GCSE & IB Art Trip to Singapore Arts Week 2020

The Senior Art department took over 70 pupils to Singapore to experience this year’s Singapore Arts Week. This annual event hosts the best and brightest of the art world from South-East Asia, and beyond. Our first stop was a walking tour with the MeshMinds Foundation. They offer a new public art walking trail for students […]

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Handball Competition | Prep Houses

On Friday 17th Chichester hosted the first in a series of House outreach days. The House Captains opted to run a Handball competition at lunchtime. Sixteen pairs signed up to battle it out to be named Kings and Queens of Handball. After four very exciting preliminary rounds, two breathtaking semifinals and one nail-biting final, Jean […]

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IB Solo Performance Pieces | Upper Sixth

The IB Theatre Arts Upper Sixth pupils hosted invited audiences in the Theatre last week, to debut their Solo Performance Pieces. The tremendous effort and thought that had gone into the process from start to finish was clearly on display, with exceptional work and effective communication taking place. As part of the task students must […]

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Opticians Visit | Pre-Prep

We were delighted to welcome Mr Chong from Flexzoom at Gleneagles this week. Mr Chong spoke to all the Pre-Prep children on Wednesday about different ways to maintain good eye health. This included limiting time in front of screens, particularly in the evenings and not sitting too close to the screen. We all agreed that […]

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Sea Life Malaysia | Year 2

On Tuesday, 14th January, Year 2 pupils took their first school trip to Sea Life Malaysia. The children were very excited to go on the bus journey and to see all the marine creatures. Following on from their learning in the classroom about Plastic Pollution they were able to link their thoughts when seeing the […]

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AIMS Maths 2020 | Year 6

From Thursday 9th to Friday 10th January, eight of our budding Year 6 Mathematicians went head to head with 144 of the strongest Mathematical minds from 17 schools across Malaysia in the 2020 AIMS competition, hosted by Alice Smith School in Kuala Lumpur. Our two teams consisted of Ashlee, Ryan, Ying Ying and Andy making […]

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Beagle Hash | Lent Term 2020

The Beagle Hash is Marlborough College Malaysia’s tri-annual run, led by Mr Ogilvie. On the first Friday of each term, the boarding community joins together in an excited heap for an exhilarating afternoon in the plantation surrounding our College. Whatever the weather, the Hash guarantees a good time. The Hash brings out the best of […]

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Afternoon Tea with the College Prefects

On Thursday, 12th December, the Master and Mrs Stevens were delighted to host Mr Holden and the College Prefects for a Christmas-themed Afternoon Tea. With Christmas music playing softly in the background, and the opportunity to sample some festive treats, it was a wonderful opportunity to enjoy some great company, with the conversation ranging from […]

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A Christmas Carol | Year 4

On the 11th and 12th of December, Year 4 performed their adaption of Charles Dickens’ famous tale, A Christmas Carol. The story follows the infamous Ebenezer Scrooge; a bitter man who despises Christmas and does not share his wealth with those in need. After visits from a series of spectres, he begins to discover how […]

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Boarders Christmas Supper 2019

71% of our planet is covered by water… so this year the Boarders Christmas Supper was transformed into a submarine wonderland. Jelly fish and streams of bauble-bubbles floated above the tables twinkling in the blue light. Glittering fish and a large octopus, wearing a Santa hat, watched over the tables and a Christmas tree, adorned […]

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The Scholars’ Big Break-In

On Monday, the 9th of December, the two groups of scholars united for a single mission. To enter the library in search of the key. The key to attain their dreams. To enter the reading room and snack on pizza while partaking in discussions on topics ranging from whether pineapple belongs on pizza—it certainly does— […]

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A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols 2019

On Sunday 8th December, the Wykeham Hall assumed a festive air with traditional decorations, mince pies and mulled wine. A congregation joined over 90 boys and girls from the College’s choirs with accompanists as Marlborough College Malaysia celebrated its Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. Following a welcome from the Master and opened by Ven. […]

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Straits U16 & U18 Rugby 7s 2019

On Saturday, 7th December 2019, the final Straits Rugby tournament of the year took place. Two senior year groups were in action, in what was set to be a fantastic day of Rugby Sevens. The U16s, captained expertly by Derek Lee, started the defence of their 2018 title against SAIS with a comfortable 43-5 win. […]

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Let’s Celebrate Music | Prep School

The theme chosen for the evening this year was ‘Let’s Celebrate Music’ and over 200 pupils from Years 2 to 8 took to the stage to perform music from across the world. Mixed groups of pupils danced, sang and played throughout the evening. We enjoyed lively Sega dancing from the Seychelles; a spectacular performance of […]

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Children of the World | Year 1 & 2

The Christmas Show ‘Children of the World’ was performed by the pupils in Year 1 and Year 2. The show took the audience to an imaginary world of angels and transported them to six countries around the world to discover their Christmas traditions. The countries included Poland, China, Australia, Malawi, United States of America and […]

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Prep Merit Winners Tea

On the 5th of December two merit winners from each year group went to Mr. Stevens’ Lodge and had afternoon tea with him. I was lucky enough to be a part of this enjoyable experience; having tea with the Master was a treat to end off the long term. When all the merit winners arrived […]

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Early Years’ Nativity | Nursery & Reception

Wednesday the 4th of December saw the Early Years’ Nativity performance. A colourful twist on the traditional story with the telling of the birth of Jesus through the eyes of the Malaysian Rainforest animals. Mrs Stevens narrated the journey of Mary and Joseph travelling to Bethlehem but re-imagined in the rainforest. The reception classes were […]

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IGCSE Devised Performances | Hundred

On Wednesday, 27th and Thursday, 28th November, the Hundred IGCSE drama pupils were given an opportunity to showcase their talents in a performance evening of devised work. They all worked efficiently throughout the six week process to create an original 15 minute piece of theatre from a chosen stimulus. The varied and imaginative ideas on […]

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Dundee University Visit | Sixth Form

On Monday, 25th November, the sixth form Biologists were privileged to have Professor Kim Dale and Tracey Wilkinson as well as Dr David Martin, all from the University of Dundee, visit and conduct workshops with them with the theme of forensic science. Dundee University is ranked as one of the leading universities in Europe for research in Life Sciences and is […]

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Aztec Day | Year 4

As part of our Year 4 Humanities unit on the Aztecs, the children were given the opportunity to dress up for the day. In keeping with the theme, we had many warriors, nobles and commoners ready to have an Aztec experience. The pupils played an Aztec game of trying to get a ball through a […]

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