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 35 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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BCC Global Network Insights – Britcham Malaysia

The Master was recently asked to participate in a podcast discussing the Malaysian trade landscape, safe distancing measures for schools and businesses post COVID-19 and advice for businesses wanting to explore the Malaysian market. This podcast is part of the series, run by The Chamber of Commerce Singapore, on Global Network Insights. The podcast was […]

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Welcoming Pupils Back | Senior School

This morning we were delighted to welcome back some pupils from Remove (Year 10) and the Lower Sixth. The wet weather didn’t dampen spirits as the new SOPs were put into action. Pupils and parents checked-in by electronic app and had their temperatures taken at the main school gate prior to being dropped-off outside Court […]

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Summer Serenade | Prep Music

‘Celebrating Cultural Diversity through Music’ Summer Serenade 2020 Programme The Prep School Music Department has organised an online concert to mark the end to this Summer term and academic year 2019/2020. The concert, which took place on the 19th June at 5:30 pm, was the Department’s second online concert which featured over 30 pupils across […]

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Conversation with Susannah Townsend

In this weeks episode of the ‘Conversation with’ series Pupils, Parents and Beaks listened to Jamie Lennard, Director of Sport speak with Olympic Gold medallist Susannah Townsend MBE. Susannah has amassed 167 international caps, along with a plethora of medals from various tournaments around the world. The topic of conversation leads to her trials and tribulations in the build-up to winning […]

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Conversation with Fran Williams

  In this weeks episode of the ‘Conversation with’ series Pupils, Parents and Beaks listened to Jamie Lennard, Director of Sport speak with World Cup Netballer Fran Williams. Fran currently plays for Wasps Netball in the Netball Superleague, where she predominately plays Goal Defence. Fran Williams gave a detailed account of her pathway into the […]

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Online Piano Soloists Competition 2020

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary efforts. Pupils at Marlborough are no strangers to going the extra mile to ensure excellence, and the 2020 Piano Soloists competition is testament to that. During the lockdown period, where possible, the instrumental music provision has continued, be it with ensemble rehearsals or simply the weekly lessons that pupils enjoy […]

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Conversation with Jasmine Carlin and James Guy

  In this weeks episode of the ‘Conversation with’ series Pupils, Parents and Beaks listened to Jamie Lennard, Director of Sport speak with Olympic Silver medalists Jasmine Carlin and James Guy. In this insightful talk, Jasmine and James gave a detailed and honest account of the trials and tribulations in the sport of swimming. Messages […]

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Upper 6th ‘Lockdown Leavers’ Social

At a time when almost everything we have been looking forward to has been written off due to Covid-19, the cancellation of the Leavers Ball 2020 was perhaps the hardest for our Upper 6th leavers to take. It is the final right of passage for those that have grown-up with us and it marks the […]

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Keira Costelloe Debut Single

Marlborough College Malaysia pupil, Keira Costelloe has released her debut single “Tell Me” on 14th May 2020. In the space of just under three weeks, she has almost 45,000 streams on Spotify and multiple positive reviews from her peers in the music industry. It all began in early 2019 when Keira entered a music talent […]

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Online Prep Music Recital

On Wednesday 3rd June, MCM Prep Music Department hosted its first online music concert. The concert was the Department’s first initiative aimed at promoting, nurturing and encouraging pupils to continue singing or playing their instruments following the lockdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The concert featured 21 individual performers from across the Pre-Prep and Prep […]

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U6 Activity Programme – Art History

Finding out that our IB exams were cancelled left many of us in the Upper Sixth confused and lost for direction. For many, the start of a new chapter of our lives seemed very far away, so we searched for ways to keep ourselves busy and productive during these uncertain times. The variety of courses […]

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A Conversation with Jason Roy | Sport

Following on from the first MCM Sports ‘conversation with’ last week. 90 pupils, parents and Beaks logged on to listen to Jamie Lennard speak with  Jason Roy, England Cricket,  World Cup Winner yesterday afternoon. In the fascinating talk, Mr Lennard and Jason discussed how he handled the pressure of delivering the throw that won England […]

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