Spotlight On: Celebrating Lunar New Year Together

This week sees another opportunity for our MCM community to come together and celebrate the Lunar New Year. Yet again, there are some fantastic events happening around the College, from assemblies, to the Friends Coffee Morning, and even a Lion Dance, everyone has been able to join in with the celebrations. As has been said […]

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Spotlight On: Educational Theme Days

Part of what makes Marlborough College Malaysia such an extraordinary place for pupils is our innovative and engaging approach to teaching and learning. Our beaks are always looking for ways to bring a subject alive, making learning both memorable and enjoyable. A big part of this is the use of theme days which often involves […]

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Spotlight On: Art

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” These words from Albert Einstein highlight the significance of studying art as part of a well rounded education. Here at MCM, students are encouraged to unleash their creativity, imagination, and artistic abilities as a means of powerful self-expression. So, with the recent […]

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Spotlight On: The Beagle Hash

Last Friday saw another Beagle Hash take place as participants ran a very soggy race around the College ground and nearby plantation.  But how did this MCM tradition start? And where did it get its name? In this week’s Spotlight we take a closer look at this well loved College event. What is the Beagle […]

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Spotlight On: Community at MCM

With compassion, companionship and conversation at the heart of our educational philosophy here at Marlborough College Malaysia, it’s no surprise that we have a strong sense of community. The College is a place where everyone is welcomed  and there is a real focus on making our community as inclusive as possible. The House system at […]

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Marlborough Community Pops Orchestra and Chorus

Dear Parents,   Marlborough College Malaysia is looking to set up a Community Pops Orchestra and Chorus in the New Year.   Pops Orchestra: It is envisaged that the Pops Orchestra will be made up of parents, MCM staff, professionals and some of our more advanced musicians at Marlborough College Malaysia. This Pops orchestra will […]

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College Spotlight | Passion, Precision, and Pride: Football at MCM

As the Michaelmas Term gains momentum, the sports department has an action-packed calendar, offering pupils opportunities to play and compete across various sports and competitions. This couldn’t be truer for one sport, in particular: Football.   With major football tournaments in Phuket and our own Straits Tournament on the horizon, along with a host of […]

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Spotlight On: Friends of MCM

As the new academic year unfolds and the first Friends of Marlborough College Malaysia (FoMCM) event looms on the horizon, there’s no better moment to contemplate the past accomplishments of FoMCM and the ongoing contributions it makes to Marlborough College Malaysia.   The Friends of Marlborough College Malaysia is composed of a group of dedicated […]

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Spotlight On: Prefects at MCM

There are many points upon which we should reflect as this academic year comes to an end, the departure of Master Stevens, spectacular Prize Days and celebration of the year gone by, however, one constant throughout this year and every other has been our Prefect Team. Prefects are a core aspect of life at MCM, […]

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Spotlight On: Lectern Club

Lectern Club has now been a core aspect of the Sixth Form experience for six years. It has seen hundreds of pupils attend the Lodge to dine with the Master, Mrs Stevens, staff and their fellow pupils, and hundreds more give truly thought provoking and inspiring speeches on a range of topics. This year marks […]

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Spotlight On: The Old Marlburian Network

As we enter into the final three weeks of the 2022/2023 academic year, we bid a fond farewell to our Upper Sixth cohort as they leave their education at Marlborough College Malaysia and enter into the world as members of the Old Marlburian (OM) network. This network comprises over 10,000 OMs from both MCM and […]

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Spotlight on: Wellbeing at Marlborough College Malaysia

Wellbeing has been at the heart of MCM for its history, with a particular focus in the past 5 years, from embedding Positive Psychology into the curriculum, to hosting our own International Conference, Wellbeing is central to our philosophy. This week, MCM hosted its first ever Wellbeing Conference in partnership with Komodo and COBIS, welcoming […]

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Spotlight on: Why IB is the best option for our Sixth Form

As the exam season is now in full swing, many parents may be starting to look forward to what will come next in their child’s academic journey at Marlborough College Malaysia. At MCM, we embrace the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Years 12 and 13, the market-leading, internationally recognised qualification that opens doors to an […]

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Spotlight on: The importance of the House system at MCM

A Marlborough College Malaysia education is many things; it is holistic, collaborative and the very definition of exemplary teaching. However, we do not only focus on teaching academic subjects, but also recognise the overwhelming importance of wellbeing, belonging and community. The House system is at the core of our philosophy at MCM, as every child […]

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Spotlight on: Rugby at MCM

From U9s up to U18s, rugby is a sport enjoyed by all at Marlborough College Malaysia. Learning the game in a fun, safe and supportive environment is fundamental.  Each year group has two games lessons per week as well as an optional after school practice. With expert coaching from our experienced staff on our magnificent […]

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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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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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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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