Reflections on Wellbeing at MCM

The World Health Organisation defines wellbeing as:   “A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”   The last few months have certainly tested our ability to survive in all the aspects of the above quotation.  We have been faced with a completely new challenge […]

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Online Prep Music Recital

On Wednesday 3rd June, MCM Prep Music Department hosted its first online music concert. The concert was the Department’s first initiative aimed at promoting, nurturing and encouraging pupils to continue singing or playing their instruments following the lockdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The concert featured 21 individual performers from across the Pre-Prep and Prep […]

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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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A Conversation with Jason Roy | Sport

Following on from the first MCM Sports ‘conversation with’ last week. 90 pupils, parents and Beaks logged on to listen to Jamie Lennard speak with  Jason Roy, England Cricket,  World Cup Winner yesterday afternoon. In the fascinating talk, Mr Lennard and Jason discussed how he handled the pressure of delivering the throw that won England […]

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Why We Believe in Sleep

This is a topic that I have mentioned many times in the past, to pupils in assemblies and Wellbeing lessons, to staff in briefings and training sessions and to parents in briefings and in these Blogs. It is a topic I will continue to bring up frequently with pupils, staff and parents as it is […]

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A Conversation with Jake Cooper-Woolley and Josh Bassett | Sport

  Over 80 pupils, parents and Beaks joined an online chat with Jake Cooper-Woolley and Josh Bassett, English professional rugby union players on Wednesday afternoon.    There were over 150 questions submitted before the event. The audience heard about the players rise to glory, motivational methods, set-backs along the way and how they have coped […]

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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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The Fourth C: Covid-19 or Courage?

I recall being taught to fish by the quayside of a quiet coastal village when I was very young. The hook looked shiny and menacing, like a piece of barbed treasure, but my mentor baited it with indifferent efficiency and, as the well-practised always do, made the process look deceptively easy. Later, as we bobbed […]

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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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Activities to Flourish at MCM

For many people, the period of lockdown has meant they have had a little more time on their hands. Without the daily commute and evenings filled with further work or social commitments, more traditional hobbies have made a striking comeback. Anyone with a presence on social media will have noticed the proliferation of home bakers […]

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Kota Kinabalu Climb | CAS & Outreach

March 6th 2020 saw 12 intrepid MCM explorers leave the Malaysian peninsula for a residential service trip to Sabah in Borneo. The trip concluded 5 months of training and fundraising, which prepared our pupils for the combined challenge of climbing the mighty Kinabalu and a day of service laying tyre footpaths in the local village […]

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Positive Language

“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond to it.” Lou Holtz This was the first quote I used in my weekly letter, and looking at it again, I can’t think of a better one to start this week’s blog. The theme for this week is Positive Language. As we started […]

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Wellbeing – Summer Term Overview

Welcome to the first Parent Wellbeing Blog of Summer Term. We are certainly not starting term as we would choose but we remain focused on doing all we can to make the most of the situation we find ourselves in and provide the pupils with the confidence, mindset and courage to cope. It has been […]

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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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Face Shield Production | Design and Technology

Head of DT – Mr Andrew Mason, was eager to lend his skills to help in the fight against Covid-19 this has resulted in the successful manufacture of face shields for front line doctors and nurses at the local hospital. Mr Mason has been working hard to design a face shield, which would be cheap, […]

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