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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How CAS Contributes to Flourishing@MCM

CAS (creativity, activity and service) is one of the three essential elements that every student must complete as part of the IB Diploma Programme. Throughout the VI form at MCM students participate in a range of activities alongside their academic studies with the aim to enable students to enhance their personal and interpersonal development by […]

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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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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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COBIS Eco Film Awards 2020

Marlborough College Malaysia are delighted to announce that the short film ‘I am a Bottle Cap’ has been awarded Highly Commended in the COBIS Eco Film Awards 2020. The competition’s aim is to develop COBIS students’ environmental awareness and empower them to take action.    Students in the Sixth Form collaborated and produced the film […]

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International Student’s Voice Day 2020

May 13th 2020 celebrates International Student’s Voice Day 2020. With the world currently apart due to COVID-19. #StudentVoiceDay aims to bring the world together by using their voices’ to thank others, using the power of technology. MCM Beak (teacher) Dr Michael Harvey, alongside fellow educators from the Our Global Classroom (OGC) Community have connected and […]

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Terrenjit Gill | Old Marlburian

Old Marlburian, Terrenjit Gill, who left in June 2019,  is making a significant impact during his first year of his National Service in Singapore serving as a combat medic.   Before he goes off to study Medicine at university, Terren has engaged in operations involving the setting up and running of medical posts in foreign […]

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Summer Term Online Learning

Monday welcomed the start of the Summer Term at MCM. With online learning in full swing across the whole College, the term has started off on as positive a note as possible. Whilst not physically together the Beaks and pupils have enjoyed being back together in their virtual classrooms. The term began with assemblies, tutor […]

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A Message from MCM Outreach

  The MCM Outreach team have got together, by the power of technology, to create a film together, in this difficult time. The team of pupils are currently on holiday from online learning but they are not having a holiday from helping the community any which way they can. Although based in a number of […]

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Approved DT Face Shield Photo

Face Shield Endorsed by DATA | Community

MCM are extremely proud to announce that Mr Mason – Head of Design and Technology, face shield design has been endorsed for use by the Design and Technology Association (DATA), making it one of only three designs that have approval for manufacture by DT departments to support the NHS (UK) It is the only ‘covered’ […]

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Precious Plastics at MCM

Pupils and staff from Marlborough College Malaysia (MCM) have developed a variety of powerful service activities that have been designed to teach the College community the value and importance of action, in response to the current climate emergency. With inspiring sixth-form leaders and enthusiastic activists from amongst the wider pupil population, initiatives such as half-termly […]

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MCM Model United Nations 2020

On Saturday 14th March 2020, nearly forty pupils from across the Senior and Prep schools gathered for the second MCMUN conference. With Model United Nations now being a popular and well-attended activity at Marlborough College Malaysia, this was a great opportunity for our more experienced delegates to share their skills and expertise with some of […]

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IB Theatre Class | Upper Sixth

On Thursday, March 12th the Upper Sixth IB Theatre class demonstrated their talent in their final public showcase as MCM pupils. The evening opened with the piece, ‘Scales of Judgement’, which was a fast-paced performance exploring the stereotypes teenagers can be forced into, considering its toll on an individual’s physical or mental state. Some hard-hitting […]

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MCM Careers Fair 2020

It was a pleasure to welcome 48 guest participants to the annual Careers Fair on Wednesday, 11th March, to meet with our Lower Sixth and Hundred pupils.  We were honoured to have Mr Sanjay and Mrs Pria Krishnan as our keynote speakers for the opening of the Fair. Both Mr and Mrs Krishnan have impressive […]

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Lectern Club “I want…”?

What would you choose to say if you were given the floor and the undivided attention of 19 other guests who awaited your thoughts on the topic of ‘I want…’? Six eager first-time Lectern Club speakers set themselves exactly that challenge as they gathered for the final Lectern Club of the Lent term on Monday […]

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Moby the Malayan Tiger

For the academic year, 2019-2020 MCM Geography Department has sponsored a Malayan Tiger named ‘Moby’ in association with the Malaysian WWF. Back in the 1950s, Malaysia was thought to have as many as 3,000 tigers. In 2014, the number of Malayan tigers was estimated to have declined to an estimated 250-340, down from approximately 500 […]

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