MCM Careers Fair 2020

It was a pleasure to welcome 48 guest participants to the annual Careers Fair on Wednesday, 11th March, to meet with our Lower Sixth and Hundred pupils.  We were honoured to have Mr Sanjay and Mrs Pria Krishnan as our keynote speakers for the opening of the Fair. Both Mr and Mrs Krishnan have impressive […]

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House Aquathlon | Lower Prep

This term has seen pupils from Year 3 to Year 6 take part in the House Aquathlon competitions. Everyone involved put in a supreme effort to ensure close fought races. Well done to all of those who competed, and particularly to those who won their races. A big thank you for all the staff who […]

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Lectern Club “I want…”?

What would you choose to say if you were given the floor and the undivided attention of 19 other guests who awaited your thoughts on the topic of ‘I want…’? Six eager first-time Lectern Club speakers set themselves exactly that challenge as they gathered for the final Lectern Club of the Lent term on Monday […]

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Scarecrow Making Day | Year 1

To tie in with their Science topic of ‘In the Garden’, all of Year 1 children spent an enjoyable morning making scarecrows for Barton Farm.  From stuffing shirts and trousers with coconut husks to accessorising each scarecrow with funky hats, flowers and eyewear (including some ski goggles and heart-shaped sunglasses).  The children’s efforts have resulted […]

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Pi Day 2020 | Prep School

Every day we are delighted by the sheer strength of talent and ability we have within Marlborough College; be it on the sports field, on the stage or indeed in the classroom. This year’s Pi day; however, took this to a whole new level, with multiple pupils breaking through previous records. An incredible feat indeed […]

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Frugal Lunch

Last Friday, frugal lunch was served from year four pupils all the way up to Senior School. Marlborough is focusing more on sustainability and being more environmentally friendly, frugal lunch is a simple solution that not only allows us to cut down on the total waste, generates a donatable profit but also raises awareness to […]

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Digital Wellbeing

What is Digital wellbeing and how do we promote it? Digital wellbeing is being a confident and competent user of modern technology whilst also being equipped to flourish in life.  We pride ourselves on this not being unique to our Wellbeing lessons but spanning across a number of areas in the College, from discussing ways […]

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Moby the Malayan Tiger

For the academic year, 2019-2020 MCM Geography Department has sponsored a Malayan Tiger named ‘Moby’ in association with the Malaysian WWF. Back in the 1950s, Malaysia was thought to have as many as 3,000 tigers. In 2014, the number of Malayan tigers was estimated to have declined to an estimated 250-340, down from approximately 500 […]

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Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

Our aim within the MCM games programme is to support each pupil’s health and wellbeing by using exercise as the vehicle. We offer every pupil the opportunity to participate in an activity of their choice that will provide the opportunity to improve both their physical health and their understanding of a ‘Healthy Body’. Furthermore, backed […]

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Pancake Day Race 2020

Today, at Marlborough College Malaysia we celebrated Shrove Tuesday across all three schools with our annual Pancake Race. The highly contested event did not disappoint with examples of healthy competition and good sportsmanship. The 2020 Pancake Race trophies went to: Pre-Prep – Seymour Preparatory School – Hunt Senior School Boys – Munawir Hill Senior School […]

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Sixth Form Ball

The highlight of the MCM Sixth Form social calendar is, without question, the annual Sixth Form Ball.  This year’s theme was ‘Masquerade’, which gave plenty of scope for glamour and masks! Weeks of preparation had been put in by the Marlburian Committee, who worked tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure that every last detail had […]

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Boarding at MCM

As I welcome parents into Honan on the first day of a new academic year I always remind them that their daughter’s health and happiness is my main concern, with the rest often falling into place once a child is truly flourishing i.e. in a state of optimal well-being. Flourishing is something that the Positive […]

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Johorgraphy Field Trip | Shell

Bright and early, 44 Shell pupils embarked on the annual Johorgraphy trip. This term, we have been focusing predominantly on ecotourism and its effect on the tourism industry as a whole. The purpose of the trip was to study both the natural and human geography of our local area.   First stop was Kampung Sungai […]

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Romeo and Juliet | Lower Sixth

This Valentine’s Day,  the cast of Romeo and Juliet delighted audiences with their unique staging of the tragic Shakespearean tale, Romeo and Juliet.   The Betjeman Pit area of the Senior School was transformed into Varanasi in India; with plentiful bougainvillaea, burning incense and a religious shrine, the cast weaved in and out of classrooms and […]

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Desaru Beach Clean Project | Outreach

Boarders, day pupils and staff regularly travel to the Desaru coast to conduct beach cleans. Post monsoon, the beaches are in a terrible state, full of debris and due to the limited accessibility from public services, the beaches are often long overdue a good clean. Many of our regular volunteer’s comment on the appalling amount […]

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Prep Boarding House Debate

MCM recently introduced a new initiative for the Prep Boarding Houses. Both Taylor and Iskandar Prep Boarding houses took part in a friendly debate, regulated by one of our prefects Agung and judged by Mrs. Stevens. The proposition was led by our Iskandar speakers: Mimi, Alice, Jazmine and Miss Smith, who wanted vegetarianism and veganism […]

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Why has the Sani become the Health Centre?

This is a question that has been asked by a number of pupils, parents and staff. It is one that merits a detailed answer and I will endeavour to provide this below, together with some details on the operation of our Health Centre which has been provided by our Health Centre Manager, Mrs Rak Kaur. […]

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Rawa | Senior School

A group of pupils recently enjoyed a diving trip to Rawa. The group varied in their diving experience from those gaining their PADI Open Water qualification to those more proficient. Some pupils reflect on their trip. Training Before the trip we had training in our pool. We learnt about the equipment, how to use it […]

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Upper Sixth Talk with Michael Skok

The economics and business management pupils were able to participate in a question and answer session with Michael Skok (Old Marlburian) to hear about his experience as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. The group was enthralled to listen to his advice and experience on how to enter a new market,  and the associated cultural, technology […]

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Rotary Orphanage Picnic | Outreach

On Saturday 8th February Marlborough College Malaysia MCM welcomed 12 children from the Rotary Orphanage, Johor to an afternoon of picnicking and activities. The Outreach team along with  Senior School pupils hosted the children as they played games and enjoyed time in the Pre-Prep swimming pool.  It was a wonderful occasion and super to see […]

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