Nomophobia: The Fear Of Being Without Your Phone

“Please get off your phone!” “Are you still on YouTube?” How many times must we say the sentences above to our children? Every day at least. It’s an increasingly frustrating feature of nearly every household with children or teenagers. Every parent I speak to has the same problem – not their children spending time on […]

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10th Anniversary Gala Ball and CAS Charity Auction

On Saturday 10th March, Friends of MCM hosted their 10th Anniversary Gala Ball celebrating the first decade of Marlborough College Malaysia. Held in the Wykeham Hall, the space was transformed into a ballroom fit for such a glamorous occasion with a canopy, festoon lights, and dressed tables, elegantly gracing the hall. The evening began outside […]

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10th Anniversary Gala Concert

As part of our Tenth Anniversary, Marlborough College Malaysia hosted a Gala Concert, a celebration of musical talent and passion from pupils throughout the College. The Concert saw many of our pupils play a range of instruments, from violin to saxophone in a musical performance for the history books. Beginning with our Pit Jazz Band […]

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MCUK Shell Exchange: Week 2

This week saw pupils return from the MCUK Shell Exchange programme, embracing the warmth of Malaysia again, but sad to have left behind such a unique experience. As our pupils bid farewell to the UK, we look back on their experiences in their last week abroad. In their final week in the UK, pupils ventured […]

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Spotlight On: Outreach

The past two months have been a busy time for the Outreach Programme at Marlborough College Malaysia, with charity sleepovers, food drives and fundraising all taking place. Outreach is an essential part of life at MCM, where we believe our pupils can really make a difference to those less fortunate with their generosity of spirit […]

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World Book Day 2023

On Friday 3rd March, Marlborough College Malaysia celebrated World Book Day with millions of other students from around the globe. This day is a celebration of books from across the ages, and reading, a skill which is so essential to learn and enjoy from a young age. In true ‘World Book Day’ fashion, pupils from […]

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Rider’s Lodge: A boarding trip

On the 4th March, our boarding pupils took a trip to Riders Lodge Resort, a popular destination amongst our boarders as they are able to learn how to horse-ride. The pupils spent the first morning learning about the parts of a horse and their characters. They also learnt how to groom a horse, feed them […]

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Johor International Student Leaders Conference: A pupil view

On Friday 24 February, we were honoured to be invited to the Johor International Student Leaders Conference organised in conjunction with the Ministry of Education. Bryan, Sara and I were invited to not only listen to inspirational speeches by the first Malaysian in space, Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, but also present on pertinent global issues. […]

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About a Pot

When I first joined Marlborough College Malaysia as Head of Art and Photography back in 2021 we were still in the midst of the pandemic. Work was online for the first half term and getting to know pupils who I had never met in person via Google Meets was always something of a challenge; younger […]

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Spotlight On: World Wildlife Day

On this World Wildlife Day 2023, the global theme is ‘Partnerships for Wildlife Conservation,’ celebrating charities and organisations that help conserve wildlife and the environment. At Marlborough College Malaysia, we endeavour to preserve wildlife and create new habitats and environments. Pupils at MCM begin learning about conservation and environmentalism in the Pre Prep, taking part […]

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MCUK Shell Exchange: Week 1

This Lent Term brings an exciting school trip for our Shell pupils as the MCUK Shell Exchange begins. This is a unique opportunity for our pupils to experience the UK environment, schools and culture that is provided only by our close connection with our sister school, MCUK. Over the half term break, Shell pupils from […]

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FoMCM Community Coffee Morning

On Friday 24th February, Friends of MCM held a wonderful community coffee morning, preparing for their Gala Ball in only two weeks, and to promote all aspects of the FoMCM community. Held in the Marlburian building, the Friends, staff and parents gathered for a wonderful morning of coffee, croissants and conversation. Watching the parents’ tennis […]

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Pancake Day LT2023

On Shrove Tuesday, 21st February, Marlborough College Malaysia held the annual pancake races in both our Prep and Senior Schools. Pupils from every year group took part in the race, competing for House points and pancake victory. The Prep race began early in the morning. For many, this was the first pancake race they have […]

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Model United Nations 2023

On 24 and 25th of February, a delegation from Marlborough College Malaysia participated in the FOBISIA Model United Nations conference hosted by The ABC International School, Ho Chi Minh City. Model UN simulates a real-life UN scenario, as pupils work as the representatives of a country, organisation or person, and must solve problems with others […]

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Marlborough Mia: A CAS Production

In the weeks leading up to half term, Marlborough College Malaysia’s CAS pupils undertook a huge challenge in creating the production of Marlborough Mia. CAS is an element of the IB Diploma standing for Creativity, Action and Service. Pupils undertake various CAS projects over their time in the Sixth Form, including this extensive project of […]

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Cambridge Asia British Parliamentary (CABP) Junior Championship: A pupil account

On February 11th and 12th 2023, it was an honour for the members of the MCM Debating Society to compete in the Cambridge Asia British Parliamentary Junior Championship. This virtual event is hosted annually by the Cambridge Union Society and Learning Leaders and includes teams from across South East Asia. The British Parliamentary format consists […]

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