Dawn Remembrance Service 2022

On the morning of 11th November, Marlborough College Malaysia held a dawn Remembrance Service, honouring those who gave their lives for their country during World War One and subsequent conflicts. The service, held on Court, was attended by day and boarding pupils of all nationalities and ages, staff and parents.    The Service began with […]

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SEASAC Girls Football Tournament

Last weekend the girls’ U18 football team took part in the prestigious SEASAC Football Tournament, hosted in Singapore. This international event consists of 16 boys and girls teams from across the region. 2022 marks the first year MCM has attended this event, playing with schools such as Stamford American International School, NIST from Bangkok and […]

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Slava’s Snow Show

Our Drama and Theatre pupils were treated to an excellent performance on the 6th November, visiting the world famous Slava’s Snow Show in Singapore. The trip was open to all Drama and Theatre pupils who wanted to experience the truly magical wonder of the interactive Snow Show, an educational experience of what drama and theatre […]

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Debating Society 2022

During Michaelmas term, a new and exciting team has formed at Marlborough College Malaysia: the Debating Society. Reflecting a classic British debating club, the debating team will compete in region-wide competitions discussing a range of philosophical, political and international topics. Led by English teacher and Head of TOK, Mr. Tapp, the Debating Society competed in […]

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Remove and Hundred Social

On Friday 4th November the Sixth Form Prefects organised a social for Remove and Hundred pupils with the theme as ‘come dressed as the first letter of your name.’ These socials run throughout the year and act as great team building evenings, as well as providing an excellent opportunity for any new pupils to get […]

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A Play in a Day

On Saturday 5th November, IB English Literature candidates undertook a great drama challenge: to create a play in a day. The play, Arthur Miller’s ‘A View From the Bridge,’ was chosen for pupils to adapt into a short performance, entirely planned, scripted, rehearsed and acted within eight hours. Miller made it clear he was writing […]

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Parent Wellbeing Blog | The Power of the Arts

The late Sir Ken Robinson is the most viewed speaker on TED.com in one of his talks, Do Schools Kill Creativity? opens with, “Creativity is as important as literacy and should be given the same status…”. And describes the power of the Arts and their positive influence on the development of young people. “If we […]

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Sungai Melayu Outreach Charity Day

Wellbeing and Outreach are key elements of life here at Marlborough College Malaysia, and this Michaelmas Term, pupils have hosted Sungai Melayu School, one of our chosen Outreach charities, for an afternoon of educational fun. Sungai Melayu School is located in the Kampung just five kilometres away from MCM. We have had a close relationship […]

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International Awards For Our IGCSE Pupils

Following a set of outstanding IGCSE results this summer, Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to announce that five of our pupils have achieved an Outstanding Pearson Learner Award. These coveted awards are given to pupils who achieve the highest mark in the country/region or even the world in a given subject, displaying exceptional academic achievement.  […]

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Nations Day 2022

The first half of Michaelmas term has gone out with a bang on Nations Day 2022. This day is a celebration of heritage, culture and food from across the globe, representing the large number of nationalities here at Marlborough College Malaysia.    School began in a haze of colour, excitement and song as pupils and […]

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A Night of Macabre | Senior School

On the 18th October, Marlborough College Malaysia once again enjoyed a superb evening of drama excellence performed by three IB Literature and Performance pupils. Entitled ‘A Night of Macabre’, the evening saw short scenes of Oedipus adapted by Shell pupils as an introduction to the evening, leading to a superb short play of Frankenstein performed […]

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The Power of Song | Senior School

On the 15th October, Marlborough College Malaysia music rang through the halls once again as our Power of Song performance began. This show, led by music teacher, Mr Chiew, and Music Director, Mr Watkins, saw pupils across a range of year groups performing and participating in an impressive musical ensemble.    After welcoming a large […]

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Prep Academic Decathlon

Over the past two weeks, the Pre Prep and Prep schools have been participating in a particularly exciting house challenge: the Academic Decathlon. This is a 10-part event consisting of a series of activities in and out of the classroom in a true battle of the houses. Challenges such as the ‘Mega Marlborough Maths Challenge’ […]

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House Football | Prep School

This term has brought another series of House Football matches for Prep School. Run over a two week period, these matches formed part of the House competitions, gaining points to add to their House totals to be announced at the end of the Michaelmas Term. All pupils played exceptionally well, with both brilliant football skills […]

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10th Anniversary Lecture Series | The Good, The Bad and the Very Bad with Diana Fox Carney

As part of our 10th Anniversary Lecture Series, Marlborough College Malaysia welcomed Diana Fox Carney and her lecture on climate change. Diana is an Old Marlburian who attended in the 1980s, and has gone on to become an economics and public policy expert, focusing on energy and climate change.    She began her lecture with […]

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House Shout 2022

On 13th October Seymour, Chichester, Hunt and Merlin assembled in the Wykeham Hall for another excellent House event: the House Shout. An event for the history books, House Shout is a community singing competition between Pre-Prep and Prep Houses. All pupils came together this year for an afternoon of musical fun. Pupils were judged on […]

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IB Theatre Performance

Over the first half of the Michaelmas Term, three Sixth Form students – Hilda, Annie and Nalini – have been writing and directing a short performance as part of their IB Drama course. The pupils based their performance on the recent news coming from Afghanistan and about the experiences of women there.   The performance […]

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New Master appointed at Marlborough College Malaysia

Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Simon Burbury as the next Master of Marlborough College Malaysia, succeeding Mr Alan Stevens who will step down in July 2023. Simon and his wife, Jennifer, will join the College in August 2023 from Dollar Academy, an HMC co-educational boarding and day school in […]

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Sixth Form Skills Saturday

On Saturday 8th October the Sixth Form students took part in various workshops to help advance their study skills that are required as part of the Diploma Programme. Pupils were given guidance and time to develop their skills. The Lower Sixth started their morning with a presentation by Mrs. Jerling on positive mentality. As new […]

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