Cambridge Outstanding Learner Award

Marlborough College Malaysia was delighted to be notified by Cambridge Assessment International Education that one of our pupils has been awarded the Cambridge Outstanding Learner Award for their incredible work in the IGCSE First Language Malay course which they completed in June 2021. This award acknowledges those who have achieved the top score in a […]

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Maths House Challenge | Senior School

Over the past 18 months, it has been difficult to host House competitions, yet this has not dulled the House spirit of pupils at Marlborough College Malaysia. Today, the senior pupils participated in a Maths Challenge to win points for their house.    Four of the best mathematicians from Butler, Honan, Munawir Hill, Sheppard, Steel, […]

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Economics & Leadership Forum 2021

Justin Lavigne, Kaitlyn Strika, Sophia Riaz, and Ethan Choi participated in a case study competition from the Economics & Leadership Forum,  which took place during the College Summer break on the 25th of July.    From the 150 applicants who applied, only 64 were shortlisted to participate. The selected teams were made up of Sixth […]

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The Piccalilli

It gives me great pleasure to introduce the fifth edition of MCM’s Piccalilli. The magazine is a tradition passed down from Marlborough College UK and aims to provide a platform for the creative arts found within the College. We are prouder than ever to showcase the vast talent of our students after the severe challenges […]

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IGCSE Results 2021

Marlborough College Malaysia’s IGCSE candidates celebrated sweet success today.  Having completed their examinations in June, their hard work was rewarded with a superb 64% of all grades being top A*/A (that is more than twice the rate of success that was recorded in the UK where examinations were abandoned this year) and almost a quarter […]

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IB Diploma Results 2021

A world-beating IB Diploma performance by Marlborough College Malaysia’s Upper Sixth candidates and their dedicated beaks has been applauded once again. In a year of unprecedented disruption when IB studies were repeatedly moved online by government responses to Covid-19, MCM candidates completed their exams and achieved an outstanding 100% success rate again, surpassing all global […]

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An Impressive Year for University Offers

Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to announce that students in the Upper Sixth have received 100 offers to study at the elite Russell Group of universities in the United Kingdom.    In addition, all six applicants for Medicine have received offers for this most competitive of courses, which this year include both Scotland and Ireland’s […]

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Pearson Excellence Awards for 2020 IGSCE Exams

We are delighted to announce that 31 of our pupils have been awarded Pearson Excellence Awards.  The awards from Pearson Education Asia recognise and celebrate learners who achieved consistently outstanding results in the 2020 IGCSE examinations across the Asia Pacific region. Special mention goes to the pupils who obtained Grade 7 and/or A and above […]

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‘Never Such Innocence’ | Remove (Year 10)

Remove (Year 10) pupils were invited to enter the international poetry competition ‘Never Such Innocence’, a charitable foundation that began as a WW1 commemoration project and now emphasises the importance of building connections internationally and encouraging young people to learn about their shared history and heritage. The theme was The Unheard Stories of Conflict: Stories […]

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Empowering Asean Youth Writing Competition

Lower Sixth pupil, Jasmine Binti Surif, entered the Empowering Asean Youth writing competition in late 2020, writing on the theme “What can school students do to save the environment and support climate action?” in 2020. As climate action is a topic of interest to Jasmine, she loves writing, and she had a lot of free […]

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Pi Day 2021 | Prep School

The annual Pi Day, led by the Prep School Mathematics Department, didn’t fail to amaze and showcase the pupils’ astonishing ability to memorise and recall.    Pi Day is a day of Mathematical themes and special activities throughout all lessons of the day with the highlight accumulating in the Digit Memory Challenge.    The challenge […]

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Patrick Kerton | Sixth Form Talks

On Thursday 4th March the Sixth form community were treated to a thrilling online talk by Patrick Kerton. Patrick is a world-renowned Hollywood stuntman and stunt director. He is best known for his work on such movies as ‘X-Men’, ‘Suicide Squad’ and ‘300’ and he gave us a fascinating insight into the technical aspects of […]

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Lessons from Lockdown | Parent Wellbeing Blog

The recent Upper Sixth mock exams put to the test all that the pupils have learned academically over the last two years. No doubt the reports that their beaks have been writing this week will largely focus on their performance in these assessments, the areas that they need to improve in, and the likely grade […]

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World Wildlife Day 2021

To mark this year’s World Wildlife Day on the 3rd March 2021 pupils across the College picked specific areas of interest.    In the senior school, Mr Duncan and his Remove (Year 10) Geography class discussed the theme for this year’s World Wildlife Day: Forests and Livelihoods –  Sustaining People and Planet. They studied the […]

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November IGCSE Examination Results

High academic standards and top notch teaching and learning lie at the heart of a Marlborough College Malaysia education and a number of pupils at the College have been celebrating excellent IGCSE examination results since their publication a few days ago.   A group of pupils sat early entry examinations in Mathematics in November (these […]

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What are you Reading? | Senior Library

Usually, at this time of year, my focus in the Senior Library turns to identifying books to help the Lower Sixth with their Extended Essays (EEs) and planning for the upcoming World Book Day on the 4th March. Whilst the ordering of EE books is a tried and tested exercise, I would like to try […]

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Prep School Pupils Showcase their Speaking Skills

Never before have speaking and listening opportunities been so fundamentally important for our pupils. Being able to present one’s ideas clearly, confidently and with enthusiasm is an important life skill; during the last two weeks, all pupils in the Prep School have participated in activities which have focused on their ability to speak and listen […]

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Welcome Back Nursery, Reception, Hundred and Upper Sixth

Beautiful clear blue skies welcomed our youngest and oldest pupils back to the College site this morning. Pupils in Nursery, Reception, Hundred (Year 11) and Upper Sixth were back on site to receive their lessons face-to-face from their Beaks (teachers) alongside physically distanced friends. Excited pupils from the four-year groups were granted permission to return […]

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MCM partner with the University of Pennsylvania, USA.

Marlborough College Malaysia (MCM) is delighted to have been chosen as a service partner organisation, as part of a service-learning course offered at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. Spring Semester of 2021.   The course is offered through Penn’s Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) programme, a one-year programme that develops scholar-practitioners in positive psychology […]

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Top IB Global School 2020

Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to have achieved a place in IB-Schools.com  top 75 highest scoring schools in 2020 who offer IB, globally which equates to MCM being placed in the top 2% of IB schools in the world.    MCM has been offering IB since 2012 and the results have improved year on year […]

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