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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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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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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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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Year 5 & 6 Greek Myths Performance

Over the course of the Lent Term, Year 5 and Year 6 pupils have been working hard in their drama activity sessions to create and rehearse a retelling of two Greek Myths; Pandora’s Box and Theseus and the Minotaur. The set design was done by the MCM Awards activity group, who used old boxes as […]

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Year 3 India Day

On Friday 18th March 2022, Year 3 pupils celebrated India Day. The pupils came into school wearing traditional Indian clothes and participated in various activities all aimed at learning more about India and its culture.    The day started with a physically distanced parade around the Pre-Prep and Prep School, where the pupils were able […]

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Lent Term Tennis Tournament 2022

On Sunday 13th March 2022 Marlborough College Malaysia hosted an internal tennis tournament for members of the tennis squad. This was a great opportunity for the squad to practise their match day routines and test their skills under pressure. The event was run along the same lines as an external tournament for U10, U12, and […]

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International Women’s Day 2022

Tuesday, 8th March 2022 marked the annual International Women’s Day. This day is designed to raise awareness around Women’s Rights. The theme for this year’s day was Break the Bias with the accompanying arms crossed pose.    The day was marked across the College in different ways. Many pupils and beaks struck the Break the […]

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Pi Day 2022

On Monday 14th March the Prep School celebrated Pi day. On the day, pupils completed Mathematical investigations to discover Pi and celebrated the number by using craft activities ranging from the creation of Pi dream catchers and Mud pies in Nursery and Reception, discovering Pi using the circumference and diameter of a circle in Year […]

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Speaking Assessments | Year 7

On Thursday 3rd March 2022 Year 7 undertook their annual speaking assessments. These assessments comprise of three sections and are delivered to a small group of fellow pupils. In the first section, the pupils speak about a topic of their choice and then answer questions from the audience. In the second section, the pupils introduce […]

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World Book Day 2022

This year’s celebration of 25 years of World Book Day was a joyous occasion.    Pupils throughout the Pre-Prep and Prep School were immersed in a whole day of engaging cross-curricular reading and story-themed activities. These included a book-tasting event in the English Reading Cafe, Science Sci-Fi quizzes, a wooden spoon character competition and story-telling […]

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Pancake Races 2022

Shrove Tuesday, 1st March 2022, brought with it the annual Pancake Races across the whole College. Even Covid-19 precautions did not diminish the pupils’ enthusiasm as they lined up with their pancakes ready for a fantastic race. The Senior School pupils raced around the Court and were required to flip their pancake at every corner, […]

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Aquathlon Activity 2022

Over the past two weeks, the pupils at Marlborough College Malaysia have been participating in the annual Aquathlon races. This consists of a swimming stage and a running stage and the distances varied based on the age and ability of the pupils. This is the first time that the Aquathlons have been held since the […]

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Children’s Mental Health Week 2022

This week, 21st – 25th February 2022, Marlborough College Malaysia has focused on Children’s Mental Health as part of Mental Health Week. This is designed to shine a light on the importance of mental health and to help pupils to develop techniques that they can use to benefit their own mental health. The theme for […]

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Internal Netball Tournament

On Saturday 19th February 2022, Marlborough College Malaysia hosted an internal Netball tournament as part of their activity session. This tournament was an opportunity for the Netball Club to put into practice what they have been learning during their Saturday sessions. Internal matches like these are ideal for helping the pupils get match ready for […]

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The Tin Forest Experience

This term, Year 3 has been reading The Tin Forest by Helen Ward. This is a book about a wasteland, full of discarded metal, where an old man lives, but he dreams of a forest. The old man creates a forest out of the tin and one day wakes to find a real forest in […]

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