Shell Music Recital 2022

On Thursday 24th March 2022, the Shell Music pupils at Marlborough College Malaysia held a Music Recital for their fellow pupils. This was an opportunity for the pupils to demonstrate their musical talents and showcase what they have been practising. Many of the Shell pupils have not had the experience of performing in front of […]

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Lectern Club ‘The Burning Question’

On the 18th of March, we fortunately had the opportunity to join the Lectern Club as guest judges, with the topic of ‘The burning question…’ With three speakers for the short speech and the other three for the long speech, we were in for quite the ride as burning questions ranging from the innate kindness […]

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The Litter Muncher | Year 2

During the course of the Lent Term, Year 2 pupils have been preparing a production of the “Litter Muncher.” This play is about a little machine called the Litter Muncher who spends all day picking up the rubbish from the villagers of the Lazy Daisy Village. One day, the Litter Muncher falls asleep and the […]

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Careers Fair 2022

On Wednesday 16th March 2022 the Hundred and Lower Sixth pupils attended a Careers Fair at Marlborough College Malaysia. The fair this year consisted of a combination of both physical and online talks from experts in different fields and professions. The Careers Fair offers our pupils the opportunity to learn about different careers and to […]

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Year 1 Mangrove Walk

Marlborough College Malaysia is situated within a stunning 90 acre campus which contains a variety of different ecosystems, one of which is the mangrove. On Monday 14th March 2022 Year 1 pupils went on an exploration trip through the MCM mangrove.   Within a short walk of their classroom, the pupils were able to explore […]

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Lent Term Tennis Tournament 2022

On Sunday 13th March 2022 Marlborough College Malaysia hosted an internal tennis tournament for members of the tennis squad. This was a great opportunity for the squad to practise their match day routines and test their skills under pressure. The event was run along the same lines as an external tournament for U10, U12, and […]

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GCSE Music Recital 2022

On Thursday 3rd March Remove and Hundred musicians held a recital for their fellow pupils. As part of the GCSE course, the pupils are required to perform a piece of music on their chosen instrument. For the Hundred this was their final performance piece and for the Remove pupils, it was their first opportunity to […]

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Sixth Form Supper | Senior School

On Saturday 12th March the Marlburian Committee was delighted to host a Sixth Form Supper. This is a chance for our Sixth Form to dress up and be treated to a night of fine food and extravagant entertainment. The theme this term was The Great Gatsby, which gave plenty of scope for some glamorous ‘Roaring […]

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Lunchtime Recital | Senior School

On Monday, 14th March 2022 the Senior School pupils put on a Lunchtime Recital for their peers and staff. This was a wonderful opportunity for our pupils to demonstrate their skills and showcase their talents. With a limited number of seats available due to SOPs, the sign-up for the recital was fierce with pupils very […]

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International Women’s Day 2022

Tuesday, 8th March 2022 marked the annual International Women’s Day. This day is designed to raise awareness around Women’s Rights. The theme for this year’s day was Break the Bias with the accompanying arms crossed pose.    The day was marked across the College in different ways. Many pupils and beaks struck the Break the […]

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Pi Day 2022

On Monday 14th March the Prep School celebrated Pi day. On the day, pupils completed Mathematical investigations to discover Pi and celebrated the number by using craft activities ranging from the creation of Pi dream catchers and Mud pies in Nursery and Reception, discovering Pi using the circumference and diameter of a circle in Year […]

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Outreach Book Exchange | Senior School

On Wednesday, 9th March 2022 the Senior School pupils and the English department organised a Book Exchange and ‘cafe’. This was an open-air pop-up cafe that was run on the steps of the Betjeman Pit where the pupils could be physically distanced and masks were worn at all times.   The pupils handed in books […]

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Pirates Day 2022 | Year 2

On Wednesday 9th March 2022 Reception pupils celebrated their annual Pirate Day. This fun-packed day consolidates and brings to life the pupils’ learning during the Pirate topic which they are studying within their lessons.   The pupils were all dressed up in amazing and creative costumes, helping them get into the character of the pirates […]

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Speaking Assessments | Year 7

On Thursday 3rd March 2022 Year 7 undertook their annual speaking assessments. These assessments comprise of three sections and are delivered to a small group of fellow pupils. In the first section, the pupils speak about a topic of their choice and then answer questions from the audience. In the second section, the pupils introduce […]

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World Book Day 2022

This year’s celebration of 25 years of World Book Day was a joyous occasion.    Pupils throughout the Pre-Prep and Prep School were immersed in a whole day of engaging cross-curricular reading and story-themed activities. These included a book-tasting event in the English Reading Cafe, Science Sci-Fi quizzes, a wooden spoon character competition and story-telling […]

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IB Geography Field Trip 2022

On the 28th February, the Lower Sixth Geography pupils undertook their Field trip to Kota Tinggi. This is an essential part of their Internal Assessment and forms a major part of their final grade. The pupils spent the first day of the trip in the Sungai Pelepah river and they had great fun learning new […]

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Pancake Races 2022

Shrove Tuesday, 1st March 2022, brought with it the annual Pancake Races across the whole College. Even Covid-19 precautions did not diminish the pupils’ enthusiasm as they lined up with their pancakes ready for a fantastic race. The Senior School pupils raced around the Court and were required to flip their pancake at every corner, […]

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Aquathlon Activity 2022

Over the past two weeks, the pupils at Marlborough College Malaysia have been participating in the annual Aquathlon races. This consists of a swimming stage and a running stage and the distances varied based on the age and ability of the pupils. This is the first time that the Aquathlons have been held since the […]

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Mulberrying in Barton Farm

“Mulberrying” [present participle]: the act of gently meandering in Nature whilst giving the appearance of working. A key component of mental health and well-being. See also “snoozing”. A casual observer might be forgiven for imagining that all is hot and sweaty down on the school farm. Ditches to be dug, beds to be raised, soil […]

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