Michaelmas Beagle Hash 2022

On Friday 2nd September, the Marlborough College Malaysia community of both pupils and staff met for the tri-annual Beagle Hash. The hash is a termly tradition at MCM and consists of a run around the plantation that surrounds the College. However, it is so much more than that, with an element of orienteering and clue-following […]

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MCM is one of the World’s Leading 100 Private Schools

Marlborough College Malaysia has once again been named by the Spears Index 2022 as one of the best private schools in the world. It has been ranked within the top 15 private schools in Asia, joining our sister school, MCUK in the top 100 globally.    The Spears Index independently collates a list of the […]

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Shell Team Building in Desaru 2022

On Friday 2nd September, Shell pupils embarked on a team building day in Desaru. Accompanied by their House Masters and Mistresses, pupils enjoyed a host of activities on the beach, aimed at encouraging teamwork and communication.    After arriving, pupils jumped into the first of many practical activities. The challenges completed by Shell were focused […]

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Upside Down Day | Prep School

Friday 2nd September 2022 was a topsy turvy day in Pre Prep and Prep School as the pupils celebrated Upside Down Day. This is a day when pupils and staff are encouraged to wear their clothes back to front, inside out, or put their socks on their hands!    The day aims to mark International […]

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Ivy House Award 2022 | Sixth Form

This academic year brings with it many new and exciting opportunities for Lower Sixth pupils with the introduction of the Ivy House Leadership Award to Marlborough College Malaysia. This highly acclaimed award focuses on the nurturing and development of self-awareness, confidence and leadership skills that will be used in school, university, business and beyond. The […]

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An Evening with Y.A.M. Tunku Ali Redhauddin Ibni Tuanku Muhriz

As part of the 10th Anniversary celebrations, Marlborough College Malaysia has begun a ten-part lecture series introducing special guests throughout the year. The first of these events took place on Monday 29th August when MCM hosted the Chairman of Council and an Old Marlburian himself, Y.A.M. Tunku Ali Redhauddin Ibni Tuanku Muhriz.    Tunku Ali […]

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Parent Wellbeing Blog September 2022

Back in January 2020, I wrote the first of our Parent Wellbeing Blogs. The purpose of this channel of communication is to enable us to work together to help your son or daughter flourish at MCM and in later life. As stated then, we want parents to be fully aware of what we are doing […]

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IB Core Weekend 2022

During the first weekend of term, 55 Lower Sixth pupils embarked on an adventure filled with learning, challenge and most importantly, fun. The IB Core Weekend has been held early in the Michaelmas Term since 2015, providing a time not only for Sixth Form pupils to prepare for the challenging year ahead, but also to […]

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FoMCM Coffee Morning | 26th August 2022

On Friday 26th August 2022, Friends of Marlborough College Malaysia (FoMCM) welcomed parents to the first FoMCM event of the 10th Anniversary Celebrations.   This coffee morning was particularly special as it also launched the 10th Anniversary Collection of items which are available to purchase online at the MCM Shop, including the signature piece: bespoke […]

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Record-Breaking Results for Marlborough College Malaysia

Marlborough College Malaysia’s academic results have reached new highs this year with the best IGCSE results in the College’s 10-year history, outstripping the excellent performances of previous years. The average grade was A and an amazing 72% of all grades at MCM were awarded at A*/A. One quarter of MCM candidates achieved at least 9 […]

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Start of Michaelmas Term 2022

Today, 23rd August 2022, Marlborough College Malaysia welcomed all pupils to the new academic year. Not only is this Michaelmas Term an exciting time for pupils, many seeing their friends again after weeks and bubbling with anticipation for another year of learning, it also marks a particularly special year in the life of the College. […]

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Old Marlburians’ Evening MT2022

On Thursday, 18th August 2022, at the invitation of Mr Alan Stevens, the Master and his wife, Heather, around 25 Old Marlburians gathered at the Master’s Lodge for the first event of the 10th Anniversary celebrations of Marlborough College Malaysia. There was much reminiscing about the College and how it has changed over the past […]

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Sponsored Spell and Scurry | Year 2

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the Marlborough College Malaysia Online programme included opportunities for the pupils to listen to external speakers and participate in virtual visits. Some of these virtual experiences were so engaging that they have become permanent features in our curriculum. One such experience was the virtual visit by the Cornish Plastic Pollution Coalition […]

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IB Diploma Results 2022

World-beating IB results at every measure in MCM Despite being the year group that has been most affected by the disruption of COVID-19 since 2020, the Upper Sixth class of 2022 rose to the academic challenge and matched their predecessors’ excellent records of IB Diploma attainment at Marlborough College Malaysia, beating yet again the global […]

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Prize Day 2022

In the last week of term, Marlborough College Malaysia was once again able to host Prize Day, the College’s traditional celebration of the pupils, their achievements and the College’s achievements. This year, Prize Day was separated into three events, with Pre-Prep Prize Day on Thursday 23rd June, Years 4-6 Prize Day on Friday 24th June, […]

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Senior Lunchtime Recital ST2022

Tuesday 21st June 2022, marked the last Lunchtime Recital of the year at Marlborough College Malaysia. Pupils from Senior School eagerly entered the Theatre to watch their peers perform for the last time this year.    The Lunchtime Recitals are a highlight for many pupils, both musicians and their appreciative audience.     We look forward […]

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Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

On Monday 20th June, 25 Senior School pupils left Marlborough College Malaysia to undertake their expedition walk for their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award (IA). This is a part of the worldwide and highly regarded programme of resilience, leadership and personal development for young people. The pupils have to complete an expedition during which […]

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Year 8 Science Fair

On Friday 17th June 2022, the much anticipated Year 8 Science Fair took place. The Science Fair is an opportunity for the Year 8 pupils to pose their own scientific questions and run an investigation where they are responsible for creating a methodology, carrying out experiments, and presenting their findings to the Senior School Beaks, […]

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Remove IGCSE Scripted Drama

On Wednesday 15th June 2022, Remove pupils (Year 10) performed their IGCSE Scripted Drama pieces to a small audience of their peers. Each of these pieces displayed the pupils’ commitment, creativity and control as they used a variety of techniques, such as stylised movement, to convey the story.   There were two performances by two […]

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Lower Sixth Biology Trip

On Wednesday 15th June, Lower Sixth pupils of Marlborough College Malaysia set off for a Biology trip where they were given the opportunity to explore the local habitats and learn about the impact that humans are having on the organisms who live there. They worked alongside Kelab Alami, a local NGO that provides environmental education […]

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