Year 2 Science Day | Pre-Prep

On Tuesday 22nd February 2022, Year 2 dressed up as various types of scientist and spent the day carrying out experiments and learning about different inventions. The aim of the day was to show the pupils the diverse areas of science and to encourage them to explore the world around them.   There was a […]

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Children’s Mental Health Week 2022

This week, 21st – 25th February 2022, Marlborough College Malaysia has focused on Children’s Mental Health as part of Mental Health Week. This is designed to shine a light on the importance of mental health and to help pupils to develop techniques that they can use to benefit their own mental health. The theme for […]

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Internal Netball Tournament

On Saturday 19th February 2022, Marlborough College Malaysia hosted an internal Netball tournament as part of their activity session. This tournament was an opportunity for the Netball Club to put into practice what they have been learning during their Saturday sessions. Internal matches like these are ideal for helping the pupils get match ready for […]

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‘Legacy’ Lectern Club | VI Form

Lectern Club returned with a fantastic evening on Friday, 11th February. The outdoor, more relaxed setting was a wonderful place for the speakers to engage and entertain us with their fantastic takes on this term’s theme, Legacy, while making sure all attendees were safely within the SOPs in order to enjoy the dinner to come. […]

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The Tin Forest Experience

This term, Year 3 has been reading The Tin Forest by Helen Ward. This is a book about a wasteland, full of discarded metal, where an old man lives, but he dreams of a forest. The old man creates a forest out of the tin and one day wakes to find a real forest in […]

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Outreach LT2022

Lent Term has been a busy one for the Outreach Team. While COVID-19 regulations continue to prevent some of Outreach’s main activities, which focus on service to the immediate community, the bake sales for both Lunar New Year and Valentine’s Day were roaring successes. Fantastic cakes and cookies were sold in order to raise money […]

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COBIS Art Competition ‘Looking Ahead’

Every year, the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) hosts an art competition which offers pupils the opportunity to compete internationally and showcase their skills. The theme for this year’s competition is Looking Ahead, a theme about which COBIS encourages pupils to think creatively.   There are five categories from Early Years to Key Stage […]

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Ancient Chinese Methods to Relieve Stress | Parent Wellbeing Blog

“Where there is no movement there is pain. Where there is movement there is no pain.” –  Traditional Chinese saying   Acupuncture, which is called zhēn jiū in Chinese, is a medical treatment that originated in China. Zhēn means ‘needles that pierce one’s body’,  while Jiū means ‘moxibustion’, a kind of special treatment in traditional […]

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Viking Day | Prep School

On Monday, 14th February 2022, Year 4 took a non-traditional approach to Valentine’s Day and went on a journey of discovery to see the Vikings. They came into school dressed up in their finest chainmail and furs, polished their helmets, and sharpened their horns.   Throughout the day, the pupils explored different aspects of Viking […]

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Lunchtime Recital | Senior School

On Monday, 14th February 2022, the Senior School was treated to another wonderful Lunchtime Recital. The Lunchtime Recital series continues to showcase the musical talent of the pupils within the Senior School. The superb performances were well attended by the performers’ peers and it was wonderful to see the support they provided, a true display […]

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Internal Football Activity

On Saturday 12th February 2022, Marlborough College Malaysia hosted an internal football tournament as part of the activity session. The Saturday Football Club trains every week and this week they put that training into practice and played proper matches between the pupils. This internal tournament was used as an opportunity for competitive training, helping condition […]

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House Spirit Day Lent Term 2022 | Prep School

On Friday 11th February 2022, the Prep School became a riot of colour with the pupils dressed up in their House tops and colours to celebrate House Spirit Day. The pupils spent the day celebrating their Houses and taking part in physically distanced team-building activities.   The activities were inspired by the House animals, a […]

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Penang Promenade Project | Senior School

Throughout the Lent Term, members of the Senior School have been working with the Drama and Art Department to create an outstanding piece of interactive theatre. Inspired by the vibrancy and diversity of Historic George Town in Penang, the pupils have worked to recreate a street from the city in the Drama Theatre. Upon entering […]

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Lunar New Year 2022 | FoMCM

On Friday the 28th January 2022, the Friends of Marlborough College Malaysia (FoMCM) organised some festive celebrations for the Prep School pupils. Lunar New Year will be celebrated on 1st February and this year will be the Year of the Water Tiger, of particular relevance for many of us living in Malaysia with its population […]

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Year 5 Residential | Prep School

An annual tradition at Marlborough College Malaysia (MCM) has been the Prep School residential trips. Due to the pandemic, these have not taken place for two years, until last week. MCM is set within an incredible 90-acre site which houses a wide range of facilities that have enabled MCM to run a fully onsite residential […]

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Skills Workshop | Sixth Form

On Saturday 22nd January the Sixth Form took part in workshops to enhance their study skills. Pupils were given guidance, coaching and time to develop higher order skills as part of the five focuses of the IB’s Approaches to Learning. The Lower Sixth pupils focused on their research skills to help prepare them for their […]

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Incrementia Magazine | Sixth Form

At the start of the academic year, a group of Sixth Form pupils created the Economics and Business Society. One of the aims of this group was to produce a termly magazine, written by pupils for pupils, which would feature articles of interest from the world of economics and business. Led by Justin Lavigne as […]

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Senior School Internal Netball Tournament

On Saturday 22nd January 2022, over fifty Senior School pupils took part in an internal Netball tournament. Over the past two years, there has been limited opportunity for pupils to participate in fixtures and this tournament was an opportunity for the Netball teams to gain match experience and have some fun.   Six teams took […]

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Academic Scholars Bee

On Saturday 22nd January 2022, 17 Scholars from Marlborough College Malaysia took part in the Academic Bee Asia Divisional Regional Final where they had the opportunity to qualify for the Asian Championships.    Seven of the pupils qualified for the Asia Championships in the Junior Varsity section and two pupils qualified for the Asia Championships […]

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