Shell Johorgraphy Trip 2022

On Tuesday and Wednesday 17th and 18th May, the Shell Geography classes participated in a field trip where they were exploring the local area of  Iskandar Puteri, Johor. This is part of their topic for the term, Johorgraphy, where they have to answer a question about Legoland as a world-class tourist destination, how tourism in […]

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‘Sympathy, or Empathy?’ | Parent Wellbeing blog

A wise and much-respected character in fiction, Atticus Finch, tells his daughter Scout that ‘You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view – until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.’ (39). While ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is set in a rural Alabama town in […]

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Shell Drama Inside Out Promenade

Throughout the year, the Drama Department has ensured that the creativity and magic of the performing arts continues to benefit pupils in the College. One way in which they have adapted their performances is by creating promenade performances where the audience walks through the experience as dramatic scenes are enacted around them. On Friday 13th […]

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Year 2 Up-cycled Fashion Show

Throughout the Summer Term, the Year 2 pupils have been learning about the effect that single-use plastics have on the environment and the different ways in which they can reduce their plastic footprint by reusing and recycling. With this in mind, the pupils upcycled plastic items to create items of clothing which they modelled on […]

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Speaking of Well-being | Parent Wellbeing Blog

Speaking of well-being… Malay: kesejahteraan Spanish: bienestar. Chinese: 健康快乐 French: bien-être. Japanese:    幸福で満たされている状態 German: Wohlbefinden.   I first had the opportunity to learn a new language in my first year of senior school (a very long time ago!). French was the only language on offer- that made sense as the French and Scots have […]

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COBIS Eco Film Awards 2022

In March 2022, the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) invited pupils from across the globe to produce a short film which showcased a project that they have carried out to help improve the environmental sustainability of their school.    Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to announce that the submission from the pupils of MCM’s […]

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Year 6 Residential 2022

Between the 27th and 29th April, the Year 6 pupils of Marlborough College Malaysia moved on-site for their three day residential, enjoying the 90 acres of College grounds that offer a vast range of safe and enjoyable activities on site.    The three-day residential was packed with activities and adventures and the pupils were able […]

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A Guide to Effective Exam Revision

Exam season is upon us. From internal assessments to exams that will help determine university predicted grades, without forgetting the ongoing external IGCSE and IB exams; there is a growing buzz around the College. It is natural and very normal for anxiety levels to increase during this time. As Beaks, this change of pace and […]

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Piano Soloist Competition 2022

On Thursday, 28th April 2022, Marlborough College Malaysia hosted an internal live final of the piano competition for Senior School pupils. Five pupils were selected following a heat consisting of fourteen excellent pianists. The competition was judged by a special guest, Ms Hau Ping Ping, founder and owner of the Twelve Note Music Academy in […]

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COBIS Art Competition ‘Looking Ahead’

Every year, the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) hosts an art competition which offers pupils the opportunity to compete internationally and showcase their skills. The theme for this year’s competition is Looking Ahead, a theme about which COBIS encourages pupils to think creatively. Over 126 Schools from around the world submitted artwork and all […]

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Embracing your Inner Child | Parent Wellbeing Blog

“Don’t grow up, it’s a trap!” is one of my favourite quotes that reminds me to embrace my inner child through adulthood.  But what does that mean?  The dictionary definition of ‘inner child’ is ‘“the childlike usually hidden part of a person’s personality that is characterised by playfulness, spontaneity, and creativity” (Mirriam-Webster.com).  When we are […]

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Pearson-Edexcel Academic Excellence Awards 2022

The Excellence Award from the Pearson-Edexcel examination board recognises pupils from throughout the world who have achieved consistently outstanding results across multiple subjects, making these top performing pupils highly sought after by universities and employers in the future. This year they include a remarkable 29 pupils from Marlborough College Malaysia.   The award celebrates pupils […]

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Internal Cross-Country Competition

On Saturday 23rd April 2022, pupils from across the College took part in the internal Marlborough College Malaysia Cross-Country Competition. This is the first time in over two years that the competition has been held and it was wonderful to see the pupils take to the cross-country course once again. The course took the pupils […]

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Beagle Hash Summer Term 2022

On Friday 22nd April 2022, the Boarding Community, attired in their House Swipes, met on Court before heading into the plantation that surrounds Marlborough College Malaysia to commence the Summer Term Beagle Hash. This is a cross-country style race with an orienteering element.    The pupils set off with enthusiasm and excitement. It did not […]

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Earth Day 2022 | Prep School

Earth Day is celebrated every year on the 22nd April and is aimed at raising awareness of pollution and deforestation, this year’s being Invest in Our Planet.    Pupils from Year 6 to Year 8 donned their gloves, armed themselves with rubbish bags and set off to collect litter from the roadside outside the College […]

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Parent Wellbeing Blog | Reflections on Spirit and Community

We are delighted to welcome new pupils to the MCM campus in person this Summer Term with warm, smiling (masked) faces. As the situation regarding COVID-19 in Malaysia continues to improve, we continue to uphold our guiding principles around hygiene and distancing as these have proven to keep our community safe.   Community & Spirit […]

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IB Art Exhibition

Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to welcome you to the IB Visual Arts Online Exhibition 2022. This exhibition is filled with the work of our IB Visual Arts pupils who have shown impressive tenacity and hard work to have produced such wonderful work during the challenging past two years. The IB course is a demanding […]

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Prep Science Week 2022

From the 28th March to the 1st April 2022, the Prep Science Department put on a magical Science Week for the MCM’s Prep School pupils. Science Week is a tradition at Marlborough College Malaysia when the Prep Science Department tailors all the science lessons around an exciting theme which this year was the wonderful world […]

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Netball/Football House Matches LT2022

In the last week of Lent Term, pupils from Year 3 to Sixth Form took part in Football and Netball House Matches. In the Prep School the pupils were representing Chichester, Hunt, Merlin and Seymour, whilst in the Senior School, the pupils represented Apollo, Artemis, Atlas, Butler, Gaia, Sheppard, Thompson, and Wallace. The Houses gain […]

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Prep Piano Festival 2022

Marlborough College Malaysia would like to welcome you to the annual Prep Piano Festival 2022. This festival is a wonderful opportunity for our pupils to showcase their talents on the piano, and this year the performance has been recorded in front of a live audience of the performers’ peers.   There was a delightful buzz […]

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