Prize Day 2023

On the final day of the 2022/23 academic year, Marlborough College Malaysia welcomed pupils, parents and beaks from the Prep and Senior Schools to our annual Prize Day celebration. An important day in the life of the College, we celebrate the spectacular achievements of the year gone by. This year saw Prize Day attended by […]

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Pre-Prep Prize Day 2023

As the 2022/23 academic year comes to a close, it is a time for reflection and celebration of the brilliant year the Pre-Prep School has had at Marlborough College Malaysia. There is no better way to celebrate than with our annual Prize Day, an event that sees all pupils, parents and beaks come together to […]

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Model United Nations 2023

On the 13th May, 30 pupils from the Senior School took part in an internal Model United Nations conference. The Model United Nations is a student-led simulation of work at the ‘real’ United Nations in which pupils research and debate contemporary political issues. Pupils represented countries from around the world in discussions ranging from nuclear […]

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MCM pupils receive offers from world-leading universities

Pupils from Marlborough College Malaysia have received a flurry of offers from world-leading universities, with many more yet to come. With several pupils receiving multiple offers from exceedingly competitive, research-based British Russell Group and American Ivy League universities, and not all offers in yet, this is truly an exceptional year of university applications.   The […]

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Top Awards for IGCSE Pupils

Recently 17 of Marlborough College Malaysia’s IGCSE candidates received Certificates of Excellence from the Pearson examination board. They join five of our pupils who received Pearson Outstanding Learner Awards for achieving the highest mark in the world or in Malaysia. In order to achieve a prestigious Pearson Certificate of Excellence, pupils had to achieve at […]

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Johor International Student Leaders Conference: A pupil view

On Friday 24 February, we were honoured to be invited to the Johor International Student Leaders Conference organised in conjunction with the Ministry of Education. Bryan, Sara and I were invited to not only listen to inspirational speeches by the first Malaysian in space, Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, but also present on pertinent global issues. […]

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Model United Nations 2023

On 24 and 25th of February, a delegation from Marlborough College Malaysia participated in the FOBISIA Model United Nations conference hosted by The ABC International School, Ho Chi Minh City. Model UN simulates a real-life UN scenario, as pupils work as the representatives of a country, organisation or person, and must solve problems with others […]

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Cambridge Asia British Parliamentary (CABP) Junior Championship: A pupil account

On February 11th and 12th 2023, it was an honour for the members of the MCM Debating Society to compete in the Cambridge Asia British Parliamentary Junior Championship. This virtual event is hosted annually by the Cambridge Union Society and Learning Leaders and includes teams from across South East Asia. The British Parliamentary format consists […]

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Business/DT Collaboration: A Pupil’s Perspective

Late last month, our Business Studies class (11-3) visited the Design & Technology department to learn more about how technology impacts production.  We were curious to learn about two types of technology, specifically Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM). We wanted to learn the advantages and disadvantages of CAD/CAM machines and how […]

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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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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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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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Year 3 Ancient Egypt Day 2022

On Friday 7th October, Year 3 came into school donned in gold, blue and black, ready for Ancient Egypt Day. This day aims to educate pupils about an ancient part of history, learning their ways, inventions and dress. The day began with a Pre-Prep parade. As Year 3 began their descent into Year 2 and […]

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Year 4 Roman Day

On the 4th October, Year 4 entered MCM looking like true Romans, dressed in tunics, belts and golden crowns, all in preparation for Roman Day. This day is a chance for pupils to learn about many different aspects of the Roman era, from their artwork to their infrastructure.    The day began with a scientific […]

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Economics and Business Debate

How positive is the UK’s new mini-budget?   Throughout the year, pupils have learnt about different economic systems, models and equations to determine economic success, however, all of this needs to be practised in real-time. This week, pupils have been assessing the strengths and weaknesses of Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-budget in the UK. This culminated in […]

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Hundred Geography Trip 2022: A Pupil Report

From the 26th to the 28th of September, the Hundred Geography pupils took a 3-day trip to Kota Tinggi and Mersing to carry out essential urban and river fieldwork for our IGCSE Geography course.    After the departure from school, we arrived at Kota Tinggi where we carried out river sampling in Sungai Pelepah to […]

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Prefects’ Supper 2022

On Friday 23rd September this year’s College Prefects were hosted by the Master, Mrs Stevens and senior staff for supper. The Prefects enjoyed conversation with senior members of the MCM community and discussed school life with the Master and his wife, Heather.    This annual event gives Prefects an opportunity to attend an informal event […]

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