Medicine | Sixth Form

Over 40 Marlborough College Malaysia Sixth form students were privileged to have an online talk from Associate Prof. Dr Ronan Gleeson, Head of Department, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) & University College Dublin (UCD) based in Penang, as part of their Careers programme. Professor Gleeson has worked in London, Melbourne, […]

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Geography Bee | Senior School

Five pupils across Marlborough College Malaysia entered the International Geography Bee Regional competition held at the end of November.    Wan M. and Meredith R. competed in the Middle School Competition, with Evan K., Jeffrey Z., and Tian H in the Junior Varsity.  The online ‘zoom’ quiz was held across Asia. Pupils took part in […]

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Digital Learning at MCM

  Quality education is about developing our pupils to be global citizens, ready to engage in the real world in a creative, productive and positive manner. When our pupils and teaching staff first experienced online learning in March, and again now in November, we have to be reluctantly thankful for the electronic devices and internet […]

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IGCSE Geography Field Trip 2020

Before half-term, 21 IGCSE Geography students participated in a range of quantitative and qualitative data collection and investigation exercises around Kota Tinggi, Penyabong, and Mersing. The trip, supported by the Radiant Camps team, exposed the pupils to numerous new field skills and helped consolidate their learning from the classroom. They tackled physical and human topics […]

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U.S. Election | Global Politics

The impact of the United States presidential election will be felt globally. With this in mind, the Global Politics department at MCM developed an election process to be held on campus which aimed to recreate certain critical aspects of the U.S. election. Originally, the Senior School was to be divided into three categories based on […]

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Franchise Fair 2020 | Business Studies

Students in Remove IGCSE Business Studies immersed themselves in the tasks of business ownership and operations. The pupils set up their own franchising system, where they were required to persuade prospective franchisees to commit to setting up an agreement with the parent company. Pupils presented in a fair carousel format, engaging with clients and enticing […]

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Shell Scholars 2020

Pupils of MCM heading towards the Senior School and into Shell (Year 9) have the opportunity to apply for a Scholarship in either Academic, Drama, Music or Sport. After a vigorous process of applications, assessments and interviews, a talented few are awarded the accolade of Shell Scholars. The 2020/2021 Shell Scholars are made up of […]

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Roald Dahl Story Day | Year 4

On Friday, 11th September, Year 4 celebrated the famous children’s author through Roald Dahl Story Day. The pupils dedicated an afternoon to Roald Dahl’s stories, characters, and memorable moments. The pupils both online and in the classrooms were able to take part in a carousel of activities demonstrating how reading and storytelling is woven throughout […]

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FOBISIA COVID-19 Creative Writing Competition

The English Department is delighted to announce the recognition of two of our pupils’ creative talents by gaining highly commended mentions in two separate competition from the previous academic year. For the FOBISIA COVID-19 Creative Writing Competition, Sophia Tan (Hundred) gained a highly commended mention for her short story, which was described by judge Angie […]

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Record-breaking IB and IGCSE Results

Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to announce record-breaking results with our best set of both IB and IGCSE results since opening in 2012.  Our IGCSE pupils have every reason to celebrate as their cohort received outstanding results which mark the completion of a very different year than anyone could have envisaged or indeed wished for.  […]

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Certificate of Commendation

The English Department is pleased to announce the awarding of a Certificate of Commendation to last year’s Shell pupil, Oliver Weerstand, by the international education charity Never Such Innocence, for his creative writing entry in the 2019/20 competition on the theme of ‘The Unheard Voices of Conflict: Stories from Around the World’. Never Such Innocence […]

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IB Diploma Results 2020

An outstanding 100% success rate is being celebrated by Marlborough College Malaysia’s 2020 International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme candidates who again surpassed global and Asia-Pacific benchmarks. MCM candidates’ average score of 36 points is the equivalent at A-Level of A*A*A and far exceeds a world average of 29.7 and the Asia Pacific average of 33. […]

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Science Week 2020 | Prep School

What a week we have had in the Prep Science department! This week we have been celebrating all things STEM for British Science Week 2020.  During form time pupils have been completing code-breaking activities as well as looking at some of the more unusual careers in science.  We have been very fortunate to have had […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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