Franchise Fair 2020 | Business Studies

Students in Remove IGCSE Business Studies immersed themselves in the tasks of business ownership and operations. The pupils set up their own franchising system, where they were required to persuade prospective franchisees to commit to setting up an agreement with the parent company. Pupils presented in a fair carousel format, engaging with clients and enticing […]

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360° Virtual IB Visual Arts Exhibition 2020

As we have come to expect from 2020, the IB Visual Arts Exhibition was certainly unprecedented. Twelve amazing artists spent countless hours in the lead-up to their exhibition, diligently preparing for their grand finale. Unfortunately, Malaysia went into lockdown days before the opening show and so the display was delayed. The course requires each young […]

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Shell Scholars 2020

Pupils of MCM heading towards the Senior School and into Shell (Year 9) have the opportunity to apply for a Scholarship in either Academic, Drama, Music or Sport. After a vigorous process of applications, assessments and interviews, a talented few are awarded the accolade of Shell Scholars. The 2020/2021 Shell Scholars are made up of […]

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Prefects’ Supper

An afternoon of downpours and leaden skies made way for a beautiful, clear evening just in time for the sixteen College Prefects of the 2020/21 academic year to arrive at the Master’s Lodge for a dinner to celebrate their appointment. Over pre-dinner soft drinks, each Prefect recorded his or her signature in a very special […]

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Beagle Hash 2020/21

Last Friday welcomed the much-anticipated return of the Beagle Hash. The boarding community came together in their respective, colourful, House Swipes to enjoy a run in the local plantation which adjoins MCM’s grounds. This first Beagle Hash of the 2020/21 academic year was organised and route plotted by the boys of Wills House. After a […]

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IGCSE Drama Showcase 2020

The IGCSE Drama pupils performed on two evenings this week to a closed audience of Beaks and pupils, physically distanced. Working in groups, the pupils were asked to select a single piece of stimulus as their starting point and develop ideas towards producing an original piece of devised theatre using a wide variety of techniques […]

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BSA Awards 2020 ‘Highly Commended’

Further to our excitement of becoming finalists for the Boarding School Association we are proud to announce we were awarded Highly Commended in the Best Community Work Award for 2020. Our community project continuously evolves and develops covering all aspects of both environmental and community work. MCM also believes that such work is essential for […]

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Creativity | Parent Wellbeing Blog

Our school campus is an undeniably creative space. You have to look no further than the walls of our Prep Reception building to confirm this belief. The art displayed in this small area is a snapshot of what the rest of the grounds look like, and should you take a few steps beyond the reception, […]

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Do Good, Feel Good | Parent Wellbeing Blog

‘Do Good, Feel Good: Rewarding positive behaviour and promoting Wellbeing within the College Community’ Had I been writing this 100 years ago, or even as recently as the 1950s, the title of this piece would have read very differently, I suspect. It would probably have been something like: ‘School Rules: why all pupils must obey […]

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Best Community Work Award Finalist

Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Best Community Work Award in the forthcoming Boarding Schools Association Awards for 2020. The award, launched in 2019, aims to highlight the work undertaken in the community by boarding schools across the world. MCM has been shortlisted due to outstanding Outreach […]

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Entrepreneurship 2020

Shena,  Remove (Year 10) pupil and one of Marlborough College Malaysia’s academic scholars took an entrepreneurship course this Summer and subsequently was offered an internship for the remainder of the summer in Singapore. Here is Shena’s experience.  “Four months into isolation, I had decided that it was time to venture back out into the world […]

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Why is Everyone Talking About Blue Light?

My curiosity in artificial blue light and its potential effects became heightened as we entered online learning. The increased screen-time during this period obviously had several facets, whether it was to stay connected to friends and family or to continue learning, it has been a necessity. Whilst we were able to innovate our teaching styles […]

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FOBISIA COVID-19 Creative Writing Competition

The English Department is delighted to announce the recognition of two of our pupils’ creative talents by gaining highly commended mentions in two separate competition from the previous academic year. For the FOBISIA COVID-19 Creative Writing Competition, Sophia Tan (Hundred) gained a highly commended mention for her short story, which was described by judge Angie […]

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Student Investor Challenge | Senior School

Pupils of MCM took part in The Student Investor Challenge which gives pupils the chance to experience what it’s like to invest in stocks and shares. Teams, consisting of four members aged between 14 and 19, invest virtual money in the stock market to see who can get the best results. In 2019/20 just under […]

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Record-breaking IB and IGCSE Results

Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to announce record-breaking results with our best set of both IB and IGCSE results since opening in 2012.  Our IGCSE pupils have every reason to celebrate as their cohort received outstanding results which mark the completion of a very different year than anyone could have envisaged or indeed wished for.  […]

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Certificate of Commendation

The English Department is pleased to announce the awarding of a Certificate of Commendation to last year’s Shell pupil, Oliver Weerstand, by the international education charity Never Such Innocence, for his creative writing entry in the 2019/20 competition on the theme of ‘The Unheard Voices of Conflict: Stories from Around the World’. Never Such Innocence […]

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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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