Johor Tigers Clinic

On Wednesday, 25th September, it was Marlborough’s distinct pleasure to welcome the Johor Tigers to the College campus. The purpose of the visit was for Marlborough pupils to benefit from the expertise and experience of the U19 Tigers, which they shared with us generously. The clinic itself comprised three different components for which pupils were […]

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Pupil Voice

The Pupil Council meetings are running over the course of the next ten days at MCM. All meetings are run by our College Prefects and they report back to SMT on the matters raised by our day pupils and boarders. All Houses (day and boarding) are represented at the meetings through: Eco Council – 2 […]

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Annual Pearson Edexcel Awards Ceremony

Mr Eatough travelled up to KL on the evening of Friday 20th September, with three of our pupils, Arthur Gatignol, Nanarelle Hundertmark and Nhu Nguyen, to attend the annual Pearson Edexcel Awards Ceremony, which took place at Le Meridien Hotel on the Saturday morning. The event is held each year to recognise those pupils who have excelled at a national […]

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IGCSE Drama Showcase 2019

The first Hundred Drama showcase of this term took place this week with some outstanding performances from the pupils involved. These performances form part of their examined IGCSE drama coursework, which is internally assessed before being sent to Cambridge for moderation. The programme of events consisted of a selection of hard hitting, gritty and challenging […]

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Sixth Form | A Night in Hawaii

On Friday, 6th September, the first Sixth Form social event of the MCM calendar took place.  The Marlburian Committee worked tirelessly to present ‘A Night in Hawaii’ for what has traditionally become known as the ‘Ice Breaker Social’. This event is purposefully timed at the very start of the academic year so that both the […]

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Lower Sixth Core Weekend

The Lower 6th core weekend has evolved over recent years into an action-packed three days of immersive activities to kick-start both the IB and the Sixth Form experience at MCM. The challenge of taking 83 new Sixth Formers away on the first weekend of the year requires careful planning and consideration. The purpose of the […]

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Beagle Hash 2019

On Friday, 30th August 2019, the boarding community came together for a 5 km run in the plantation opposite Marlborough. Pupils and beaks were tasked with navigating their way back to Marlborough from the starting point, following paper signs that posted the way. Boarders endured steep inclines and battled through thick vegetation, but the sense of […]

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Outstanding IGCSE Results

  Marlborough College Malaysia has had a double celebration as the announcement of yet another set of outstanding IGCSE results coincided with confirmation that the already excellent IB Diploma results have been further upgraded to a record College average of 36. More than a quarter of all candidates achieving over 40 points, which is more […]

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Old Marlburians Evening

On Thursday 22nd August around 30 Old Marlburians gathered at the 1880 Club in Singapore at the invitation of HY Lau (C2 1970-75), Marlburian Club Secretary for Singapore, and Alan Stevens, Master of Marlborough College Malaysia. For the first time at a Club gathering, OMs from Marlborough Malaysia actually outnumbered those from Wiltshire. However, of […]

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Wallacea Expedition

The first MCM expedition on Operation Wallacea set off for Sulawesi from Court on 29th June and returned on 14th July. The two weeks were action packed and full of wonderful moments and experiences that will linger long in the memory. The two weeks were split between a rainforest camp in North Buton and a marine reserve in Hoga (within the Wakatobi Reserve). It took […]

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IB Diploma Results 2019

The results are in for Marlborough College Malaysia’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme candidates and the scores have once again surpassed world and Asia Pacific averages.   The MCM pass rate was 98.5% compared to 77.4 % world-wide, and 89.7 % in the Asia Pacific region. Moreover, MCM candidates had an average score of 36 points, soaring past […]

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Prize Day 2019

On Saturday 29th June the Wykeham Hall was full to capacity with almost 800 people attending this year’s Prize Day. As a celebration of the academic year with a little glimpse of the future, the morning kicked off with some magnificent exhibitions of Art, Design Technology, Outreach and CAS on the approach to the hall. The […]

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World Schools Debating

On June 19th, fifteen members of the Senior School went to Tanglin Trust School for a debating match.  We were given two motions one week ahead of time for each age group and we began preparations.  The motions concerned the legitimacy of civil disobedience and the prevention of the exploitation of foreign domestic workers.  Teams followed the World […]

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Lectern Club

On the evening of the 17th of July, the third Lectern Club of 2019 was held at the Master’s Lodge, with respected guests including Ms Rich, Mr Arscott and Mr Glynn. It was truly a night of conversation and companionship accompanied by delicious food prepared by Catering. Six Sixth Form pupils took on the topic […]

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Senior House Challenge 2019

This year’s House Challenge final took place in Assembly on 12th June between Wills House and Wallace House. Wills had vanquished Butler and Honan en route to the final, while Wallace defeated the might of Sheppard and the smarts of Steel. The format was simple: each team was asked 30 questions with correct answers scoring two […]

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FoMCM Hari Raya Open House Coffee Morning

FoMCM held their Hari Raya Open House Coffee Morning on Tuesday 11th June in the Green Hall at Pre-Prep. Parents were serenaded by pupils from Y3-Y7 with traditional Malay songs and dance “Balik Kampung & Selamat Hari Raya”. Yasmin Abdul Razak from Lower Sixth beautifully sang a version of Selamat Hari Raya whilst parents feasted […]

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Formal Debating Skills

Unlike public speaking, debating ensures the engagement of the whole class. From the two teams competing to the audience who can interact with Points of Information or Interest.  This week the English Department beaks trialled more formal debating skills with their Shell classes with respect to two debates on a text which they are studying […]

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GCSE Art and Design Exhibition

The GCSE Art and Design Exhibition opened on Thursday, 23rd May, in the Morris Gallery. We were delighted that so many parents, Common Room, visitors and pupils came to view the work of our 25 young artists. These impressive and varied artworks have been created over the two years of the GCSE course. Each artist […]

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Shell Scholars 2019/20

Marlborough College Malaysia is proud to introduce our first Shell Scholars. The Scholarship Programme has been designed to provide extraordinary opportunities to stretch and challenge our most able and ambitious current and prospective pupils in their chosen fields; initially, these are academia and sport, with music and drama being planned as next year’s additions. Underlying […]

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Leavers Ball 2019

The evening of Friday 24th May proved to be a wonderfully balmy one and provided the perfect environment for the Upper 6th Leavers’ Ball. This is a major annual event at the College, at which we mark the end of the IB examinations for our leaving Upper 6th pupils. As guests arrived, they mingled with their aperitifs […]

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