Wellbeing – Lent Term Overview

This term we will be covering a wide range of topics at a level that is age-appropriate and informed by the current issues affecting our pupils. Outline content of part of the programme that will be delivered this term is explained below and the mapping to the principles of Positive Education and ‘Strive to Flourish’. […]

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Boarders Burns Supper

It is unlikely that the Scottish poet, Robert Burns, would have imagined that 251 years after his death, a Burns Supper would be held 6800 miles from his homeland in the sticky climes of southern Malaysia. But despite the unlikely setting, the Marlborough College Malaysia (MCM) boarders donned their best token tartan and gathered for […]

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Touch Straits Tournament 2020

On Saturday 18th January, the College welcomed 45 ‘Touch Rugby’ teams to the sixth annual Straits Touch Tournament. The tournament was played in great spirits across five age groups (U10, U12, U14, U16 & U18) with 16 pitches in action. The addition of four newly laid pitches created the opportunity to increase the numbers and […]

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Finalist Certificate ISA Wellbeing Award 2020

Marlborough College Malaysia is proud to have been shortlisted for the International School Awards 2020 initiative to support school wellbeing. Although on this occasion we did not win the award, it is reassuring to have the work of our entire College community in this field endorsed by an international panel of experts.   This was the […]

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Highest Marks in Malaysia GCSE Accolade

Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to announce that three of our pupils have attained the highest marks in Malaysia in the June 2019 Edexcel IGCSE examination series. Natasha-ann Johnson Highest Mark in Malaysia Pearson Edexcel GCSE Art and Design: Fine Art Summer 2019 Natasha-ann Johnson Highest Mark in Malaysia Pearson Edexcel International GCSE Biology Summer 2019 […]

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Lectern Club ‘Citius, Altius, Fortius’

On Monday, 20th January, the first Lectern Club of 2020 marked the start of an Olympic year, taking the theme, ‘Citius, Altius, Fortius’. Once again, the Sixth Form rose to the challenge in Olympian style with six new speakers from Lower Sixth stepping up to share their thoughts. The short speech category began with Cyrus […]

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Chinese New Year Celebrations | MCM

The whole of MCM has been abuzz with activities and performances to welcome the Chinese New Year (Year of the Rat). The Prep pupils enjoyed many activities such as paper cutting, lantern making, singing Chinese songs and Chinese legend stories. In a cross-curriculum programme with Art, they made blue and white porcelain paper plates and […]

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CNY Coffee Morning | FoMCM

On Tuesday, January 21st, FoMCM held their Chinese New Year and Welcome Coffee Morning in the Green Hall, Pre-prep school. Several members of the Chinese community came together to give a cultural insight into the celebration of Chinese New Year. There were several performances of traditional dance given by the parents; ” Mo Li Hua” […]

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Prep and Senior House Aquathlon

This term has seen pupils from the Senior School and Years 7 and 8 participate in House Aquathlon competitions. Pupils could compete both individually and as part of teams to allow for as many as possible to participate. While an annual event for the Prep School, this was the first time the event has been […]

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GCSE & IB Art Trip to Singapore Arts Week 2020

The Senior Art department took over 70 pupils to Singapore to experience this year’s Singapore Arts Week. This annual event hosts the best and brightest of the art world from South-East Asia, and beyond. Our first stop was a walking tour with the MeshMinds Foundation. They offer a new public art walking trail for students […]

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Handball Competition | Prep Houses

On Friday 17th Chichester hosted the first in a series of House outreach days. The House Captains opted to run a Handball competition at lunchtime. Sixteen pairs signed up to battle it out to be named Kings and Queens of Handball. After four very exciting preliminary rounds, two breathtaking semifinals and one nail-biting final, Jean […]

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Wellbeing Blog Intro

Dear Parents, I hope 2019 ended well and the new decade has started on a positive note for you and your family. To enable us to work together to help your son/daughter flourish at MCM and in later life we are starting a regular weekly blog/podcast on a variety of Wellbeing based matters. We want […]

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Oxford Application Success

We are delighted to report that Yasmin Abdul-Razak (U6) has been successful in acquiring an offer from Mansfield College, Oxford, to read Theology and Religion next year. Yasmin was one of a small group of our pupils who made applications to Oxford or Cambridge colleges this year and we were pleased that two of these […]

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IB Solo Performance Pieces | Upper Sixth

The IB Theatre Arts Upper Sixth pupils hosted invited audiences in the Theatre last week, to debut their Solo Performance Pieces. The tremendous effort and thought that had gone into the process from start to finish was clearly on display, with exceptional work and effective communication taking place. As part of the task students must […]

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Opticians Visit | Pre-Prep

We were delighted to welcome Mr Chong from Flexzoom at Gleneagles this week. Mr Chong spoke to all the Pre-Prep children on Wednesday about different ways to maintain good eye health. This included limiting time in front of screens, particularly in the evenings and not sitting too close to the screen. We all agreed that […]

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Sea Life Malaysia | Year 2

On Tuesday, 14th January, Year 2 pupils took their first school trip to Sea Life Malaysia. The children were very excited to go on the bus journey and to see all the marine creatures. Following on from their learning in the classroom about Plastic Pollution they were able to link their thoughts when seeing the […]

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AIMS Maths 2020 | Year 6

From Thursday 9th to Friday 10th January, eight of our budding Year 6 Mathematicians went head to head with 144 of the strongest Mathematical minds from 17 schools across Malaysia in the 2020 AIMS competition, hosted by Alice Smith School in Kuala Lumpur. Our two teams consisted of Ashlee, Ryan, Ying Ying and Andy making […]

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Beagle Hash | Lent Term 2020

The Beagle Hash is Marlborough College Malaysia’s tri-annual run, led by Mr Ogilvie. On the first Friday of each term, the boarding community joins together in an excited heap for an exhilarating afternoon in the plantation surrounding our College. Whatever the weather, the Hash guarantees a good time. The Hash brings out the best of […]

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Afternoon Tea with the College Prefects

On Thursday, 12th December, the Master and Mrs Stevens were delighted to host Mr Holden and the College Prefects for a Christmas-themed Afternoon Tea. With Christmas music playing softly in the background, and the opportunity to sample some festive treats, it was a wonderful opportunity to enjoy some great company, with the conversation ranging from […]

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A Christmas Carol | Year 4

On the 11th and 12th of December, Year 4 performed their adaption of Charles Dickens’ famous tale, A Christmas Carol. The story follows the infamous Ebenezer Scrooge; a bitter man who despises Christmas and does not share his wealth with those in need. After visits from a series of spectres, he begins to discover how […]

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