance which is the top UK provider of support and guidance on safeguarding and has links with schools and universities around the world. This award has been designed […]

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Managing my Chimp | Parent Wellbeing Blog

Managing my Chimp – Understanding and managing emotions, thinking and behaviour for children and adults. Schools are wonderful places with a buzz of excitement and an energy that can’t be quite replicated. They are a melting pot of children, families and staff whose collective priority is the wellbeing and education of children. During the school […]

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U.S. Election | Global Politics

The impact of the United States presidential election will be felt globally. With this in mind, the Global Politics department at MCM developed an election process to be held on campus which aimed to recreate certain critical aspects of the U.S. election. Originally, the Senior School was to be divided into three categories based on […]

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Franchise Fair 2020 | Business Studies

Students in Remove IGCSE Business Studies immersed themselves in the tasks of business ownership and operations. The pupils set up their own franchising system, where they were required to persuade prospective franchisees to commit to setting up an agreement with the parent company. Pupils presented in a fair carousel format, engaging with clients and enticing […]

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Young Musician Awards 2020

Welcome to the Young Musician Awards 2020 This is the first Young Musician Awards that we have held at the College. It is an event which has brought together children from across both the Senior and the Prep Schools so as to display what fabulous talent we have at Marlborough College Malaysia. Music-making across the […]

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360° Virtual IB Visual Arts Exhibition 2020

As we have come to expect from 2020, the IB Visual Arts Exhibition was certainly unprecedented. Twelve amazing artists spent countless hours in the lead-up to their exhibition, diligently preparing for their grand finale. Unfortunately, Malaysia went into lockdown days before the opening show and so the display was delayed. The course requires each young […]

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Video: Michaelmas Half Term Music Concert

“Connecting Our Communities through Music…” This was the first online concert of the academic year 2020/2021. Over  30 pupils across the Prep School, both online and onsite, day and boarding pupils have been involved. The theme chosen for the evening was ‘Connecting our Communities Through Music’ which was aimed at reminding parents that music has […]

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Introducing our Researcher in Residence | Parent Wellbeing Blog

As we approach Half Term we can realistically say that we have now settled into this new academic year and a routine that is respectful of SOP’s, blended learning and the many COVID-19 related challenges presented to us. It is also purposeful, enjoyable and full of remarkable achievements and surprises. Although College life is very […]

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Shell Scholars 2020

Pupils of MCM heading towards the Senior School and into Shell (Year 9) have the opportunity to apply for a Scholarship in either Academic, Drama, Music or Sport. After a vigorous process of applications, assessments and interviews, a talented few are awarded the accolade of Shell Scholars. The 2020/2021 Shell Scholars are made up of […]

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Prefects’ Supper

An afternoon of downpours and leaden skies made way for a beautiful, clear evening just in time for the sixteen College Prefects of the 2020/21 academic year to arrive at the Master’s Lodge for a dinner to celebrate their appointment. Over pre-dinner soft drinks, each Prefect recorded his or her signature in a very special […]

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