Welcome Back Nursery, Reception, Hundred and Upper Sixth

Beautiful clear blue skies welcomed our youngest and oldest pupils back to the College site this morning. Pupils in Nursery, Reception, Hundred (Year 11) and Upper Sixth were back on site to receive their lessons face-to-face from their Beaks (teachers) alongside physically distanced friends. Excited pupils from the four-year groups were granted permission to return […]

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Online India Day | Year 3

On Friday 20th November 2020, we hosted our first ever Online India Day. India Day is a yearly celebration of our Year 3 topic ‘Incredible India’. We were greeted online during our morning Google Meet to an array of colour and design as the children dressed up in beautiful costumes to kick start the celebrations. […]

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Video: Michaelmas Half Term Music Concert

“Connecting Our Communities through Music…” This was the first online concert of the academic year 2020/2021. Over  30 pupils across the Prep School, both online and onsite, day and boarding pupils have been involved. The theme chosen for the evening was ‘Connecting our Communities Through Music’ which was aimed at reminding parents that music has […]

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Egypt Day | Year 3

On Friday 18th September, the Year 3 children travelled back to Ancient times when Tutankhamun was in power, people were mummified and cats were worshipped. Year 3 have been learning all about the Ancient Egyptians in their Humanities lessons and spent the day taking part in a range of Egyptian themed activities. The day started […]

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Best Community Work Award Finalist

Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Best Community Work Award in the forthcoming Boarding Schools Association Awards for 2020. The award, launched in 2019, aims to highlight the work undertaken in the community by boarding schools across the world. MCM has been shortlisted due to outstanding Outreach […]

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Why is Everyone Talking About Blue Light?

My curiosity in artificial blue light and its potential effects became heightened as we entered online learning. The increased screen-time during this period obviously had several facets, whether it was to stay connected to friends and family or to continue learning, it has been a necessity. Whilst we were able to innovate our teaching styles […]

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Summer Serenade | Prep Music

‘Celebrating Cultural Diversity through Music’ Summer Serenade 2020 Programme The Prep School Music Department has organised an online concert to mark the end to this Summer term and academic year 2019/2020. The concert, which took place on the 19th June at 5:30 pm, was the Department’s second online concert which featured over 30 pupils across […]

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Online Prep Music Recital

On Wednesday 3rd June, MCM Prep Music Department hosted its first online music concert. The concert was the Department’s first initiative aimed at promoting, nurturing and encouraging pupils to continue singing or playing their instruments following the lockdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The concert featured 21 individual performers from across the Pre-Prep and Prep […]

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Summer Term Online Learning

Monday welcomed the start of the Summer Term at MCM. With online learning in full swing across the whole College, the term has started off on as positive a note as possible. Whilst not physically together the Beaks and pupils have enjoyed being back together in their virtual classrooms. The term began with assemblies, tutor […]

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Precious Plastics at MCM

Pupils and staff from Marlborough College Malaysia (MCM) have developed a variety of powerful service activities that have been designed to teach the College community the value and importance of action, in response to the current climate emergency. With inspiring sixth-form leaders and enthusiastic activists from amongst the wider pupil population, initiatives such as half-termly […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Let’s Celebrate Music | Prep School

The theme chosen for the evening this year was ‘Let’s Celebrate Music’ and over 200 pupils from Years 2 to 8 took to the stage to perform music from across the world. Mixed groups of pupils danced, sang and played throughout the evening. We enjoyed lively Sega dancing from the Seychelles; a spectacular performance of […]

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Children of the World | Year 1 & 2

The Christmas Show ‘Children of the World’ was performed by the pupils in Year 1 and Year 2. The show took the audience to an imaginary world of angels and transported them to six countries around the world to discover their Christmas traditions. The countries included Poland, China, Australia, Malawi, United States of America and […]

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